Ministry Formation (MF)

MF500 –  Discovering & Developing Your Ministry Potential, For MA(BTS) students only. The purpose of this course will be to produce a personal portfolio which articulates how God has designed you for gospel-centered ministry in light of your unique passions, gifts, talents, learning styles, leadership styles, temperament, and experiences. You will indicate the roles and Christian organizations you are pursuing in vocational ministry. You will develop a plan for optimizing your study in seminary so as to grow in Christian character, for becoming skilled at developing strong personal relationships, and for developing ministry competencies essential for the vocation you are pursuing. 0 credits.

MF501 –  Discovering & Developing Your Ministry Potential. The purpose of this course will be to produce a personal portfolio which articulates how God has designed you for gospel-centered ministry in light of your unique passions, gifts, talents, learning styles, leadership styles, temperament, and experiences. You will indicate the roles and Christian organizations you are pursuing in vocational ministry. You will develop a plan for optimizing your study in seminary so as to grow in Christian character, for becoming skilled at developing strong personal relationships, and for developing ministry competencies essential for the vocation you are pursuing. 2 credits.

MF531 - Ministry Formation I. You will engage in ministry in a local church or Christian organization in order to increase ministry competencies and grow in Christian character. You will develop skills in theological reflection in community as you discuss actual ministry case studies. You will attain skills to be a lifelong learner through the implementation of a personal development plan. You will learn how to gain wisdom from an experienced ministry mentor and you will become adePTat receiving healthy feedback from others in the Christian community. Prerequisite: MF500. 0 credits (Pass/No pass).

MF532 - Ministry Formation II. An individualized course designed to expand and deepen a student’s ministry competencies, grow in character, and/or improve personal and interpersonal skills in a particular area of ministry. A learning contract will be developed that includes a ministry mentor at a specific ministry site. This individualized study will provide flexibility for a student to focus on needed areas of ministry leadership development. Prerequisite: MF501. 0 credits (Pass/No pass).

MF533 - Ministry Formation III. An individualized course designed to expand and deepen a student’s ministry competencies, grow in character, and/or improve personal and interpersonal skills in a particular area of ministry. A learning contract will be developed that includes a ministry mentor at a specific ministry site. This individualized study will provide flexibility for a student to focus on needed areas of ministry leadership development. Prerequisite: MF501. 0 credits (Pass/No pass).

MF534 - Ministry Formation IV. An individualized course designed to expand and deepen a student’s ministry competencies, grow in character, and/or improve personal and interpersonal skills in a particular area of ministry. A learning contract will be developed that includes a ministry mentor at a specific ministry site. This individualized study will provide flexibility for a student to focus on needed areas of ministry leadership development. Prerequisite: MF501. 0 credits (Pass/No pass).

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