Those studying preaching ministry become familiar with the nature, function, and responsibilities of the located ministry. Emphasis is placed on preaching, biblical leadership, and congregational development. Students learn to plan and prepare biblical sermons to meet the needs of a congregation. They will also learn to provide responsible ministry, guidance, and referrals to persons in need of professional counseling. (This program is available onsite as a major or a minor.)
Graduates who complete the Preaching Ministry program often serve in churches as a pulpit minister. Some graduates may serve in a multiple-staff setting at a larger church. Ministry opportunities are available for students on weekends. After completion, graduates may pursue further degrees to develop specialized leadership skills.
This program may be the right choice for you if:
The Preaching Ministry degree program can either be pursued as a four year major or as a minor in conjunction with our other major options. With classes like Foundations of Preaching, Practical Ministries, and Ministerial Counseling, the Preaching Program is designed to:
In this program, you can expect: