The Master of Ministry program is designed to equip individuals who desire to increase their knowledge in areas of ministry through community and practical application based on an understanding of our true spiritual heritage of the Organic-Open Church in the New Testament. This program provides excellent training for those who desire to grow in a deeper relationship with the Lord and what it means to be His disciple and an integral part of the Body of Christ. The Master of Ministry is open to all those who desire serve the Body of Christ in various capacities as well as vocations. This program provides in-depth training of applied ministry such as leadership and teaching and is ideal for those with apostolic, prophetic, pastoral, teaching and evangelistic gifts as well other ministry gifts that support the equipping of the saints in the Body of Christ.
There are 12 courses in this program
APTH 5600: Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God (Graduate)
This course is a wonderful investigation of God’s call to live in spirit and in truth. You will learn the importance of the illumination of scripture and the application of revelation knowledge as a means to living the victorious Spirit-filled life. Key topics include an examination of the limitations of reasoned (human) knowledge, the role of theology and doctrine, and the place of revelation knowledge in renewing the mind. This course is the prerequisite to all other courses in the Master of Ministry program.
APTH 5650: Kingdom Dynamics: Living According to the Kingdom
This course will help define what the Gospel of the Kingdom is, and how we can live in the principles and attitudes of the Kingdom more fully. You will examine the Sermon on the Mount, which has been called the Manifesto of the King. We will take a verse-by-verse examination of this to see how we should be developing in character as its citizens, and what the relationship of the Kingdom of Heaven is to the world.
APTH 5675: Becoming An Agent of Change: Contemporary Ethics
In this course we will examine the basis of Christian ethics. We will study God’s Word to discover the precepts and principles we are given about such subjects as sex, family, honesty, suicide, abortion, the education of children, economics, humanism, and more. We will discover the character of God which provides the foundation of the commands and learn to apply the Test of Truth and the Evidence of Truth in any circumstance.
APTH 5725: The Organic Body of Christ: A Return to New Testament Foundations
This course will introduce you to God’s true design for the Body of Christ as laid out in the New Testament. You will also investigate ‘modern’ church and leadership practices and gain a deep understanding of the Church as a living organism not an institutional organization.
INTC 5700: The Supernatural Power of Intercessory Prayer
Whether you have been an intercessor for years or are just beginning to explore this exciting topic, you will be instructed and inspired by this course. You will be exposed to many different methodologies for organizing and engaging in intercessory prayer.
MINN 5200: Finding Your Purpose: Understanding the Five Fold Ministry
This course is an in-depth examination of the ministry gifts of apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers. Jesus gave gifts to men. Discover how these gifts function together in the church "to prepare God's people for works of service". This study will help you further understand God's call on your life.
MINN 5450: Teaching with Power: Spirit-Anointed Teaching
This course will inspire you to enjoy the benefits of experiencing God and sensing the transmission of the life flow of the precious Holy Spirit in a group setting. You will be taught how to make every group meeting a time of encounter with the Lord where each individual receives an impartation of the anointing of the Holy Spirit.
MLDS 5350: Leading in the Spirit of Humility: Servant Leadership
This course will take a look at God’s plan for leadership in His Church. Every major passage of Scripture dealing with the subject will be carefully studied. You will also study various material on the subject to understand the essentials of cultivating a servant's heart.
MLDS 5360: The Delegation of God's Authority: Supernatural Leadership
This course will inspire you regarding how the Lord revealed His eternal purpose for us when He created us to have dominion in the earth. You will walk in a new boldness as you live in victory over Satan and demon powers in your daily life and ministry.
PHIL 5255: Developing a Global Worldview: World Religious Perspectives
This course will give you a practical historical and comparative survey of the principal beliefs and practices of the world's major religions. You will study the religions of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Shinto and Taoism as well as other major worldviews.
THEO 5475: The Supernatural Power of the Blood Covenant
This course will help you understand the concept of a blood covenant and how it relates to the covenant God has made for us through Jesus Christ. You will learn the basic blood covenant ritual and how God made it known to Adam, Abraham, Moses, and the prophets as a picture of the blood of the everlasting covenant He made for us with the Lord Jesus Christ.
MMIN 5900: M.Min. Project/Thesis
In this course, you will work on a faculty-guided project or thesis related to your interests in your area of applied ministry. Your project will integrate creativity, relevance and integrity to produce a work of the highest quality.