School of Theology & Christian Ministry

Christian Spiritual Formation (complementary)

Students have a discussion in a class led by Dr. Nathan Willowby.This major allows students from any major outside ministerial studies to take an organized group of courses encouraging critical thinking about the integration of their faith with what they are learning from academic disciplines. This program is part of the campus's broader Christian Spiritual Transformation (CST) initiative. It offers a formal exploration of Christian Spiritual Transformation and provides both broad and deep, theoretical and practical, understanding of Christian formation. 

What classes will I take?

Among the classes in the 28-hour major are:

  • backpacking with the saints
  • current issues in Christian ethics
  • faith and fantasy
  • history of Christianity
  • spiritual formation through work, calling, and holiness
  • spiritual practice of writing

View the full list of courses for the complementary major in Christian Spiritual Formation.

What is distinctive about this program?

  • Support in becoming a complete and mature disciple of Jesus Christ.
  • Learn to integrate Christian faith with academic knowledge in order to become a Christian professional.
  • Be prepared to serve the Church and the world in your chosen profession or vocation.

How can I learn more?

The academic catalog contains additional information such as course descriptions. To set up a meeting with a faculty member in this area, please contact the Admissions Office.