Admissions

Programs

  • Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)
    The purpose of the Doctor of Ministry program is to enhance the practice of ministry for Christian leaders who have engaged in ministerial leadership and preaching in a Chinese church context in China and/or North America.
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  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
    The Master of Divinity (90 credits) program is designed to prepare pastors, church planters, and Christian workers who are able to minister in Canada and around the world.
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  • Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.)
    The Master of Theological Studies program is designed to train Christian lay leaders.
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  • Diploma in Christian Studies (Dip.C.S.)
    The program aims to equip brothers and sisters to grow spiritually and serve with confidence
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  • 普及神學證書課程
    普及神學證書課程是以密集的形式,針對在不同事工領域及事奉崗位上的實際應用,專為有心志在華人教會事奉的信徒提供基本的神學訓練。
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  • Non-Degree Study
    Applicants who have not decided which program to pursue may choose to enroll in one or two courses to explore their calling.
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  • Audit Study
    Most of our courses offer a few seats for audit students.
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Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Program Description

The purpose of the Doctor of Ministry program is to enhance the practice of ministry for Christian leaders who have engaged in ministerial leadership and preaching in a Chinese church context in China and/or North America. Students are expected to complete 36 creditss in 3 years. D.Min. classes are taught in Mandarin.

Program Distinctives

  • designed to be a relevant learning model for students with ministry background in China and the Chinese diaspora
  • emphasizes ministry integration with contemporary biblical and theological verdicts
  • promotes mutual encouragement for advanced study in a group environment
  • facilitates peer review and evaluation as well as self-directed learning
  • endorses qualitative research and action research as project research methodology
  • flexible library access and online resources

Academic Curriculum

  • Core5 x 3 credits = 15 credits
    • Research Methods & Methodology
    • Theology & Ministry Integration
    • Old Testament & Ministry Integration
    • New Testament & Ministry Integration
    • Chinese Culture & Ministry Integration
  • Thesis-Project5 x 3 credits = 15 credits
    • Ministry Research Proposal
    • Ministry Research Project
    • Ministry Research Thesis
  • Elective Courses(any four as offered, 4x3 credits): 12 credits
    • Organizational Development and Planning
    • Change and Conflict Management
    • Coaching, Equipping and Team-Building
    • Preaching and Leading
    • Leadership and Spiritual Formation
    • Cross-Cultural Leadership
    • Leadership and Christian Education
    • Practical Hermeneutics and Preaching
    • Preaching Biblical Narratives
    • Relevant and Effective Preaching
    • Preaching and Teaching with Imagination
    • Expository Preaching Seminar

Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

Master of Divinity (M.Div.) Program Description

The Master of Divinity (90 credits) program is designed to prepare pastors, church planters, and Christian workers who are able to minister in Canada and around the world. Internships are required in every semester of the program. The program integrates the fundamental biblical-theological-historical foundation with practical pastoral and missional experiences. M.Div. classes are taught in Mandarin.

Curriculum of the M.Div. Program

First Year32 credits
Biblical Studies
  • BIBL01 Introduction to Biblical Studies
  • NEWT05 New Testament Theology
Biblical Language
  • NEWT10 Elementary Greek I
  • NEWT11 Elementary Greek II
Theology and History
  • THEO13 Systematic Theology I
  • HIST12 History of Christianity I
Practical Theology
  • SPIR09 Spiritual Formation and Development
  • CHIN03 Orientation to Church Ministry
  • THEO31 Christian Ethics
  • CHIN29 Christian Education in the Chinese Church
    or
    CHIN07 Worship and Music in Chinese Churches
Practicum
  • INTN01-1 Internship Study (Part I)
  • INTN01-2 Internship Study (Part II)
Second Year32 credits
Biblical Study
  • OLDT02 Old Testament Theology
  • OLDT__ OT Book Study
Biblical Languages
  • NEWT14 Greek Exegesis I
  • NEWT19 Greek Exegesis II
Theology and History
  • THEO25 Systematic Theology II
  • HIST24 History of Christianity II
Practical Theology
  • CHIN21 Expository Preaching
  • LEAD20 Pastoral Ministry and Leadership
  • CHIN26 Introduction to Counseling
  • CHIN29 Christian Education in the Chinese Church
    or
    CHIN07 Worship and Music in Chinese Churches
Practicum
  • INTN01-3 Internship Study (Part III)
  • INTN02-1 Internship Study (Part IV)
Third Year26 credits
Biblical Studies
  • NEWT__ NT Book Study
Biblical Language
  • OLDT22 Hebrew Grammar I
  • OLDT23 Hebrew Grammar II
Theology and History
  • CHIN06 Christianity and Chinese Culture
Practical Theology
  • CHIN30 Advanced Chinese Preaching
  • CHIN27 Issues, Strategies and Direction in the North American Chinese Churches
Practicum
  • INTN02-2 Internship Study (Part V)
  • INTN02-3 Internship Study (Part VI)
Electives
  • Electives
  • Electives

Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.)

Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) Program Description

The Master of Theological Studies (60 credits) program is designed to train Christian lay leaders. Through participation in churches, reflection on the Chinese culture, spiritual formation, leadership training, Christian education development and marketplace experience, students will be trained as relevant Christian workers in this generation. M.T.S. classes are taught in Mandarin.

Curriculum of the M.T.S. Program

First Year30 credits
Biblical Study
  • BIBL01 Introduction to Biblical Studies
  • NEWT05 New Testament Theology
Theology and History
  • THEO13 Systematic Theology I
  • HIST12 History of Christianity I
Practical Theology
  • SPIR09 Spiritual Formation and Development
  • CHIN11 Christian in the Market Place
Electives
  • Electives
  • Electives
  • Electives
  • Electives
Second Year30 credits
Biblical Studies
  • OLDT02 Old Testament Theology
  • OLDT__ OT Book Study
Theology and History
  • THEO25 Systematic Theology II
  • HIST24 History of Christianity II
  • CHIN06 Christianity and Chinese Culture
Practical Theology
  • CHIN29 Christian Education in the Chinese Church
  • LEAD20 Pastoral Ministry and Leadership
Electives
  • Electives
  • Electives

Diploma in Christian Studies (Dip.C.S.)

Diploma in Christian Studies (Dip.C.S.) Program Description

The Diploma in Christian Studies (30 credits) program integrates biblical, theological and practical disciplines. The program aims to equip brothers and sisters to grow spiritually and serve with confidence. Graduates from this program are eligible to transfer all credits to our M.T.S. or M.Div. program upon approval. Dip.C.S. classes are taught in Cantonese.

Curriculum of the Dip.C.S. Program

2 Biblical Studies Courses6 credits
2 Theology and History Courses6 credits
2 Practical Theology Courses6 credits
4 Electives12 credits

Time, Location of classes and language of instruction

We collaborate each course with our partnership churches. Location of classes and language of instruction may vary.

普及神學證書課程

課程簡介

普及神學證書課程是以密集的形式,針對在不同事工領域及事奉崗位上的實際應用,專為有心志在華人教會事奉的信徒提供基本的神學訓練。

入學資格

  • 證書課程報讀人士(非旁聽生)需獲堂會牧師,根據以下所列的個人特質推薦入讀
    • 具備對事工的參予感及事奉志向
    • 具積極學習的能力及意願
  • 報讀人士年齡需屆滿二十歲或以上
  • 首次報讀證書課程人士(非旁聽生)請遞交堂會牧師推薦表

課程編排

  • 整個普及神學證書課程由三個不同的研究範疇所組成
  • 學生必需完成以下三個範疇內的六個科目
  • 聖經基礎 - 包括對整本或部份聖經的研究;亦包括對聖經某些書卷和議題的獨立研讀。
  • 基督教神學及歷史科- 着重對基督教主要教義的探討,包括正確的神觀、基督論、聖靈論、教會 論及末世論; 探討基督教的歷史和重要人物。
  • 實踐神學 - 協助學生在召命、靈性和事奉技巧方面的自我認識,擴展學生對本地和北美華人教會事工的認識;鼓勵他們發掘自己在教會服事上的潛在角色。

費用

普及神學證書課程$120
旁聽$80
所有教牧、機構同工及其配偶免費
加神溫哥華學生/校友免費

報名及查詢

劉惠蓮博士/ 加神溫哥華辦公室
電話: 236-833-1333/ 778-251 5678

Non-Degree Study

Applicants who have not decided which program to pursue may choose to enroll in one or two courses to explore their calling. The application procedure is simplified but applicants must meet all admission requirements.

Audit Study

Most of our courses offer a few seats for audit students. Applicants are required to submit an audit application form two weeks before the audited course begins. There will be a $20 application fee and $400 audit fee upon submission of the application.