Senior Integrative Seminar – Youth

Distance Education Course: A senior integration course that serves as a capstone course to provide a rounded approach to the ministry studied. Course Description: Integrating the student’s entire college learning, forming a cohesive approach to ministry is the aim of this course. At the same time an examination of effective ministry management skills for developing…

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Youth Ministry Issues

Distance Education Course: Compassionate and informed pastoral care for youth-related social issues encompasses the heart of this course. Course Description: Responding with competence and compassion to the myriad of pastoral and social issues associated with contemporary youth work is the focus of this course. Emphasis will be placed upon the relationship between developmental issues and emerging challenges…

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Youth Discipleship and Pastoring

Distance Education Course: Effective youth ministry, philosophy of ministry to develop strategies for programming youth events and discipling today’s teens. Course Description: Establishing and maintaining an effective youth ministry in a local church requires a biblical philosophy of ministry that is worked out in a carefully designed strategy including small and large group programming. This course provides…

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Senior Integration – Pastoral Ministry

Distance Education Course: A senior integration course that serves as a capstone course to provide a rounded approach to the ministry studied. Course Description: Integrating the student’s entire college learning, forming a cohesive approach to ministry is the aim of this course. At the same time an examination of effective ministry management skills for developing…

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Preaching Seminar

Distance Education Course: This course is a practical course in development and delivery of sermons. Course Description: This preaching seminar is a practical course in the development and delivery of sermons. It is intended to move learners towards skill in preaching the biblical text from a variety of literary genres and to facilitate their ongoing development as…

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Practics of Worship

Distance Education Course: At the heart of Christian public worship is a skilled leader who can lead people from the mundane to the sacred in collective expressions of worship. Students will be introduced worship preparation skills such as the creative and context-sensitive culmination of multitasking, coordination of many people’s efforts and as a support of the…

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Philosophy of Worship

Distance Education Course: Biblical foundations of the role of music and worship in the ministry of the local church. This course is an introduction to the Biblical foundations of the role of music and worship in the ministry of the local church.Students will engage in a thorough investigation of theological and philosophical issues related to preparing…

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Philosophy of Leadership

Distance Education Course: Philosophy of Leadership grounded in servant leadership provides enduring meaning and purpose in any leadership context. Course Description: Serving others is at the heart of Christian leadership. With this ideal at the center of this course, Philosophy of Leadership introduces the student to some of the major themes and issues in leadership today. This…

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Introduction to Personal Formation

Distance Education Course: Explore and develop personal and spiritual formation patterns for a rich and vibrant interior life as a disciple of Christ. Course Description: The primary focus of this course is to equip students with the knowledge and tools they need to develop a vibrant devotional life. Using spiritual disciplines as a starting point, they…

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