Vineyard School of Ministry Africa

Required Courses for Diploma Program
20 Courses or 60 Credit Hours

1) VSM B201 Understanding our Community’s Book: Interpreting Scripture                                                3 Credits

2) VSM B202 Old Tribal History: Old Testament Survey                                                                                      3 Credits

3) VSM B203 New Tribal History: New Testament Survey                                                                                  3 Credits

4) VSM B204 Understanding Creation & Family: Genesis                                                                                  3 Credits

5) VSM B205 Understanding the Kingdom of God: Gospels                                                                             3 Credits

6) VSM B206 Understanding Worldviews, ATR & Acts                                                                                        3 Credits

7) VSM B207 Understanding Tribalism & Conflict Resolution: Joshua & Judges                                            3 Credits

8) VSM B208 Understanding Suffering & Social Ethics: Job & Wisdom Literature                                         3 Credits

9) VSM B209 Understanding Advocacy & Socio-Economic Justice:                                                                  3 Credits
                          The Prophetic Literature

10) VSM B210 Understanding Nation-Making & Reconstruction: Exilic Literature                                        3 Credits

11) VSM M202 Understanding Mission: Christianity & Islam in Africa                                                            3 Credits

12) VSM PM201 Understanding Pastoral Ministry                                                                                             3 Credits

13) VSM PM202 Pastoral Counseling & Healing Ministry                                                                                  3 Credits

14) VSM PM204 Church Planting                                                                                                                           3 Credits

15) VSM PM205 Sex, Marriage & the Family                                                                                                       3 Credits

16) VSM PM206 Community Development & the Kingdom of God                                                                3 Credits

17) VSM PM208 Character Formation, Authority & Governance: 1&2 Samuel,                                           3 Credits
                                      1&2 Kings, 1&2 Chronicles

18) VSM T203 Father God & His Family: Systematic Theology I                                                                        3 Credits

19) VSM T205 Church & Spirit Brewed in an African Pot: Systematic Theology II                                          3 Credits

20) VSM W201 Praise, Prayer & Preaching                                                                                                            3 Credits

B = Bible
PM = Pastoral Ministry
M = Mission
W = Worship
T = Theology
P = Politics