Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Primary Subject Area
Religion, General; Religion, Clergy
Church Growth, Leadership Development, Leadership Quality, Leadership Strategy, Ministry Group, Small Group
Christianity | Practical Theology | Religion
Mun, Jae Hwa, "An Effective Leadership Strategy Model For Lakeland Korean Presbyterian Church" (2013). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 754.
The purpose of this project is to find out the strategy of building leadership for church growth. This thesis is primarily concerned with understanding church leadership and leadership development for effective ministry. The fundamental reason churches go through crisis in growth is due to a lack of leadership and strategy for leadership development.
To establish effective leadership strategy model, this project examined the leadership qualities and the process of leadership development from the Biblical perspective, and researched effective leadership types for church growth through a survey. The survey was performed on eight churches to look at the need of leadership. In addition to this, the author examined practical leadership development strategies and leadership principles for church growth based on the cases of Shinyang church.
Based on the result of the research in the leadership, the thesis will present an effective strategy models for building leadership to apply to local churches.