AN APPRAISAL OF THE NATURE AND EFFECT OF MORAL DEVELOPMENT AND REASONING

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   Background to the Study It is sometimes assumed that a person’s values are formed during childhood and do not change after. A great deal of psychological research as well as One’s own personal experience, demonstrate that as people mature they change their values in very deep and profound ways. Just as […]

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CHURCH PLANTING IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND PROSPECT

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CHURCH PLANTING IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND PROSPECTS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Christianity in Nigeria which has led to planting of churches dates back to the 16th century when the Portuguese introduced Latin Christianity in Benin and Warri. Looking at Christianity from that early beginning to the present time, many stages of […]

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IMPACT OF CHURCH ADMINISTRATION ON EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF CHURCH SPONSORED SCHOOLS

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IMPACT OF CHURCH ADMINISTRATION ON EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF CHURCH SPONSORED SCHOOLS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Education is basically targeted at producing sensible, reasonable, refined and responsible being or a group of people either for an individual or group development of either his/her self or the society. All over the world, education […]

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THE INFLUENCE OF PENTECOSTAL CHURCHES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION

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THE INFLUENCE OF PENTECOSTAL CHURCHES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION. CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY A global study and research on Pentecostal churches is an on-going assignment because of its impact on the religious, political and socio-economic life of the people. A survey of the available number of Pentecostal churches in Nigeria […]

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THE ROLE OF CHURCH LEADERS IN GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF A CHURCH

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THE ROLE OF CHURCH LEADERS IN GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF A CHURCH CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Leadership is indeed a dynamic reciprocal process of personal influence by which a manager or a leader shapes the attitudes and activities of others towards the achievement or attainment of organizational objectives (Abogunrin, 1986). Even […]

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THE ROLE OF THE CHURCH IN ENSURING PEACE AND HARMONY IN A SOCIETY

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THE ROLE OF THE CHURCH IN ENSURING PEACE AND HARMONY IN A SOCIETY CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Christian tradition has made significant contributions to world peace at a number of different levels (Albert, 2011). Among these are public statements by Church leaders, programs of action at local and international […]

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SHEPHERD MOTIF IN THE OLD TESTAMENT AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR LEADERSHIP IN NIGERIA

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SHEPHERD MOTIF IN THE OLD TESTAMENT AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR LEADERSHIP IN NIGERIA Abstract This research examines the Shepherd Motif in the Old Testament which has been misunderstood, misinterpreted and subjected to criticism in recent times due to the varying degrees of methodologies by scholars. These scholar use terms like Military dictatorship, aristocracy, autocracy, democracy, […]

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IMPACT OF POS BANKING ON CHURCHES.

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 IMPACT OF POS BANKING ON CHURCHES. CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The church and the modern technologies seem to be ever more connected as we move further into the twenty-first century” (Hoover 2006). This assertion clearly defines the link between religious belief and the new information and communication technologies which are the most […]

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THE EFFECT OF DENOMINATIONAL PRACTICES ON THE GROWTH OF THE CHURCH.

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THE EFFECT OF DENOMINATIONAL PRACTICES ON THE GROWTH OF THE CHURCH ABSTRACT The study on the effect of denominational practices on the growth of the churches tries to find out ifdenominational practices have significant effect on church growth; the study also tries to identify the different denominations in Nigeria and their impact on churches; the […]

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THE LANGUAGE OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION

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THE LANGUAGE OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AND SOME SELECTED PENTECOSTAL DENOMINATIONS ABSTRACT This study is an examination of the language of Christian religion with particular reference to the Roman Catholic Church and Pentecostal denominations. Chapter one embodies the introduction to the study, the objective of the work, its scope […]

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