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Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
A church-wide emphasis, with preaching and teaching, provided the platform for instilling in members of Polkville Baptist Church a better understanding of the individual's role in the community of faith, the goal being that a greater percentage of members take an active role in the church. The twelve-member research group was tracked individually, and the control group was tracked as a unit. Following the emphasis, care was taken to discover if there were more members involved in the life of the church than before the emphasis. There was a clear growth in understanding and in the number of active members.
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Hamrick, Richard Lee, "Guiding the Members of Polkville Baptist Church in Polkville, North Carolina Toward a Greater Awareness of Their Place in the Body of Christ" (2017). Divinity Projects. 37.