In 2000 there are five million pastors and ministry
leaders. By 2050 we need ten million pastors and
Christian leaders transforming the world, one person
and one neighborhood at a time.
seeks students who desire to equip
the body of Christ to fulfill The Great Commandment (to love God with all
our hearts) and The Great Commission (to make disciples in all the world).
To prepare the students for future leadership and maximum influence, we
have established the following three priorities:
HEART FOR GOD
At the heart of a leader is the conviction that
he must be about the business of serving God. A heart fully dedicated to
Jesus Christ and a will surrendered to serving Him are the foundation for
ministry. A leader must walk in the power of the Holy Spirit and live a
holy life. Success in ministry and in life comes through faithful
obedience to God.
The student will be taught to determine truth
critically, as measured by the Word of God and personal and historical
experience. Knowledge and skills are most effective when flowing from a
biblically grounded mind. The classes and faculty are the main
elements for fulfilling this purpose.
FIELD MINISTRY EDUCATION
Men and women are equipped for ministry through
active, supervised involvement in a church or mission setting. There is
supervised personal training each week in evangelism, discipleship,
leadership, communication, and community involvement. These aspects are
developed in the context of a team which helps build relational skills and
a unified spirit. Students may also participate in cross-cultural ministry
and world missions. Ministry involvement not only allows the student to
apply his or her learning, but results in classroom discussion from a real
life perspective. A biblical approach leads us to such a mastery model of