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DE101 A 3 The Educational Ministry Leader 2/30
Montgomery
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/9–13 info »
Description
This is a study in the practice of Christian leadership as it is carried out in any education ministry. The leader formation process is examined through the study of biblical passages/concepts, leadership literature (Christian and secular), and a self-assessment tool along with instruction in selected skills that all leaders must possess.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
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07/09–07/13 8:00a–5:00p
DE302 DA 3 History and Philosophy of Christian Education 0/30
4/15–10/15 OL  info »
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DE330 DA 3 Biblcial Patterns for Contemporary Parenting 1/15
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/16–20 info »
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07/16–07/20 8:00a–5:00p
DE375-3 OL 3 Teaching Practicum 2/30
4/15–10/15 OL  info »
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Continuation to evaluation of problem, programs, and/or procedures unique to academic ministry leadership with emphasis on applied teaching practicum.
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"OL" means Online Course
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DE375-4 DA 3 Curriculum Design 2/30
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/16–20 info »
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07/16–07/20 8:00a–5:00p
Doctor of Ministry
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DM101 DA 3 The Ministry Leader 2/20
Burke
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/2–6 TODD 320 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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TODD 320
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07/02–07/06 8:00a–5:00p TODD 320
DM102 DA 3 Applied Research Project Development Seminar 1/30
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/2–6 WSC 105 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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WSC 105
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07/02–07/06 8:00a–5:00p WSC 105
DM310 DA 3 Instructional & Lrning Theories 2/30
Harris
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/2–6 MMC 108 info »
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A survey of contemporary learning theories with emphasis on their instructional implications. Students will integrate theoretical and empirical bases to derive implications for effective instruction.
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MMC 108
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07/02–07/06 8:00a–5:00p MMC 108
DM410 DA 3 Homiletics Practicum 0/30
4/15–10/15 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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DM435 GT 3 Writing For Publication: Como escribir para publicacion 1/30
Berberian
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/9–13 info »
Description
A course designed to help pastors and other Christian leaders develop basic skills in writing articles for magazines, devotional materials, and items for lay readership, with attention to all phases of writing for publication from idea generation to manuscript delivery.
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"GT" means Guatemala
Dates
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07/09–07/13 8:00a–5:00p
DM435 IS 3 Writing For Publication 0/30
Engle
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/9–12 info »
Description
A course designed to help pastors and other Christian leaders develop basic skills in writing articles for magazines, devotional materials, and items for lay readership, with attention to all phases of writing for publication from idea generation to manuscript delivery.
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"IS" means Israel
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07/09–07/12 8:00a–5:00p (Meets in ISRL)
DM440 GT 3 Communication Relevance in Preaching: La comunicacion con proposite 1/30
Schmidt
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/2–6 info »
Description
The development of a communicative model of relevance that provides strategies for contextualized preaching in various settings. Students will do an in-depth analysis of their respective audiences and develop a framework for demonstrating the relevance of biblical messages.
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"GT" means Guatemala
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07/02–07/06 8:00a–5:00p
DM440 IS 3 Communication Relevance in Preaching 0/30
Sunukjian
MTWR 8:00a–5:00p 7/2–5 info »
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The development of a communicative model of relevance that provides strategies for contextualized preaching in various settings. Students will do an in-depth analysis of their respective audiences and develop a framework for demonstrating the relevance of biblical messages.
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"IS" means Israel
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07/02–07/05 8:00a–5:00p (Meets in ISRL)
DM465-2 A 3 Advanced Preaching Cohort: Seminar 2 4/12
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/9–13 TODD 315 info »
Description
Continuation of reaffirming and refining the art and discipline of expository preaching, with an emphasis on creativity, relevance, and mentoring techniques in homiletics (includes DM102 Applied Research Project Development Seminar). 6 hours.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
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TODD 315
Meetings
07/09–07/13 8:00a–5:00p TODD 315
DM506-1 DA 6 Pastors of Lrg Churches Cohorts Seminar One 0/15
Smith
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/9–20 WSC 104 info »
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WSC 104
Meetings
07/09–07/20 8:00a–5:00p WSC 104
DM508 DA 6 Exec/Assoc Pastor Cohort 0/30
Fletcher
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/9–20 info »
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07/09–07/20 8:00a–5:00p
DM510 DA 3 Leadership Evaluation and Development 0/30
4/15–10/15 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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DM521-1 DA 3 Church Health, Leadership and Multiplication Cohort: Seminar 1 1/15
Rowley
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/9–13 WSC 105 info »
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WSC 105
Meetings
07/09–07/13 8:00a–5:00p WSC 105
DM625 DA 3 Discipleship Dynamics 4/30
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/23–27 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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07/23–07/27 8:00a–5:00p
DM645 DA 3 Biblical Conflict Resolution I 0/30
4/15–10/15 info »
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DM650-2 A 6 Spritual Formation Cohort: Seminar 2 3/30
UMTWRFS 8:00a–5:00p 7/11–20 info »
Description
An introduction to the personal and corporate practices of spiritual formation for ministry practitioners. This seminar will focus on the classical spiritual disciplines, including prayer, fasting, biblical meditation, and acts of service as well as the history and practice of corporate worship. It is designed to help students understand, engage in, and lead others in the practice of the spiritual disciplines that are commended in Scripture and developed throughout the history of the church. 6 hours.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
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07/11–07/20 8:00a–5:00p
DM705 IS 3 Select Topics of Theological Issues in Today's Ministry 0/30
4/15–10/15 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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"IS" means Israel
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DM725 DA 3 Ministries of Reconciliation 1/24
Peterson
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/2–6 TODD 315 info »
Description
A discussion of the biblical theology of ministries of reconciliation that allows students to develop a model for reconciliation ministries of their choice-racial, gender, marital, cultural, intrachurch, interchurch, restoration of a fallen leader, and so on. The course goes beyond the "should" to develop the "how to" of reconciliation.
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TODD 315
Meetings
07/02–07/06 8:00a–5:00p TODD 315
DM740 DA 3 Trends in Contemp Theological Movements 2/30
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/23–27 info »
Description
A study of the historical and theological development of current trends in theology. Topics will vary due to student interest.
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07/23–07/27 8:00a–5:00p
DM815 DA 3 Understanding Women in Contemporary Culture 8/30
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/16–20 info »
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07/16–07/20 8:00a–5:00p
Interdepartmental
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
ID201 DA 3 Computer Tools for Biblical Exegesis 9/15
Blackmon
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 7/2–6 WSC 104 info »
Description
An introduction to the use of computer tools for original language study for the student who has no previous background in Greek and Hebrew or who has had language courses some years previously. Students will learn how to do word studies, solve interpretive problems, and do basic exegetical work using available electronic tools. Selected computer software will be required as listed in the current syllabus. Enrollment is limited to 15 D.Min. C.E. students seeking M.Div. equivalency and currently enrolled D.Min. students.
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WSC 104
Meetings
07/02–07/06 8:00a–5:00p WSC 104