Knowing

Theological Competence

Lectures, seminars, exercises and projects according to the main disciplines:

  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Church History
  • Systematic Theology
  • Practical Theology
  • Christian Education
  • Church Music
  • Missiology
  • Counseling

Academics also include language Courses (including reading) in the biblical languages of Hebrew and Greek as well as Latin. In addition, lectures and exercises in the areas of Psychology and History of Philosophy are included.

Being

Personal Competence

  • Evaluation of the personality before studies begin
  • Weekly class tutorial as well as devotions and cell groups
  • Personal supportive conversations between the student and the lecturer
  • Evaluation of the student‘s personality through reports given by the mentor in the place of internship
  • Living and ministering together as students of an intercultural community
  • Weekly ministry by the students

Doing

Competence in Action

  • Internship in churches as a prerequisite before studies begin
  • Social ministry, church ministry and field ministry
  • Exercises in practical theology in churches in the form of Bible lessons or similar theological education of adults
  • Sermons accompanied by an evaluation by a lecturer through a personal conversation
  • Establishing of churches, Internship of social care and counselling
  • Outreaches to local churches and non-denominational events as teams accompanied by a lecturer
  • Membership and work in a local church