MASTER'S PROGRAMS » Master of Divinity

Global Ministry

The opportunities to serve God globally are endless, and BBS exists to prepare men for ministry all around the world.

The M.Div. Global Ministry concentration equips you with theological strength and cultural understanding for worldwide impact. We help you lay the biblical theological, and practical foundations for your ministry, whether it be locally or internationally.

You will learn effective team-building and organization, gaining tools for successful communication with different people groups. Valuable mentoring from ministry veterans helps you consider and evaluate your calling, vision and strategies.

BBS graduates are serving internationally in places like Colombia, Chile, Myanmar, and Russia. Read about Jose Alonso, a 2012 M.Div. graduate now serving in Colombia, here.

You will leave BBS with:

  • Skills for implementing strategies for cross-generational outreach.
  • Tools for contextualizing the Gospel in many different socioeconomic settings.
  • Techniques for developing an effective ministry in an urban environment.
  • Eyes trained for analyzing culture and adapting communication.

Courses in the Global Ministry concentration include:
MI803 Foundations for Missional Church Planting 2 credits
MI804 Preparations for Missional Church Planting 2 credits
MI808 World Religions 2 credits
MI809 Ethnic & Multi-Ethnic Ministries Strategy 1 credit
MI810 Cultural Anthropology 2 credits
MI812 Cross Cultural Team Ministry 2 credits
MI813 Contextualization of Theology 2 credits
MI815 World Ministry & the Local Church 2 credits
MI817 Theology of Urban Ministry 2 credits
PT848 Developing a Youth Outreach Ministry 1 credit
PT701-714 Specialized Internship Study/Experience 18 credits