Denver Theological Seminary has taken a step out into the cutting edge of reaching our culture by launching a concentration in Outdoor Leadership! Dr. Ashley Denton is a professor of outdoor leadership at Denver Theological Seminary.
Check out this announcement from their website:
The Heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge… Oh Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth.
–From Psalm 8 &19
The Denver Seminary Outdoor Leadership concentration is uniquely designed to provide seminary level courses to equip Christ-centered leaders for wilderness and adventure programming ministry. And there is no better place than at a world-class seminary located in the Front Range of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains!
- Courses focus on the theology, philosophy, soft-skills and meta-skills of wilderness ministry and adventure programming.
- Special emphases on the use of wilderness ministry and adventure programming for evangelism, discipleship, leadership development, spiritual formation, and in mission.
- Courses are taught by Christian ministry leaders who are theologically, experientially, and academically equipped.
- Courses are academic and experiential, utilizing our classrooms in Littleton and the rivers, lakes, peaks and backcountry wilderness of Colorado and Wyoming.
- Courses are experiential opportunities enhanced through partner relationships with some of the top Christian organizations in the Rocky Mountain Region.
The degrees available for this concentration include:
- MDiv with a concentration in Outdoor Leadership
- MA in Leadership with a concentration in Outdoor Leadership
- MA in Youth and Family Ministries with a concentration in Outdoor Leadership
- The courses are also available as electives in most other degree programs.