Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Primary Subject Area
Education, Religious; History, Church; Religion, Biblical Studies
church innovation, church plant, innovation, local church, ministry strategies, vision
Drake, Travis Paul, "Innovation Matters: The Use of Innovation in Ministry Strategies for the Local Church" (2009). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 282.
There are a tremendous amount of people that are either unchurched or de-churched when compared to statistics from earlier years in America. The purpose of this thesis is to discover how the application of innovation in the local church makes an impact on ministry strategies today. One of the commandments given to the Church today is the Great Commission, and it is to be determined by each local church how that mandate will be fulfilled. In essence, when a church chooses to use innovation in reaching out to the community, innovation in itself becomes an outreach strategy.