Christian Theology and Practice

The Doctor of Ministry in Christian Theology and Practice is specifically designed to provide students with a high level of engagement with the historical doctrines of the Christian faith while maintaining a focus on local church ministry.

This course of study will further equip pastors and leaders to rightly handle God’s word in various ministry contexts, understand the importance of theological reflection in pastoral ministry, and encourage leaders in the local church to pay close attention to their doctrine and practice.

Program of Study

This program of study is offered as a 32 Hour D.Min. degree.

Course curriculum includes:

  • Project Methodology (1 hour)
  • Intro to Doctoral Research & Writing (1 hour)
  • Four Foundational Seminars (16 hours)
  • Contextualized Writing Seminars (8 hours)
  • Ministry Research Project or Thesis (6 hours)


Seminars will include such topics as:

  • Biblical & Theological Foundations for Trinitarianism
  • Contemporary Issues in Christology & Atonement
  • Theology of the Church
  • Perspectives on Theological Systems

Next Steps

Now that you’ve discovered which program concentration is right for you we invite you to explore your next steps over on our admissions info page. Here you will find our admissions prerequisites, application deadlines, ministry field essays and more.
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