Doctorate of Christian Leadership during Disaster
 
D.C.L.D.D. 520: Emotional First Aid
Focus on the Biblical definition of disaster, and how believers represent Christ during times of disaster. Study spiritual care. Explore plan of action during a catastrophe.  Identify Godly purpose in tragedy.  Examine the term ‘emotional first aid.’ Examine: engage with empathy, understanding, and respect.  Study the power of prayer. (5 credits)     
 
D. Min 523 Grant Writing Proposal
Develop research skills of the background of potential proposals agencies. Examine planning processes. Create outreach skills. Explore methods to cultivate a relationship between nonprofit organizations and donors. Build a network of foundation and corporate funders. (7 credits)
 
D.C.L.D.D 556: Biblical Crisis interventions
Focus on providing spiritual resources for strength and inner growth. Explore options in taking steps to defuse situations. Gain insight on making referrals for crisis interventions. Identify warning signs of suicide, anxiety, depression. Discover basic active/support listening skills. Examine godly empathy; respect cultural boundaries. Consider the healing dimensions of forgiveness. (5 credits)
 
D.C.Admin 554 Manage By Objectives
Research methods of orderly Christian ministry; explore practical ministry skills. Study discipline organized planning; formulate a purpose for a ministry. Implement plans & evaluate results. (5 credits)
 
D.C.C. 440: A Discover Biblical communication skills
Explore the Biblical definition of a Christ center home. Explore Biblical goals for building a strong family unit. Study Signs of a Spiritually Abusive System. Discover Biblical communication skills in the Christian home. (5 credits)
 
D.C.L.D.D: 521 Para-Chaplin, Ministers for Crisis.
Examine Biblical recourses during a disaster. Discover Scriptural recorded catastrophes, God’s healing according to His promises, and the power of Christ’s promise. Consider an interactive approach to practical Bible study. (5 credits)
 
D.C.L.D.D. 555: Biblical Leadership Skills
Examine Biblical strategies for aiding others during times of disaster. Discover Scriptural guidance on managing time. Focus on the Biblical definition of leadership is, and how it relates to he believers life. (5 credits)
 
D.C.C. 440B: Define Relevant Ethical, Spiritual Counseling Standards
Examine the Scriptures for Christian guidance in dealing with depression, anxiety, and Christ-like self-image. Examine: Spiritual Restoration. Define relevant ethical, spiritual counseling standards.  Explore Divorce and Remarriage. Study Sexuality and the Sensuous Sphere. (5 credits)

D.C.S.Ph 444: Christian Science Philosophy
Focus on: A Philosophical look at Theistic Evolution. Discover theistic evolution is compatible with biblical teachings. Discover everything (except God) has a point of creation, compare, contrast, the term evolution and theistic evolution. Discover God's role in creation through made beings such as properties: size, weight, chemical composition, temperature, form and structure. Study God's control of the structure of creation. From a theistic evolution standpoint, define the scientific theories of cosmological, geological, and biological evolution. (15 credits)
 
 
 Complete a graduation exam.  Perform 200-hour Practicum or Internship; (20 credits) for practicum hours.
Dissertation – At least 200 pages with no less than 80 cited sources on a topic related to the degree major; (20 credits) for dissertations. All dissertations will be professionally edited by a third party editing company (at the cost of the student.) Total credits: 97.