Upcoming Mini Semesters

Winter Semester 2017

BTH 175–Theology I – Knowing God: Who God is and How that Changes our Lives  (taught by Rob Parkman)

This course is an investigation of the doctrines of God, creation, and revelation. The class will explore theological questions regarding who God is, His relationship to the world, and how we can know Him. Feb. 27- March 3

GNS 234 – Philosophy and Practice of Ministry (taught by Kevin Schwartz)

This course is a study of the Biblical and philosophical foundations of ministry with an emphasis upon helping each student develop a personal and practical philosophy of ministry. This course will be a study of the nature and work of the Christian minister and leader from a biblical, theological, and historical perspective. Students will also be taught how to develop a working theology of ministry in order to apply the practical results to the practice of ministry and to evaluate their ministries in which they are now engaged. An examination and evaluation of current models of evangelical church and parachurch ministry will also be included. (This class will take place in Calgary AB. with a hands on approach).  Feb. 27- March 4

PRM 280 – Principles of Youth Ministry (taught by Jori Stockdale)

This course provides a general introduction to ministering to youth. It will examine adolescent development and culture issues and how they should shape the way we minster. It will look at what a Biblical based model looks like as well as how to effectively communicate the truth of God’s word to youth. It also explores some of the essential issues in running a youth ministry and provides practical skills in creating and maintaining healthy programs for youth.  Feb. 27- March 3


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Mini-semesters cost $199 per credit hour (each course is three credits, a total of $597), plus $25 application fee and $25 Populi fee (student information management program). When you attend a mini-semester you have the opportunity to stay in the on-campus residences and experience the college community. Room + all meals = $180 per week. If you have any questions please contact the Admissions Office at 1.888.440.3424 or

Alumni and Pastoral Discounts

Eston College offers one mini-semester class without charge to existing pastoral staff who are recognized by a congregation. The offer applies to tuition but not room and board and is limited to the first mini-semester class taken by the applicant. Application fee, books and any other charges are the responsibility of the applicant. Alumni may audit one free class per year (mini-semester or regular semester). This is designed as an opportunity for our alumni to keep learning and growing in their faith! Room and board, application fee, books and any other charges are the responsibility of the applicant.