Ministry in African-American contexts

Certificate in Ministry in the African-American Church

The Certificate in Ministry in the African-American Church prepares students to minister effectively in the context of the African-American Church. Students will gain important skills and insight for preaching, discipling, leading, and ministering in predominantly African-American contexts. If you want to be equipped with the biblical insight, theological knowledge, and ministry skills for effective ministry, this certificate program is for you.

1-2 years

program length




Next Start Date

January 10, 2022

Ministry in the African-American Church courses

Spiritual Formation
DS 505Discipleship and Spiritual Formation 3
Biblical and Theological Foundations
NT 531The Gospels 3
HT 520History of Christian Thought 3
PH 610Moral Theology and the Gospel3
African-American Church Ministry Concentration
PM 600Proclamation and Discipleship in the African American Church3
PM 603Ministering to the African American Church3
PM 604Theological Issues in the African American Church3
PM 704Leadership in the African American Church3

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