Certificate of Ministry

The Certificate of Ministry (C.Min.) is granted for demonstration of an initial set of competencies associated with doing ministry according to the Way of Christ and His Apostles. 

Specific Program Objectives:

  • Master Scripture relevant to church and leadership development at an initial level, particularly through study of the biblical theology of Acts and the Pauline Epistles.
  • Reflect on contributions of leading scholars regarding church and leadership development.
  • Address basic issues related to church and leadership development and analyze Scripture and other contributions related to those issues.
  • Formulate conclusions and personal applications regarding those basic issues.

The C.Min. is offered by distance education to existing and emerging leaders rooted in local churches, church networks, and other ministry organizations in order to help them be trained and recognized as part of a ministry leadership team that is one-minded in ministry vision and philosophy according to the Way of Christ and His Apostles.

The Certificate of Ministry is offered at the undergraduate and graduate assessment levels. The Certificate of Ministry with Additional Ministry Practicum is available at the undergraduate level. Credit earned in Certificate programs may be applied in its entirely to degree programs, as long as the credit matches the requirements of the degree programs.