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history of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church: 1959-1994

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1994
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Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is a large, conservative, evangelical church. The church has gained national and international recognition for several reasons. Beginning in 1965 and for several years, the church was the fastest growing Presbyterian church in the United States. The pastor, Dr. D. James Kennedy, developed a lay evangelism program called "Evangelism Explosion," and churches in over 160 nations have adopted the method. Kennedy also has a television ministry. Additionally, Coral Ridge developed a large and active music ministry, built a Christian day school, and founded Knox Theological Seminary. These ministries are a result of Kennedy's leadership, Coral Ridge's approach to lay evangelism, and the application of Calvinism.
Title: The history of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church: 1959-1994.
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Name(s): Cary, Susan Anne.
Florida Atlantic University, Degree grantor
Curl, Donald W., Thesis advisor
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1994
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Fla.
Physical Form: application/pdf
Extent: 119 p.
Language(s): English
Summary: Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is a large, conservative, evangelical church. The church has gained national and international recognition for several reasons. Beginning in 1965 and for several years, the church was the fastest growing Presbyterian church in the United States. The pastor, Dr. D. James Kennedy, developed a lay evangelism program called "Evangelism Explosion," and churches in over 160 nations have adopted the method. Kennedy also has a television ministry. Additionally, Coral Ridge developed a large and active music ministry, built a Christian day school, and founded Knox Theological Seminary. These ministries are a result of Kennedy's leadership, Coral Ridge's approach to lay evangelism, and the application of Calvinism.
Identifier: 15028 (digitool), FADT15028 (IID), fau:11806 (fedora)
Collection: FAU Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection
Note(s): Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Thesis (M.A.)--Florida Atlantic University, 1994.
Subject(s): Churches, Presbyterian--Florida--Fort Lauderdale
Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church (Fort Lauderdale, Fla)--History
Evangelism Explosion, Inc
Kennedy, D James--(Dennis James),--1930-
Fort Lauderdale (Fla)--Church history
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