Master’s - Divinity

Program Description
Program Outcomes
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Program Description

This program offers flexibility for those who are preparing for a form of Christian ministry. It is intended for those who expect to be involved in staff positions in churches or in para-church ministries. The program focuses on essential ministry preparation and spiritual formation and is intended to serve students by reducing the time and cost involved in earning their degree.

Program Outcomes

Graduation from this program should enable the student to demonstrate:

Outcome 1: Christian Identity → Articulate how their life in Christ exhibits the gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit as formed in their Christian community and devoted to the glory of God the Father.  

Outcome 2: Biblical Exegesis → Demonstrate skillful exegesis through in-depth biblical study and awareness of methodological frameworks.

Outcome 3: Cultural Exegesis → Demonstrate effective cultural exegesis and awareness of cultural frameworks, empowering them for effective, faithful, dynamic, and culturally appropriate communication of the gospel.

Outcome 4: Theological System → Articulate a coherent Christian theological understanding and awareness of theological frameworks, informing their life and ministry, including corporate worship of the Triune God.

Outcome 5: Christian Tradition → Demonstrate appreciative and critical awareness of their own and other Christian traditions as implemented in worship and strategies for ministry.

Outcome 6: Biblically Informed Standards for Living → Articulate their understanding of Christian ethics and demonstrate how it informs daily living and their philosophy of leadership.

Outcome 7: Collaborative leadership → Demonstrate competent care and collaborative leadership informed by integrative reflection, an understanding of human and organizational systems, and emotional-relational intelligence.

Outcome 8: Ministry Mastery → Demonstrate competence in the integration of knowledge, character, and ability specific to their ministry context.

Outcome 9: Living in Community → Articulate and engage their vocation in a mentored life, intentional Christian community, and whole-life stewardship.

 

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