Doctor of Ministry, Pastoral Studies
The Doctor of Ministry Pastoral Studies is designed to strengthen pastors in their personal spiritual vitality and sharpen their skills in the areas of ministry vision, strategy, alignment and execution. An intentional focus will be upon effective pastoral care including disciple making strategy, conflict resolution, ministry to the suffering and grieving, interpersonal relationship skills, spiritual formation in small groups, and pastoral counseling.
Being a lifelong learner should be a high priority for every pastor who wants to grow personally and stay relevant in ministry. The Doctor of Ministry degree is an advanced professional degree program designed for the continuing development of those involved in pastoral ministry.
This program is designed to enhance professional competence by expanding upon an initial foundation of theological studies and ministry experience, to enable those in vocational ministry to enhance current strengths, address areas of weakness, and increase overall effectiveness.
The Doctor of Ministry Pastoral Studies is designed to strengthen pastors in their personal spiritual vitality and sharpen their skills in the areas of ministry vision, strategy, alignment and execution.
Pastors who are called to serve God’s people should want to grow personally and stay relevant in ministry whether they are serving as a Senior Pastor, Executive Pastor, or Associate Pastor.
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God’s grace is expressed not only in salvation but also in the Christian life-in forgiving, accepting, enabling, sustaining, equipping and empowering the believer.
An advanced biblical, theological, and practical consideration of the pastor’s role and responsibilities as the shepherd of God’s flock.
A theological overview of management and leadership principles involved in the identification and execution of a God-given ministry vision and strategy.
A theological analysis of biblical and organizational principles effective in the planning, organization, resourcing, and execution of ministry goals.
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To be eligible for consideration for the Doctor of Ministry program, the applicant must have a Seminary MA or M.Div degree (3.0 GPA), and have full-time professional ministry experience (length varies depending on the degree).
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