Students entering the pastoral ministry in a local church need to have a good understand of their denominational affiliation and where their denomination fits into the church scene. In this unit students study of their denomination's history, doctrinal distinctives, practices, structure and administration. The unit includes topics such as:

  1. The History of the Denomination.
  2. Theological basis and developments.
  3. The contemporary denominational scene
  4. Doctrinal distinctives
  5. Administrative structures


Students also consider the particular distinctive doctrines and practices of their denomination and how and why they are different from other denominations.

Skill Level: Beginner