This course prepares students to confront the challenges of conflict in ministry with the necessary skills that can transform conflicts into opportunities for the collective growth of character. Conflict transformation practices promote healthy communities that are based on Biblical values of compassion, peacemaking and restorative justice.
Foundations of Mission and Ministry I (REL‑253)
Foundations of Mission and Ministry I
An introductory study of the biblical and theological foundations and the historical development of mission. Selected current issues and problems will be examined.
Spiritual Formation for Ministry (REL‑255)
Spiritual Formation for Ministry
This course seeks to ground students in an understanding of ministry shaped by Trinitarian theology. Furthermore, it offers a variety of tools to enable students to develop spiritual practices drawn from ancient, tested traditions to encourage a balanced spiritual life that can sustain the challenges and joys of ministry.