The Master of Arts in Contextual Ministry is a two to three-year program which is designed to provide continuing educational opportunities to pastors, workers and lay leaders in innovative ways through the critical tools in analyzing the text, context, and the readers in conversation with the challenges and opportunities of the time, as participants of the church’s existence and missions through one’s gifts and skills.
This degree program is made possible through a special partnership with Dr. Jonathan Exiomo in Davao City. As such, the program is not available in the resident campus but through the extension program only.
The Master of Arts in Contextual Ministry program requires the following 51 units of academic credit for graduation.
Level 1 (15 Units)
Metaphysics for Christians
Introduction to Interpreting the Bible
Interpreting the Old Testament
Interpreting the New Testament
LEVEL 2 (12 Units)
Theology 1-Revelation and Our Response in Faith
Theology 3-Human Beings and Hope
Theology 4-The Church as Community of Faith
LEVEL 3 (12 Units)
Spiritual Formation 1- Spirituality and Different Practices
Spiritual Formation 2- Spirituality and Christian Disciplines
Spiritual Formation 3- Spirituality and Decision Making
Spiritual Formation 4- Spirituality and Personality
LEVEL 4 (12 Units)
4 Customized Courses of 3 units each.
The Center can suggest the courses that will be offered to enhance the skills needed for ministries in the area. The following skills may be suggested: Communicating to postmodern audience, Relationship for effective personality and ministry, Leadership and management principles, Conducting Child Dedication, Baptism, Communion, Funeral services, Solemnizing Marriage, Pastoral Care, among others.