Registration OPEN (2015-T5)

2015-T5 Term (September 1-October 26) DMS classes offered 2015-T5: Touchstone Course (R1300) Theology & Practice of Fellowship (F1301) Church History (D3351) Capstone Course (R4300) MML/MDiv classes offered 2015-T5: Touchstone Course (R5400) Theology & Practice of Evangelism (E5401) New Testament Survey (D5451) Preaching/Teaching for Life Change (W5403) Building an Effective Ministry Team (M6405) Recovery Ministry (M6409) […]

Registration OPEN (2015-T4)

2015-T4 Term (June 30-August 24) DMS classes offered 2015-T4: Theology & Practice of Worship (W1301) Preaching/Teaching for Life Change (W3303) MML/MDiv classes offered 2015-T4: Theology & Practice of Ministry (M5401) Church History II (D6452) Biblical Hermeneutics (D5403) DMin class offered 2015-T4: The Transformational Leader (R7100) Registration Deadline: June 22, 2015 Programs: Diploma in Ministry Studies (DMS) […]

Course Peek: Small Groups

COURSE DESCRIPTION Course Title: Building a Small Group Ministry This course teaches principles for establishing and maintaining healthy small groups, and explores the various types of small groups. Emphasis will be given to how to help groups reproduce themselves to develop a healthy and growing church. COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES After completing this course, you will […]

Course Peek: Church Evangelism

COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is a study of the biblical purpose of evangelism and the practice of evangelism in the church today. An understanding of the postmodern culture and how to communicate the gospel story within that context will be emphasized. The course will also focus on the role of spiritual friendships and how to […]

A Small Group To AVOID

Small groups are NOT created equal. Here’s one to avoid: This video is included in the materials for the course “Building a Small Group Ministry,” an elective course offered fully online by Rockbridge Seminary for the Master of Divinity (MDiv) and Master of Ministry Leadership (MML) programs. This course will be taught next during the 2014 […]

Course Peek: Counseling Skills

Personal Counseling Skills (F6404) This course is an introduction to the basics of pastoral counseling and spiritual guidance. The course examines fundamentals of counseling, the role of prayer and Scripture in counseling, and when and how to make referrals to other caring professionals. Learners will use case studies and interactive techniques to develop their counseling […]

Church Planting: Fears & Doubts

Hear Dr. Tim Keller, founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, challenge church planters to refocus on the Spirit’s call as a way to overcome their fears. This video is included in the materials for the course “Introduction to Church Planting,” an elective course offered fully online by Rockbridge Seminary for the Master of […]

Why DEAC Accreditation?

Rockbridge Seminary is accredited with the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). Here’s why DEAC was chosen as the seminary’s accrediting agency: RECOGNITION DEAC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) EXPERTISE DEAC is the preeminent accrediting organization for distance education delivered worldwide STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE DEAC sets high […]

Textbook List: Fellowship

Fellowship Competencies Rockbridge Seminary’s academic programs are designed to help students build competencies related to the following biblical purposes: Worship, Fellowship, Discipleship, Ministry, and Evangelism. The following competencies relate to the Ministry biblical purpose: Builds and maintains healthy relationships with others. (F-1) Sensitive to the needs and feelings of others. (F-2) Develops relationships within and […]

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