M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership

The Master of Arts in Evangelism and Leadership at Wheaton College will equip you to think critically and act creatively to communicate the gospel and lead the change that’s needed in our contemporary, multi-ethnic world.


A New Type of Leader

As cultural changes accelerate, we need a new type of leader who is prepared to reach people and make disciples who pursue Jesus’ mission in the world. We need evangelistic leaders who are change agents for the Church and society. We need churches that grow through conversion. Find out how you can become a cutting edge evangelistic leader and change agent for the church and world.

Features of the Masters in Evangelism and Leadership

  • Modular - You can apply your learning in your current ministry context while you earn your Master's degree.
  • Emerging - You will understand how to apply the gospel in emerging and post-Christian cultural contexts.
  • Holistic - You will develop a rich theological understanding of the gospel in all its dimensions.
  • Global - You will gain essential cross-cultural communication and relational skills to be an impact player in the global mission of Jesus.

Life after graduation

  • Allison Borton (2013): Director of Evangelism at Willow Creek DuPage, Dupage, IL
  • James Chambers (2011): Regional Evangelism Coordinator, InterVarsity Great Lakes West
  • Jim Botts (2008): Lead Pastor at Colonial Church, Wichita Falls, TX
  • Mike Wagner (2007): Chairman of the Board, Pioneers—Philippines
  • Isaacs Challo (2010 ): Senior Pastor & Teacher—Assemblies of God Bible College, Tanzania PhD student Biola University
  • Johanna DeFoy (2012): Missionary—Ministry in the French Alps  

Learn More

Learn more about the program options, degree requirements, courses, partnerships, and student highlights.

If you have questions, please contact the department at evangelism.leadership@wheaton.edu.

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