PROGRAM OUTCOMES
 

Master of Arts in Christian Studies

Upon completing the Master’s Degree in

Christian Studies, students will

 

Outcome 1

Remember and outline the covenantal structure of Christian Scripture and explain its primary purposes to reveal the Triune God’s redemptive aims for the world, in order to equip the covenant people of God as representative agents of Christ’s kingdom.

Outcome 2

Demonstrate skillful biblical exegesis and communication skills by selecting appropriate texts to summarize and apply the Gospel to more than one audience, calling them to follow Jesus Christ in a variety of social and cultural contexts.

 

Outcome 3

Describe the life of Christians in relation to the Holy Spirit’s work and create a personal and ministry formation plan (which includes prayer as an integral element) that identifies areas for growth in demonstrating the Spirit’s fruit as well as areas of service in which to deploy the Spirit’s gifts for equipping the church. 

 

Outcome 4

Demonstrate sound theological method by analyzing and evaluating how existing summaries of scriptural teaching form the worship and witness of the Church, and by creating new summaries of scriptural teaching for liturgical and field-based ministries.

  

Outcome 5

Demonstrate interpersonal skills and cultural intelligence by designing ministry activities that are faithful to God’s Word and fitting for their local context in God’s World in order to cultivate the Church’s mission to love and worship the Triune God and to love and serve their neighbors in ministries of word and deed.

Graduate Certificate in Christian Studies

Upon completing the Graduate Certificate in Christian Studies, students will:

Outcome 1

Remember and outline the covenantal structure of Christian Scripture and explain its primary purposes to reveal the Triune God’s redemptive aims for the world, in order to equip the covenant people of God as representative agents of Christ’s kingdom.

Outcome 2

Demonstrate skillful biblical exegesis and communication skills by selecting appropriate texts to summarize and apply the Gospel to more than one audience, calling them to follow Jesus Christ in a variety of social and cultural contexts.

Program Outcomes