Joshua grew up in the Ozarks and began speaking at church at 15. He studied creative writing and religious studies in college and served as a youth pastor for two years in Cape Girardeau before working in rural Alabama with the CBF-affiliated Student.go.
Through the grassroots organization Sowing Seeds of Hope, he developed a passion for communities afflicted with poverty, addiction, and violence. create has helped Joshua develop his ministry and incorporate it into the community. “Jesus commanded us to love God with our hearts, souls, and minds,” he says, “and the create program is an opportunity to love God with my mind.”
Textbooks for Central's courses are important resources for the learning experience. Central does not have any bookstores at its teaching locations.
Textbook lists are available through Populi, Central's Student Information System. All registered students should have access to the Populi site.
It is important to consult the course's book list to ensure you are purchasing all required texts.
Students can utilize the listings in Cokesbury's virtual bookstore for purchasing. Click here to access this online store.
Also, you may wish to utilize a local bookseller or online retailer to purchase textbooks.
For financial planning, students should expect the estimated cost for new textbooks to be:
|Diploma level||$75 per course|
|Master's level||$100 per course|
|Doctoral level||$150 per course|