The mission of the Christian Ministries
Program is to prepare students to be leaders in church
The purpose of the Christian Ministries
program is to help develop church leaders. Graduates will be
involved in many aspects of the church's work in making disciples:
youth directors, directors of Christian education, pastors, missionaries, children's
ministers or in para-church work. Other graduates may utilize the
degree program for pre-seminary studies or further study in the
field of religion.
An inter-departmental agreement with
the School of Professional Counseling allows students to earn a
degree in Christian Ministries and Human Services. This program is
ideal for students interested in pursuing the field of counseling
through church organizations.
The Chaplain's Office offers many spiritual-growth opportunities
and services to students:
- Chapel services are held at 10:45 a.m. CT on
selected Wednesdays during the school year. They are
usually held in the John B. Begley Chapel.
- The Christian Ministries major and minor prepare students for a
variety of ministry positions. Christian Ministries students
participate in an annual retreat and several other
- Spiritual counseling is also available to students.
- The prayer life of Lindsey Wilson is an important aspect of
campus ministry. The campus is home to corporate candlelight prayer
services, prayer walks, prayer teams and events such as "See You at
the Pole" and the "National Day of Prayer."
Why choose Christian Ministries?
Christian Ministries major is a broad-based program in applied
religion that prepares students for a variety of opportunities for
service as leaders in church institutions. Students may also
prepare for seminary or graduate school as well as take religion
electives as part of the general education program.