CCM Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Ministry Program

 

Course

Code

Credit

Ministerial Ethics

CPL01

3

Sunday School Teacher Certification

CPL02

3

Effective Discipline

CPL03

3

Leadership Certificate

CPL04

3

Stress and Work Life Balance

CPL05

3

Principles of People Management

CPL06

3

Dealing With Difficult People

CPL07

3

Local Church Administration

CPL08

3

Usher Ministry Certification

CPL09

3

Evangelism Outreach Ministry

CPL10

3

Spiritual Warfare Level I

CPL11

3

Singles Ministry

CPL12

3

Youth Leadership Certification

CPL13

3

Discipleship

CPL14

3

Family and Spirituality

CPL15

3

Introduction to Counseling 

CPL16

3

Public Speaking

CPL17

3

Introduction to Psychology

CPL18

3

Homiletics

CPL19

3

Spiritual Gifts

CPL20

3

Authority of the Believer

CPL21

3

Hermeneutics

CPL22

3

Relationships

CPL23

3

Children’s Ministry Protocol

CPL24

3

Women’s Ministry

CPL25

3

Men’s Ministry Protocol

CPL26

3

Deliverance Ministry

CPL27

3

Practical Program

CPL28

3

Internship Program

CPL29

2

Ministry Launch

CPL30

1

Ministry Start-up

CPL31

1

Five-Fold Ministry

CPL32

3

Operating in the Gifts of the Spirit

CPL33

3

How to Hear the Voice of God

CPL34

3

English Level 1

CPL35

2

Basic Math

CPL36

2

Music Program G1

CPL37

1

Music Program G2

CPL38

1

Music Program G

CPL39

2

Music Program G Advance

CPL40

3

Praise & Worship for Ministry

CPL41

1

Heavenly Sound

CPL42

3

The Mystery of Generational Curses and Agreements

CPL43

2

Relationships, Conflicts and Temperament

 

CPL44

3

51 Required credits + 21 Electives credits

Total Credits

119

 

 

 

Course Outlines

 

Evangelism Ministry

 This course will teach student evangelism from a biblical and personal perspective, utilizing evangelistic models existing in God’s word. A key aspect of this course is the understanding of the principles of evangelism and how to apply this in their everyday life. The course is designed to challenge the student, as to what it means to be a disciple while living out the mandate that Jesus Christ has left for every believer in regards to evangelism. Students will have the tools to be able to win the lost for Christ. Upon completion of this course, student will be able to operate an evangelism ministry.

 

Deliverance Ministry

You will be thought a proven and effective deliverance ministry process to set the captives free! Deliverance ministry made easy and simple. This deliverance course is designed for pastors, ministers, and anyone who desire to enter the deliverance ministry. It will give you the essential knowledge you will need before entering this ministry, effectively prepare you and how to operate while you are in the deliverance ministry. You will be equipped you in fundamental areas of deliverance, healing, spiritual warfare and the believer’s authority in spiritual warfare. This course will empower you in the realms of spiritual warfare. It will also equip you so you can start your own deliverance ministry and operate effectively in your everyday life.

 

Practical Ministry

This Ministerial Internship Program covers the practical aspects of ministry. The goal of this program is to develop Ministers who can lead with confidence. Working under the direct supervision of an Ordained Senior Pastor, the student will be exposed to the everyday duties and responsibilities of a Minister. This internship will impart to the student the practical procedures that are involved in administering such duties. At the end of the program the student shall have a comprehensive working knowledge of practical ministry in a local church setting.

 

Every minister who enters the CCM School of Ministry Internship Program is required to participate in an orientation process. This process will be included in the in-class portion. This orientation process will provide a great opportunity of ministry fellowship. New ministers will be introduced to what CCM is all about and is exposed to the entire School of Ministry Board. Each minister will have the opportunity to ask important questions that will help them in their ministry venture. At the orientation ministers will learn useful information, from an expert team that will help them into ministry. They will also learn how they can receive additional support and resources that are not available through the Internship Program.

 

CCM will provide an extended launching program and plan outline for ministers going into their own ministry. Student will also receive useful insights into ministry, which ministers can apply in their ministry venture. The goal is to establish a good support system for all ministers. This program will also provide minister with the assistant to launch their own ministry.

 

There will also be an optional ministry start up for all ministers going into ministry.

 

 

Ministerial Ethics

Ministers are obligated to live by a specific code of ministerial ethics. This course outlines a basic standard of conduct that determines what is appropriate, acceptable, and expected of Ministers both in their personal and professional lives.

Outline:

  • The General Concept of Ministerial Ethics
  • The Basis of Ministry
  • Overcoming the “Death Trap” of the Enemy
  • CCM Minister Code of Ethics
  • Etiquette and Ministry
  • Ministry Information Package
  • Personal Standard

 

Sunday School Teacher Certification

Sunday School Teachers are responsible for molding and shaping the minds of God’s people. This course is designed to equip teachers with the knowledge and skills necessary for effective teaching of the Word of God in a classroom setting.

The Design and Purpose of Teaching; Public Speaking; Overcoming Fear; Be-Attitudes; Classroom Discipline; Connecting With Students; A Good Teacher; Becoming a Better Teacher; Teaching in a Classroom Setting; The Art and Science of Teaching; Developing a Lesson; The use of Visual Aids and Creative Bible Study Methods.

 

Homiletics

Homiletics is the study of the analysis, classification, preparation, composition and delivery of sermons. It is the art of preaching. This course will examine the composition and delivery of sermons and other religious discourse.

Outline:

  • Principles of Biblical interpretation
  • Sermon preparation and Delivery
  • Develop sermons from single verses, paragraphs, chapters and whole books
  • Define the nature and purpose of Biblical preaching
  • Expository Preaching
  • Value of Preaching in today’s churches

 

Spiritual Gifts

All the parts of the human body are different, but each have a part to play in the functioning of the whole body. In the same way all the members of the Body of Christ have different talents and each has a part to play in the functioning of the entire body.

Outline:

  • The Church – The Body of Christ
  • Diversity in the Body of Christ – different roles
  • Unity in the Body of Christ – all working together
  • What are spiritual gifts?
  • Spiritual Gifts – detail description
  • How to use spiritual gifts
  • Ministry jobs based on spiritual gifting

 

Public Speaking

This course is designed to help students improve their presentation skills through planning, preparation and performance by teaching techniques for speaking with confidence, choosing audio-visual aids and dealing with questions from the audience.

Outline:

  • Becoming a Public Speaker
  • Managing Speech Anxiety
  • Ethical Public Speaking
  • Listeners and Speakers
  • Choosing a Method of Delivery
  • Controlling Your Voice
  • Using Body Language

 

Introduction to Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior.  In this course the student will examine how people behave, think and feel; and apply that knowledge to manage practical issues in various areas of ministry.

Outline:

  • The Definition of Psychology
  • The Growth of Psychology
  • Ways of Knowing
  • Psychology and Christianity
  • Human Beings in Holistic Perspective
  • Christian Contributions to Psychology
  • Psychology Testing

 

Effective Discipline

Church discipline rests upon the divine authority of Scripture and is vital to the purity, power, progress, and purpose of the church. Leaders completing this course will learn how to effectively administer discipline without splitting their church.

Outline:

The Routs to Discipline; Laws Rules and Compliance; Non-Conformance; The Disciplinary Investigation; Alternatives to Discipline; Policy and Procedure; Counselling and Discipline; Disciplinary Checklists; The Disciplinary Hearing; Dismissal and Termination of Membership; Biblical Approach to Discipline.

 

Leadership Certificate

To be a leader you don’t have to be an elected official or a CEO. A leader is someone whom others consistently want to follow for new trends and ideas. In this course you will learn how to identify leaders, become a leader and flow in your leadership style.

Outline:

  • How to Find Your Leadership Style
  • How to Develop Leadership Qualities
  • How to prove You Have Leadership Qualities
  • How to Improve Leadership Quality
  • How to Cope With Criticism as a Leader
  • How to Become a Good Leader

 

Stress and Work Life Balance

In today’s world it is virtually impossible to avoid stress. In desperation, people are seeking stress relief through any remedy at their disposal. This course will help you identify the common signs of stress, how to cope with it to bring normalcy to one’s life.

Outline:

  • What the Bible Says About Stress
  • What is Stress?
  • Common Signs of Stress
  • Coping Skills Strategy
  • Assertion as an Antidote to Stress
  • Work and Life Balance

 

Principles of People Management

Apart from the Holy Spirit your greatest asset in ministry is people. No matter how much potential your church has, the thing that will determine its success or failure is the effort and the dedication of the people who make up your ministry team.

Outline:

How to Treat People Good; Building Personal Relationships; Give Praise and Recognition; Stand for Something; Become a Crusader; Develop a Positive Attitude; Get Your Priorities Straight; Know Where You’re Going; Don’t Be Afraid to Fail; Build With Quality; Always Move Ahead; The Giving Principle; Never Give up.

 

Family and Spirituality

This course is designed to explore and define family formation; a biblical approach to Christian spirituality; spiritual formation in shaping and growing the family and spiritual interventions to effectively manage challenges in the family.

Outline:

Topics to be covered includes:

Family Formation and Spiritual Foundation

Spiritual Disciplines for Family Life

Leading Your Family

Balancing Work and Family

Leaving a Spiritual Legacy

Blended Family

 

Introduction to Counseling

This course is an introductorily course in counseling and serves as an introduction to understanding the basic principles and methods of counseling within the framework of pastoral care. It will examine the biblical mandate for Christian counseling.

Outline:

  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Understanding Yourself and Others
  • Christian Counseling
  • Biblical Mandate for Christian Counseling
  • Basic Principles of Counseling
  • Pastoral Care
  • Counseling Skills

 

 

Youth Leadership Certification

This course is designed to equip youth leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to lead and inspire young people in the church. Youth ministry is not just having fun in a social setting, it involves mentoring the people of the next generation.

Outline:

  • Paul’s Instructions to young Minister Timothy
  • Setting Your Vision and Defining Your Goals
  • Leadership Skills
  • Leading by Example
  • Youth Ministry Tips
  • Ideas for Youth Ministry
  • Icebreakers for Small Groups

 

Discipleship

This course is designed to equip the student with Biblical foundational skills necessary to grow as a disciple in Christ and to disciple others. It is an in-depth study of how Jesus made disciples using a simple and profound plan with twelve ordinary men.

Outline:

  • Answering the Call to Discipleship
  • The Cost of Discipleship
  • Reasons for Discipleship
  • Biblical Approaches to Effective Disciple-Making
  • The Evangelism Factor in Making Disciples
  • Discipleship in Action
  • Disciples Making Disciples Through Small Groups

 

Dealing With Difficult People

Difficult people are everywhere. Perhaps you can be difficult. Many people go through periods where they don’t act their best. This course will teach you how to develop coping and negotiating strategies for dealing with difficult people.

Outline:

  • Understanding Yourself
  • Understanding Others
  • Dealing With Difficult People
  • Dealing With Impossible People
  • How to Apologize
  • How to Accept and Embrace Disagreement
  • How to Manage Conflict

 

Local Church Administration

Before you begin to administrate you must first have three things in place – a vision, a government and an organizational structure. This course is designed to teach you how to set up the framework on which the vision and goals of your organization will be built.

Outline:

Forms of Government; Government of the Church; Qualifications for Leadership; Organizational Structure; Administration; Hiring Staff; Budgeting; Tithing; Church Job Descriptions; Church Insurance; Leadership Skills; Administrative Skills; Human Resources Management; Performance Appraisals; Personnel Records and Statistics.

 

Usher Ministry Certificate

Ushers are the “gate-keepers” of the church. They are the first people that one meet as they enter the sanctuary. At the completion of this course the student will gain a working knowledge of how to perform the job of an Usher with excellence.

Outline:

  • The Ministry of Ushering
  • Why Ushers Are Important
  • The Functions of an Usher
  • Seating the People
  • Collecting the Offering
  • An Usher’s Standard of Excellence
  • The Ushers as Greeters

 

Evangelism Outreach Ministry

In the Great Commission given by Jesus in Matthew 28:18-20, He tells us to go into the world, preach the Gospel and make disciples. Evangelism is everybody’s business. This course is designed to teach the student how to win the lost for Christ.

The Great Commission Examined

Outline:

  • The Message of the Gospel
  • The Program for Outreach
  • Compassion in Evangelism
  • Support Groups
  • Prayer and Evangelism
  • How to Lead a Soul to Christ

 

 

Spiritual Warfare Level I

At the completion of this course the student will understand the dynamics of spiritual warfare and be able to exhibit proficiency in recognizing the work of the enemy; confrontational spiritual warfare and have a clear understanding of their authority.

Outline:

  • The snapshot of God’s sovereignty
  • The good side of the spiritual
  • The triangle of darkness
  • Secrets of the enemy
  • Spiritual weaponry and coverings
  • Foundational weapons
  • The Authorized Believers

 

Singles Ministry Certificate

The purpose of this course is to teach students how to develop a vibrant Adult Singles Ministry at their local church. At the completion of the program students will have a comprehensive working knowledge of how to operate a Singles Ministry.

Outline:

  • Understanding the Various Types of Single Adults
  • Understanding the Challenge, Benefits and opportunities of Singleness
  • Developing a Biblical Philosophy of Ministry
  • Practical Aspects of Building a Ministry
  • Recruiting, Training and Motivating Others
  • Models of Ministry

 

Authority of the Believer

As “Sons and Daughters of God” we have authority over the enemy and the earth’s domain. We were created to have dominion or rule. In order to fully understand the authority of the Believer we must understand what authority is and who gave it.

Outline:

  • What is authority?
  • Biblical definition of authority
  • Who gave us authority?
  • What do we have authority over?
  • How to use authority
  • Having confidence to use our authority
  • How to avoid abusing our authority

 

Hermeneutics

The course is designed to help the students apply basic methods in interpreting Scripture. Student will learn and exercise the use of Word study and the inductive procedure in Bible Interpretation using actual interpretation of different passages.

Outline:

  • What is Hermeneutics and why it is important?
  • The Basic principle of interpretation
  • The Inductive Bible Study
  • Determining the contract between the fourfold approach and analytical approach
  • Developing and exercising the inductive approach of Bible study; Sermon Preparation

 

 

The Mystery of Generational Curses and Agreements

In this course, we will examine a crucial area where in the Christian body especially within the Western World, fails to talk and deal with because of lack of knowledge. Hence, this concise and special course “The Mystery of Generational Curses and Agreements” is designed to break the captivity of ignorance of God’s people so that they can truly be able to walk in the fullness of what God has called them to be to before the foundation of the world. In this course we will be looking at the power of the tongue to create one’s reality and alter one’s destiny, how covenant works, how the enemy uses witchcraft and other tactics to defile the people of God, and finally, how to be delivered from evil Generational Curses.

Relationships, Conflicts and Temperament

In this course, we will examine a crucial area where in the Christian body especially within the Western World, fails to talk and deal with because of lack of knowledge. Hence, this concise and special course “The Mystery of Generational Curses and Agreements” is designed to break the captivity of ignorance of God’s people so that they can truly be able to walk in the fullness of what God has called them to be to before the foundation of the world. In this course we will be looking at the power of the tongue to create one’s reality and alter one’s destiny, how covenant works, how the enemy uses witchcraft and other tactics to defile the people of God, and finally, how to be delivered from evil Generational Curses.

Heavenly Sound

In this course we will examine the real meaning and purpose that God intended for music. We will discover the great importance and power of Music and how it impacts the Spiritual realm. We will further investigate the role of music in praise and worship, spiritual warfare and Prophecy. Finally, we will be learning practically how to play an instrument effectively to invoke the presence of God and welcome the Shekinah Glory.

 

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