Courses during the 1415-20 term
Focuses on the history of Christian spirituality, examining the theological assumptions that have shaped that history. Direction Module One: History, Theology, and Models of Spiritual Direction
How children develop physically, mentally, emotionally, morally, and in faith, and become meaningful members of the faith community. Child advocacy issues examined.
Administration is a ministry that empowers other ministries. Leaders in the church must therefore understand how to lead and manage effectively in order to strengthen existing ministries and launch new ones. This course will consider developing specific administrative disciplines to align and effectively empower dynamic and vital ministries

Application of historic patterns of Christian spiritual direction to multi-cultural contexts, including examination of issues of religious pluralism.

The foundational contribution of John Wesley to the history, doctrine, and polity of Methodism. The Methodist tradition in the U.S. through the 19th century. Prerequisite: 13-501 or 13-502
Understanding how administrative practices are informed by images of the church as a covenant community. Effective leadership, authority, and power issues.
Develops a basic understanding of key doctrinal themes such as trinity, Christology, pneumatology, soteriology, ecclesiology, anthropology, creation, and eschatology. Explores basic theological questions and role of doctrine in the church. Prereq: 11-500 or 12-500