This certificate prepares individuals to exhibit skills for various ministries within today’s church and society.
Upon completion of the Ministry Skills Certificate, students should be able to lead in evangelism, discipleship, worship, and family ministries to carry out a ministry’s unique mission.
CERTIFICATE COURSES12 CREDIT HOURS
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.
This course is a study of the nature and needs of childhood with special attention to nurturing and enriching the moral and spiritual development of the child. Students will gain skills in the practical application in planning the Church’s ministry to and for children.
This course explores current trends in youth ministry found within the evangelical church and youth culture abroad, while giving special emphasis to practical tools and techniques that may be implemented to grow the youth ministry programs of a local church and beyond.
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.