Master's Degrees

Innovation in Global Theology and Ministry

Master in Specialized Ministry:

Innovation in Global Theology and Ministry 

 

This degree recognizes the vital importance of all of the Earth’s diverse inhabitants with

their languages, cultures, ways of thought, histories, religions, and their continuing evolution as

individuals, families, groups, and societies. It assumes that matrixed ways of understanding

these complex realities and their implications are essential for the (re)formulation of sound

Christian global theology and effective Christian ministry. Candidates will pursue intense, multidisciplinary, theological reflection and engagement with modern society drawing upon imagination, creativity,

innovation, and entrepreneurship. 

Program Objectives

By completing this program, students will:

  • Better understand content, background, and interpretations of biblical texts; 

  • Better understand historical and theological elements of church history and their impact on the church today;

  • Better understand the content, background, context, and practices of innovative global ministry; 

  • Better understand how to interrelate Christian theology and ministry with a wide range of human endeavors.

  • Engage with Christian praxis in all its manifestations around the globe

  • Engage in the design and implementation of an innovative global theology or ministry project

 

Degree Requirements:

(Courses are 3 credit hours except for the Capstone courses which are 6 credit hours.)

Orientation 3 hours

Biblical and Theological Foundation 6 hours

Practical Ministry Foundations 6 hours

Global Theology and Innovation Foundations 18 hours

Electives 12 hours

Capstone Project and Thesis 18  hours

TOTAL 60 hours

Master in Contextual Ministry: 

Innovation in Global Theology and Ministry 

This degree recognizes the vital importance of all of the Earth’s diverse inhabitants with

their languages, cultures, ways of thought, histories, religions, and their continuing evolution as

individuals, families, groups, and societies. It assumes that matrixed ways of understanding

these complex realities and their implications are essential for the (re)formulation of sound

Christian global theology and effective Christian ministry. Candidates will pursue intense, multidisciplinary, theological reflection and engagement with modern society drawing upon imagination, creativity,

innovation, and entrepreneurship. 

Program Objectives

By completing this program, students will:

  • Better understand content, background, and interpretations of biblical texts; 

  • Better understand historical and theological elements of church history and their impact on the church today;

  • Better understand content, background, contexts, and practices of innovative global ministry; 

  • Better understand how to interrelate Christian theology and ministry with a wide range of human endeavors.

  • Engage with Christian praxis in all its manifestations around the globe

  • Engage in the design and implementation of an innovative global theology or ministry project

 

 Degree Requirements:

(Courses are 3 credit hours except for the Capstone courses which are 6 credit hours.)

 

Global Theology and Ministry Courses 12 hours

Electives 6 hours

Capstone 12 hours

TOTAL 30 hours