SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY
The Joshua and Timothy School of Theology is a vibrant part of SPU education. Graduates from the school proceed to have flourishing careers in Ordained Ministry, Chaplaincy, Lay Ministry, Teaching, Community Development, Human Services and many more.
About the School
The Joshua and Timothy School of Theology is a vibrant part of SPU education. Graduates from programs in Theology proceed to have careers in Community Development, Chaplaincy, Lay Ministry, Teaching, Human Services, and more. The students who choose to pursue these programs are often passionate about their calling and are ready to explore this within SPU and the society at large. The diploma, degree, and postgraduate programs allow for a flexible curriculum in a rigorous academic environment, and student can take regular in-person classes or opt for distance learning, blended learning, and virtual programs as they continue with their ministry.
Our Approach: Scholarship and Service
The programs combine class education with fieldwork and some of the ministry areas for practicum placement include churches, slum areas, non-governmental organizations, civic society, and a variety of church denominations. Students have access to classical as well as contemporary textbooks in our state-of-the-art University Library as well as a specialist Theological library in the School of Theology and a variety of e-resources through our digital learning platforms. Our students come from various parts of the globe, creating a multi-cultural community of doing theology together, and we fellowship together in the chapel for spiritual formation.
The school has grant partnerships, research collaborations, training programs and staff and student exchange programs with Protestant Theological University - PThU (Netherlands), University of Pretoria (South Africa), Uganda Christian University, African Institute for Contemporary Mission & Research - AICMAR (Kenya), Yale Macmillan Center's Project on Religious Freedom and Society in Africa, Durham University's (UK) Equipping Christian Leaders in an Age of Science Program, Emory University (USA), Handong University (Republic of Korea), Yonsei University's Global Institute of Theology (South Korea), among many others. The School has spearheaded short courses in areas such as Theology of Work, Apologetics, Chaplaincy, and Biblical Equity Africa Conference (BEACon) that are equipping Christian leaders for various forms of service, in service to God and humanity.