MB Biblical Seminary has tested the market for a proposed Master’s degree in Transformative Leadership. Invitations to participate in the survey were sent to pastors in the Fresno area, as well as to Mennonite Brethren pastors in Canada and in the US. Participants were sent an internet address, where they could fill out a variety of questions concerning their own context, as well as what they want and need in the seminary’s forthcoming degree. The degree offers three new distinctive “hybrid” features:
The MBBS Presidential Search Committee is pleased to report the
completion of the information gathering process begun in mid-November
2002. Of the approximately 700 surveys distributed, 45% were returned;
half from Canadian respondents, the other half from U.S. respondents.
During a telephone conference meeting on January 13, the committee
reviewed the data tables compiled by its consultant, Rebekah Basinger.
An extensive discussion of the results and their impact on the
presidential profile produced a preliminary profile. (Detailed survey