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Publication Date

7-2018

Abstract

The twenty-first century North American church is challenged to present the gospel to diverse post-modern family structures. Ministry language, services, times, and leadership expectations based in the twentieth century can be perceived to be exclusionary, unaccommodating, and irrelevant. Single-parent families are a significant societal element that requires the formulation of sensitive outreach. This doctoral project will develop a strategy for Northkirk Presbyterian Church to mobilize a mission group that identifies and addresses the needs and suffering of single-parent neighbors. By entering their lives, the Church can incarnate the care of Jesus Christ and invite them to also follow Jesus.

Degree Name

Doctor of Ministry (DMin)

First Advisor

Rowland, Randy

Document Type

Project

Language

English

Keywords

Outreach, Single-Parents, California

Disciplines

Christianity

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Embargo Period

12-7-2018

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