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Local Church Leadership

Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Local Church Leadership

The Local Church Leadership degree program is open to men and women age 25 or older who meet normal qualifications for enrollment. This program is available to be completed in a fully online format, with an instructional design conducive to adult learners. Students are taught the biblical purpose and function of a New Testament church and learn how to engage our lost world with the Word of God and the gospel.

Program Overview

FALL SEMESTER 

    • BI101 – Old Testament Survey
    • CM445 – Marriage & Family
    • BU111 – Business Communications

WINTER SEMESTER 

    •  MI105 – Introduction to Missions

SPRING SEMESTER  

    • BI102 – New Testament Survey
    • EN104 – Grammar & Composition II
    • CM125 – Personal Evangelism

SUMMER SEMESTER

    • CM135 – Living the Christian Life
    • BU141 – Office Computer Applications
    • BI207 – Principles & Methods of Bible Study

FALL SEMESTER 

    • BI211 – Bible Doctrine I
    • MA105 – Business Mathematics
    • HI101 – History of Civilization I

WINTER SEMESTER 

    • BI328 – Christian Church Epistles

SPRING SEMESTER  

    • EN121 – Speech
    • PM304 – Homiletics I (M) / ED327 – Human Growth & Development (W)
    • BI208 – Methods of Bible Teaching

SUMMER SEMESTER

    • PM345 – Assisting the Pastor
    • BI329 – Pentateuch
    • BI327 – Gospel Records

*M – Men’s course / *W – Women’s course

FALL SEMESTER 

    • BI212 – Bible Doctrine II
    • SC401 – Creation Science
    • BI337 – Pastoral Epistles

WINTER SEMESTER

    • BI339 – Hebrew Christian Church Epistles

SPRING SEMESTER  

    • MU405 – Philosophy of Christian Music
    • PM305 – Homiletics II (M) / ED245 – Principles & Methods of Education (W)
    • ED322 – Theology of Christian Education

SUMMER SEMESTER

    • BI323 – Historical Books
    • EN201 – American Literature
    • YM405 – Campus Evangelism

*M – Men’s course / *W – Women’s course

FALL SEMESTER 

    • BI315 – Old Testament Prophets
    • HI491 – Baptist History & Distinctives
    • YM407 – Principles of Youth Ministry

WINTER SEMESTER 

    • PM445 – Pastoral Counseling

SPRING SEMESTER  

    • CM225 – Comparative World Religions
    • PM341 – Church Administration & Polity (M) / MI307 – Women in World Evangelism (W)
    • HI102 – History of Civilization II

SUMMER SEMESTER

    • BU481 – Church & Non-profit Finance
    • HI137 – Geography of the Middle East
    • CM485 – Ministry Internship

*M – Men’s course / *W – Women’s course

  • Must be age 25 or older 
  • Complete the online application 
  • Give a personal testimony of faith in Jesus Christ as Saviour 
  • Submit a personal recommendation from their current pastor 
  • Hold a high school or GED equivalency diploma  
  • Request an official high school or GED equivalency diploma OR an official college transcript be sent to the Office of the Registrar for evaluation and approval prior to admittance 

Students who complete the B.B.S. in Local Church Leadership will be able to:

  • Employ proper methods of evangelism and discipleship through local church ministries
  • Discern truth from error by evaluating teachings and trends in light of the doctrine of God’s Word
  • Prepare and teach or preach Bible messages using proper methods of interpretation, presentation, and application
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • Transfer previously earned credit
  • 5-week course format
  • Degree completion option
  • Exceptional, experienced faculty
  • New courses offered every 5 weeks
2021-2022 Sessions & Dates

SPRING SEMESTER | January 11 – April 25

Session 5: Jan. 11 – Feb. 14
BI102 – New Testament Survey

Session 6: Feb. 15 – Mar. 21
ED327 – Human Growth and Development (Women)
PM341 – Church Administration and Polity (Men)

Session 7: Mar. 22 – Apr. 25
HI476 – America’s Founding Father’s 

SUMMER SEMESTER | May 3 – August 15

Session 8: May 3 – June 6 
MI210 – Islamic Studies

Session 9: June 7 – July 11
EN201 – American Literature

Session 10: July 12 – Aug. 15
BI207 – Principles & Methods of Bible Study

For more information...

Contact:
Marie Hastings
LCL Assistant Program Manager
[email protected]

Experience the Crown difference!

The mission of Crown College is to train men and women to follow the Lord Jesus Christ and to equip them to fulfill His purpose by providing an education in which Christ is preeminent, and where the highest academics are united with ministry application for the sole purpose of glorifying the Lord Jesus Christ. This mission continues as our graduates win and train others to follow Christ.