The ministry program reflects our commitment to developing students’ knowledge, skills and attitudes in five distinct yet interconnected areas.
Learn the foundational theories that facilitate competent, creative and compassionate diverse ministry.
- Demonstrate knowledge of theories specific to human development.
- Demonstrate knowledge of theories specific to learning processes.
- Demonstrate knowledge of theories specific to relational engagement.
- Demonstrate knowledge of theories specific to counseling.
- Demonstrate knowledge of theories specific to leadership.
- Know biblical and theological constructs required in the biblical studies minor.
Applied Knowledge and Collaborative Learning
Conduct ministry opportunities for specific cultural ministry contexts framed by the ministry’s specialized knowledge.
- After observing and identifying ministry contexts, be able to adapt and implement appropriate ministry models, methods and theories.
- Develop a plan/practice of moving toward personal, spiritual and emotional health for ministry.
Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.
Civic and Global Learning
Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.
Biblical Worldview Integration
Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.