Certificate in Church Planting and Revitalization
The Certificate in Church Planting and Revitalization prepares pastors and lay people for church contexts in which a fresh approach is necessary. Church planters and pastors in dying churches will both gain a theological foundation and essential skills for cooperating with the Spirit to bring new life to a church.
This Certificate is for anyone who wants have the knowledge and practical insight to start a new church or revive a dying church. A part-time student can complete the Certificate in 4 semesters.
The entire program can be completed online, allowing you to participate in the program from anywhere in the world! All credits earned in the Certificate can be applied towards a Master of Arts or Master of Divinity degree at WBS.
The Certificate in Church Planting and Revitalization contains 8 courses, totaling 24 credits, which cover the foundations of Christian theology and biblical interpretation, with a strong emphasis on practical skills for effective ministry.
|DS 505||Discipleship and Spiritual Formation||3|
|Biblical and Theological Foundations|
|NT 531||The Gospels||3|
|HT 520||History of Christian Thought||3|
|PH 610||Moral Theology and the Gospel||3|
|MS 508||Missionary Principles and Methods||3|
|EV 630||Church Planting and Refocusing Churches||3|
|HT 620||The Church Planting Movement||3|