For the Kingdom

Christian Ministry

Why Christian Ministry?

Because the Church Needs More Leaders

Spurgeon College’s christian ministry program exists to fulfill our mission to train and equip God-called men to serve the church and the kingdom.

What You’ll Learn

Train for the Pastorate

Spurgeon College’s Christian Ministry program provides college-level preparation for service in local churches and other Christian ministries through programs of practical education, spiritual and character development, and theological understandings.

Program Information

Coursework and Outcomes

Explore the courses that are included in the Christian Ministry program at Spurgeon College. Students in this program must complete 120 credit hours of coursework to graduate.

  • BN170 Introduction to Business and Finance
  • CM110 Introduction to Public Speaking
  • GE101 English Composition I
  • GE102 English Composition II
  • GE135 Quantitative Reasoning
  • GE185 Introduction to Physical Science
  • GE240 Survey of World Literature
  • GS101 Foundations of Kingdom Success
  • HM300 Introduction to Philosophy
  • HM344 Christianity and the Arts
  • HS210 or HS211 American History I or II
  • HT200 Introduction to Ethics
  • HT411 World Religions
  • PY100 Introduction to Psychology

  • BS115 Old Testament Survey I
  • BS116 Old Testament Survey II
  • BS117 New Testament Survey I
  • BS118 New Testament Survey II
  • BS204 Introduction to Hermeneutics
  • HT112 Church History I
  • HT113 Church History II
  • HT350 Christian Doctrine I
  • HT351 Christian Doctrine II
  • HT450 The Church
  • MN201 Personal Evangelism and Discipleship
  • MS201 Global Missions

  • BN465 Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • CE360 Church Administration
  • CE408 Introduction to Student Ministry or CE409 Introduction to Adult & Family Ministry
  • MN255 Interpersonal Skills & Conflict Management
  • MN410 Pastoral Care & Ministry<sup>1</sup>
  • MS310 Introduction to Church Planting & Church Growth

<sup>1. Female Students take CE401 Principles of Christian Teaching</sup>

This program offers students 24 hours of elective credit throughout their program.

Students graduating with the Christian Ministry major will be able to do the following:

    1. Interpret Scripture using appropriate hermeneutical and historically informed principles.
    2. Demonstrate skill in communicating biblical truth.
    3. Demonstrate basic leadership skills in Christian ministry.

HEAR FROM Spurgeon Knights

I have loved how easy Spurgeon College has made it for students to live for Christ and His kingdom. They have countless opportunities to serve and lead. At Spurgeon, you are surrounded by people with the same goal in mind, to serve Christ.

Elijah Lehew

Christian Ministry Major - Sapulpa, OK