Mentored Field Ministry
MFM 500E – Discovering & Developing Your Ministry Potential, Lectures By: Terry Burns, D. Min., Ron Marrs, Ph.D. This personal assessment course uses a variety of tools that will assist you in gaining a greater insight into how your personality, gifting and experience might best be matched with potential ministry opportunities. Attention will be given to gaining maximum profit from formal and informal ministry training. An additional materials fee may be charged. Required of all MA (BTS). MA (SM) and M.Div. students during their first year of studies. This course may not be accelerated. 2 credits. (Cohort offered 3 times a year)
MFM 500H – Discovering & Developing Your Ministry Potential (Hybrid), Lectures By: Ron Marrs, Ph.D. This personal assessment course uses a wide variety of tools that will enable you to gain greater insight into how your gifting, personality, passion, and background might best be matched with potential ministry opportunities. Substantial attention will also be given on how to gain maximum profit from formal and informal ministry training. Additional materials fees may be charged. Required of all ONLINE MA (BTS) students during their first semester of studies. 2 credits.
MFM501E-504E - Mentored Field Ministry, Terry Burns, D. Min. This course is designed to help students gain greater confidence and competence in the actual practice of those ministry skills that will be needed in the student’s anticipated ministry role. Mentoring is provided through both individual meetings with an “experienced practitioner” and peer ministry reflection groups. Current involvement in field ministry is required for enrollment. Students should plan on taking one unit of this course over four different semesters to enable sufficient breadth of ministry experience and pastoral mentoring. Prerequisite: MFM 500. (Entry into this Cohort by acadimic petition only)