Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Primary Subject Area
Vance, Jammie D., "The Role of Preaching in Revitalizing Declining Churches" (2007). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 124.
A review of current literature demonstrates that very little material is available to assist Pastors in declining churches, develop a preaching plan to effect turn around in their church. The purpose of this project is to explore various styles of preaching and decide what style is biblical and most effective in reviving a declining church. This project also explores the causes and needs of the declining church so as to determine what subjects need to be addressed by the pastor of the declining church.