Minor in Biblical Preaching

Bible & Ministry Department

Overview

The minor in Pastoral Ministry is a program of study designed to prepare students for effective preaching ministry in the local church. Coursework for the minor can be used to fulfill elective requirements in a major area of study. It builds on the courses on Hermeneutics, Biblical book study, and Homiletics or Biblical Teaching in the degree program core.

Program Type
Minor
Total Credits
17 - 22
Program Director
Dr. Mark Stevenson
Program Requirements

A minor in Biblical Preaching is available in one of two possible pathways: one for those who have taken at least 2 years of biblical Greek or Hebrew and another for English Bible.

Minor in Biblical Preaching (with Greek or Hebrew)

New Testament Greek Language and Grammar 1 (FL 102) and
New Testament Greek Language and Grammar 2 (FL 104)
OR
Biblical Hebrew Language and Grammar 1 (FL 103) and
Biblical Hebrew Language and Grammar 2 (FL 105)

Introduction to Greek Syntax and Exegetical Method (FL 202) and
Introduction to New Testament Greek Exegesis (FL 204)
OR
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax and Exegetical Method (FL 203) and
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Exegesis (FL 205)

Homiletics 1 (BT 322 )
Homiletics 2 (BT 332)
Homiletics Lab 1 (BT 323)
Homiletics Lab 2 (BT 333)

22 credits

Minor in Biblical Preaching (English Bible)

English Bible book study: 2 courses
Teaching Bible (EM 321)
Homiletics 1 (BT 322)
Homiletics 2 (BT 332)
Homiletics Lab 1 (BT 323)
Homiletics Lab 2 (BT 333)

17 credits

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Effectively communicate the message of the biblical text