Registration OPEN (2015-T5)

2015-T5 Term (September 1-October 26) DMS classes offered 2015-T5: Touchstone Course (R1300) Theology & Practice of Fellowship (F1301) Church History (D3351) Capstone Course (R4300) MML/MDiv classes offered 2015-T5: Touchstone Course (R5400) Theology & Practice of Evangelism (E5401) New Testament Survey (D5451) Preaching/Teaching for Life Change (W5403) Building an Effective Ministry Team (M6405) Recovery Ministry (M6409) […]

Registration OPEN (2015-T3)

2015-T3 Term (May 5 – June 29) DMS classes offered 2015-T3: Touchstone Course (R1300) Theology & Practice of Evangelism (E1301) New Testament Survey (D2351) MML/MDiv classes offered 2015-T3: Touchstone Course (R5400) Theology & Practice of Discipleship (D5401) Church History I (D6451) Christian Worldview (D6461) DMin class offered 2015-T3: Research Methodology (R7103) Programs: Diploma in Ministry […]

Course Peek: Small Groups

COURSE DESCRIPTION Course Title: Building a Small Group Ministry This course teaches principles for establishing and maintaining healthy small groups, and explores the various types of small groups. Emphasis will be given to how to help groups reproduce themselves to develop a healthy and growing church. COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES After completing this course, you will […]

Course Peek: Church Evangelism

COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is a study of the biblical purpose of evangelism and the practice of evangelism in the church today. An understanding of the postmodern culture and how to communicate the gospel story within that context will be emphasized. The course will also focus on the role of spiritual friendships and how to […]

A Small Group To AVOID

Small groups are NOT created equal. Here’s one to avoid: This video is included in the materials for the course “Building a Small Group Ministry,” an elective course offered fully online by Rockbridge Seminary for the Master of Divinity (MDiv) and Master of Ministry Leadership (MML) programs. This course will be taught next during the 2014 […]

Church Planting: Fears & Doubts

Hear Dr. Tim Keller, founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, challenge church planters to refocus on the Spirit’s call as a way to overcome their fears. This video is included in the materials for the course “Introduction to Church Planting,” an elective course offered fully online by Rockbridge Seminary for the Master of […]

Textbook List: Fellowship

Fellowship Competencies Rockbridge Seminary’s academic programs are designed to help students build competencies related to the following biblical purposes: Worship, Fellowship, Discipleship, Ministry, and Evangelism. The following competencies relate to the Ministry biblical purpose: Builds and maintains healthy relationships with others. (F-1) Sensitive to the needs and feelings of others. (F-2) Develops relationships within and […]

A PROMISE Like No Other

Unsure about Rockbridge Seminary? The convenience of 100% online delivery A learning journey that honors your calling into ministry The practical nature of competency-guided seminary programs Courses that are relevant to ministry Assuming responsibility for your own learning in a learner-focused setting Being guided by a professor who focuses on being a learning mentor Being […]

What Recent RS Grads Say

The following question is part of a graduate survey taken by all Rockbridge Seminary graduates. Here’s how recent graduates responded. Based on your original expectations for seminary training, how would you rate the [your Rockbridge Seminary] experience?  60%: Exceeded Expectations 40%: Met Expectations 0%: Did Not Meet Expectations   Links Apply to Rockbridge Seminary Refer […]

Textbook List: Ministry

Ministry Competencies Rockbridge Seminary’s academic programs are designed to help students build competencies related to the following biblical purposes: Worship, Fellowship, Discipleship, Ministry, and Evangelism. The following competencies relate to the Ministry biblical purpose: Exercises the administrative skills of strategic planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating the work of ministry that leads to achievement of defined […]