Minor in Biblical Preaching

The minor in Pastoral Ministry is a program of study designed to prepare students for effective preaching ministry in the local church. Coursework for the minor can be used to fulfill elective requirements in a major area of study. It builds on the courses on Hermeneutics, Biblical book study, and Homiletics or Biblical Teaching in the degree program core.

Program Director: Dr. Mark R. Stevenson

Program Outcomes

The student will:
Effectively orally communicate the message of the biblical text.

A minor in Biblical Preaching is available in one of two possible pathways: one for those who have taken at least 2 years of biblical Greek or Hebrew and another for English Bible.


Minor in Biblical Preaching (with Greek or Hebrew)
  • Greek 1 part 1 & part 2 (FL 102 & 104) or
  • Hebrew 1 part 1 and part 2 (FL 103 & 105)
  • Greek 2 part 1 and part 2 (FL 202 & 204) or
  • Hebrew 2 part1 and part 2 (FL 203 & 205)
  • Homiletics 1 (BT 322 )*
  • Homiletics 2 (BT 332)
  • Homiletics Lab 1 (BT 323)
  • Homiletics Lab 2 (BT 333)

22 credits

Minor in Biblical Preaching (English Bible)
  • English Bible book study: 2 courses
  • Teaching Bible
  • Homiletics 1 (BT 322)
  • Homiletics 2 (BT 332)
  • Homiletics Lab 1 (BT 323)
  • Homiletics Lab 2 (BT 333)

17 credits

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