Academy

                 

Dr. Faye G. Hanshew 

International Administrator

and Graphic Designer USA.

Dear Students:

On behalf of Grace International Bible University community, I am delighted to welcome you! You have filled our school with renewed energy and excitement. With every new year comes new opportunities for academic and personal growth, and I look forward to encouraging you along this exciting journey of learning and discovery.

As students, you are the heart of our GIBU community, and the motivation of our faculty and staff. You are part of a proud university family that has come through our 1st year with flying colors and will continue to climb each year!

We ask you to join with us in preserving the values we cherish as an academic institution, fostering an atmosphere that is respectful, supportive, and welcoming to all.

As part of the college experience, you also will find camaraderie among peers who share your same interests. You have the opportunity to meet new people and gain valuable life skills through social, cultural, and recreational co-curricular activities. My online classes were some of my most valuable education personally.

We ask that you uphold the integrity of our GIBU community by serving as good neighbors and good stewards.

An exciting time at GIBU awaits you! We are so proud to have you with us, and I look forward to seeing you around the online campus throughout the year.

Sincerely,

Dr. Faye Hanshew

Administrator

 

Syllabus of Courses

  • ASSOCIATE OF MINISTRY
  • MINISTERIAL DIPLOMA
  • BACHELOR OF MINISTRY
  • MASTER OF MINISTRY
  • MASTER OF DIVINITY (M.DIV.)
  • DOCTOR OF MINISTRY
  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Ministry – Specialist
  • Master of Missions – Missionary
  • Doctor of Divinity
  • Doctor of Christian Ministry
  • Doctor of Ministry

 

Degree Descriptions for Church Members:

Select the level you love to attained.

Year 1 Certificate in Biblical Studies –Basic Bible and Theology 48 credit +

Year 2 Associate of Ministry – Basic Ministry Skills 48 credit hr. +

Year 3 Ministerial Diploma – Pastorate 48 credit hr. +

Year 4 Bachelor of Ministry – Full Bible Collage Education 48 credit +

Year 5 Master of Ministry 48 Credit hr +

Year 6 Master of Missions –Missionary 48 Credit +

Year 7 Master of Divinity (48 Credit hr +

Year 8 Doctor of Ministry – Highest Professional Level | 48.Credit hr.

 

Some typical concentrations are:

  • Church Growth and Evangelism
  • Foundations of Church Growth
  • Theology of Church Growth
  • Spiritual Issues in Church Growth
  • Mobilizing the Local Church for Cross Cultural Outreach
  • Reinventing Evangelism:
  • New Perspectives on Outreach,
  • Conversion and Discipleship

Spirituality and Renewal

  • The Renewal of the Life and Mission of the Church
  • Minister’s Personal Growth
  • Spirituality and Ministry
  • Spiritual Formation in History and Ministry
  • Marriage and Family
  • Marriage and Family Ministries in the Local Church
  • Building Strong Families Through the Local Church
  • Small Groups and Christian Community
  • Exegeting the Culture/Applying the Text
  • Mobilizing and Equipping Laity for Ministry
  • Building Christian Community Through Small Groups
  • Recovery Ministries in the Local Church
  • Equipping the Laity for Caring Ministry
  • Developing Cell-Based Ministries

 

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

  • Foundations of Church Management
  • Envisioning Your Ministry
  • Conflict Management in the Local Church
  • Theology, Theory and Practice of Leadership
  • Lifelong Leadership Development
  • Managing Conflict
  • Changing Paradigms of Leadership:
  • Revisioning the Church in the 21st Century

 

Preaching and Worship

 Theology and Ministry of Worship

  • Theology and Practice of Preaching
  • Preaching That Transforms
  • Bible and Theology
  • Theology of Ministry
  • The Hebrew Old Testament in the Pastor’s Life and Ministry
  • The Greek New Testament in the Pastor’s Life and Ministry

 

DISCIPLESHIP

          Growing a Disciple-Making Congregation

  • Adult Formation Through Interactive Bible Teaching
  • Disciples Are Made, Not Born
  • Discipling Groups in the Great Commission
  • Making Disciples of Panta ta Ethane

Sample

DOCTORATE DEGREES:

1. Doctor of Bible Studies.
2. Doctor of Psychology.
3. Doctor of Churh Administration.
4. Doctor of Christian Education

5. Doctor of Christian Technology.
6. Doctor of Ministry (D. Min).
7. Doctor of Missions.
8.Doctor of Divinity(D.D).
9. Doctor of Christian Apologetic.
10. Doctor of Modern Languages.
11.  Doctor of Biblical History.
12. Doctor of Audiology.
13. Doctor of Christian Health Administration.
14. Doctor of Letters.

Ph.D – DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY.
1. Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies.
2. Doctor of Philosophy in Theology.
3. Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Counseling.
4. Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Social Work.
5. Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Education.
6. Doctor of Philosophy in Ministry

 

 

Doctorate Degree Programs – Course Requirements

Doctor of Biblical Studies
New Testament Studies
15 Semester hours
Old Testament Studies
15 Semester hours
Practical Theology
6 Semester hours
Systematic Theology
9 Semester hours
Theological Studies
6 Semester hours
Doctoral Dissertation
9 Semester hours
Total Semester hours:
60 Semester hours

Doctor of Christian Counseling

Christian Counseling
12 Semester hours
Psychology
6 Semester hours
Practical Theology
9 Semester hours
Doctoral Dissertation
6 Semester hours
Total Semester hours:
36 Semester hours

Doctor of Christian Education/Administration

Christian Counseling
12 Semester hours
Practical Theology
9 Semester hours
Hermeneutics
3 Semester hours
History of Christian Education
3 Semester hours
Doctoral Dissertation
9 Semester hours
Total Semester hours:
36 Semester hours

Doctor of Ministry – for Students WITH a M.Div.

Practical Theology
9 Semester hours
Systematic Theology
6 Semester hours
Theological Studies
9 Semester hours
Apologetics
3 Semester hours
Doctoral Dissertation
9 Semester hours
Total Semester hours:
36 Semester hours

Doctor of Ministry – for Students WITHOUT a M.Div.

Practical Theology
9 Semester hours
Systematic Theology
9 Semester hours
Theological Studies
9 Semester hours
Apologetics
3 Semester hours
Hermeneutics
3 Semester hours
Homiletics
3 Semester hours
World Missions
3 Semester hours
History of Christianity II
3 Semester hours

History of Christian Education

3 Semester hours
New Testament Studies
3 Semester hours
Old Testament Studies
3 Semester hours
Doctoral Dissertation
9 Semester hours
Total Semester hours:
60 Semester hours

Doctor of Pastoral Theology

Practical Theology
6 Semester hours
Systematic Theology
9 Semester hours
Theological Studies
6 Semester hours
CED 601 Youth Ministry II
3 Semester hours
PRE 601 Homiletics
3 Semester hours
Doctoral Dissertation
9 Semester hours
Total Semester hours:
36 Semester hours

Doctor of Theology
Practical Theology
6 Semester hours
Systematic Theology
15 Semester hours
New Testament Studies
9 Semester hours
Old Testament Studies
9 Semester hours
Theological Studies
12 Semester hours
Doctoral Dissertation
9 Semester hours
Total Semester hours:
36 Semester hours

Rev. Dr. Rudolph Q. Kwanue, Sr. PhD.

Founder and International Coordinator