Christian Ministry, M.Div.
The Christian Ministry concentration equips leaders with spiritual formation, preparing them to serve in settings that advance the gospel and facilitate growth in Christ, such as churches, Christian non-profits, and parachurch organizations.
The MDiv program provides strategic theoretical principles integrated with life application so leaders can invest their talents in God’s redemptive work in the world. (M.Div. Core plus 12 credit hours.)
The Master of Divinity programs provide an optimal curriculum in graduate theological study to prepare men and women for various ministry roles. The three-year program requires 75 hours of study. There are eight concentrations: General Studies, Pastoral Studies, Pastoral Counseling, Christian Ministry, Exegetical Studies, Intercultural Studies, Women’s Leadership, and Chaplaincy Studies. Advanced Standing credit may be obtained for up to 18 credit hours of the MDiv degree and 36 credit hours may be transferred from an accredited institution. The combination of Advanced Standing and Transfer Credit is limited to 36 credit hours.
The M.Div. in Christian Ministry specialization is for students called to to serve in settings that advance the gospel and facilitate growth in Christ, such as churches, Christian non-profits, and para-church organizations.
Ministry is complex because people are complex. The Christian Ministry program prepares students to think strategically about the complexities of ministry.
Leader of a non-profit organization
Leader of a parachurch organization
This course combines both theory and practice. It introduces a functional methodology of organizing and developing the elements of a sermon.
This course investigates the biblical and personal foundations of spiritual growth known theologically as sanctification.
A theological and practical analysis of administrative principles and processes as they apply to the effective leadership of church and parachurch agencies.
This course will focus on the craft of engaging learners with proven techniques to be more effective in communicating the Word of God.
Through reading and writing, pastoral interviews, you will learn about: servant leadership, mentoring, visionary leadership, and leading as a change agent.