M.Div. in Bible Exposition

The M.Div. (Bible Exposition) provides you with a comprehensive range of biblical-theological knowledge and practical skills for ministry leadership along with specialized skills to understand, apply, and communicate the Scriptures effectively on a regular basis in a local church context. It prepares you for a ministry of proclaiming God’s Word as a senior or associate pastor.

Objectives:

This program will equip you to:

  • Practice sound exegesis and exposition of the biblical  text
  • Trace key themes in Scripture
  • Communicate biblical truth with the goal of life transformation
  • Discuss the teaching of individual Bible books in detail
  • Use communication methods that are appropriate to a variety of cultures

Review our course requirements and begin the application process.

 

 

Career and Ministry Opportunities for Bible Exposition Graduates

Potential ministry opportunities for graduates include:

  • Senior pastor
  • Associate Pastor
  • Conference Speaker
  • Itinerant evangelist
  • Ph.D. studies
  • Bible institute professor
  • Local church teaching pastor
  • Bible translator

M.Div. in Bible Exposition Admission Requirements

  • Completed application
  • $25 application fee
  • Official transcripts for highest earned degree and any master’s degree work
  • Church leader reference
  • Application Essay (800 words total, typed)
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

Degree Program Faculty

Photo of Benjamin Noonan, CIU professor

Benjamin Noonan

Professor of Old Testament & Hebrew

B.S., M.A., Wheaton College; M.Phil., Ph.D.. Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion

 

Andre Rogers, Professor of Church Ministry at CIU

Andre Rogers

Professor of Church Ministry

B.A., D.Min., Columbia International University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary

 

A photo of Don Howell, professor of New Testament and Greek.

Don N. Howell, Jr.

Professor of New Testament and Greek

B.I.E., Georgia Institute of Technology; Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary

 

Photo of Brian Gault, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at CIU

Brian P. Gault

Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew

B.A., Cedarville University; M.Th., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

 

 

David Croteau, Professor of New Testament & Greek at CIU

David A. Croteau

Professor of New Testament & Greek

B.A., California State University, Fresno; M.Div, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary; Th.M., Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

 

Julia Klausli

Adjunct Counseling Professor

B.A., M.A., Columbia International University,  Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

 

Format
On Campus
Online