LIFE 631


A 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, 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 in 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).
  • A LIFE 631 pre- and post-retreat each year
  • Chapel leadership
  • Weekly journey groups led by select faculty
  • Field Trips to expand cultural and subcultural understanding
  • Monthly communal meals
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Location(s) Offered:

Ashland Campus
910 Center Street
Ashland, OH 44805

Start Dates

Beginning Fall 2018

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To apply to the LIFE 631 program, download the application form below and submit it to Renee Johnson at

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