Students develop practical skills for leading churches and other multicultural faith-based organizations. Focus areas include analyzing organizational culture and dynamics, vision casting, team building, finance, and strategies for dealing with change.
Does human history have a plan and purpose? If so, how can it be discovered and what is its shape? This
course addresses these vital questions and explores the unfolding biblical movement and sequence of this
revelation, including examination of each progressive epochal shift and covenant. At the conclusion of this
course, students should have a grasp of the meaning of human history, as well as their own role and
The Field Practicum is a two-part class that nurtures ministry-mindedness and prepares students for lifelong
ministry involvement. In Field Practicum I, students will develop a plan for their future ministry
involvement. In this one-unit course, students will learn how to document observations and assessments
of their ministry setting and their own ministry strengths and weaknesses. This course will set the
expectation for continual ministry involvement and the practice of personal spiritual formation over the
course of the BS in Church Ministry major courses, giving the student first-hand knowledge and experience
in local church ministry
This course provides students with tools and practical approaches to strengthening their spiritual
formation—defined as being with Christ, becoming like Christ, and living for Christ. It includes an
examination of spiritual disciplines and their role in spiritual formation.