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Minor in Christian Ministries - Pastoral


Pursue a minor in Christian Ministries - Pastoral to gain the tools to become a Pastor or to volunteer in church ministry. This minor can be combined with any major in Tyndale's BA program. Your classes will help develop a deeper Christian character that will equip you to minister to others.

Pastoral Professors

Many of your professors are currently serving as pastors. They will bring a passion for the ministry and life experience to your classes. Discuss real-life situations that arise in current ministries. Discover Biblical models and theological understanding of the issues in today's church. In this pastoral ministry program you will begin to acquire the skills needed in effective preaching, teaching and pastoral care.

Internship in Pastoral Ministry

Apply the lessons learned in your classes by participating in an internship in pastoral ministry. The internship will take place in an area of ministry you would like to explore as a career calling or volunteer opportunity. This experience will give a clearer understanding of what it means to pastor. Your faculty advisor and a field professional will be available to answer your questions as you develop your gifts in ministry.

For a future career as a »

  • Senior or Associate Pastor
  • Church Lay Leader
  • Sunday School Teacher
  • Para-church Worker
  • Teacher

Program Requirements

Minor Requirements (18 Credit Hours):
  • [CHRI 121] Ministry Today
  • [CHRI 349] Internship in Pastoral Ministry
  • [CHRI 344] Seminar in Ministry
  • Three of
    • [CHRI 239] Foundations of Family Ministry
    • [CHRI 241] Theology of Christian Worship
    • [CHRI 242] Pastoral Care and Procedures
    • [CHRI 321] Principles and Practices of Teaching
    • [CHRI 322] Children’s Ministry
    • [CHRI 332] Youth at Risk
    • [CHRI 338] Special Topics in Youth Ministry
    • [CHRI 341] Evangelism
    • [CHRI 343] Preaching
    • [CHRI 361] Global Christianity
Program requirements subject to change.
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