Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Ronald E. Hawkins
Primary Subject Area
Theology; Religion, General
Hirschman, David Wesley, "An Examination of the Significant Factors Motivating Early Liberty University Ministerial Graduates to Envision and Pursue Ambitious Ministry Opportunities" (2010). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 321.
From its inception, Liberty University has produced ministerial graduates that have envisioned and pursued ambitious ministry opportunities. Whether planting new churches, establishing new mission agencies in foreign nations, or launching a worldwide network of Christian schools, the manner in which early Liberty University ministerial graduates envisioned and pursued ministry opportunities is the direct result of the influences present during the early years of the school. This process of influence included factors that combined to create a climate of confidence and expectation among ministerial graduates, prompting many to envision and pursue ambitious ministry opportunities that endured to become thriving and lasting ministries. In this project, the writer will seek to discover and examine the factors that were most significant in motivating early Liberty University ministerial graduates in their approach to ministry.