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Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, one of the fastest growing and most influential worldwide fellowships in the church, has established a House of Study to develop and equip charismatic intellectuals for 21st century ministry. Desiring to become the people that God desires for us to be for the next generations, we are building upon our rich history and perfecting the way we do ministry in a spirit of excellence. As Full Gospel Baptists, we believe in the proclamation of both the eternal power of Calvary and the potential power of Pentecost; the baptizing Power of Jesus Christ for salvation because of Calvary; and, the filling/controlling power of the Holy Ghost for service and Holy victorious living because of Pentecost.

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is not a denomination of religious sect, but a Fellowship, which embraces all ministries, churches, individuals, or other constituents that acknowledge and accept Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; and it is inclusive to all baptized believers who acknowledge and accept the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Therefore, if you are willing to ‘lead forward’ and ‘change forward’ as led by the Holy Spirit, the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship House of Study is for you.

CALLING ALL WHO ARE WILLING TO EMBRACE SHIFTING APPROACHES TO FOLLOW WHERE GOD LEADS!

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship House of Study will equip you to:

  • Maneuver cultural and congregational shifts for sustainable ministry
  • Learn the distinctives that have shaped and sustained Full Gospel for decades
  • Dissect the unique systems, strategies, and liturgical structure of our Fellowship

*The establishment and maintenance of Houses of Study at United Theological Seminary are dependent on sufficient enrollment.

Academic Programs

Master’s Tracks

Full Gospel tracks are available through United’s Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Christian Ministries degrees, so you can pursue your studies through your program of choice.

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Non-Degree Certificates

Certificate in Service and Leadership

The Certificate in Service and Leadership (CSL) equips students for serving in a variety of ministries in a church through 8 courses over a two-year period. The CSL is available to domestic and international students. The fully online format fits your busy schedule and allows you to complete your coursework from wherever you live.

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Certificate in Theology and Ministry

The Certificate in Theology and Ministry (CTM) equips students for teaching, preaching, and leading in a church through 18 online courses offered over a three-year period. The CTM is available to domestic and international students. The fully online format fits your busy schedule and allows you to complete your coursework from wherever you live.

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Meet the Director

Photo of Bishop Lisa WeahBishop Lisa M. Weah is a woman full of purpose, passion and power! As Senior Pastor of the New Bethlehem Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland, she has embraced becoming not only the third Pastor in the church’s history, but also its first female pastor. With a team of growing servant leaders and volunteers, she has partnered with various agencies to feed and employ hundreds of persons within the DMV; with Johns Hopkins’ Project RESTORE to develop church-based HIV intervention and support, and with the No Boundaries Coalition to provide an on campus COVID19 vaccination clinic for the Sandtown-Winchester Community. Desiring to ensure the mental and spiritual health of her congregation and community, she has launched several initiatives, including: the NBBC Empowerment Institute; the Dream Life Center CDC; the Dreamscape Entrepreneurial Showcase; a satellite Renaissance Christian Counseling Center on the NBBC campus; and The NBBC Online.

Bishop Weah serves as Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers within the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship and id an Executive Council member of the Kingdom Association of Covenant Pastors. A published author, artist, and radio personality, her Breathe Again EP is on digital media outlets, and her new book Leading With A Left hand was released in Fall of 2021. ”The Maximize Moment w/Dr. Lisa Weah’ airs weekly on WEAA 88.9FM’s Gospel Grace Morning Show, and on her YouTube channel.

She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park; and Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Howard University. Bishop Weah is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and a Doctor of Ministry Program cohort leader for the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. She is the CEO of LMW Media, a mother of three adult children, and ‘glamma’ of Josiah, whose life mission is to empower persons to live a victorious Christian life.

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Master’s Tracks

Starting Fall 2023, Global Lutheran Tracks are available through United’s Master of Divinity; we are working on developing additional tracks and certificate options with United.

Global Lutheran House of Study required courses:

  1. Law & Gospel Preaching
  2. History of the Reformation
  3. The Lutheran Confessions
  4. Leading Worship in the Lutheran Context

Potential Future Electives Courses:

  1. The Theology of the Cross
  2. The Theology of Martin Luther
  3. Global Lutheran Church History
  4. American Lutheran Church History
  5. The Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Click here to view the area and degree requirements for each degree program.

*The establishment and maintenance of Houses of Study at United Theological Seminary are dependent on sufficient enrollment.

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