Residential Master’s Degree in Religion: Evangelism & Church Planting
Learn how to effectively serve in administrative and ministry capacities in a growing church with the Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Evangelism and Church Planting degree. Here, you’ll explore the spiritual factors that contribute to church growth, as well as evangelism practices and church planting methods.
The Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) degree provides foundational instruction in discipleship ministry, sermon preparation, and practical ministry skills. And with the Evangelism and Church Planting cognate, you will not only find out how to start a church but how to help those small communities of believers grow into thriving witnesses for the Gospel.
This program benefits pastors and ministry leaders who seek a firm scriptural foundation for service in Christian ministry. It also lays the groundwork for potential advanced studies in a program like the 75-hour Master of Divinity.
Explore Scripture and the essential truths of Christianity with this degree, and graduate ready to continue your education or enter the ministry.
The M.A. in Religion (M.A.R.): Evangelism & Church Planting degree is also offered online
Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your divinity degree is approved by ATS and has met rigorous accreditation standards. So you can feel confident that your degree is both academically excellent and well-respected among churches, ministries, and nonprofit organizations. Liberty University is also accredited by SACSCOC.
Academics: M.A.R.: Evangelism & Church Planting
60 total credit hours
Program of Study
Courses in Evangelism & Church Planting
- Introduction to Apologetics (APOL 500)
- Discipleship Ministries (DSMN 500)
- Contemporary Evangelism (EVAN 525)
- Hermeneutics (NBST 610)
Career Opportunities With an M.A.R. Degree
- Associate Pastor
- Church Education Administrator
- Lay Ministry Leader
- Teaching Pastor