Graduation Track

MWE Graduates Receiving Diplomas

 

Completion of the following eleven courses will earn you a Diploma in Practical Ministry.

  • 1. Bible Interpretation I

    This is a study of the art and science of the interpretation of the Bible. You will be given the skill and competence to properly interpret the various forms of Scripture. You will become better able to approach Bible grammar, context, ancient culture, literary types, dispensations and a host of other matters that will help you better understand, interpret and communicate the Scripture.
  • 2. Bible Interpretation II

    This module builds on the foundations established in Module I. You will become advanced in your skill and competence to properly interpret the various forms of Scripture. You will become better able to approach figures of speech, Bible types, parables and allegories, Bible prophecy, the use of the Old Testament in the New Testament, the proper application of Scripture and other that will help you better understand, interpret and communicate the Scripture.
  • 3. Old Testament Survey

    In this course you will be taught the basics of every book of the Old Testament. You will learn the background, purpose, theme, outline and overview of each book. You will learn the characters, dispensations, covenants, kingdoms and other old covenant matters.
  • 4. New Testament Survey

    In this course you will be taught the basics of every book of the New Testament. You will learn the background, purpose, theme, outline and overview of each book. You will learn the characters, dispensations, covenants, kingdoms and other new covenant matters.
  • 5. Theology I

    This study will take you deep into the foundations Christianity as you better learn what we believe, why we believe those things and how our beliefs are to direct our lives. This course covers the Study of the Bible (Bibliology), the Study of God the Father (Theology Proper), the Study of Jesus Christ (Christology), the Study of the Holy Spirit (Pneumatology), and the Study of the Angels and Demons (Angelology and Demonology).
  • 6. Theology II

    This study continues what began in Theology I. You will better learn what to believe as a Christian, why to harbor those beliefs and how to live accordingly. This course covers the Study of Mankind (Anthropology), the Study of Sin (Hamartology), the Study of Salvation (Soteriology), the Study of the Church (Ecclesiology), and the Study of the End Times (Eschatology).
  • 7. Sermon Development/Lesson Development

    If you are a preacher or public speaker, this class will take your ability to the next level. This is a study of the art and science of preparing sermons and lessons that have biblical depth and clarity. Exegesis, exposition and the principles of sermon and lesson development are taught.
    Note: Sermon Development must be taken before Sermon Delivery/Public Speaking.
  • 8. Sermon Delivery/Public Speaking *

    If you are a preacher, teacher or public speaker, this course will significantly increase your competence and confidence in communicating the Word of God. This class is a study of the art and science of presenting sermons that are expositional in nature (Homiletics). Principles of public speaking dealing with the voice, articulation, body language, the use of object lessons and other issues are addressed. Giving captivating introductions, rich and relevant exposition and compelling conclusions are taught. Students present sermons before the class and receive both public and private evaluations from the instructor.
    Note: Sermon Development must be taken before Sermon Delivery/Public Speaking.
  • 9. Teaching Practices and Principles *

    If you teach the Bible in any setting, you absolutely need this course. After its completion, you will greatly improve your lesson preparation, your lesson presentation and in your ability to facilitate learning in your students. Attention is given to determining lesson aims and objectives, lesson organization, lesson preparation, study habits, and means of measuring the results of instruction. Emphasis is given regarding instructing the various age groups of children, teenagers and adults.
  • 10. Biblical Leadership I

    Whether you are a senior pastor or not, you need to be able to think like a leader and a visionary. This study clearly distinguishes between biblical leadership and secular leadership. This module covers the leader's role, leadership preparation, the leader’s vision, the leader's character and conduct, the goals of the leader and other issues immediate to church leadership; as defined by Scripture.
    Note: Biblical Leadership I must be taken before Biblical Leadership II.
  • 11. Biblical Leadership II

    This series will take you to the next level by addressing leadership challenges, procuring and protecting the leader's influence, decision making, maintaining an effective schedule, the pitfalls facing leaders, the rewards of biblical leadership and other issues derived from the Word of God and the wisdom of God.
    Note: Biblical Leadership I must be taken before Biblical Leadership II.

Completion of the following classes will earn you a Diploma in Christian Counseling.


  • 1. Introduction to Christian Counseling I

    The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the study of biblical counseling, with a clear look at the principles, and process of counseling. Attention will be given to addressing issues presented in counseling sessions from a biblical perspective. The intended outcome of the course is to understand the need for Christian counseling in the local church, and to minister with compassion as Christ did.
  • 2. Introduction to Christian Counseling II

    The purpose of this course is to build upon the foundation established in Module I and provide advanced instruction in the basics of biblical counseling, the principles of biblical counseling, and process of biblical counseling. The intended outcome of the course is that each student will gain a deeper understand of the need for Christian counseling in the local church, and to become more capable at ministering with compassion as Christ did.
  • 3. Marriage and Family Counseling I

    In this course, students investigate the critical dynamics or marriage and family counseling from a biblical-based and Christ-centered perspective. Attention is given to the roles of each person in a marriage and in the family to help each be aligned with Scripture; so as to gain victory over every threat to the unity desired in a home.
  • 4. Marriage and Family Counseling II

    In this course, students continue to investigate the critical dynamics or marriage and family counseling from a biblical-based and Christ-centered perspective. Additional attention is given to the roles of each person in a marriage and in the family to help each be aligned with Scripture; so as to gain victory over every threat to the unity desired in a home.
  • 5. Crisis Counseling I

    This course presents an overview of how to counsel and minister, from a biblical perspective, to those dealing with crises and traumas. Attention will be given to defining the difference between the two. Specific attention will be given to: (1) crisis intervention (2) interviewing and assessments techniques (3) dealing with loss and the importance of grieving (4) the crisis of suicide (5) dealing with depression.
  • 6. Crisis Counseling II

    This course presents an overview of how to counsel and minister, from a biblical perspective, to those dealing with crises and traumas. Attention will be given to defining the difference between the two. Specific attention will be given to: (1) children and crises (2) adolescents and crises (3) crisis counseling and the minister (4) ministering to the church and community (5) caring for yourself as you minister to others during difficult times.
  • 7. Bible Interpretation I (Hermeneutics I)

    This is a study of the art and science of the interpretation of the Bible. You will be given the skill and competence to properly interpret the various forms of Scripture. You will become better able to approach Bible grammar, context, ancient culture, literary types, dispensations and a host of other matters that will help you better understand, interpret and communicate the Scripture.
  • 8. Bible Interpretation II (Hermeneutics II)

    This module builds on the foundations established in Module I. You will become advanced in your skill and competence to properly interpret the various forms of Scripture. You will become better able to approach figures of speech, Bible types, parables and allegories, Bible prophecy, the use of the Old Testament in the New Testament, the proper application of Scripture and other that will help you better understand, interpret and communicate the Scripture.
  • 9. Old Testament Survey

    In this course you will be taught the basics of every book of the Old Testament. You will learn the background, purpose, theme, outline and overview of each book. You will learn the characters, dispensations, covenants, kingdoms and other old covenant matters.
  • 10. New Testament Survey

    In this course you will be taught the basics of every book of the New Testament. You will learn the background, purpose, theme, outline and overview of each book. You will learn the characters, dispensations, covenants, kingdoms and other new covenant matters.
  • 11. Systematic Theology I

    This study will take you deep into the foundations Christianity as you better learn what we believe, why we believe those things and how our beliefs are to direct our lives. This course covers the Study of the Bible (Bibliology), the Study of God the Father (Theology Proper), the Study of Jesus Christ (Christology), the Study of the Holy Spirit (Pneumatology), and the Study of the Angels and Demons (Angelology and Demonology).
  • 12. Systematic Theology II

    This study continues what began in Theology I. You will better learn what to believe as a Christian, why to harbor those beliefs and how to live accordingly. This course covers the Study of Mankind (Anthropology), the Study of Sin (Hamartiology), the Study of Salvation (Soteriology), the Study of the Church (Ecclesiology), and the Study of the End Times (Eschatology).