Licensed Minster Courses

Upon completion of the Level Two Ministerial Certificate, a student should possess the academic requirements to apply for Licensed Minister status with the US General Council of the Assemblies of God. This would include a mastery of specified Bible content, systematic theology, and ministry skills.
BIB 115 Acts: The Holy Spirit at Work in Believers

A thorough study of the content, purposes, principles, and applications of Acts. The course emphasizes the role of the Holy Spirit in the early church and today. Attention is given to the geographical, numerical, cultural, and theological growth of the church from Jerusalem to Rome. The journeys of Paul are examined as the background for his epistles.

BIB 117 Prison Epistles: Colossians, Philemon, Ephesians, and Philippians

A practical study of the principles Paul wrote to the churches during his imprisonment. This course is an exegetical study of each book with special emphasis placed upon the doctrinal teachings of the Apostle Paul.

BIB 215 Romans: Justification by Faith

An in-depth study of the book of Romans. It focuses on Paul’s systematic explanation of the gospel to the Romans and offers insight into the doctrines of sin, salvation, and sanctification. Students will learn how union with Christ and the indwelling Holy Spirit leads to spiritual growth.

MIN 123 The Local Church in Evangelism

A study of the contemporary history and practices of evangelism in the church, with an emphasis on the techniques and methods used in personal witnessing. The course also trains students in the art of lifestyle evangelism.

MIN 223 Introduction to Homiletics

A basic study of the principles of Christian preaching. The course emphasizes biblical exposition and deals with practical matters such as the preparation of sermons, the sources of materials, the construction of sermon components, the variety of sermon types, and the delivery of sermons.

MIN 251 Effective Leadership

The Twenty-first century is the most advanced age in history, but effective biblical leadership has never been more needed. This course is designed to provide a biblical approach to the principles of Servant Leadership. This course applies those principles to move each believer in corporate obedience and service to God, by sharing the tools and practical skills needed to be a servant leader with spiritual guidelines to live a life of integrity.

MIN 261 Introduction to Assemblies of God Missions

This course is an introduction in the science of missions. It is a survey of the theology, history, and methods of Christian missions in general and within the Assemblies of God in particular. Special emphasis is placed upon recent developments, critical issues, trends, and missions as they are carried out through national and local churches.

MIN 281 Conflict Management for Church Leaders

A biblical approach to conflict resolution. This course offers a scriptural way to deal with the inevitable occasions when conflict arises, particularly in a church setting. It offers practical principles for resolving the conflict in a manner that is pleasing to God. The lordship of Jesus Christ and his methodology in resolving conflict form the basis for this study.

MIN 291 Intermediate Ministerial Internship

The second of three required internships. This course helps the student develop the right attitude for ministry. It examines characteristics to be avoided and tests to be passed in the life of a minister. It further focuses on public aspects of ministry, such as teaching, preaching, and leading meetings. The personal life of the minister, including time management and personal health, is also discussed.

THE 245 Eschatology: A Study of Things to Come

An advanced study of the doctrine of last things, including topics such as death, Resurrection and Rapture, views of the Tribulation, millennial views, judgment, and the final state of the righteous and the wicked.

Frequent Questions

How long does each subject last?

Each subject lasts 8 weeks.

When are the classes?

Classes are on Mondays from 6:45 – 8:30 Pm in the Youth Chapel at El Divino Redentor Church 1020 N Los Ebanos Rd, Mission, TX 78572

What is the cost?

Each subject costs $130 including the textbook

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