Next Generation and Family Ministries, Minor

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If you have an interest in family dynamics and a heart for ministering to others, this minor may be for you.

School of Ministry

West Palm Beach



Why Minor in Next Generation and Family Ministries at PBA?

As a minor in Next Generation and Family Ministries, you’ll prepare for a variety of roles in ministry by building a foundational and practical approach to the spiritual disciplines of the Christian life. Using biblical and historical materials, you’ll grow in your spiritual formation.

Gain a broad overview of the historic roots and development of Christian thought by studying Christian doctrines and significant Christian thinkers.

You can customize your learning experience by choosing from a range of electives, including:

  • Conflict & Crisis in Ministry
  • Teaching for Character Formation
  • Education in the Church
  • Evangelism & Apologetics
  • Principles of Christian Leadership
  • Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness for Ministry
  • Teaching for Character Formation
  • Life Span Development
  • Procedures in Counseling

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The School of Ministry is all about equipping. We equip passionate young people with the earthly tools and spiritual perspective needed to create positive change in the world guided by the Word of God. We promise a connected, engaging and fulfilling learning experience that will equip you to use your gifts for His Glory. Our programs prepare students through expert instruction in Bible, theology, history and real-world ministry skills.

As a student majoring in any of the undergraduate programs offered in the School of Ministry, you’ll wade into an ocean of diverse learning opportunities designed to prepare you to positively impact lives.

  • Gain specialized training in ministry
  • Experience spiritual growth with a deeper understanding of God and His Word
  • Practice your ministry abilities through internships, practicum experiences and field service activities
  • And travel on any of PBA’s more than 20 annual mission trips

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog.

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