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
Credit Hours
78
Approx. Program Length
36 months