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Fall 2020 Courses

15-Week Courses Meet August 10th – December 2nd 

 

 

 

BIBLICAL STUDIES

New Testament Survey
Meeting Times: Mon. & Wed., 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Description: This course explores the basic principles of Christian beliefs, community and ministry, as well as the promise of Christ’s return through a study of the history and theology of the books of the New Testament. Through the study of the New Testament, students will build their inductive Bible study skills.
Instructor: Dr. Ray Morris

 

BIBLICAL LANGUAGES

Hebrew I
Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Description: This course provides an introduction to the Old Testament Hebrew language. Through sound principles of linguistic interpretation and grammar, the student will achieve a beginning confidence in reading and doing exegetical, biblical studies while learning Old Testament Hebrew.
Instructor: Marcy Nejat

 

New Testament Greek I
Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Description: This course provides an introduction to the Hellenistic, New Testament Greek language. Through sound principles of linguistic interpretation and grammar, the student will achieve beginning confidence in reading and doing exegetical, biblical studies while learning New Testament Greek.
Instructor: Dr. Jesse Coyne

 

CARE & COUNSELING MINISTRY

Biblical Foundations of Prayer Ministry
Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Description: Students will investigate the biblical premise for heart transformation and the renewing of the mind through the practice of prayer ministry. The focus will be on the application of effective prayer ministry methods and prayer ministry as a tool to set the captives free as well as a means to present Christ to unbelievers.
Instructors: Mrs. Cindy Mackey

 

CHRISTIAN STUDIES

Foundations of Faith
Meeting Times: Mondays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Description: This course presents a survey of Christ-centered biblical history and provides, through the study of Scripture, a theological framework for God, Jesus, salvation, the Holy Spirit, the spiritual world, evil, the Church, and specific theological beliefs. This course includes an introduction to inductive Bible study and an overview of church history.
Instructor: Mr. Josh Jones

 

Spiritual Warfare and Victory in Christ
Meeting Times: Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Description: The Christian life is most often referred to in the Scriptures as a battle or athletic competition requiring “warriors.” In this course, students will examine the theology of spiritual warfare and the keys to victory found in Christ. Further, they will develop and implement a personal plan for walking and living from Christ’s victory as His kingdom ambassadors in the earth.
Instructor: Dr. Kurt Genteman

 

Personal Spiritual Formation
Meeting Times: Thursdays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Description: In this course, students will explore the foundations of the spiritual disciplines and their role in the development of personal spiritual formation—the day-by-day journey through which individuals open their hearts to a deeper relationship with God and a rich understanding of their identity in Christ. The course will present why spiritual formation is a vital part of Christian ministry, its biblical foundation, and its role in the development of Christian education programs.
Instructor: Dr. Marcia Wilbur

 

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Media & Technology
Meeting Times: Mon. & Weds., 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Description: In this course, the student will explore a variety of media and technology applications that enhance worship and/or learning experiences. The course will address both hardware and software applications and will provide a general introduction to effective media use in both church and educational settings. Topics will include but not be limited to: Using video, computers and tablets, creating media presentations, cloud applications and services, presentation software, learning management systems, conducting digital research, sound systems and media production. In the applied elements of the course, students will learn how to creatively integrate and augment technology applications in a selected specialty (i.e., technology in worship, technology in education, etc.).
Instructor: Dr. Ray Morris

 

GENERAL EDUCATION

Quantitative Reasoning
Meeting Times: Tues. & Thurs., 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Description: This course places fundamental mathematical skills and reasoning in the context of real-world experiences that students will likely encounter. It emphasizes processing information in context and understanding which conclusions can be reasonably determined through investigation and analysis. The course offers an opportunity for students to apply critical thinking skills using various aspects of mathematics including major themes such as numeracy, proportional reasoning, algebraic reasoning, and functions.
Instructor: Dr. Kurt Genteman