M-LC 201 Introduction to Local Church Ministries (2) An introduction to the field of local church ministries with an emphasis on the Biblical foundation of teaching. Attention is given to the different teaching ministries in a church and the development of a Biblical philosophy of local church ministries.
M-LC 202 Principles of Bible Teaching (3) A study of the principles and procedures of teaching the Bible effectively in a church setting. The focus of the course is on the preparation of a Bible lesson utilizing a written lesson plan.
M-LC 301 Christian Education of Children (2) A study of the principles and procedures of teaching children in church ministries. The course examines the characteristics of children and the skills involved in effectively teaching them. Prerequisite: M-LC 202 Principles of Bible Teaching
M-LC 308 Administering Christian Education (2) An examination of the principles and procedures involved in leading a church educational program as a pastor, youth pastor, or ministry leader. Special attention is given to the recruitment, training, and motivating of workers and to the management of an educational program.
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 416 Christian Education of Adults (2) A study of the principles and procedures of adult Christian education with a special focus on the Adult Bible Fellowship (Sunday School class). Attention is also given to organizing and growing an adult class and effective ways of teaching adults. Prerequisite: M-LC 202 Principles of Bible Teaching
In addition to these courses, the student takes five hours of electives in either Biblical Counseling or Women's Ministry.