Creating a Culture of Scripture Intake and Prayer Using the Psalms at United Baptist Church in Carson, California
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SubjectUnited Baptist Church (Carson, Calif.)
Prayer--Christianity--Study and teaching
This ministry project was designed to teach Scripture intake and prayer using the Psalms at United Baptist Church in Carson, California. This instruction increased knowledge and enhanced the practice of basic spiritual disciplines among the members of this church. Chapter 1 explains UBC's ministry context, rationale, purpose, goals, research methodology, definitions, and delimitations of the project. Chapter 2 describes the biblical and theological understanding and basis for instruction of the practice of Scripture intake and prayer through the exegesis of selected Psalms: Psalm 1, Psalm 12, Psalm 22, Psalm 51, and Psalm 109. Chapter 3 explains the church's historical understanding and instruction by using the Psalms in the practice of Scripture intake and prayer by briefly analyzing Patristic, Medieval, Reformation, Puritan, and Modern Era thought on the subject. Chapter 4 details the production, implementation, and analysis of the results for the ministry project. Chapter 5 offers an overall evaluation of the project's success, with suggestions for improvement and further development.