Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry: Expository Preaching & Pastoral Leadership

Expository Preaching and Pastoral Leadership prepares the student for a vibrant pastoral ministry. Faithfulness to the Word and its leadership principles are the foundation for the student’s study.

Course

Credits

General Studies

36

EN 101 English Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II 3
HS 105 Ancient Near Eastern History 3
HU 421 Great Books Seminar I 3
HU 422 Great Books Seminar II 3
MA — Math Elective 3
PH 103 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PH 108 Worldview Analysis 3
PH 311 Introduction to Ethics 3
PH 321 Religion in the Public Square 3
PS 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PS 221 Marriage and the Family 3

Ministry Studies

6

MS 101 Introduction to Christian Missions 3
MS 105 Personal Evangelism 3

Biblical and Theological Studies

51

BL 101 Old Testament Survey I 3
BL 102 Old Testament Survey II 3
BL 111 Hermeneutics 3
BL 151 New Testament Survey I 3
BL 152 New Testament Survey II 3
HS 201 Church History I 3
HS 202 Church History II 3
HS 305 Baptist History 3
LN 231 Greek I 3
LN 232 Greek II 3
LN 321 Hebrew I 3
LN 322 Hebrew II 3
TH 211 Christian Theology I 3
TH 212 Christian Theology II 3
TH 311 Christian Theology III 3
BL — Restricted Electives
Choose any two Bible courses at the 200-400 level.
6

Major Studies

30

CE 101 Introduction to Christian Education 3
CE 111 Introduction to Family Ministry 3
CE 238 Leadership Principles and Practices 3
CN 101 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 3
PR 205 Preaching I 3
PR 206 Preaching II 3
PR 401 Advanced Expository Preaching 3
PW 315 Pastoral Ministry and Leadership 3
TH 331 World Religions 3
WL 181 Introduction to Worship for the Evangelical Church 3

General Electives

6

Total Degree Hours

129

Prerequisite: CP 100. Students needing this course should register for it during their first semester of study. All course work is completed online through Moodle. There is no charge for this course.

Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.

2. Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.

3. Students will be able to preach and/or teach Scripture clearly and passionately so as to engage the mind and move the heart.

4. Students will be able to demonstrate an advanced ability to prepare and delivery expository sermons.

5. Students will be able to describe and defend the biblical qualifications and practical responsibilities of week to week pastoral ministry.




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