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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

SESSION ONE 

    • BI101 – Old Testament Survey
    • MA105 – Business Mathematics
    • BI212 – Bible Doctrine II
    • BI315 – Old Testament Prophets

SESSION TWO

    • CM445 – Marriage and Family
    • BI211 – Bible Doctrine I
    • SC401 – Creation Science
    • HI491 – Baptist History and Distinctives

SESSION THREE  

    • BU111 – Business Communications
    • HI370 – History of the Ancient World
    • BI337 – Pastoral Epistles
    • YM407 – Principles and Methods of Youth Ministry

SESSION FOUR 

    • MI105 – Introduction to Missions
    • EN121 – Speech
    • BI339 – Hebrew Christian Church Epistles
    • PM445 – Pastoral Counseling

 

SESSION FIVE 

    • BI102 – New Testament Survey
    • BI328 – Christian Church Epistles
    • MU405 – Philosophy of Christian Music
    • CM225 – Comparative World Religions

SESSION SIX

    • EN104 – Grammar and Composition II
    • PM304 – Homiletics I (M) / ED327 – Human Growth and Development (W)
    • PM305 – Homiletics II (M) / ED245 – Principles and Methods of Education (W)
    • PM341 – Church Administration and Polity (M) / MI307 – Women in World Evangelism (W)

SESSION SEVEN 

    • CM125 – Personal Evangelism
    • BI208 – Methods of Bible Teaching
    • ED322 – Theology of Christian Education
    • HI476 – America’s Founding Fathers

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

SESSION EIGHT 

    • CM135 – Living the Christian Life
    • PM345 – Assisting the Pastor
    • BI323 – Historical Books
    • BU481 – Church and Non-Profit Finance

SESSION NINE 

    • HI137 – Geography of the Middle East
    • EN201 – American Literature
    • BI329 – Pentateuch
    • BI207 – Principles and Methods of Bible Study

SESSION TEN  

    • BU141 – Office Computer Applications
    • YM405 – Campus Evangelism
    • BI327 – Gospel Records
    • CM485 – Ministry Internship

  • 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
Sessions & Dates

SUMMER SEMESTER | May 2 – August 21, 2022

Session 10: July 18 – Aug. 21
BI323 – Historical Books
BU141 – Office Computer Applications

FALL SEMESTER | August 22 – December 4, 2022

Session 1: Aug. 22 – Sept. 25 
BI212 – Bible Doctrine II
MA105 – Business Mathematics

Session 2: Sept. 26 – Oct. 30
HI491 – Baptist History and Distinctives
PM305 – Homiletics II

Session 3: Nov. 31 – Dec. 4
BI337 – Pastoral Epistles
HI370 – History of the Ancient World

WINTER SEMESTER | December 5, 2022 – January 8, 2023

Session 4: Dec. 12 – Jan. 15
BI339 – Hebrew Christian Church Epistles
EN121 – Speech

SPRING SEMESTER | January 9 – April 30, 2023

Session 5: Jan. 16 – Feb. 19
BI328 – Christian Church Epistles
CM430 – Introduction to Counseling

Session 6: Feb. 20 – Mar. 26
ED327 – Human Growth and Development
EN104 – Grammar and Composition II
PM341 – Church Administration and Polity

Session 7: Mar. 27 – Apr. 30
HI476 – America’s Founding Fathers

SUMMER SEMESTER | May 1 – August 20, 2023

Session 8: May 1 – June 4 
PM345 – Assisting the Pastor

Session 9: June 12 – July 16
HI137 – Geography of the Middle East

Session 10: July 17 – Aug. 20
YM405 – Campus Evangelism
CM485 – Ministry Internship

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.