Develop and refine biblical communication and other skills in preparation for vocational ministry. You will grow in competency through substantial ministry responsibility and accountability to a competent ministry supervisor.
A survey of Genesis to Deuteronomy covering the outstanding features and basic teachings of each book within the broader context of Gods total, progressive revelation while discerning practical principles for contemporary Christian living.
Surveys the Gospels with an overview of the life of Christ while exploring 2nd Temple Judaism and the social worlds of Galilee, Samaria, and Judea. Develops your ability to think biblically by relating theological convictions to personal applications.
Completion of 12 sessions of individual counseling assists students in the following areas: understanding family-of-origin issues, resolving trauma and loss issues, coping with maladaptive behavior, and applying personal insight to resolving problems.
Develops and refines skills working with individuals, couples, and families in preparation for vocational ministry. You will grow in competency through substantial ministry responsibility and accountability to a competent ministry supervisor.
The Counseling Internship is a supervised work experience in professional counseling. Counseling interns work under the supervision of a licensed mental health provider performing all the activities like that of a regularly employed counselor.
The Counseling Internship II is an advanced supervised work experience in professional counseling. Counseling interns work under the supervision of a licensed mental helath provider performing all the activities like that of a counselor.
Offers the manager of conflict biblical wisdom for the intervention and prevention of many causes and forms of conflict in order to lead people and churches into harmony, fruit bearing, truth telling, and grace-driven relationships.
Allows the student to select a specific aspect of ministry to explore more fully. The subject, length, and form of the project are determined by the student in consultation with the Director of the D.Min. Program. Credit applied upon approval.
The Doctoral Project allows the student to continue with their project and complete their first draft. Credit applied upon completion of first draft.
The Doctoral Project allows the student to complete their final draft and present their oral defense. Credit applied upon completion of final draft and oral defense.
Be exposed to outstanding examples of local church ministry through observation, interviews with ministry professionals, reading, and group interaction.
Exposes Christian leaders to issues including church finances, church liability, capital projects, personal ministerial finances, and non-profit status, and helps them gain necessary skills to respond to them.
Designed for the MDiv IDS or MAM student to develop and refine ministry skills in preparation for ministry. You will grow in competency through substantial ministry responsibility and accountability to a competent ministry supervisor.
An occasional elective offered as need and opportunity arise. Course content is dependent on the expertise of available faculty, current issues of academic and practical importance, and overall balance in regard to recent course offerings.
A close reading of Philippians in the Greek text. As part ofthe in-class discussion students are required to translate, decline, and conjugate. Special attention will be given to Paul's hope in our union with Christ.
An occasional elective offered as need and opportunity arise. Course content is dependent on the expertise of available faculty, current issues of academic and practical importance, and overall balance in regard to recent course offerings.
A verse-by-verse reading of Philippians, with attention given to textual criticism, syntax, and semantics.
Designed for the MDiv SF or MAM SF student to develop and refine spiritual formation skills. The course should start no later than the beginning of the student's 30th academic hour. Fifteen sessions occurring over 3 semesters.
Designed for the MDiv SF or MAM SF student to develop and refine spiritual formation skills. The course should start no later than the beginning of the student's 30th academic hour. Fifteen sessions occurring over 3 semesters.
The purpose of this course is to provide a study of the theology of prayer, which will include its meaning, purpose, and practice. In addition, this course will examine the various theories of providence available within evangelical Christianity.
An occasional elective offered as need and opportunity arise. Course content is dependent on the expertise of available faculty, current issues of academic and practical importance, and overall balance in regard to recent course offerings.
Intensive research into a topic leading to the production of a thesis under the guidance of the Thesis Committee. Includes proposal preparation and submission and focuses on the research and initial writing stage of the thesis.
Intensive research into a topic leading to the production of a thesis under the guidance of the Thesis Committee. Includes proposal preparation and submission and focuses on the research and initial writing stage of the thesis.