the christian ministry major is for adults who want to increase their effectiveness to lead as christians in their arenas of influence, be they secular, religious, professional, or personal.
- apply a christian worldview to contemporary issues.
- articulate the essentials of the christian faith.
- identify the intended message of biblical passages.
- communicate the gospel in contextually appropriate ways.
- lead in evangelism, discipleship, and administration to carry out a ministry’s unique mission.
bib1000 bible study methods3
basic principles and methods of observation and interpretation, with application to bible study.
min1040 principles of worship3
class instruction in scriptural principles and methods of worship, coupled with field experience exposing the student to varied worship styles, and are employed to equip the student to critically analyze worship practices.
min1400 personal stewardship3
this course is designed to assist the student in being a good steward of god-given resources. while mainly concentrating on finances (budgeting, debt, giving, investing), this course will also lead the student to better choices concerning careers, honesty, wise council, time management, and planning. the student will complete an analysis of his/her current situation and develop an effective plan to become a better steward.
min2020 evangelism and discipleship3
a study of evangelism, focusing on examples of effective evangelism in the first century, and applying those principles into an effective methodology for the twenty- first century, with special emphasis on the foundation of spiritual revival, prayer, building healthy relationships, and starting the convert on the journey of discipleship.
min2800 ministry practices3
this course summarizes the life and work of the pastor.prerequisites: min1400, min2040
the2100 investigating christian theology i3
a systematic study of the christian faith with emphasis on the doctrines of god, humanity, sin, and the person and work of jesus christ, and including the doctrines of revelation, the inspiration and authority of scripture, the trinity, creation, and the atonement.
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