Theological Courses in Mainland
With regard to the curriculum of the programs for mainland China, we seek to instill in the students the “Threefold Vision, Four Pillars.” Even though in recent years we have witnessed a burgeoning of new courses and programs offered by the churches in China, their curriculum is, however, more oriented toward knowledge and skills. As such, CMS’s curriculum design is geared toward a holistic approach that will strengthen the student’s relationship with God by also including subjects on spirituality and attendance at spiritual retreats. We have also assigned a chaplain to help counsel and care for the spiritual growth of our students, so that they may become better pastors even as they themselves experience pastoral care and nurture. To facilitate interactions and mutual-support, in-class small groups are created. We also emphasize the need to realize our belief through action, encouraging our students to participate in mission work.