Ministry

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MIN-101 CHURCH MINISTRY TO FAMILIES (3)
This course provides a strategy framework within which Christians can minister to families in a
rational and effective way. Includes families, widows, single parents, creation and nurture of
support networks, etc..


MIN-129 EXCELLENCE IN MINISTRIES (3)
A study of the biblical foundation of the church, with regard to the Master’s plan for expansion and
ministry.


MIN-131 MINISTRY GIFTS (3)
Illustrates the empowering of the church to use it’s gifts. The use of these gifts given by the Holy
Spirit allows the body to reach out to hurts and needs and minister effectively in the community.


MIN-136 PRACTICAL MINISTRIES I (3)
The first in a series of two courses teaching the basic practical ministries. This course covers the
areas of Music, Youth, and Education in the church.


MIN-136 PRACTICAL MINISTRIES II (3)
The second in a series of two courses teaching the basic practical ministries. This course covers the
areas of weddings, funerals, and special events.


MIN-140 MINISTRIES ORIENTATION (3)
Orientation of church ministries, officers, internal and outreach ministries.


MIN-141-ABC MINISTRY LAB (3)
Ministry Lab is designed to give students the opportunity for practical hands-on experience, along
with instruction in planning, organizing, and administering ministry in the church. The student and
the Dean will set up each lab course. A different ministry area for each trimester. Not to be repeated
in any ministry area in the same scholastic year. Includes 15 hours of service each trimester (1 unit
for A, 1 unit for B, 1 unit for C; 15 hours each; total 45 hours) and must be signed off by Ministry
Lab supervisor and the dean on the grade card.


MIN-155 BEGINNING HOMILETICS (3)
This course defines expository preaching, then gives a step by step process of preparing and
preaching an expository sermon, showing how to derive a sermon structure from the biblical text.


MIN-206 EVANGELISM (3)
MIN-206 PERSONAL EVANGELISM (3)
This course covers the biblical foundations of evangelism, conversion and regeneration, how to
lead a person to a decision for Christ, age-specific techniques, team efforts, visitation, mentoring
new believers, and the importance of prayer in the entire process of evangelism.


MIN-209 DEVOTIONAL RESOURCES (3)
A study dealing with some of the richest devotional literature and wisdom of the past, combined
with insights from theology, counseling, psychology of religion and prayer experiences.

MIN-211 THE LEADER'S CALLING

MIN-213 LEADING WITH THE WORD

MIN-214LEADING WITH TEAMS

MIN-215 LEADER'S POTENTIAL


MIN-241-ABC MINISTRY LAB (3)
Same as MIN-141-ABC.


MIN-301 CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP (3)
An integrating course for students, particularly those who prepare for the vocation in religious
education. Specific areas covered are the recruitment and training of workers, supervision of the
learning situation, promotional work and relationships with the pastor and the local church.


MIN-331 CHRISTIAN COUNSELING (3)
This is a course with a broad base of counseling information, but focusing on current problems
(such as aids and eating disorders) faced by counselors.


MIN-305 CHURCH BUILDING MAINTENANCE (3)
A behind the scenes look at the church of today. Learn what it takes to organize maintenance
records, grounds keeping and all other routine maintenance procedures.


MIN-320 PRAISE & WORSHIP (3)
The student is introduced to the elements of music notation through class lectures. Emphasis is
upon the values and use of music in worship and how the students may lead group singing through
understanding of technique and practical assignments. The components of church worship will be
examined.

MIN-331CHRISTIAN counseling


MIN-341-ABC MINISTRY LAB (3)
Same as MIN-141-ABC.


MIN-400 PRINCIPLES OF CHURCH LEADERSHIP (3)
A course designed to gain new perspective in leadership. Help for the student to develop the
ministry of leadership to the fullest degree.


MIN-401 PRINCIPLES OF CHURCH MANAGEMENT (3)
MIN-401 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (3)
A course designed to point out principles and practices of good business management of pastors.
Church finances, use of computers and other related areas will be covered.


MIN-402 PRINCIPLES OF ADMINISTRATION (3)
MIN-402 CHURCH ADMINISTRATION (3)
This courses an overview of principles of church administration. Topics will be focused on
organizational structuring and management. Special emphasis will be placed on pastor’s role.


MIN-404 PERSONAL EVANGELISM (3)
This course provides specific and practical help so the student will be confident in sharing his/her
personal beliefs with unbelievers.

MIN-405  CHURCH ADMINISTRATION (3)


MIN-406 EXPOSITORY PREACHING (3)
This course analyzes thirteen notable puppeteers, knowing how they obtain sermon ideas, choose
and study a biblical text, select illustrations, and use commentaries. A sermon from each speaker
displays their ideas in action.


MIN-409 TIME & MONEY MANAGEMENT (3)
This course analysis financial practices for the growing church. Focus will be on budgeting,
economic forecasts, and fund raising. The area of time management will be discussed. Improving
distribution of time, how not to waste time, effective time forecasting.


MIN-413 MINISTRY OF GROWTH (3)
An introductory course dealing with biblical principles of church growth. Emphasis will be directed
toward developing strategies that will result in strong, established churches.


MIN-416 PASTORAL INTERNSHIP (12)
This course shall be the accomplishment of the duties of a pastor or assistant pastor for a period of
not less than four years.


MIN 422 INTRODUCTION TO APOLOGETICS (3)
Explore the evidence substantiating the claims of Christianity. This course will take you step-by-step through
the well documented evidence. Video also available

MIN-423/523 UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE: MINISTRY TO ALL STAGES OF LIFE (3)
This course helps the Bible teacher enhance ministry skills to work with people more effectively


MIN-441-ABC MINISTRY LAB (3)
Same as MIN-141ABC.


MIN-501 CHURCH EVANGELISM (3)
This course presents the documented evidence that the future is open for new dynamic evangelical
leadership. New directions for evangelical leadership are explored.


MIN-504 CHRISTIAN ETHICS (3)
An examination of the various ethical systems in the light of scripture. Special problems are studied
from a cross-cultural perspective.


MIN-511 HOMILETICS I (3)
This course is designed to make you a better preacher. Methods of preaching used by some
outstanding pulpiteers will be studied with a view to applying their techniques to the student’s
ministry.


MIN-512 HOMILETICS II (3)
In this course the student writes a sermon and then presents the methodology by which the sermon
is developed. The presentation will be made on audio tape and the student will submit the sermon
along with a written critique.


MIN-611 HOMILETICS III (3)
In this course the student writes a series of sermons and then makes the presentation on audio tape.
The student will submit the tapes and written sermons, along with a written critique.


MIN-612 HOMILETICS IV (3)
In this course the student writes a series of sermons and then makes the presentation on videotape.
The student will submit the tapes and written sermons, along with a written critique.


MIN-660 MINISTRY INTERNSHIP (9)
Participation in an in-depth exposure to the practical aspects of ministry by the student. Student
interaction and involvement in ministry experience. All participation is guided and reviewed by
qualified church leaders.


MIN-704 CHURCH RECORDS (2)
Consideration will be given to the scope of church clerical work. Included in the study will be the
qualifications, opportunities, challenges, and responsibility of the church clerical worker.


MIN-707 THE CHURCH LIBRARY (2)
A study of the library in the local church from the standpoint of need room, and equipment,
librarian, selection of books, classification, card catalogue, and use.


MIN-801 CHURCH OFFICERS (2)
The qualifications, duties and opportunities of church officers will be reviewed. Consideration will
be given to the planning of proper buildings and the use of these. (Christian education, church
membership expansion).