Follow Christ, Lead the Way

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.

Objectives

  • 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.
This degree program is available in the following format:

100% Online courses in a 5-week as-you-go flexible format for busy adults featuring forum discussions and weekly assignment deadlines.

MAJOR24 HOURS

  • Basic principles and methods of observation and interpretation, with application to Bible study.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • This course summarizes the life and work of the pastor.
    Prerequisites: MIN1400, MIN2040
  • 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.
  • Electives in BIB, MIN, THE, REL 6