EMPOWERING FAITHFUL CHRISTIAN LEADERS

for every generation, for every culture, for every community.

The Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation prepares you for spiritual formation leadership. The MASF is shaped by the conviction that the process of being formed by the Holy Spirit through God into the likeness of Christ involves both the inward journey of a deepening life with God and the outward expression of that life in compassion.

PROGRAM GOALS

Through this program you will be able to:

Develop a biblical outlook on spiritual formation and the experience of the Christian life through the lens of the Great God Story

Appreciate the diverse ways in which God has formed His people and how they have responded to His invitation to live a deepening life with Him

Develop practices and perspectives that sustain a life with God; deepening Christian character and increasing
self-understanding

Engage in designing, leading and assessing ministries of spiritual formation and the public work of the church

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS

CREDIT HOURS

FOUNDATIONS

15

  • Interdisciplinary Cornerstone Module
  • Bible Foundation

DIRECTION

12

  • Inward Journey
  • Outward Journey

SPECIALIZATION OR FREE ELECTIVES

12

SYNTHESIS

9

  • Capstone Module: Practicum, Project & Mentorship

NON-CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation, Retreat, Small Groups, Spiritual Disciplines, Cultural Immersion

TOTAL

 48

ACCESSIBLE  .  TRANSFORMATIONAL  .  PRACTICAL