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10/02/2014http://www.nbc.edu/concentrations/hispanic-pastoral-ministries.php

Hispanic Pastoral Ministries

Hispanic Pastoral Ministries

Degree

Location

Overview

The A.A.Min. degree with a concentration in Hispanic Pastoral Ministries is a 78-semester-hour program, delivered in Spanish, designed for persons who wish to prepare for service as a pastor, evangelist, or missionary. Completion of this program fulfills educational requirements for ordination as elder in the Church of the Nazarene.

Christian Educational Ministries

Objectives

Completion of this program should enable students to:

  • Grow and mature in wholeness and holiness as persons and pastors.
  • Promote evangelism and community engagement as the priority of pastoral ministry.
  • Conduct culturally relevant worship as a celebration of God in His supreme worth.
  • Communicate the gospel in contextually appropriate ways, resulting in the transformation of the hearer.
  • Lead and administrate a local church to carry out its unique Christian mission.
  • Practice pastoral care in a manner that ministers to human need in the congregation and the community.
  • Develop an intentional vocational foundation for a financially sustainable ministry.

Course Requirements

General Education

Course Course DescriptionHours
  22 hours
GEN-1001 Introduction to Online Learning (Online)1
GEN-1003 Lifelong Learning Skills (Online)3
HIS-2013 The Western World/Ancient/Medieval Times3
HIS-2023 The Western World/Emerging Modern Society3
PAS-1023 Spiritual Formation3
PHI-4013 Philosophy and Christian Ethics3
ESP-1013 Spanish Composition I3
THE-1043 Exploring Christian Holiness3

Bible and Theology

Course Course DescriptionHours
  21 hours
BIB-1013 Introduction to the Old Testament3
BIB-1023 Introduction to the New Testament3
BIB-1033 Biblical Interpretation3
THE-1033 Tracing the Story of God3
THE-3023 Systematic Theology I3
THE-3033 Systematic Theology II3
THE-4053 The Theology of John Wesley3

Courses Specific to Hispanic Pastoral Ministries Concentration

Course Course DescriptionHours
  35 hours
CEM-2133 Leadership of Christian Educational Ministries3
OTR-2033 Communicating Gospel in Pluralistic World3
OTR-4033 Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally3
OTR-4043 Introduction to Church Planting3
OTR-4093 Declaring the Gospel of God as Evangelism3
PAS-2013 The Practice of Christian Ministry3
PAS-2023 History and Polity of the Church of the Nazarene3
PAS-3023 Pastoral Care and Counseling3
PAS-3033 Christian Preaching I3
PAS-4023 Church Administration and Finance3
PAS-4092 Supervised Ministry Experience2
PSY-4083 Leadership3

Total required for graduation 78 hours