MDiv with a Concentration in Outdoor Leadership

MDiv with a Concentration in Outdoor Leadership

Do you want to be a part of shaping others by using the dynamic tools of outdoor ministry to get at the core issues of life and faith? If so, the master of divinity with a concentration in outdoor leadership combines deep biblical, theological, and pastoral training with wilderness and adventure experiences led by experts. This concentration prepares you to plan and facilitate outdoor ministry shaped by a solid biblical framework. You’ll gain all the skills and resources necessary for outdoor ministry that is biblically faithful, spiritually rich, and personally engaging. And where better to do that than at a world-class seminary located in the Front Range of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains?

Faculty Highlight

Jim Doenges is one of the lead guides for the outdoor leadership program and is the program director and senior instructor at Solid Rock Outdoor Ministries. Jim is a licensed minister with the Disciples of Christ denomination, and has over 30 years of experience in backpacking and mountaineering, including 40-day wilderness courses and summits on four continents (Aconcagua, McKinley, Kilimanjaro, and others).

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How can I use this degree?

  • Ministry positions with a camp or parachurch organization
  • Launching a new ministry focused on wilderness, adventure, and challenge course programming

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