Christian Theology and Practice

The Doctor of Ministry in Christian Theology and Practice is 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)


Four Foundational Seminars (16 hours):

  • Biblical Theological Foundations for the Doctrine of God
  • Contemporary Issues of Christology & Atonement
  • The Spirit of God and the People of God
  • Issues in Contemporary Evangelical Theology

Next Steps

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