2017 - 2018
SORTING IT OUT
This course will look at the questions and uncertainties that come with a person’s call to vocational ministry. The student will analyze what a call is, provide examples of how others have received their call, consider the different kinds of ministry opportunities that are available, and offer advice on how to precede once one discerns a calling from God.
This class will study theology and doctrine organized around various categories such as the Word of God, redemption, soteriology, and the ministry Jesus Christ from a theological perspective.
The course will look at how theology has shaped our understanding of who God is and provide principals for understanding theology and a minster of the Gospel.
INTRODUCTION TO PREACHING
This course will examine the modes and models of preaching today. Students will examine the importance of homiletics and hermeneutics. This class will mix both theory and praxis. Students will develop, outline, and present sermons for a body of believers.
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
This course will examine the fundamentals of public speaking. Students will examine the art of preparation, posture, pace, and the overall platform of public speaking. This class will mix both theory and praxis. Students will develop, and present speeches for a specified audience.
OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY
This course will examine and survey the historicity of the Old Testament. It will deal with the context, date, structure and message of the text. This class will trace the Gospel message from Genesis to Malachi while ensuring that the student can answer on a foundational level the what, when, where, how and who of the Old Testament narrative.
NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY
This course will examine and survey the history, literature and message of the New Testament. It will deal with the context, date, structure and message of the text. This class will trace the Gospel message from Matthew to Revelations while ensuring that the student can answer on a foundational level the what, when, where, how and who of the New Testament narrative.
This course will examine and explore various contemporary ethical issues. Students will engage the ministry of Jesus Christ and understand the importance of Integrity, Godly Character, and will develop a systematic and theological position on various difficult issues plaguing out society today.
This course will examine and explore and compare the study of practical theology with that of the broader context of theology. Students will engage the ministry of Jesus Christ and understand the importance of theology lived in action both in the church and in the world.
This course will examine and explore various religions of the world. This class will discuss the major leaders of each religion while noting their sphere of influence within the world. Students will be able to articulate their understanding of the subject by comparing and contrasting Christianity and other major religions.
THE BOOK OF ACTS (MINISTRY WITH POWER)
This course will examine the importance and scope of the Book of Acts. It will focus on the origin, foundation and history of the church, its structure and its purpose. It will also engage the cultural, historical, and contemporary issues in which Acts addresses.