The seminary's degree programs carry out the seminary's mission and core values through the accomplishment of institutional goals and objectives.
As evidence of the seminary's commitment to demonstrating and declaring the inerrancy, authority, and sufficiency of the Scriptures, the seminary purposes to provide students with a thorough knowledge of Scripture, prepare them for ministering the Word to others, and instill in them a commitment to live by its authority. Students will be enabled to express a biblical world view.
As evidence of the seminary's commitment to offering the highest quality programs for educating and strengthening students for the advancement of God's program, the seminary purposes to provide a quality education that is academic and practical and which stimulates critical theological reflection and fosters lifelong learning. Students will develop the abilities which characterize well educated ministers.
As evidence of the seminary's commitment to exemplifying that life is to be lived before a holy God, for His glory and His honor, the seminary purposes to facilitate the spiritual development of students and to cultivate their desire to live in a manner worthy of their biblical calling. Students will be challenged to apply their knowledge to the development of godly character both in themselves and others.
As evidence of the seminary's commitment to preparing students for effective vocational Christian service and leadership in a multi-cultural world, the seminary purposes to train students for the task of pastoral leadership of new or established congregations. Students will develop skills that will enable them to lead in church ministries and to compassionately care for the diverse needs of today's multi-cultural congregations.
As evidence of the seminary's commitment to proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to treating people according to His example and teaching, the seminary purposes to instill in students a respect, love, and concern for all human life. Students will develop an appreciation for the diversity which is part of the human experience, be challenged to value people as beings created in the image and likeness of God, and be enabled to mobilize the people of God to undertake the important task of discipleship.
As evidence of the Seminary's commitment to upholding the Baptist distinctives, the Seminary purposes to provide students with knowledge of the historic Baptist tradition and instill in them a desire to perpetuate our Baptist heritage. Students will develop an appreciation for the Baptist distinctives.
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