if god is calling you to a ministry of preaching or teaching the bible as your primary function, then your grasp of god’s word has got to be top notch. your command of scripture will have a direct impact on the spiritual depth of those who learn from you. in fact, anyone involved in a ministry of substantive bible teaching needs the most thorough possible education in the language, history, culture, and theology of scripture.
the mdiv with a concentration in biblical studies combines well-rounded ministry preparation with eight additional credit hours of biblical studies courses, including an emphasis in either old testament or new testament theology.
about our faculty
the biblical studies faculty members are world-class scholars. collectively, they’ve published dozens of books and hundreds of journal articles; they act as supervisors of countless dissertations and theses, and serve as editors on major journals, monographs, and bible translations. not only are they academically at the top of their game, but they also value pouring into students’ lives outside the classroom through connecting over coffee or during a run on the historic platte river trail.