Minor in Biblical Preaching

The minor in Biblical Preaching 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 Director: Dr. Mark R. Stevenson

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will

  1. Effectively communicate the message of the biblical text.

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) Minor in Biblical Preaching (English Bible)
  • 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

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

17 credits

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