Therefore, he founded the University of Virginia and also became the first person that used the elective course system. Thomas Jefferson had many achievements and contributions throughout his life. He was one of the greatest men to help the United States. He helped the United States get started with his plans also helping it grow even bigger than it already
Catholic Church for instance, is one of the biggest contributions that Christianity has made to the western civilization. It is the largest religious organization in the world and the wealthiest. It is the oldest and most studied of our time. It creates hospitals, schools, and charitable organizations. It is the standards by which all other Christian organization derives from.
A SEARCH FOR THE SPIRITUAL INTRODUCTION: A Search for the Spiritual was written by Dr. James Emery White and published in 1998 by Baker Books, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49516. Dr. White is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, which started in October of 1992 and is often cited as one of the fastest growing church starts in the United States, experiencing over 80 percent of its growth from the unchurched. He holds the B.S. degree in public relations and business from Appalachian State University, and the M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he was awarded a Garrett Teaching Fellowship in both New Testament and theology.
I held interviews and hired over twenty associates for the season, my team and I completely revamped the stock room. We did everything, from the front door to the back door. I worked 70-80-hour work weeks for almost three weeks, to get the store ready for the season and for a regional visit. Well, when my boss came in she was amazed at the progress. My Regional Manager came in a few hours later and had nothing positive to say.
And when I saw that, I realized that selling was the greatest career a man could want. ’Cause what could be more satisfying than to be able to go, at the age of eighty-four, into twenty or thirty different cities, and pick up a phone, and be remembered and loved and helped by so many different people? Do you know? when he died—and by the way he died the death of a salesman, in his green velvet slippers in the smoker of the New York, New Haven, and Hartford, going into Boston —when he died, hundreds of salesmen and buyers were at his funeral. Things were sad on a lotta trains for months after that.
David Platt has influenced the American church for over the course of a decade now with his unapologetic and unashamed interpretation and representation of the word of God. He became known as the youngest megachurch pastor after he was hired as head pastor at the church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama. Along with being a successful pastor he also founded Secret Church, which is where believers join in unity at The Church at Brook Hills, for roughly six hours at a time and are stripped of minor comforts and study through scripture together. Its purpose is to give believers an opportunity to learn how to make disciples of all nations more effectively and with a greater confidence. Of his many accomplishments, he is also the President of
Joel Osteen, one of the foremost Christian leaders and televangelists in the United States, as well as the one with the largest in person and televisual congregation in the nation, has had a long and profitable career, preaching what is commonly considered prosperity gospel. However, Osteen’s career and preachings have greater implications than simply spreading the Christian gospel to millions of eager listeners, his success say a lot about foundations of America’s longest standing myth: the American Dream. Osteen’s career as a televangelist, including the history and statutes upon which his career is founded and maintained, his emergence as a televangelist, his particular style of preaching and denomination of Christianity, and the multimillion
He drove the aging, dwindling congregation in 1969 to a vividly growing church as we can see it today. Events like Wells fest were instrumental to bring such mighty change. The Wells Fest was initially organized as a gift to the church by Mr. Malcolm White, when Pastor Tonkel denied to accept money in return of a favor. Later the fest became eligible for the Governor 's Excellence Award for Arts in 2012 and it could raise more than $1 million for worthy charitable causes. The organizer of Wells Fest, Mr. Malcolm White prised his pastor enormously.
Reinhold Niebuhr was a very well-known and well respected American Theologian who conformed to Protestant school of thought . He was regarded as by some scholars as the one of the greatest Protestant theologians that United States of America saw after Jonathan Edwards . His philosophies and teachings also had a significant impact on the political and economic policies that were being pursued by a country, especially USA1. He is regarded by many eminent people, especially the American politicians, to be one of the greatest philosophers of the recent times. For example, the current United States President Barack Obama has stated that Reinhold Niebuhr is one of his favorite philosophers and he takes away a lot from his teachings .
Root was a very successful businessman for many years and was influential in the development of the town” (Akamatsu 110). He and his family were very religious and contributed to the spiritual well-being of the community. Mr. Root was one of the founders of the St. James Episcopal Church in Marietta, established in 1842. Hannah Root, formerly known as Hannah Simpson, was the daughter of one of the first pioneer families to inhabit Marietta, GA. Her father was also an important part of the spiritual community, he was one of the founders of the first Presbyterian Church in Marietta.