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Academic Programs

Department of Religion & Philosophy

The goals for the Department are as follows:

  • Develop a style of service and ministry which cares for the full range of human needs.
  • Be equipped for immediate ministry vocations in churches, para-church organization, etc., by balancing biblical and theological education with the practical skills necessary for ministry.
  • Have the necessary foundation on which to pursue theological education at the graduate level.
  • Develop skills in interpersonal relationships which reflect biblical values.
  • Learn how to study the Bible and to relate its message to today’s world.
  • Be acquainted with the major philosophies and religious systems of the world.
  • Be especially prepared for ministry within the Missionary Church or the student’s own denomination, with an awareness of the Body of Christ.