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Christian Leaders Diploma (34 Credits)

The Christian Leaders Diploma is a program that is designed to prepare students for ordination. Students who complete this diploma level will be able to take the ordination class. At the end of this class they will receive an ordination certificate signed by CLI president Henry Reyenga and by their local church authority. Students who are ordained in this way will be ordained as deacons in the church.

  • Getting Started: Christian Leaders Basics (7 Credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Old Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Church and Ministry (3 credits)
  • Church History (4 Credits)
  • Pastoral Care and Marriage (3 Credits)
  • People Smart for Ministry (3 credits)
  • Theology I (4 credits)
  • Theology II (4 credits)
    Total Credits 34

Commissioned Pastor Diploma (40 Credits)

The Commissioned Pastor Diploma is a program of study that is meant to prepare students to serve in the office of pastor. This award level includes everything in the ordination certificate as well as classes that are essential for interpreting the Bible and writing sermons. This will allow students to maximize not only their knowledge and understanding of God’s word, but also their presentation of the Word to a congregation.

  • Getting Started: Christian Leaders Basics (7 Credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Old Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Church and Ministry (3 credits)
  • Church History (4 Credits)
  • Pastoral Care and Marriage (3 Credits)
  • People Smart for Ministry (3 credits)
  • Theology I (4 credits)
  • Theology II (4 credits)
  • Hermeneutics and Exegesis (3 credits)
  • Preaching Methods or Sermon Construction (3 Credits)
    Total Credits 40

Diploma of Ministry (46 Credits)

The Diploma of Ministry is a study program that delves deeper into Christian thought and teaching throughout the ages. The courses in this program of study include in depth looks at ethics and apologetics and feature the writings of such prominent figures as Dr. Francis Schaeffer and Dr. Ravi Zacharias.

  • Getting Started: Christian Leaders Basics (7 Credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Old Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Church and Ministry (3 credits)
  • Church History (4 Credits)
  • Pastoral Care and Marriage (3 Credits)
  • People Smart for Ministry (3 credits)
  • Theology I (4 credits)
  • Theology II (4 credits)
  • Hermeneutics and Exegesis (3 credits)
  • Preaching Methods or Sermon Construction (3 Credits)
  • Christian Apologetics (3 credits)
  • Christian Ethics (3 credits)
    Total Credits 46

Advanced Diploma of Ministry (66 Credits)

The advanced diploma of ministry takes students further in their ability to understand and assess the Bible, the history of the church, and the teachings and doctrine present in the church today. This is the second highest diploma available to students at Christian Leaders Institute.

  • Getting Started: Christian Leaders Basics (7 Credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Old Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Church and Ministry (3 credits)
  • Church History (4 Credits)
  • Pastoral Care and Marriage (3 Credits)
  • People Smart for Ministry (3 credits)
  • Theology I (4 credits)
  • Theology II (4 credits)
  • Hermeneutics and Exegesis (3 credits)
  • Preaching Methods or Sermon Construction (3 Credits)
  • Christian Apologetics (3 credits)
  • Christian Ethics (3 credits)
    Required 46 Credits
    Electives: 20 credits
    Total Credits 66

Diploma of Divinity (90 Credits)

The Diploma of Divinity mirrors a seminary education. Students will study such diverse subjects as Old and New Testament studies, Hermeneutics, Sermon Construction, and Biblical Greek. There are a total of over 22 classes included in this program of study.

  • Getting Started: Christian Leaders Basics (7 Credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Old Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Church and Ministry (3 credits)
  • Church History (4 Credits)
  • Pastoral Care and Marriage (3 Credits)
  • People Smart for Ministry (3 credits)
  • Theology I (4 credits)
  • Theology II (4 credits)
  • Hermeneutics and Exegesis (3 credits)
  • Preaching Methods or Sermon Construction (3 Credits)
  • Christian Apologetics (3 credits)
  • Christian Ethics (3 credits)
    Required 46 Credits
    Electives: 44 credits
    Total Credits 93

Continuing Ministry Diploma (30 Credits)

The Continuing Ministry Track is the most flexible program of study at Christian Leaders Institute. Like any other diploma, it starts with the 7 credit “Christian Basics Certificate.” Once this basic certificate is done, students can choose any other classes amounting to a total of 30 credits to be awarded the respective Diploma. This is ideal for pastors looking for refresher courses or other Christian leaders seeking personal enrichment.

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