The M.Div. with Church Revitalization is designed to equip students with the training and skills needed to help established churches move from flatlining to flourishing.

The M.Div. with Church Revitalization is an 82-hour degree, which requires students to complete both the M.Div. core and four specialized courses regarding church revitalization. These courses include Church Revitalization, Knowing Your Church and Community Practicum, The Leader and Church Revitalization and Organizational Change and Conflict Resolution. Students who enroll in the certificate program will complete the 12 hours of specialized courses.

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At a Glance

  • 70

    MDiv hours

  • 12

    Church Revitalization hours

  • 82

    Total credit hours

Program Courses

Some people describe seminary as a hoop to jump through, but I found my time at Southeastern to be a life-giving, spiritually edifying experience. Southeastern encouraged in me an undeniable love for God’s word. No amount of effort is too great to understand it or communicate it to someone else. What I saw, exemplified both in the classroom and even just in the culture of Southeastern, is the non-negotiable nature of the Great Commission. Southeastern emphasized that all of us are called to go in some capacity, and that we are most like Christ when we go to hard places.

Mark Turner MDiv and PhD

Ministry in Context

WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS DEGREE?

  • Work to develop practices that will help revitalize churches

  • Serve as senior/lead/executive/administrative pastor in local church revitalization's

  • Develop methods to train lay leaders within the church

WHAT COURSES WILL I TAKE?

Below is a sample of the required courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.

  • PMN 6600 – Church Revitalization
  • PMN 6601 – Knowing Your Church and Community Practicum
  • PMN 6602 – The Leader and Church Revitalization
  • CED 6500 – Organizational Change and Conflict Resolution

Have more questions? Connect with our MDiv Admissions counselor.

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