Christian Ministry B.S.

School of Theology + Ministry

Serving the Body of Christ

This degree program features a core of biblical and theological studies to prepare students for effective Christian ministry through facilitating growth in Christ-centered character, empowered ministry, leadership excellence, and healthy living. 

The Christian Ministry program is designed to prepare thoughtful ministry practitioners who have a clear vision for making disciples in their local congregations and to the ends of the Earth.

Why study Christian Ministry at Crown?


Alliance Churches in the US


Available elective credits


Week courses

I have the opportunity to not just be in a caring community, but a community that fosters the same values and faith. There are so many different perspectives here from students and professors, and it creates so many opportunities to grow.

Being at Crown makes you want to stay at Crown for the rest of your life; but being at Crown also gets you excited for what God is preparing you to do after college, too.

Nora Xiong


Church Administrator
Christian Educator

Advanced Degrees

M.A. in Christian Studies
M.A. in Ministry Leadership
M.A. in Pastoral Counseling

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Alexander Zell

Chair, Online Christian Ministry Program - Associate Professor

Dr. Bill Kuhn

Dean, School of Theology + Ministry

Preview of Courses

BIB 4710 - Interpreting Romans

This course is a historical and exegetical study of Romans with personal and practical application of the book’s leading themes. Being sensitive to the given literary and historical contexts of the Epistle, students will extract and construct valid and practical lessons applicable to their faith and twenty-first century concerns.

THE 3522 - Systematic Theology I

This course is a systematic survey and analysis of the doctrines of revelation, inspiration of Scripture, God, creation, man, and sin. While a variety of theological perspectives are considered, special attention is given to these topics from the standpoint of the Christian and Missionary Alliance.

THE 3701 - Apologetics and Christian Evidences

This course provides a broad exposure to the defense of the Christian faith with special emphasis on philosophical and theological conceptions of truth. Students will examine the core arguments for Christian theism, compare Christian and non-Christian worldview perspectives, and respond to common objections to the Christian faith. The relationship between apologetics and evangelism will also be discussed.


Online education uses digital technology and the internet to deliver educational content. Our courses are built to be 8-week courses. Students can access lectures, assignments, and resources through our online platform, Canvas. Communication with instructors and peers often occurs through discussion forums, video conferencing, and email.
Requirements may vary, but generally, students need a reliable computer and internet connection.
Online exams and assessments can take various forms, including multiple-choice quizzes, essays, and timed exams. Most classes utilize discussion posts each week, due every Thursday. All of these are available on our online program Canvas.
We generally accept credits from accredited institutions as long as the student maintained a C or higher in the course. To see a full list of what classes will transfer, you can visit Transferology or contact our registrar office at
Crown College offers a wide-range of scholarships to every student. 100% of students receive some type of financial aid. For more information about financial aid, click here.
At Crown College, every class is taught from a Biblical worldview. Our faculty are all followers of Christ and are comfortable incorporating Christian principles into their curriculum.

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