DEVELOPING A PLAN TO FACILITATE PRAYER
PARTNERSHIPS AMONG PUBLIC SCHOOL
EDUCATORS IN OLDHAM AND WHITLEY
COUNTIES IN KENTUCKY
Donnie Bruce Patrick, D.Min.
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2018
Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Shane W. Parker
This dissertation delineates the plan and implementation of organized prayer partnerships among public school educators in Kentucky.
Chapter 1 presents the purpose to develop a plan to facilitate prayer partnerships among public school educators. The chapter also shares the goals, ministry context, rationale, definitions, limitations and delimitations, and research methodology for the project.
Chapter 2 presents the biblical and theological basis for developing a plan to facilitate prayer partnerships. The chapter further presents the fact that praying together is instructive, habitual, vital to the mission, and is crucial for the Christ follower.
Chapter 3 presents the theoretical and practical issues related to developing a plan to facilitate prayer partnerships among public school educators. The chapter also includes the basis for the plan requiring an awareness of the need for prayer, a supply of various models of prayer, the need for accountability, and information of religious liberties for the educator concerning prayer.
Chapter 4 presents the details and descriptions of the project. Week by week instructions explain the implementation of the project.
Chapter 5 presents the evaluation of the project. The evaluation covers the project’s strengths and weaknesses, personal and theological reflections, and the assessment of the project’s purpose and goals.||en_US