Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry: Cross-Cultural Missions Leadership Emphasis

Specific Program Objectives

In addition to the Comprehensive Objectives, students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry:Cross-cultural Missions Leadership Emphsis will be able to do the following:

  1. Interpret and exegete the Word of God as they minister the Word through preaching and teaching.
  2. Articulate and model a biblical philosophy of leadership, vital church ministries, and ethical issues.
  3. Demonstrate leadership ability in various ministries of the church.
  4. Detail principles necessary for the continued and successful worldwide penetration of the gospel with reference to the move of God in the church past and present.
  5. Students completing their Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry with an emphasis in Cross-Cultural Missions Leadership will have cultivated a dynamic relationship with Christ & Christ’s Church, and developed the leadership competency to reach those from other cultures and nations with the gospel, establishing reproducible micro-churches and ministries within the people group they are serving.


BIB 143 Loving & Following Christ
BIB 153 Understanding & Applying the Gospel
BIB 163 Christ & the Kingdom of God
BIB 113 Biblical Principles of Intercession
BIB 123 New Testament Survey
BIB 133 Old Testament Survey
BIB 213 Old Testament Prophets
BIB 223 Basic Theology I
BIB 233 Basic Theology II
BIB 303 Biblical Basis of Church Leadership
BIB 313 Biblical Foundations of Worship
BIB 323 Synoptic Gospels
BIB 333 Pauline Epistles I
BIB 343 Pauline Epistles II


ENG 113 English  Composition I
ENG 123 English  Composition II
GEN 113 Fundamentals of Speech
GEN 213 Sociology
HIS 113 U.S. History
HIS 123 U.S. Government
HIS 133 World History
HIS 143 Contemporary History
HIS 313 Global Society
MAT 223 College Algebra
SCI 223 Earth Science
SCI 263 General Biology
3 hours General Studies Electives


MIN 323 Christ-Centered Leadership
MIN 303 Introduction to Modern Missions
CML 213 Cross-Culture Missions & Evangelism
CPL 373 Micro-Church Planting
MIN 333 Disciple-Making
MIN 363 Inner-Healing & Deliverance
CML 323 Sustainable Community & Third World Micro-business
CML 483 Senior Paper
CML 493 Senior Practicum
+ 22 Hours from MIN, WOR, CHD, WML, CPL, or MEL Professional Studies Courses


6 hours of the following
CSP 111-161 Micro-Church Life
(1 hour credit per semester for six semesters)

Other Requirements

  • If a student does not demonstrate the basic aptitude in Music Theory, he/she must complete an assigned curriculum before enrolling in Worship courses.
  • Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate proficiency in guitar or piano as well as in singing.  This may require the student to take private lessons at his expense.
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