Doctor of Ministry in Christian Community Development

Program Description:

Through a partnership with Lawndale Community Church and working with the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), Northern offers a Doctor of Ministry with an emphasis in Christian Community Development. Each student is required to attend three CCDA conferences held in the fall of each year. In addition, students choose to participate in an Immersion Experience either in Chicago or Africa. Finally, all cohort students spend a week in the Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago “Exploring Christian Community Development” with Rev. Dr. Wayne Gordon and Dr. John Perkins.

Program Features:

Immersion Experience in Chicago or Africa

Study with top leaders in the Christian Community Development Movement

Engage in your education with practical, hands-on learning

Foster relationships with other cohort students for future ministry networking.

Required Core Courses

Becoming Doctors of the Church

Biblical and Theological Reflection in Ministry and Culture

Thesis Proposal and Research Methodology

DMin Thesis

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