Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

Evangelism and Discipleship

Units by Discipline
Total Units Price per unit Bible Exposition Intercultural Studies Languages Philosophy Practical Ministry Research / Christian Education Spiritual Formation Theology Electives
96-98 $538 12 3 18 3 28 4 6 18 4-6

Overview

The emphases in Evangelism and Discipleship provides preparation for a variety of professional ministries including pastor, associate pastor, youth pastor, The emphases in evangelism and discipleship provides preparation for college and seminary teaching, evangelist, missionary and other leadership roles. In comparison to Pastoral and General Ministries, this program has specialized training in evangelism and discipleship. (Students anticipating a graduate or undergraduate teaching career will need to pursue advanced studies beyond the Master of Divinity Program.)

Goals

  • Introduce the student to the essential biblical principles and practical skills that will lead to an effective life and ministry of evangelism and discipleship.
  • Guide the student to investigate and apply the essential biblical knowledge and skills for effective evangelism and discipleship.

Students may choose two of the following electives if not writing a thesis: (CE 562; CL 727; HT 705; NT 701, 722; TH 717,718)

Curriculum

Course Units
BE 517 Hermeneutics/Bible Study Methods 3
BE 519 Survey of Genesis-Malachi 3
NT 503 Introduction to Exegesis 3
PT 591 Introduction to Field Education 1
TH 511 Theology I - Revelation & Nature of God 3
SF 501 Introduction to Spiritual Theology & Formation 3
SS 510 Theological Research Method 1
BE 520 Survey of Matthew-Revelation 3
HT 506 Reformation, Modern Theology 3
NT 604 Exegesis in the Gospels 3
TH 512 Theology II - Works of God, Angels, Man... 3
SF 503 Personal Foundation of Spiritual Formation 3
SF 505 Talbot Spiritual Direction 0
PT 707 Foundations of Past Care & Counseling 2
PT 592 Field Education 0
CE 600 Educational Ministry in the Church 3
HT 505 Patristic/Medieval Theology 3
OT 603 Elements of Hebrew I 3
PT 609 Expository Preaching 3
SF 504 Spiritual Formation Vocation & the Disciplines 0
TH 613 Theology III - Christ, Salvation & the Spirit 3
PT 691 Field Education 0
PT 722 Small Group Discipleship 3
NT 605 Exegesis in the Epistles & Acts 3
OT 604 Elements of Hebrew II 3
PT 510 Evangelism and Follow-Up 3
PT 602 Pastoral Ministry 3
PT 610 Contemporary Biblical Preaching 3
TH 614 Theology IV - The Church & Last Things 3
SF 505 Talbot Spiritual Direction 0
PT 692 Field Education 0
CL 555 Introduction to World Mission 3
OT 705 Exegesis in Genesis & Selected Passages 3
PT 730 Biblical Leadership & Management 3
PT 791 Field Internship 2-4
  Thesis First Draft or Elective 2-4
TB 726 Expository Method in Dan, Rev 3
PH 602 Apologetics 3
PT 703 Church & Society 3
PT 792 Field Internship 1
PT 722 Small Group Discipleship 3
  Thesis Final Draft or Electives** 2
  Total 96-98
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