Houston Graduate School of Theology

Certificate in Christian Spirituality

Certificate in Christian Spirituality

HGST has designed the Certificate in Christian Spirituality for clergy, counselors, other religious professionals and lay persons who wish to enhance their ministries with a thorough yet practical program that will enable them to lead and teach in institutional settings, small groups, and one-on-one situations in the areas of spiritual formation and spiritual direction. By the completion of this certificate program students will be able to:

  • Articulate the role that history and theology of spirituality play in various faith traditions and Christianity as a whole
  • Explain the role of spirituality in life and ministry, including both individual and corporate dimensions
  • Integrate the study of spirituality into the practice of ministry
  • Integrate the disciplines of spirituality into life