CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN CHURCH MINISTRY

The certificate program offered by the seminary is specially designed to train believers in obtaining the basic equipment in the field where they are called to serve, so that they are involved in the ministry, regardless of the mind and spiritual qualities of ministry, the Bible and the foundation of theology, and the knowledge and skills of the ministry, are fully mastered and can serve God and believers more effectively in the church.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN CHURCH MINISTRY PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

There are currently four areas of concentration studies under this Certificate program.  Through studying in Foundational and Concentration subjects, graduates should be able to:

  1. Use the Biblical interpretation skills to present the different teachings of the Bible more effectively
  2. Use the evangelistic and missionary knowledge, methods, and techniques learned in the classroom to proclaim the gospel more effectively.
  3. Be a person who is teachable and able to teach others through the techniques of Christian education, cultivation and discipleship training learned in the classroom.
  4. Be more effective in visitation and counseling ministry by learning the different needs of different stages of human growth in the classroom, and the more understanding and compassionate of the heart of a pastor and brothers and sisters.
  5. Through the classroom to learn the promotion and understanding of worship, correctly understand the role of pastor, more effectively develop practical skills, and lead the congregation to have better worship.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN CHURCH MINISTRY PROGRAM STRUCTURE & REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION

There are four concentrations under this Certificate Program, which are Evangelism & Mission, Pastoral Care & Counseling, Faith Cultivation & Spiritual Growth, and Worship & Church Music Ministry.  Total program units are 29, in which 17 units are Foundational Courses and 12 units are Ministry Courses.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN CHURCH MINISTRY
FOUNDATIONAL COURSES

 CPCM111   Minister’s Spiritual Characters                                            2
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CPCM112   Serving & Spiritual Growth                                                   .
CPCM121   Biblical Background                                                               3
CPCM122   Intro to Old Testament                                                         3
CPCM123   Intro to New Testament                                                        3
Two Electives                                                                                                6

Total Foundational Courses                                                          17

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN CHURCH MINISTRY
MINISTRY COURSES

Evangelism & Mission Concentration                                                     *
Pastoral Care & Counseling Concentration                                            *
Christian Ed & Spiritual Growth Concentration                                    *
Worship & Church Music Ministry Concentration                                *

Total Ministry Courses (per each concentration)    12

*Evangelism & Mission                                                                    12
CPCM231  Evangelism & Apologetics                                                       3
CPCM232   Personal Evangelism: from Theory to Practice                 3
CPCM233   Short-Term Mission Ministry                                               3
CPCM234   Evangelism & Strategies of Mission                                     3

*Pastoral Care & Counseling                                                         12
CPCM211   Intro to Pastoral Theology                                                      3
CPCM212   Personal Growth & Needs                                                      3
CPCM213   Caring & Visitation Ministry                                                  3
CPCM214   Love & Marital Counseling                                                     3

*Christian Ed & Spiritual Growth                                                 12
CPCM221   Intro to Devotional Theology                                                  3
CPCM222   Growth Psychology & Spiritual Cultivation                         3
CPCM223   Shepherding & Discipleship Training                                   3
CPCM224   Shepherding Family & Discipleship Training                      3

*Worship & Church Music Ministry                                             12
CPCM241   Intro to Church Music Ministry                                             3
CPCM242   Intro to Worship Ministry                                                      3
Choose two from the following:
CPCM243   Beginning Music Theory & Note Reading                           3
CPCM244   Techniques of Singing & Choral Performance                    3
CPCM245   Techniques of Keyboard Playing                                         (3)
CPCM246   Techniques of Leading Choirs & Worship Teams           (3)

 Total Program Requirements                                                        29