THE CHURCH ANDINFLUENCE OF OPERATIONAL FINANCIAL FUNCTIONS ON CHURCH CAPITAL GROWTH

THE CHURCH ANDINFLUENCE OF OPERATIONAL FINANCIAL FUNCTIONS ON CHURCH CAPITAL GROWTH:
A CASE STUDY OF CAPITAL GROWTH IN THE FULL GOSPEL CHURCHES OF KENYA, KIKUYU SUB COUNTY

Mburu Zachariah Munyambu
(MPCS/7206/1639)

A Research Proposal Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Award of
The Degree:

MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGY: PENTECSOTAL AND CHARISMATIC STUDIES
At
Pan Africa Christian University
School of Theology
Department of Biblical and Theological Studies

July, 2018
DECLARATION

This Thesis proposal is my original work and has not been presented for award of a Degree in any other university.

Signature: …………………………………… Date……………………………………

This proposal has been submitted for examination with our approval as university supervisors;

Signature: …………………………………… Date……………………………………
Supervisor : Dr. Barnabé Anzuruni Msabah

Signature: …………………………………… Date……………………………………
Supervisor : Dr. Cavens Kithinji

TABLE OF CONTENTS
DECLARATION ii
TABLE OF CONTENTS iii
LIST OF TABLES iv
LIST OF FIGURES v
INTRODUCTION TO THE CHURCH AND OPERATIONAL FINANCIAL FUNCTIONS 1
1.1. Overview 1
1.2. Background to the study 1
1.4. Research questions 5
1.5. Research aim and objectives 5
1.6.1 The Society 5
1.6.2 The academia 5
1.6.3 Theology 6
1.7. Overview of the Research Methodology 6
1.8. Conceptualisation and Definition of Key Terms 6
1.9. Structure of the Thesis Proposal 7
CHAPTER TWO 8
LITERATURE EVIEW 8
2.1 Introduction 8
2.4 Donations and Capital Growth of the Pentecostal Churches 11
2.4 Theoretical review 13
2.4.1 A Theory of Church Growth 13
2.4.2 Capital Growth Theory 14
2.5. Conceptual Framework 14
2.5.2 Members contributions. 15
2.5.3 Well-wishers Donations 15
2.5.4. Capital growth in Pentecostal Churches 15
CHAPTER THREE 16
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 16
3.1 Introduction 16
3.2. Research Design 16
3.3. Target Population 17
3.4. Sample Size and Selection. 17
3.5. Sampling Technique and Procedure 17
3.6. Data Sources 18
3.6.1. Secondary Data 18
3.6.2 Key informant 18
3.7. Research Instruments 18
3.8. Data Collection Procedures 19
3.9. Validity and Reliability 19
3.10. Data Analysis 19
REFERENCES 20

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LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Population sample computation 17

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LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Schematic Diagram of Conceptual framework 21