School of Bible and Theology
Frequently Asked Questions
Why KAG EAST University?
KAG EAST University is a Private Christian University chartered in 2016 by the Government of Kenya. It is accredited by the Commission for University Education (CUE) to offer Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate, and Postgraduate Programs.
What does Pentecostal mean?
KAG EAST University is a Pentecostal University. Pentecostalism is doctrinal view, approach, and belief that emphasizes the experience and work of the Holy Spirit in the life of a believer. The gift of the Holy Spirit is a gift for every believer manifested by speaking in tongues and a life and ministry that is Spirit-led.
Why School of Bible and Theology?
The School of Bible of Theology has a vast experience in training Gospel ministers for many decades across the East African Region and beyond. Many leaders currently serving in churches as Bishops, Senior Pastors, Evangelists, Children and Youth Workers, and others in Public and Private sectors have passed through the School of Bible and Theology.
Isn’t the Holy Spirit enough to train preachers?
There is no question that the Holy Spirit is the greatest teacher of all. He teaches, guides, and counsels. The Bible, however, acknowledges other forms of training that are key for church workers. Jesus trained the apostles for three years, Paul trained under Gamaliel and had further mentoring from Barnabas, Prisca and Aquilla trained Apollos, and Paul trained Timothy and Titus. Theological training then, has theological foundation and is relevant for competency in ministry.
What is the importance of Biblical and Theological Training?
Theological Training provides critical knowledge and skills that establish a minister as one well-trained to divide the Word of truth.
Who should take Biblical and Theological Training?
Theological Training is for everyone. Some take it for ministry and leadership while others take for personal spiritual growth to become better disciples of Christ.
Does the School of Bible and Theology only admit students from Pentecostal churches?
No. The School of Bible and Theology welcomes students from diverse denominational backgrounds: Pentecostal, Anglicans, Presbyterians, and Independents among others.
In what three areas does Biblical and Theological Training focus on?
Biblical and Theological Training has five main outcomes:
- Biblical and Theological understanding,
- Spiritual growth,
- Character development,
- Servant leadership,
- Ministry skills,
- Critical thinking skills
How long do the programs take?
- Certificate: 1 Academic year
- Diploma: 2 Academic years
- Bachelors: 3 Academic years
- Postgraduate Diploma: 1 Academic year
- Masters: 2 Academic years
- Doctoral: 5 Academic years
Can I get credit transfer if I have previous academic qualifications?
Yes. Upon auditing by the Registrar, a student is advised on whether or not they qualify for Credit Transfer.
What modes of learning does the School of Bible and Theology have?
- In-person classes
- Online classes
- Blended classes (mix of In-person and Online)
- Distance Self-paced Learning
When are the intakes for studying in the School of Bible and Theology?
Can I join other local or international universities after graduating from the School of Bible and Theology?
Yes. As a chartered University, you can join any university for further studies if you qualify for such an admission.
Can I join the School of Bible and Theology as an Intern or for Industrial Attachment?
Yes. You can apply for internship or attachment in teaching or administration.
What careers can I join upon graduating from the School of Bible and Theology?
Local church senior or associate pastors, leaders in public and private entities, children and youth workers, Directors of NGOs, faculty in theological institutions, department heads in the local churches and denominations, evangelists, and local and international missionaries.
Where can I get further information on the School of Bible and Theology?
Contact the School Administrator:
Call/Text/WhatsApp: +254 740 446509