Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Primary Subject Area
Sports Ministry, Secularization
Tredway, Aaron Matsuo, "Professional Soccer Ministries: The Deconstruction of Secularization through the Globalization of Soccer in Conjunction with the Biblical Worldview" (2006). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 87.
This project is an attempt to present the ministry of, conceptual/theological impetus for, and assessment of Professional Soccer Ministries as it pertains to the deconstruction of secularization. This will be accomplished by one presenting the inception of Professional Soccer Ministries. Secondly, a review of the cultural/societal shift from Christendom to Enlightenment thought and its implications for the church of the modern era will be discussed. Third, the methodology and pragmatic implementation of Professional Soccer Ministries will be reviewed and conclusions drawn based upon its effectiveness as an avenue of the church for the proactive deconstruction of secularization.