Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

The Master of Divinity degree prepares students for full-time Christian ministry. It is the flagship program of Beeson Divinity School.

Graduates of the M.Div. program will

  1. Demonstrate the ability to be able interpreters of the Scriptures in the preparation of expositions of the biblical text.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to use relevant biblical, historical, ethical, and theological data and methodology to articulate key evangelical doctrines and their significance to the life and work of the church in denominational context.
  3. Demonstrate the understanding and disposition necessary for personal growth in Christlikeness, in vital relationship to the life and work of Christian ministry.
  4. Demonstrate the understanding and disposition necessary for faithful and e ective gospel ministry in changing cultural contexts.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to prepare and deliver oral sermons that exhibit thorough exegetical and theological analysis of biblical texts in context, and that communicate the word of God clearly and persuasively.
  6. Students will demonstrate competency in the practice of the pastoral arts, as evidenced by a healthy understanding of pastoral vocation, a rm commitment to growth in pastoral identity and theological re ection, and love for God expressed through humble service to others for the sake of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
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