Ministry to youth and families often occurs within a broader scope of ministry responsibilities and challenges. With a concentration in Youth and Family Ministries, this M.Div. degree provides wonderful resources and training for the complexities of ministry to contemporary youth and their families. It equips leaders with the vision and training to penetrate today's adolescent world and to facilitate the spiritual nurturing necessary for a more diverse and fragmented family. Additionally, the breadth of biblical, theological, and pastoral courses in the M.Div. program will prepare you to give well-rounded ministry to other needs as your ministry expands and as you confront new issues. This concentration will help you place effective outreach and spiritual nurture of todayÕs adolescents within the context of ministry to the entire people of God. Integrating the best of the church and parachurch programs and philosophies, students are equipped to "go into all the world" to reach a generation with the power and reality of the Christian faith. ThatÕs ministry to all agesÉand for a lifetime!