Date of Award
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
This sequential explanatory mixed methods research project investigates the spiritual discernment processes of a Christian congregation in the United Church of Christ. The study identifies most utilized and most helpful practices of spiritual discernment within the areas of prayer, conversation, community, and media. This research shows how engaging spiritual practices influences participation in decision making by Christian congregations.
Alexander, Chris, "Opening to Revelation: Building Discernment Processes from Practices that Best Inform Communal Decision Making" (2017). Doctor of Ministry Theses. 20.