EQUIP: ADVANCED SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP

Partnering with Malaysia Bible Seminary (MBS), the Advanced School of Leadership (ASL) is a pathway for higher learning at the Dream Centre. These classes provide in-depth theological teaching and training for ministry leaders and pastors. With accreditation from MBS, those who engage in this pathway will learn Biblical truth and application in the context of ministry, church, missions and marketplace.

The MBS extension programmes offered at DUMC are Certificate of Ministry (Cert. Min.) and Masters of Ministry (M. Min.).

CERTIFICATIONS OFFERED

ASL-MBS Certificate of Ministry Programme (Cert. Min.)

A 30-credit hour programme for Christian leaders, designed for those who do not have the entry requirements for a Master’s programme. Students are required to complete 10 courses.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a born-again Christian
  • Completed at least Level 2 of the School of Leadership programme
  • Proficient in English

Cost: RM200 per course

ASL-MBS Master of Ministry Programme (M.Min.)

A 60-credit hour programme for pastoral staff and Christian leaders, designed to increase their skills and qualifications. Students are required to complete 20 courses.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a born-again Christian
  • Preferably a pastor or recognised leader of a church or Christian organisation
  • Possess a Bachelor of Theology or a recognised university degree, or equivalent.
  • Experience in Christian ministry required

Cost: RM300 per course

PROGRAMME INFORMATION

Each course is worth 3 credit hours. 

There will be four core courses and six electives to choose from:

A. CORE COURSES (12 CREDITS)

  • Hermeneutics (Biblical Interpretation) – 3 credits
  • Overview of an Old Testament genre and exegesis – 3 credits
  • Overview of a New Testament genre and exegesis – 3 credits
  • Christian Doctrine for Today – 3 Credits 

B. ELECTIVE COURSES (18 CREDITS)

  • Christian Leadership
  • Introduction to Whole Bible (Biblical Theology)
  • Homiletics
  • Pastoral Theology and Ministry
  • Workplace Theology
  • Malaysian Church History
  • Christian Spirituality
  • Christian Ethics
  • Research and Writing
  • Marriage and Family Ministries
  • Pastoral Counselling and Care
  • Christian Missions
  • Ministering to Children and Youths

Note: Participants can enrol in any three-credit hour course held at the MBS campus (e.g. if one prefers to do more Biblical studies than listed in the core courses)

FORMAT OF CLASSES

Each course runs for about 30 hours — ten weekly evening classes (3 hours each), from 7.30pm – 10.30pm at Dream Centre.

Schedule is subject to change, so do check with the registrar's office upon registration.

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