Course Descriptions

Course Number

Course Name/Description

WMMW 0115

Christian Homemaking

This course will discuss homemaking in light of Biblical teachings to better understand God's desire for His children to invest in their homes. Specific instructions for home management and helpful resources will be presented.

WMMW 1110

The Minister's Wife*

This course will discuss the calling and equipping of wives married to ministers. Special attention will be given to Biblical instruction, personal insights, and practical application for women in this role.

WMMW 1113

Women's Work in the Local Church

This course is designed to identify the needs and gifts of women today in order to build a more effective women's ministry in the local church.

WMMW 1116

Public Speaking for the Minister's Wife

This course is designed to provide information, observation, and application about public speaking skills for women who will benefit from effective communication in life and ministry.

WMMW 1137

Biblical Womanhood*

This course is designed to provide an amplified and comprehensive study of Biblical womanhood. Biblical principles will be applied to life relationships in the home, church, and world.

WMMW 1138

What Baptists Believe*

This course is designed to provide instruction and make application of the basic Baptist doctrines. The content of the course will establish a solid Biblical foundation for wives in ministry with their husbands. 

WMMW 1139

Personal Evangelism

This course is designed to discuss the nature of evangelism and lifestyle witnessing in order to equip and empower women as personal witnesses.

WMMW 1140

Mentoring for the Minister's Wife

This course will equip the minister's wife for ministry through mentoring and personal growth through being mentored. 

WMMW 1141

A Survey of the Old Testament

The purpose of this class is to provide the participant with an introduction to the content and context of the Old Testament. Participants will be challenged to develop an appreciation of the material as a whole and of individual books with their unique contribution. 

WMMW 1142

A Survey of the New Testament 

The purpose of the course is to introduce the student to the background and literature of the New Testament. Participants will be challenged to develop an appreciation of the material as a whole and of individual books with their unique contributions.

WMMW 1143

Lay Counseling for the Minister's Wife

This course is to explore the nature of Christian counseling and examine types of counseling techniques. Special emphasis will be placed on how the lay person can counsel women who have a variety of problems. 

WMMW 1144

Community Ministry

This course will discuss the importance of community ministries and explore ways for women to effectively reach out to their communities with the gospel. Community ministries in the area will be presented.

WMMW 1145

Spiritual Gifts of the Minister's Wife

This course is designed to study the scriptural basis of the Holy Spirit and His gifts in an effort to develop and use the spiritual gifts of women through the local church. 

WMMW 1146

Leadership Training for the Minister's Wife

This course is designed to review the calling, character and practices of leadership which are essential for the wife of a minister. 

WMMW 1147

Teaching Methods for the Minister's Wife

This course involves an exploration of material in the field of instructional theory and practice as a basis for developing a personal concept of teaching in the local church. Special emphasis will be given to the biblical foundation of teaching, the role of the teacher, the role of the student, and the significance of teaching for transformation. Students also will participate in the review and evaluation of third-party curriculum. 

WMMW 1148

Missions for the Minister's Wife

This course is designed to promote Christian missions education and missions' involvement on an individual and group basis among the women in a local church. 

WMMW 1149

Marriage and the Family

This course will address the issues of marriage and family life as experienced within the contemporary Christian home. Primary focus will be upon the biblical understanding of marriage and family, practical application of scripturally relevant roles for women in the marriage and family environment and discussion of specific marriage and family resources to be utilized for individual or group discipleship. 

WMMW 1151

Wellness for the Minister's Wife

This course is designed to be motivational as well as informational. In the hecticness of seminary and ministry lifestyles, one's commitment to wellness may be easily overshadowed. It is the goal of this instructor that each student will learn by firsthand experience how to accomplish personal wellness as part of one's ongoing lifestyle pattern, and not just as a passing fad. Each student will be led to consider how physical well-being exerts a positive influence on the mental, emotional, social, and even spiritual aspects of her life. 

WMMW 1152

Personal Bible Study

This course is designed to equip the Minister's Wife for personal Bible study. Special attention will be given to the inductive process of Bible study, word studies, phrasing, and use of Bible study tools. 

WMMW 1153

Spiritual Disciplines

This course is a study of the disciplines of the Christian life including but not limited to Bible study, prayer, witnessing, and service. The emphasis is on the practice of these disciplines in the daily lives of the students. 

WMMW 1154

Emotional Life of the Minister's Wife

This course will explore the various emotions of women and healthy ways to manage those feelings and moods. The course will also explore common issues related to ministers' wives as well as the emotions commonly linked with these issues. Based on scripture, practical helps will be discussed as women to cop and minister to others. 

WMMW 1155

Healthy Church Relationships

This course is designed to equip the Minister's Wife for healthy relationships in the church. Special attention will be given to understanding the call and equipping of the Minister's Wife, as well as interpersonal relationship strategies. 

WMMW 1156

An Overview of Feminist Theology

This course is designed to explore the historical and theoretical foundations of American feminism. In addition, it will examine the impact of feminism on society and the church. 

WMMW 1157

A Study of James

The purpose of this course is to acquaint the student with an overview of the pertinent background information for the Epistle of James followed by biblical interpretation of selected passages. Special attention is given to the development of themes within the book. 

WMMW 1161

Personal Holiness

This course will examine biblical teachings about the holiness of God and His desire for His children to develop personal holiness.