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Learning Outcomes

As followers of Jesus Christ and servant leaders of the Church, we are called to:

 

Gain Knowledge – The graduate will interpret ministry contexts in relation to Scripture and human sciences.

• The graduate will explicate the grand narrative of Scripture that culminates in the redemptive work of God in Jesus.

• The graduate will integrate critical thinking and theological reflection into his/her ministry.

• The graduate will formulate principles of ministry in light of Scripture.

• The graduate will evaluate culture to participate in the mission of God.

• The graduate will exhibit the skills of graduate-level research.

• The graduate will analyze current ministry practices in light of Christian history.

 

Pursue Wholeness – The graduate will embody Christ-like wholeness, leading to professional character.

• The graduate will exhibit the value of community for developing personal wholeness.

• The graduate will embrace the other with compassion.

• The graduate will integrate personal reflection to fulfill personal growth goals.

• The graduate will evaluate the effectiveness of spiritual disciplines for spiritual formation.

• The graduate will echo the fruit of the Spirit through professional dispositions.

• The graduate will affirm trust in God for challenging circumstances.

 

Change Lives – The graduate will align principles and skills to transform his/her ministry context.

• The graduate will apply essential practical skills to his/her ministry context.

• The graduate will evaluate models of transformation.

• The graduate will implement the theories and methods specific to his/her chosen ministry.

• The graduate will engage the tension of competing spheres within Church and culture.

• The graduate will practice effective forms of communication in her/his ministry context.

• The graduate will demonstrate proficiency in basic skills relevant to his/her ministry