Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Primary Subject Area
church growth, education, evangelism, leadership, ministry, South Korea
Comparative Methodologies and Theories | Religion
Kim, Hyung Seok, "Strategies for Twenty First Century Healthy Church Growth: With Special Reference to the Jang Choong Presbyterian Church in South Korea" (2012). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. Paper 501.
The purpose of this study is to find strategies of healthy church growth and apply them to local churches in the United State and South Korea. The model of church used was Jang Choong Presbyterian church (JCPC). This paper utilized surveys; this project also analyzed the current conditions of JCPC, exploring growth factors such as: Worship, Fellowship, Training, Ministry, and Evangelism. The factors of healthy church was investigated and delineated based on literature reviews, on the personal studies and questionnaire surveys submitted to members of JCPC. This project suggested eight principles to build healthy churches including JCPC and local churches in Korea for the decade years. Finally, this paper recommends missions for the healthy church by using acrostic C.H.U.R.C.H.