Denominational Transformation (TCP)

TCP LogoIn collaboration with The Columbia Partnership, this program accelerates the learning and stimulates the missional actions of regional leaders of denominations in order to empower the North American Church to pursue and sustain vital Christ centered ministry. Yearly gatherings will develop a learning community comprised of denominational leaders.  This program both educates and edifies program participants.

The cost of the DMin in Denominational Transformation is $13,558 (includes all gathering  fees) and can be paid on a monthly basis throughout the program. For complete information, please contact our admissions office at 630.620.2180 or .

Flexible: Tied directly to yearly gatherings of the Learning Community

Convenient: Complete 16 hours of the degree by attending each gathering of the Learning Community.  Then complete 3 courses on Northern’s Lombard campus

Attainable: Can be completed in four years

Affordable: Participants receive an exclusive discount which lowers tuition by 30%


  • A renewed spirit and passion for the church’s mission and vision
  • Practical education which can be immediately applied to your ministry context
  • A Learning Community in which to discern, discover, and develop new approaches for effective regional denomination service

Program Breakdown

Courses through Learning Community

Gathering 1 – 3  16 hours

Courses at Northern

Doctors of the Church 3 hours
Personal Assessment 1 hour
Biblical/Theological Reflection 4 hours


Design and Research 4 hours
Project and Writing 8 hours