Sample Religious Studies Paper on Strategies for Holistic Ministry Essay

Assessment Description
Consider macro trends in religion and spirituality occurring the United States right now and choose one of the trends as discussed in the lecture. Analyze how these trends impact work
both in the mental health field and in ministry settings. In a paper of 1,250-1,500 words, describe ways to create ministries that address this trend both spiritually and psychologically. Include the following elements in your essay:

Overview of ministries currently attempting to address this trend
Gaps or current needs in ministering to this issue
Strategies for developing programs that address both the spiritual and psychological issues stemming from this societal trend
Potential roadblocks and solutions to establish new ministries that focus on the gaps in ministering to this issue in a holistic way
You must include in-text citations and references from three scholarly sources beyond the Bible and Holeman, V. T. (2012). Theology for better counseling: Trinitarian reflections for healing and formation. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press. ISBN-13: 9780830839728

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