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Alliance History and Thought

alliance history and thought course
Register for Alliance History & Thought today!

What is the course about?

Alliance History and Thought is a course which surveys the origins of The Christian and Missionary Alliance movement in its social, cultural, and theological context, with emphasis on its historical continuities and changes, and evaluating Alliance "distinctives."

Why do I need to take this?

Although required for Faculty of Theology programs at Ambrose, those within the denominational licensing process must take this course for credit in order to work within the Alliance denomination.

Please note, a discount equal to 50% off the current credit tuition rate is available for C&MA official workers and Global International workers who are taking the course for licensing purposes and approved by their respective District. Please contact your specific District for more details. Students NOT taking this course for licensing purposes, will need to show proof of having taken the pre-requisite to this course. This can be done via an unofficial transcript pdf document sent to our office via email.

Fall 2021 - TBD

On campus


Winter 2021


January 11- April 16, 2021 (regular semester dates)
Instructor: Dr. Ken Draper

Off Campus

Canadian Midwest District (Horizon College - Saskatoon, SK)
March 22-26, 2021, 9am-4pm
Instructor:  Dr. Bernie Van De Walle
Please note: This course will also be offered online at the same time using Zoom technology for those not able to attend in person.

Spring 2021

On campus 

May 3-7, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Dr. Ken Draper
Please note: This course will also be offered online at the same time using Zoom technology for those not able to attend in person.






Registering, Course Codes, Payment etc.


  • NOTE: If taking Alliance History & Thought strictly for licensing purposes with the Christian & Missionary Alliance, you must take the course for credit but you have the choice of taking the course at either the Undergraduate academic level or the seminary academic level.

Tuition & Fees

**Please note that tuition fees are subject to change without notice. 

**A $250 deposit or full-payment is required when registering for class. This deposit is applied to the total tuition and is not an additional fee. 

Tuition and fees are due in full prior to the beginning of class. If your church is covering the cost of the your class, please contact Daniel Yu in Finance at for further information. It is your responsibility that your tuition and fees are up to date.


Textbooks for the Alliance History & Thought course are made available through the Ambrose Bookstore (403.410.2000 ext. 2939)


If you're looking to stay with us on campus, please contact us by email ( for accommodation information. Unfortunately Ambrose has no provision for shuttle service between the airport and campus.

Contact Us

Please contact the Registrar's Office with any questions regarding registration and the course itself. All other questions can be directed to your District Office.


Phone: 403-410-2905