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DM101 DA 3 The Ministry Leader 2/16
Burke
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 WSC 104 info »
Description
Concentrating on two primary elements, personal awareness and leadership practice, students are provided the opportunity to engage in a series of self-assessments leading to a statement of life vision. The leadership development process is also examined through case studies, leadership literature, and selected leadership concerns.
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
Classroom
WSC 104
Meetings
01/09–01/13 8:00a–5:00p WSC 104
DM101 IS 3 The Ministry Leader 5/16
Burke
MTWR 1/23–26 info »
Description
Concentrating on two primary elements, personal awareness and leadership practice, students are provided the opportunity to engage in a series of self-assessments leading to a statement of life vision. The leadership development process is also examined through case studies, leadership literature, and selected leadership concerns.
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"IS" means Israel
Dates
Meetings
01/23–01/26 12:00a–12:00a (Meets in NONE)
DM102 DA 3 Applied Research Project Development Seminar 16/16
Makidon
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/2–6 WSC 104 info »
Description
A "walk-through" of the development of the applied research and dissertation, including problem-statement, research question, hypotheses, research design, theoretical grounding and literature review, and biblical-theological foundation. The course also explores thesis-writing strategies and ministry research methods.
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
Classroom
WSC 104
Meetings
01/02–01/06 8:00a–5:00p WSC 104
DM102 GT 3 Applied Research Project Development Seminar: El Desarrollo del Proyecto Doct 6/16
Campos
Makidon
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/16–20 info »
Description
A "walk-through" of the development of the applied research and dissertation, including problem-statement, research question, hypotheses, research design, theoretical grounding and literature review, and biblical-theological foundation. The course also explores thesis-writing strategies and ministry research methods.
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"GT" means Guatemala
Dates
Meetings
01/16–01/20 8:00a–5:00p
DM103 01 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Edwards
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"01" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM103 02 3 Applied Research Project 0/1
Edwards
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"02" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM103 03 3 Applied Research Project 0/1
Edwards
Peterson
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"03" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM103 04 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Edwards
Wyrtzen
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"04" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM103 05 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Edwards
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"05" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM103 06 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Wofford
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"06" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM103 07 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Edwards
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"07" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM103 08 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Edwards
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"08" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM103 09 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Edwards
Peterson
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"09" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM103 10 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Berberian
Adams
Ponce Cuadra
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"10" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM103 11 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Edwards
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"11" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM103 12 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Berberian
Esqueda
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"12" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM103 13 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Edwards
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"13" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM103 14 3 Applied Research Project 1/1
Edwards
10/15–15 info »
Description
D.Min. studies culminate in the completion of an applied research project. A report of the student's project is submitted as a dissertation. Note that the term "applied research project" refers to the entire project. The term "dissertation" refers to the actual written document. Students should register for DM103 (paying three hours of tuition) the first term following the completion of 27 hours and all course requirements.
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"14" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM105 A 1 Applied Research Continuation 11/30
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
(no description available)
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM205 DA 3 Selected Topics of Biblical Issues in Today's Ministry: Understanding the Biblical Story 7/16
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 TODD 216 info »
Description
A study of selected biblical issues and their significance for ministry. This seminar typically involves a visiting professor and is offered based on student interest. May be repeated once for credit under a different topic.
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
Classroom
TODD 216
Meetings
01/09–01/13 8:00a–5:00p TODD 216
DM356-1 DA 6 Marriage and Family Ministry Cohort: Seminar 1 6/16
UMTWRFS see info 1/9–14, 1/15–17 TODD 320 info »
Description
(no description available)
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
Classroom
TODD 320
Meetings
01/09–01/14 8:00a–5:00p TODD 320
01/15–01/17 12:00a–12:00a TODD 320
DM410 DA 3 Homiletics Practicum 1/30
Tie
10/15–4/15 OFF  info »
Description
This practicum includes an evaluation of three of the student's videotaped sermons, the preparation and use of various means of obtaining feedback on his preaching from his congregation, and the development of a year's preaching plan. Normally open to students who are currently pastoring churches. Limited enrollment.
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM460 DA 3 Long-term Sermon Planning to Facilitate Life Change 9/16
Jeffress
Kaul
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 CAC 201 info »
Description
A method for developing a series of expository sermons on a book of the Bible or a topic. The preacher is able to know the central proposition of each sermon in a series before preaching the first sermon. This permits the creation of effective strategies for communication and life change.
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
Classroom
CAC 201
Meetings
01/09–01/13 8:00a–5:00p CAC 201
DM510 DA 3 Leadership Evaluation and Development 0/16
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
LEAD is an intensely personal smallgroup seminar in leadership assessment and development dealing with the personalized steps needed to identify and solve leadership obstacles. Spouses must participate in the course. It covers several areas of the life of the leader and his or her spouse: personal family history, marriage and family, personal life visions, preaching, and current ministry. Various resident periods available.
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM535 DA 3 Dev Leadership through Mentoring and Coaching 10/16
Anthony
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 WSC 105 info »
Description
A study of biblical principles for developing mentoring and/or coaching relationships with others and the value of mentoring in ministry. Students will learn to develop leaders for their church or ministry through this effective, biblical process.
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
Classroom
WSC 105
Meetings
01/09–01/13 8:00a–5:00p WSC 105
DM553-1 HO 3 Multicultural Ministry Cohort I 0/12
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 10/15–4/15 RGCY  info »
Description
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
DM605 GT 3 Select Topics of Nurture Issues in Today's Ministry: La Resolucion de Confl en Igles 8/16
Adams
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 info »
Description
A study of selected issues and their significance for ministry. This seminar typically involves a visiting professor and is offered based on student interest. May be repeated once for credit under a different topic.
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"GT" means Guatemala
Dates
Meetings
01/09–01/13 8:00a–5:00p
DM610 DA 3 The Primacy of the Minister's Spiritual Life 7/16
Wyrtzen
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/2–6 TODD 216 info »
Description
Given the rate of ministerial burnout and fallout, ministers must not neglect their own spiritual journey. This seminar addresses the struggles faced in ministry and offers realistic strategies of hope for ongoing spiritual maturation.
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
Classroom
TODD 216
Meetings
01/02–01/06 8:00a–5:00p TODD 216
DM625 IS 3 Discipleship Dynamics 5/16
MTWR 1/16–19 info »
Description
An examination of the concept of discipleship as defined by Christ as the seedbed strategy for developing Christian character. The characteristics of a disciple articulated in the Gospels are carefully correlated with the practice of discipleship in the church as described in the Epistles.
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"IS" means Israel
Dates
Meetings
01/16–01/19 12:00a–12:00a (Meets in NONE)
DM645 DA 3 Biblical Conflict Resolution I 0/16
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
(no description available)
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM705 DA 3 Select Topics of Theological Issues in Today's Ministry: Bib & Hist Studies in Israel 0/16
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
A study of selected theological issues and their significance for ministry. This seminar typically involves a visiting professor and is offered based on student interest. May be repeated once for credit under a different topic.
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"DA" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM901 01 3 Independent Study: Instrument Development 1/1
Wofford
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"01" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM901 02 3 Independent Study: Instrument Development 1/1
Wofford
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"02" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM901 03 3 Independent Study: Literature Review 1/1
Wofford
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"03" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM901 04 3 Independent Study: Mission Strat. for Unreached Ppl 1/1
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"04" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM901 05 3 Independent Study: Literature Review 1/1
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"05" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM901 06 3 Independent Study: Instrument Development 1/1
Wofford
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"06" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM901 07 3 Independent Study: Designing Biblical Instruction 1/1
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"07" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM901 08 3 Independent Study: Instrument Development 1/1
Wofford
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"08" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM901 09 3 Independent Study: Role of Associate in Ministry 1/1
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"09" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
DM901 10 3 Independent Study: Instrument Development 1/1
Wofford
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"10" means Dallas Campus daytime
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DM901 11 3 Independent Study: Literature Review 1/1
10/15–4/15 info »
Description
Independent research on some aspect of ministry studies. Normally the independent study is associated with the student's research project, though it may be related to other interests. Students may take up to two independent studies as part of their program.
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"11" means Dallas Campus daytime
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