the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Biblical Spirituality

The Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Spirituality is designed to focus on spiritual formation. Seminars will include topics on spiritual disciplines, spiritual warfare, evangelism and discipleship, mentoring, and spiritual awakenings.

32 Hour D.Min.

  • Foundational Seminars (16 hours)
    • Introduction to Biblical Spirituality
    • Christian Classics
    • Biblical Spirituality in the Local Church
    • Spiritual Awakenings and Revivals
  • Contextualized Writing Seminar (8 hours)
  • Research Project and Methodology (8 hours)

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate an advanced understanding and integration of ministry into various theological disciplines.
  2. Students will be able to demonstrate applied knowledge & skills pertinent to his/her vocational ministry.
  3. Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use standard research tools and methods in the chosen field of study.
  4. Students will be able to research, plan, and implement a project relevant to his/her vocational ministry and to communicate the plan and its results effectively.
  5. Students will be able to contribute to the understanding and practice of ministry through the completion of a written project report suitable for inclusion in the seminary library.
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.