The D.Min. project/thesis is the final integrative demonstration of the competency and skill achieved through participation in the program. It allows the student to engage in structured research methods which will result in an effective ministry intervention in a specific setting, a thesis which demonstrates the integration of theology and practice, and an oral examination.
Student and Faculty Resources
Completed D.Min. project/theses are available for full-text download at digitalcommons.acu.edu/dmin_theses.
Discernment: Theology and the Practice of Ministry
Published by the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry, this digital, peer-reviewed journal encourages effective ministerial practice by making practical theology accessible to the church. It does so through publishing essays that engage rigorous theoretical and theological reflection with contextually sensitive ministerial action.
Discernment offers a means for D.Min. alumni to make their project/thesis research and application more accessible to other Christian leaders. Content genres include:
To read current and past issues, or to submit an article for publication, visit digitalcommons.acu.edu/discernment.