Do you dream of helping people through the power of the Christian Church? Do you want to be someone’s spiritual mentor? Do you wish to teach theology, preserving the knowledge of Christianity? Or perhaps you want to run a global outreach program that feeds thousands of the homeless?
The Church the potential to do all of this and more, but it needs people like you to take the helm. It needs people like you to make big decisions, to combat false teachings, and to reach out to the world.
But to embark on a career in the ministry, you have to build a solid foundation of theological knowledge and leadership skills. Most of the time, this is going to take the form of Christian higher education.
The world of Christian higher education can be confusing. There are so many different types of schools, and an even bigger array of theology degrees—you can figure those out with our Which Christian Degree is Right for You quiz.
But to get you started on your burgeoning career in the ministry, let’s look at 5 paths to a Christian degree, and what is unique about each.