Faith Builders Educational Programs, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience
Introduction to Ministry (with tour) MIN 160T
39 hours (4 weeks); plus required 80 hours of lab work.
August 2011 - Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: articulate values and beliefs that guide the educational experience at Faith Builders Educational Programs; investigate their personal calling and evaluate ministry opportunities accordingly; analyze service opportunities in our world today and propose effective means of meeting human needs; summarize New Testament principles and techniques of serving others, especially as exemplified in the ministry of Jesus; identify common temptations in ministry and evaluate personal vulnerabilities; develop and demonstrate leadership and teamwork in ministry teams; and develop group-building activities for ministry teams.
Major topics covered in the course are: the discipleship philosophy of Faith Builders; calling and servanthood in the church and in the world; five essentials for service; understanding the heart of a servant; common temptations; spirit-filled service; and team work. Methods of instruction include: lecture and group work. Evaluation criteria include response papers, a final exam, and journaling.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Ministry Studies (10/15) (10/20 revalidation).