Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
H. David Chung
Primary Subject Area
Sociology, General; Theology; Religion, General
American Churches, Church Growth, Korean Churches, Reformation Plan, Social Welfare Program
Kang, Insu, "Church Growth through Social Welfare in South Korean Churches: Its Situation and Reformation Plan" (2010). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 355.
The purpose of this project is to help church's growth by observing, analyzing and applying the situation of Korean church's social welfare programs. Korean churches are getting interested in social welfare and operating social welfare programs voluntarily to help the neighbors. They are spreading gospel of Jesus and growing through social welfare activities. However, many churches are struggling to find suitable social welfare programs for them. The author will examine the meaning of church social welfare and biblical basis and compare social welfare situation of Korean churches and American churches to research and apply for suitable programs for Korean churches.