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Bachelor of Arts

The Church Planting concentration is designed for students desiring to serve as evangelistic leaders in the Western culture. Courses provide a foundational knowledge of engaging culture, communicating the Gospel, and leadership for starting new churches.

Concentration Objective

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to demonstrate ministry leadership skills necessary for starting new churches.


Concentration Course List

SO3000 Cultural Anthropology 3 credits 5 weeks

This course is an introduction to cultural anthropology. Attention will be given to the application of anthropology to Christian evangelization and mission.

CM4025 Advanced Teaching and Preaching 3 credits 5 weeks

This course is designed to build upon prior learning and experience with preaching and teaching. The focus of this course will be on the construction and delivery of narrative preaching and teaching of the Gospel.

CM4300 Growing a Great Commission Church 3 credits 5 weeks

This course is designed to provide the skills to grow a new church after the launch. The course will look at how to continue to develop a spiritually focused and strategically mobilized church to fulfill its role in God’s global mission

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum of 50 semester credits from an institution of higher learning accredited regionally or by ABHE.
  • Official transcript directly from all institutions previously attended.
  • GPA of 2.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale) on all prior work.
  • Application form and payment of Application Fee.

Any applicant not meeting the above-stated requirements may petition for consideration.