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Global Pentecostal House of Study

A master’s track designed specifically for students in Pentecostal and Charismatic traditions.

As the Church moves into the 21st Century and beyond, Global Pentecostalism is increasingly on the rise. A well-rounded approach to graduate Pentecostal studies in Scripture, Theology, Church History, and various other disciplines is essential for the spiritual formation of emerging leaders. Students who enroll in this graduate level studies program will discover the richness of the Pentecostal heritage and its place in the larger Christian Tradition. They will be trained and equipped to come alongside those they serve as they lead them into the future. They will also be given the necessary resources and tools to wisely handle the Sacred Text in the presence and on behalf of the community they serve by the empowering presence of the Spirit.

Master’s Tracks

Beginning in Fall 2022, Global Pentecostal tracks are available through United's Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Christian Ministries, and Master of Ministry degrees, so you can pursue your studies through your program of choice.

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.

Meet the Director: Dr. Cheryl Bridges Johns

Dr. Cheryl Bridges Johns is a leading ecumenist, representing the Pentecostal movement in several venues. Ordained in the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC), Dr. Bridges Johns has been a participant in the International Roman Catholic-Pentecostal Dialogue, the Mennonite (USA)–Church of God Dialogue, and Evangelicals and Catholics Together (ECT). Dr. Bridges Johns is the author of Finding Eternal Treasures, Pentecostal Formation: A Pedagogy Among the Oppressed, Seven Transforming Gifts of Menopause, and Re-enchanting the Text: Discovering the Bible as Sacred, Dangerous, and Mysterious (forthcoming, fall 2022). While at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary, Dr. Bridges Johns served in the Robert E. Fisher Chair of Spiritual Renewal. She is past President of the Society for Pentecostal Studies. Dr. Bridges Johns is currently Visiting Professor of Pentecostal Studies at United Theological Seminary.

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