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Master of
Transformative Ministry

The interdisciplinary Master of Transformative Ministry program will equip students for dynamic leadership roles in churches and parachurch organizations.

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Master of Transformative Ministry (MTM)

The interdisciplinary Master of Transformative Ministry program will equip students for dynamic leadership roles in churches and parachurch organizations. Under the guidance of experienced ministry professionals, students learn to partner with the Holy Spirit to transform individuals, communities, and organizations as they embrace the emerging Kingship of God. Course and project options allow students to explore personal interests, applying course insights to their own ministry contexts.

The program is designed for men and women entering Christian leadership as a second career, experienced pastors who desire to upgrade their knowledge and skills, and young ministers seeking a deeper foundation for effective Kingdom work. Courses are organized around four themes: The Theology of Transformation, Personal Transformation, Community Transformation, and Organizational Transformation.

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS

  • Church Ministry
  • Parachurch Ministry
  • Nonprofit Organizations
WHAT COURSES WILL I TAKE?

2016-2017 Required Courses. The Master of Transformative Ministry degree program consists of the following courses:

Theology of Transformation

THEO 510 The Emerging Kingship of God (3)

THEO 525 The Church as God’s Agent of Transformation (3)

PRMN 510 Preaching & Teaching for Change (3)

Personal Transformation

Choose one: (3)

THEO 535 Promoting Spiritual Formation & Discipleship (3) or

THEO 530 “Life Together” Retreat (3)

BUSI 542 Servant Leadership Theory & Development (3)

Community Transformation

MINI 530 Applied Family Systems Theory & Discipleship (3)

ICST 510 Reading & Redeeming Culture (3)

MINI 510 Contemporary Models for Holistic Ministry (3)

Organizational Transformation

Choose one (3) (3)

MINI 520 Church Administration (3) or

BUSI 544 Nonprofit Management (3)

BUSI 562 Strategic Planning & Change Management (3)

BUSI 552 Organizational Innovation & Creativity (3)

Choose one (3) (3)

MINI 591 Mentored Practicum (3) or

MINI 592 Supervised Project (3) or

MINI 593 Research Project (3)

TOTAL CREDITS IN DEGREE: (36)

Our Master of Transformative Ministry degree is designed to equip students with both the biblical foundation for transformative ministry and the skills to allow that foundation to find expression in a variety of ministry contexts.”

Wye Huxford, Chair
Biblical Studies Faculty