The role of the church musician in the ministry of music, including congregational song, keyboard accompaniment, choral groups, and instumental music. Integration of music into the liturgical, educational, and communal life of the chrurch. No prerequisite.
- Teacher: E. Byron Anderson
Examines the multi-cultural, ethnic, and religious dynamics that shape spiritual practice and the context in which spiritual formation is taught and nurtured.Direction Module Two: The spiritual journey, developmental issues, and the use of evaluative tools, including the Myers-Briggs Inventory and the Enneagram
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.
- Teacher: Barry Bryant
How children develop physically, mentally, emotionally, morally, and in faith, and become meaningful members of the faith community. Child advocacy issues examined.
- Teacher: Debora Junker
This course will engage students in an exploration of their implicit theologies, traditions of the Church, and several theological methods with the goal of enabling them to become reflective theologians in multiple contexts.Prereq: BIBHB500 or BIBNT500.
- Teacher: Christopher Baker