Description

This program is designed to prepare individuals for pastoral leadership in the local church, or for graduate study at seminary.

Learners will Demonstrate

  1. Demonstrate competency in understanding, interpreting, applying, and communicating the biblical message
  2. Express a Christian worldview
  3. Experience located ministry
  4. Analyze various cultural contexts for ministry with particular emphasis on Canadian culture
  5. Articulate the principles of the Stone-Campbell movement within the larger context of Christian history
  6. Willingness to love God and serve people
  7. Demonstrate the basic skills necessary to effectively equip others for service and ministry
  8. Practice discipline in developing a spiritual life that fosters personal and professional well-being
  9. Develop the skills and attitudes of a life-long learner

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Course blocks

Course Requirements

BIBLE/THEOLOGY (42)

Bible (18)

  • B101 Grasping God’s Word (3)
  • B111 Old Testament Literature (3)
  • B121 New Testament Literature (3)
  • B122 Life and Teachings of Jesus (3)
  • B211 The Pentateuch (3)
  • B221 Acts of the Apostles (3)

The following three electives must be 300 or 400 level:

  • OT Elective (3)
  • NT Elective #1 (3)
  • NT Elective #2 (3)

Theology (15)

  • B231 Christian Theology (3)
  • B333 Christian Ethics (3)
  • B334 Mission: Theology and Practice (3)
  • Elective #1 (3)
  • Elective #2 (3)

 

Professional Studies (47)

  • P100 Field Experience I (4)
  • P200 Field Experience II (4)
  • P300 Field Experience III (4)
  • P101 Spiritual Formation (4)
  • P108 Vocational Seminar (1)
  • P206 Living the Story (3)
  • P245 Worship and the Arts (3)
  • P313 Introduction to Preaching (3)
  • P322 Building Community (3)
  • P351 Pastoral Counselling (3)
  • P412 Pastoral Work (3)
  • P413 Advanced Preaching (3) or Professional Studies Elective (3)
  • Introduction to Preaching (3)
  • P416 Adaptive Leadership (3)
  • P415 Ministerial Internship (6)

General Education (30)

Arts

  • G101 Communications Theory (3)
  • G281 Arts and Culture (3)

Languages

  • G311 Greek I (3)
  • G312 Greek II (3)

History

  • G220 History of Christianity (3)
  • G327 North American Christian History (3)

Philosophy

  • G131 Contemporary Thought (3)
  • Philosophy Elective (3)

Social Sciences

  • G243 Developmental Psychology (3)
  • G245 Psychology of the Family (3)
  • G251 Canadian Sociology (3)

Technology/Science Elective

  • G234 Science, Technology, and Society (3)

Program Electives (3)

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Future Careers

Equipped for

  • Lead Pastor
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Preaching
  • Para-church Ministry
  • Discipleship Ministry

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Ready to tackle any seminary studies