DMin Essay Topics

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Personal essay 1. The DMin degree program seeks participants who have the capacity for advanced theological reflection on their ministerial leadership. Please write an essay of up to 1,000 words in which you reflect upon and evaluate your ministerial leadership to date in relation to EDS’s Purpose Statement.

Personal essay 2. Please attach a statement of not more than 1,500 words indicating your professional goal and intention for ministry in seeking the Doctor of Ministry degree. As part of your statement, describe a tentative proposal for carrying out that goal and intention. Lastly, describe, as much as possible, the topic of your thesis project, how you see dimensions of the EDS Purpose Statement relating to it, and why you think that EDS has the appropriate resources to help you achieve your goals.