Equipping College Students in Scripture Meditation at First Baptist Church in Douglas, Georgia
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SubjectFirst Baptist Church (Douglas Ga.)
Church work with college students--Baptists
This ministry project was designed to equip college students at First Baptist Church in Scripture meditation. The purpose of the project was to increase students’ understanding and practice of Scripture meditation. Chapter 1 explains the context, rationale, purpose, goals, and methodology of the project. Chapter 2 describes the biblical practice of meditation based on the exegesis of Psalm 1:1-3, Joshua 1:8, Philippians 4:8- 9, and Psalm 119:15, 23, 27, 48, 79, 97, 99. Chapter 3 reviews the history of Scripture meditation in the church along with the spiritual benefits it produces, comparing and contrasting Scripture meditation with other forms of meditation in church history. Chapter 4 details the implementation of the project from creation through analysis of statistical results of the project. Chapter 5 presents an assessment of the purpose, goals, strengths, and weaknesses of the project, and concludes with suggested changes, theological and personal reflections.