Master of Christian Ministries (Two-Year)

Program Description
Program Outcomes

Course Requirements

Program Description
The Master of Christian Ministry program is designed for those seeking to serve the Mission of God through active involvement in local church, parachurch, nonprofit, or workplace ministry. The context-based, two-year course of study is designed to develop individuals for their unique ministry callings. It provides biblical, theological, and practical foundations for individuals desiring to enhance their ministry, and is flexible enough to meet the developmental needs of a variety of objectives.

On its own, the MCM degree may not fulfill the requirements considered to be necessary for ordination.

Program Outcomes
Graduation from this program should enable the student to demonstrate:

Outcome 1: Identity and the Triune God  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: Skillful Biblical Exegesis  Demonstrate skillful exegesis through in-depth biblical study and awareness of methodological frameworks.

Outcome 3: Coherent Theology  Articulate a coherent Christian theological understanding and awareness of theological frameworks, informing their life and ministry, including corporate worship of the Triune God.

Outcome 4: Streams of Tradition  Demonstrate appreciation and critical awareness of their own and other Christian traditions as implemented in strategies for ministry.

Outcome 5: Standard of Service  Articulate their understanding of Christian ethics and demonstrate how it informs daily living and their philosophy of leadership.

Outcome 6: High Level Integration  Demonstrate a competence in the integration of knowledge, character, and ability specific to their ministry context

 

Course Requirements

Master of Christian Ministries

2019-2020

Credits

Comments

BIBLE

15 credits

 

BI 412 Biblical Hermeneutics

3

 

NT 451 NT Intro I

3

 

NT 452 NT Intro II

3

 

OT 451 OT Intro I

3

 

OT 452 OT Intro II

3

 

CHURCH HISTORY & THEOLOGY

12 credits

 

Plus One of Two*

3

 

     A.  CH 420 Church History up to 1500

 

 

     B.  CH 422 Church History after 1500

 

 

TH 531 Systematic Theology I

3

 

TH 532 Systematic Theology II

3

 

TH 526 Christian Ethics

3

 

CHURCH MISSION AND MINISTRY

15 credits

 

MI 432 Integral Mission

3

MI432 is taken in
the first 24 credits
of the degree.

FE 442-444 Field Education Units 1-3

3*

*prerequisite for
FE units is PC531
Essentials of
Pastoral Care

PC 531 Essentials of Pastoral Care

3

 

PT 540 Spiritual Formation

3

 

Capstone Course: MI620 
(The Gospel in a Multicultural,
Multi-faith World)

3

MI620 is taken
in the final
12 credits
of the degree as
a capstone course.

FREE ELECTIVES

6

 

TOTAL CREDITS

48