Starting new United Methodist churches reaching African Americans in the new millennium

Full Title
Starting new United Methodist churches reaching African Americans in the new millennium
Author
Candace Montel Lewis
Abstract
The United Methodist Church can effectively start new churches reaching African Americans in the new millennium. The author looks historically at the United Methodist Church's journey in starting new churches to reach African Americans and the strategies implemented during each era. She discusses the need for a theology of church planting and explains how Wesleyan, Trinitarian, and Incarnational Theology can inform church planting. She presents insights from the Lifeway African American Church planting research project which surveyed 290 African American planters. Lastly she shares practical strategies for starting new churches reaching African Americans.
Degree Granting Institution
Advisor
Lovett H Weems
Language
English
Date
2014
Number of Pages
147