The Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching is a modular program designed to refine the faithful pastor’s ability to teach and preach the Word of God
modular sessions & dissertation
Lawson-Duncan 1 Hour Webinar for Prospective Students
Drs. Steven J. Lawson and Austin T. Duncan discuss why you need the Doctor of Ministry program and answer questions from prospective students. Alumnus Dr. Michael Staton shares his experience in the program.
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The D.Min. offers you the opportunity to
Deepen your knowledge of Scripture, homiletics, and expository preaching
Study in Los Angeles under renowned pastor-theologians
Fellowship with other pastors who share the calling to feed Christ’s flock
Preach in your current ministry context using concepts from each modular session
Expository Preaching and The New Testament, Homiletics and Sermon Delivery with John MacArthur, Steven Lawson, H.B. Charles Jr., and Derek Thomas
Historical Contemporary Preaching Models with John MacArthur and Steven Lawson. Guest lecturers TBA.
Expository Preaching and the Old Testament, Doctrinal Foundation for Expository Preaching with John MacArthur and Steven Lawson. Guest lecturers TBA.
Theology & Expository Preaching with John MacArthur and Steven Lawson. Guest lecturers TBA.
The D.Min. is for pastors who have an M.Div. and have been preaching for at least three consecutive years or have an M.A. (72+ credits) in a biblical field and have been preaching for at least five consecutive years.
Why choose the TMS DMin?
For the focused, modular format and expert faculty.
Our D.Min. curriculum is a focused opportunity to improve your study of Scripture, your preparation, and your delivery of expository sermons. In this program, you will sit under the teaching and preaching of world-class theologians and faculty. They will mentor you, listen to your sermons, and offer feedback on how you can be more effective in your exposition of the Word of God. The modular format allows you to further your training without leaving your present ministry, giving you the opportunity to put your training into immediate practice.
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Professors & Guest Lecturers
Steven J. Lawson
Dean of D.Min. Studies and Professor of Preaching, President and Founder of OnePassion Ministries
Chancellor Emeritus and Professor of Pastoral Ministry, Pastor-Teacher at Grace Community Church
Guest Lecturer, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church (Columbia, South Carolina)
Dale Ralph Davis
Guest Lecturer, Minister in Residence of First Presbyterian Church (Columbia, South Carolina)
Guest Lecturer, Pastor of Parkside Church (Cleveland, Ohio)
Guest Lecturer, Professor of Old Testament of Wheaton College
T. David Gordon
Guest Lecturer, Professor of Religion and Greek at Grove City College
Joel R. Beeke
Guest Lecturer, President of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary
Guest Lecturer, Professor of Systematic Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary
Guest Lecturer, President of Union School of Theology
H.B. Charles Jr.
Guest Lecturer, Pastor-Teacher at the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church