Turn your love of God and your desire to lead others into a lifelong vocation. Lincoln Christian’s BA in Spiritual Formation and Ministry prepares you for your calling, empowering you to guide others in spiritual growth. This degree is a firm foundation for students who wish to become associate ministers, lead small groups, plant churches, and/or disciple other adults and related ministries.
The BA in Spiritual Formation and Ministry is a disciplined, yet personal study of faith. With the help of caring professors, you will gain the tools to work as a Christian leader. You will take a solid core of ministry classes to prepare you for a wide range of work, while also fostering empathy and compassion for others. Your other courses will explore the rich history and literature of Christian spirituality, prayer practice and spiritual transformation, spiritual conflict, Celtic Christian spirituality, spiritual direction and the care of souls, and contemporary Christian spirituality. You’ll grow to understand how people experience God and His creation, and you’ll be able to cultivate those experiences in authentic ways. You’ll demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism as you collaborate in a ministry or human services context. And you’ll be able to design and implement spiritual formation practices and curriculum. All this from an undergraduate degree.
If you want to learn for yourself and teach others what it means to love God and neighbor authentically, then this degree may just be the perfect fit for you.