Evaluating and Improving Self-Control Through the Renewal Ministry at West Park Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee
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The project was designed to evaluate self-control and identify steps to strengthen this spiritual attribute. The presence of life-dominating sins is a key indication that self-control is lacking and requires strengthening.Chapter 1 presents the purpose, goals, context, rationale, definitions, and limitations of the project in the context of addressing enslaving habitual sins. Chapter 2 discusses biblical and theological perspectives on self-control in Scripture. The chapter explores a model of self-control focused on self-denial and self-discipline. Chapter 3 explores how the church has addressed enslaving sins through self-control. This chapter also explores secular alternatives deployed to address self-control. Chapter 4 presents recommendations on how to implement this project within a local church or ministry context. Chapter 5 provides an evaluation of the project goals, along with modifications to strengthen the project for future use.