Developing a Kingdom-Focused Ministry through Interactive Bible Study and Leadership Training at the Canaan Church, Columbus, Ohio
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Chapter 1 introduces the purpose of the project, which was to create and develop a Bible study with a kingdom-focused agenda. This kingdom-focused Bible study informed the reader of the kingdom's origin, purpose, and the Christian's responsibility to the call of the kingdom of God. The goals of the project are precisely stated, along with the ministry context for which this project was implemented. The rationale along with the research methodology are also in chapter 1. Chapter 2 provides a biblical and theological foundation for the purpose of the project. Old and New Testament Scriptures are used as the foundation for the theological justification. This chapter introduces the development of the Kingdome Driven Liven Bible study curriculum. Also, the reader is provided a portrait comparison of the New Testament church alongside the contemporary church. Chapter 3 shows the necessity of having a vibrant church and its impact on the Kingdom of God, as well as the individuals who play their roles. The chapter discusses church vitality and the kind of preaching that inspires vital church growth. Chapter 3 indicates several churches that good sample copies of vital kingdom-centered church ministries. Chapter 4 implements the project while discussing the coming together of the twelve-week Bible study necessary for the project to become an ongoing opportunity in the life and ministry of the church. It also reveals the project summary at the conclusion.Chapter 5 evaluates the project, discussing what worked, what did not work, and why, as well as where the church can improve the project for future use and implementation. The conclusion of chapter 5 provides the author's theological reflection concerning the project and process.