David Coleman (upper photo, at podium), pastor of administration at the Grace Brethren church in Powell, Ohio (Rick Nuzum, pastor), today received his Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana.
Coleman was one of four candidates receiving the terminal degree at today’s ceremonies. His dissertation, which involved several Ohio Grace Brethren churches in the study, was entitled “The Impact of Learning Organization Strategies on Spiritual Maturity as Exemplified in Participation in Home-Based Small Groups.” The supervisor for his dissertation was IWU faculty member Dr. James Freemyer, who is also a Grace Theological Seminary alumnus.
Attending today’s ceremonies with Dr. Coleman (center, lower photo) were (from left) his daughter Alexandra, his wife Monica, and his parents, Dorothy and Lundy Coleman from the Columbus area. Also attending was David’s brother, Richard (not pictured. Congratulations, Dr. Coleman!