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The Worship Leadership major prepares students for worship leadership that is scripturally sound and musically and artistically competent.

  • Approach worship leadership in ways that reflect sound theological, philosophical, cultural, and practical understandings of ministry
  • Synthesize and apply musical learning
  • Understand, communicate, and perform in a variety of musical styles
  • Interpret Christian scripture responsibly
  • Identify and critically analyze appropriate sources in academic research
  • Understand and assess contemporary church beliefs and practices in light of church history
  • Reflect theologically on contemporary culture and discern the challenges and opportunities for the church to embody a faithful presence within that culture
  • Develop personal and spiritual maturity necessary for worship leadership

Ministry Leadership Program

This major is part of the Ministry Leadership Program. Learn more ยป


Professor of Christian Ministries

Associate Professor of History and Humanities

Professor of Music; Area Chair of Music

DeLong, Noah
Associate Professor of Music

Associate Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities; Associate Professor of History and Humanities; Area Chair of Humane Learning; Joel O. and Mabel Stephens Chair of Bible

Emeritus Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Education; Professor of Sociology and Missions; Area Chair of Social Learning

Associate Professor of Bible and Humanities

Director of Ministry Leadership Program

Associate Dean of the School of Bible and Ministry; Professor of Theology and Philosophy; Area Chair of Biblical Learning; The Kenneth E. Starkey Chair of Bible and Christian Ministries

Associate Professor of Bible

Vera Britton Chair of Bible; Professor of Bible

Professor of Old Testament – Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Paul Blowers
Dean E. Walker Professor of Church History – Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Kip Elolia
Professor of Theology and World Christianity

Jack Holland
Professor of Christian Ministries; Professor of Christian Care and Counseling – Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Theological Librarian & Assistant Director of Library Services

Associate Professor of Theology and Society – Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan

Rollin Ramsaran
Dean of Emmanuel Christian Seminary, Professor of New Testament

Professor of Ministerial Formation

Professor of World Mission and New Testament; Director of the Master of Arts in Christian Ministries Program – Emmanuel Christian Seminary

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