Final Paper

Instructions

Pause and reflect on what the Lord has been saying to you throughout this course.

Using a least three direct references from the course text reading and two from the linked articles in the course, develop a 4-5-paged paper on this topic:

  • Integrate the course’s key spiritual principles for your life and ministry as you pursue God’s calling to ministry. Emphasize at least one of the Alliance distinctives (salvation, sanctification, healing, evangelism & missions and compassion ministries).
APA Guidelines for Formal Papers

When complete, upload to the Assignment Portal below. Paper will be graded within 1 week of submission.

Assignment Rubric

Use the following criteria to develop your best possible work:

CriteriaExemplaryProficientMinimalUnacceptableTotal Possible Points
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDemonstrates interpretive competence in understanding the biblical basis of the Alliance Distinctives50 to >45 pts Demonstrates interpretive competence and understanding of the Alliance Distinctives45 to >40 pts Understands Alliance Distinctives but does not demonstrate interpretive competence of the biblical text concerning the them.40 to >35 pts Can explain the Alliance Distinctives but cannot provide adequate biblical support for them35 to >0 pts Cannot adequately explain the Alliance Distinctives or offer biblical support for them.50
Demonstrates competence in discerning the presence of Alliance Distinctives in a ministry setting50 to >45 pts Discerns the presence or absence of Alliance Distinctives in a ministry setting45 to >40 pts Recognizes the presence or absence of some Alliance Distinctives in a ministry settings40 to >35 pts Is not able to discern the absence of Alliance Distinctives in a ministry setting.35 to >0 pts Is not able to discern the presence or absence of Alliance Distinctives in a ministry setting.50
Develops a strategy for applying the Alliance Distinctives within their life and ministry setting50 to >45 pts Develops a strategy to integrate Alliance Distinctives in a ministry setting45 to >40 pts Student identifies some ways to integrate Alliance Distinctives in a ministry setting40 to >35 pts Affirms the need to integrate Alliance Distinctives in a ministry setting, but does not identify ways to do so35 to >0 pts Does not offer ways to integrate Alliance Distinctives in a ministry setting.50
Student integrates Alliance Distinctives in engaging contemporary culture with the message of Christ40 to >36 pts Effectively integrates Alliance Distinctives in engaging contemporary culture with the message of Christ.36 to >32 pts Identifies ways to integrate some Alliance Distinctives in engaging the contemporary culture with the message of Christ.32 to >28 pts Does not integrate Alliance Distinctives in the process of engaging contemporary culture with the message of Christ.28 to >0 pts Does not identify ways to integrate Alliance Distinctives in engaging the contemporary culture for Christ40
Formatting and Grammar Meets APA Standards10 to >9 pts Formatting & grammar meet all APA standards9 to >8 pts The submission has some minor formatting or grammatical issues8 to >7 pts The submission has recurring formatting or grammatical issues7 to >0 pts The formatting and grammar is not commensurate with APA criteria10
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