Strategic Leadership Concentration

Doctor of Ministry (DMin)

Trains and equips holistically healthy leaders for ministry in the 21st century.

Why Study Strategic Leadership at Capital?

Creating and Equipping Servant Leaders

More than anything, the church needs leaders who are focused less on themselves and more on Christ. Too often, the trappings of pop culture leadership - like acclaim, influence, recognition and even fame -  are mistaken for power. Through Capital Seminary & Graduate School's strategic leadership program, students learn the importance of true power through leading as Christ did, while simultaneously gaining practical leadership training that they can apply to their everyday lives through ministry.

What Makes Strategic Leadership at Capital Different? 

  • Program requires 3, 1-week residence experiences.
  • No long-term residency required.
  • Next cohort begins spring 2020.

"Crafting spiritually formed ministry leaders for an interconnected world."

In Capital's DMin Program Students Will…

  • Gain the ability to think and execute skillfully in a selected field of ministry study.
  • Gain skills in contextualized ministry leadership.
  • Gain skills in doing applied research for the purpose of increased ministry effectiveness.

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Curriculum Plan

DMin|Strategic Leadership (34 Credits)

Adv. Ministry Concentration Seminars: 16 Credits
Applied Seminars: 8 Credits
Research Design and Reporting: 10 Credit

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Hear from a Student: Doctor of Ministry

"Capital really understands how to integrate your of study with people who are doing ministry in a high-paced and intensive environment. The combination of being part of a cohort, studying online and doing some intensives together is a really good balance. They really cracked the code in helping to integrate your study and the work with the ministry you are doing daily."

- Pastor Darren Whitehead '18, Church of the City, Nashville


Meet the Faculty

Dr. Doug Kegarise

Director, Doctor of Ministry

"It is my great pleasure to serve the Church by further equipping her leaders through LBC|Capital's forward-thinking approach to education and equipping." — Dr. Kegarise

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Dr. Tommy Kiedis


"Praying is acknowledging that you can’t pull off your leadership assignment on your own." — Dr. Tommy Kiedis

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