Life 631

A residential experience unlike any other


Life 631A residential* face to face curricular and co-curricular initiative that will equip and empower you to invest in deep and sustaining commitments impacting their life-long pursuit of personal and ministry formation. The heart of LIFE 631 is to prioritize your journey toward Christ and His likeness, growing you emotionally and spiritually in the context of Christian community, and developing your ability to lead and empower others on that same pilgrimage.

*If admitted, you will receive up to 100% of a housing scholarship, on campus living is required.


Leads to the MDIV and MACM degrees. Students participating in LIFE 631 will move through their classes as one cohort.


Finding balance in life between study, community, service, and personal formation which is an essential component of sustainable ministry. This is a residential program located in the Ashland Theological Seminary Campus in Ashland, Ohio.


By joining our LIFE 631 program you will be resourced and skilled to ministering God’s word in ways that are biblically, theologically, and historically sound, practically faithful and culturally relevant.


  • An on campus residential community (living on campus is required).
  • If admitted in this selective program, housing will be provided at no cost.
  • A LIFE 631 pre and post retreat each year
  • Chapel leadership
  • Weekly journey groups led by select faculty
  • A directed spiritual mentoring program
  • Field Trips to expand cultural and subcultural understanding
  • Ministry Incubators
  • Monthly communal meals


If you'd like to apply for LIFE 631, download the application form by clicking the button to the right, complete it in full and submit to Renee Johnson via To learn more about LIFE 631 just give us a call or schedule a visit!

Who to Contact

Hayley Marth 419-289-5161
Renee Johnson 419-289-5704