Carpenter, Douglas M.,

Leadership in the urban church : an ethnographic study of pastoral ministry practices in West Philadelphia / submitted by Douglas M. Carpenter, Sr. - [vi], 92 pages ; 29 cm

Major project (D. Min.)--Lancaster Theological Seminary, 2017.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 60-64).

This qualitative research project identified pastoral ministry leadership practices in the urban ministry context of West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The researcher utilized the ethnographic semi-structured research model to interview eight pastors at their respective churches within their urban ministry context. The main focus of the research study was to identify common and/or unique pastoral leadership practices amongst the research participants in order to develop a resource called, "Pointers for Pastors," to add to the existing literature and to enhance pastoral leadership training models.


Christian leadership--United States--Pennsylvania
City clergy

BV4070.L284 / 2017 C37

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