if god is calling you to a ministry of preaching or teaching the bible as your primary function, those you lead need you to know the bible and how to share it with them in clear and relevant ways in the 21st century. whether you intend to minister in the church or a para-church environment, learning the intricacies of translating truths from the scripture into applications that will matter in the real world is vital.
the mdiv with a concentration in biblical preaching degree focuses on preaching new and old testament texts, as well as difficult texts and topics. best of all, you’ll practice your preaching in a positive environment with educated feedback from skilled instructors with years of preaching experience. hands down, this is the degree you need if your call is to the pulpit or to a leadership position where you’ll be regularly teaching the word.
dr. scott a. wenig is haddon w. robinson chair of biblical preaching and professor of applied theology. he has over 30 years of experience in direct ministry, primarily serving on pastoral staffs. he has contributed to the dictionary of christianity in america, the leadership handbook for ministry, leadership journal, preaching journal, preaching today, and is the author of straightening the altars, a study of the english reformation.