The Master of Divinity with a concentration in Leadership and Discipleship is a practitioner’s degree program that prepares persons for specialized ministry in church administration, leadership and discipleship. The program integrates theology with leadership through an expanded curriculum of leadership and discipleship courses.
|42410||Dynamics of Organizational Leadership||3|
|42450||Leading Change in the Local Church||3|
|45150||Models of Christian Discipleship||3|
|45250||Theological Anthropology and Christian Ministry||3|
|45400||Christian Teaching 1||3|
|Leadership and Discipleship Elective||3|
|Total Leadership and Discipleship Concentration Requirements||18|
1 Women who take 45400 as a part of the MDiv core should take a BGS course as an elective.
This core curriculum is required for the Master of Divinity degree in the Billy Graham School. It applies to all concentrations.
|31980||Written Communication (if required)2||(2)|
|Biblical and Theological Studies||42|
|20200||Introduction to the Old Testament I||3|
|20220||Introduction to the Old Testament II||3|
|20440||Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis or||3|
|22440||Greek Syntax and Exegesis|
|22200||Introduction to the New Testament I||3|
|22220||Introduction to the New Testament II||3|
|25100||Introduction to Church History I||3|
|25120||Introduction to Church History II||3|
|26200||Southern Baptist Heritage and Mission||3|
|27060||Systematic Theology I||3|
|27070||Systematic Theology II||3|
|27080||Systematic Theology III||3|
|29250||Survey of Christian Ethics||3|
|40150||Personal Spiritual Disciplines||3|
|Missions, Evangelism and Ministry||27|
|30000||Christian Preaching3 or||3|
|30020||Preaching Practicum3 or||3|
|40200||The Worshiping Church|
|32960||Introduction to Missiology||3|
|32980||World Religions and Christian Mission||3|
|34300||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|40301||Pastoral Ministry3 or||3|
|45260||Discipleship and Family Ministry|
|44920||Applied Ministry: BGS or||1|
|44930||Applied Ministry: Mission Trips/Partnership|
|Total Master of Divinity, Leadership and Discipleship Requirements||88|
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