M-LC 321 Women's Ministry Foundations (3) A delineation of a Biblical philosophy for women's ministry in the local church. Special attention is given to Biblical principles for women's ministry, the development of women's ministry in the local church through a cultural and historical overview, and a practical application of the principles learned.
M-LC 322 Women's Ministry Programming (3) An examination of the practical programming issues related to women's ministry in the local church. Emphasis is placed on planning strategies, curriculum, and organizing activities and meetings. Class time is devoted to hands-on planning, organizing, and administering women's ministry events, activities, and meetings. Prerequisite: M-LC 321 Women's Ministry Foundations
M-LC 400 Local Church Ministries Internship (0) The student, under the supervision of a church teacher or leader, utilizes his or her training in the Local Church Ministries Department to teach in a church ministry or evaluate and lead a church educational program.
M-LC 421 Mentoring Women (3) Guides a student in developing a strategy based on God's Word to exhort, encourage, and comfort other women. The student will become acquainted with major issues that women face today and learn how to deal with them Biblically. Mentoring women requires an intimate knowledge of God and His Word. Thus, the course will include a survey of theology and a brief journey through the sanctification process of the believer. Prerequisite: M-LC 321 Women's Ministry Foundations
M-LC 422 Devotional Preparation for Women (3) Helps the student prepare and deliver Biblical devotionals to women's groups. It includes a study of hermeneutical principles and the components of a well-organized Biblical devotional. The student will have opportunities to practice the skills she has learned in this course. Prerequisite: M-LC 321 Women's Ministry Foundations
M-LC 620 Women's Ministry Issues Seminar (2) A study of the leading issues facing women in the context of local church ministry. The gospel of Luke, with some of its theological themes and emphases, provides the background for the class. The course also involves a brief overview of the history and culture concerning a few of the subjects emphasized by Luke, especially those relating to women. Prerequisites: Women's Ministry Foundations (M-LC 321) and at least one other women's ministry course: Women's Ministry Programming (M-LC 322), Mentoring Women (M-LC 421), or Devotional Preparation for Women (M-LC 422)