An Examination of the Factors That Aid or Hinder the Transition from Military Leadership to Pastoral Leadership as Viewed from a Transformational Leadership Perspective

Full Title
An Examination of the Factors That Aid or Hinder the Transition from Military Leadership to Pastoral Leadership as Viewed from a Transformational Leadership Perspective
Author
Ray S Lowe M.Div.
Abstract
Military veterans entering ministry bring valuable leadership experience, but also potential difficulties in transitioning to a church leadership role. Pastors with military leadership experience were surveyed and interviewed to identify how their military experience aided or hindered their transition to pastoral ministry. These pastors were also given the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ 5X) to gage if their military leadership was more transformational or transactional. Findings of the author concluded that military leadership experience was more of an aid than it was a hindrance to the transition to pastoral ministry.
Country
United States
Degree Granted
Master of Divinity
Major
Theology
Type of Work
M.Div. Project
Advisor
Shirl S Schiffman Ph.D.
Language
English
Date
2018
Number of Pages
234
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