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
79 $592 3 0 23 0 34 3 7 9 0

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
TTBE 519 Survey of Genesis-Malachi pre-req
TTBE 520 Survey of Matthew-Revelation pre-req
TTBE 517 Hermeneutics and Bible Study Methods 3
TTHT 505
or TTHT 506
or TTHT 514
Patristic and Medieval Theology
Reformation and Modern Theology
Historical Theology Survey
3
TTNT 501 Beginning Greek I 3
TTNT 502 Beginning Greek II 3
TTNT 503 Introduction to Exegesis 3
TTNT 604
or TTNT 605
Exegesis in the Gospels
Exegesis in the Epistles
3
TTOT 603 Elements of Hebrew I 3
TTOT 604 Elements of Hebrew II 3
TTOT 703 Introduction to Hebrew Exegesis 3
TTOT 722 Advanced Hebrew Reading 2
TTPT 591 Introduction to Field Education 1
TTPT 609 Expository Preaching 3
TTPT 707 Foundations of Pastoral Care and Counseling 2
TTSF 501 Introduction to Spiritual Theology and Formation 3
TTSF 503 Personal Foundations for Spiritual Formation 3
TTSF 504 Spiritual Formation, Vocation, and the Disciplines 1
TTSF 505 Talbot Spiritual Direction I 0
TTSF 506 Talbot Spiritual Direction II 0
TTTH 521 Theology I: God, Scripture, Creation 3
TTTH 522 Theology II: Christ, Humanity, Sin, Salvation 3
TTTH 623 Theology III: Spirit, Church, Last Things 3
TTCE 556 Christian Formation and Discipleship 3
TTPT 510 Evangelism and Follow-Up 3
TTPT 592 Field Education II 0
TTPT 602 Pastoral Ministry 3
TTPT 610 Contemporary Biblical Preaching 3
TTPT 615 Biblical Church Growth 3
TTPT 616 Church Planting 3
TTPT 691 Field Education II 0
TTPT 692 Field Education IV 0
TTPT 722 Small Group Discipleship 3
TTPT 730 Biblical Leadership and Management 3
TTPT 791 Field Internship 0
TTPT 792 Field Internship 0
  Select one of the following 3
ISCL 555 Introduction to World Missions  
TTCE 600 Educational Ministry in the Church  
TTPT 703 The Church and Society  
TTPH 602 Apologetics  
  Total 79

View the 2017-2018 course catalog.

BOLD courses are now available through an online/hybrid format

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