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Pinnacle Paper Course Outline


Length of Paper = 40-page minimum

  • The title page and table of contents do not count
    These pages should not have numbers


The following shall be used to format the paper.

  • 1" margins

  • 10-12 pt (font size)

  • Ariel, Courier, New Times Roman

  • Double-Spaced

  • Indented Quotes Single-Spaced

  • PDF File Format

  • Title Page: Centered on page


Submitted by
Insert Your Name

In Partial Requirements for the
BA Degree Completion Program
Northwind Theological Seminary

Date Submitted

  •  Paper has a 40-page minimum and is  formatted into these Chapters:

    • Title Page (Does not  count toward the 40-page minimum)

    • Table of Contents Page (Does not  count toward the 50-page minimum)

    • Introduction - Overview of the Problem/Issue/Research

    • Chapter 1 Research    

    • Chapter 2 Conclusion  
      The Conclusion must address the following:

      • The Student's Context (Where) (Description) of ministry

      • The Student's Notion (What) (Research ) of ministry

      • The Student's unique Approach (How) (Project) to ministry

      • What concepts were affirmed by the research & project

      • What concepts were challenged by the research & project

      • What was the most important thing learned during the research & project?

    • Bibliography (Not: Works Cited or Selected Bibliography)
      Include all sources used, even if you did not quote them.

    • Appendix(s)

Grading will be based on:

  • Academic Content

  • Formatting 

  • Use of Grammar

  • Use of quotes

  • Use of footnotes

  • Completed Bibliography

  • Appendix content & numbering

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