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Fall 2021 Courses

15-Week Courses Meet August 9th – December 1st 

Course Formats. ACMin offers in-person, blended, virtual, and online classes.  Check the schedule below to select the type of class meeting that best suits your schedule and geographic location.
Online Class. All ACMin courses offered online have a 2 hours of required live videoconference meeting times for each credit hour.  The instructor will poll all enrolled students for their availability to schedule the virtual course meeting times.
Videoconference Class. These virtual classes meet by live, synchronous videoconference.  Students are expected to attend classes virtually at the regularly scheduled times.
Blended Class. Most ACMin courses can be taken virtually by students who do not live locally.  Contact your Academic Advisor for more information about attending a “blended” class.

BIBLICAL STUDIES

New Testament Survey
Meeting Times: Online
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. Jesse Coyne

The Pentateuch
Meeting Times: Thursdays, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Description: This course investigates the narrative content of the first five books of the Old Testament known as the Pentateuch (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy). It provides an overview of the main critical approaches used to interpret these books, but the approach to the five books is both canonical and historical. Attention will be given to cultural backgrounds, critical problems, and literary genres as they aid interpretation of specific texts with special emphasis on how these texts illuminate the person and work of Christ.
Instructor: Dr. Jesse Coyne

PRAYER & CARE MINISTRY

Effective Prayer Ministry Tools: Elijah House 201 Prayer Ministry
Meeting Times: Mondays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Description: As a biblical form of pastoral counseling, Elijah House 201 lays the foundations for healing and transformation, for both students, and for equipping them to minister inner healing to others. Students will learn foundational principles and tools for dealing with personal and interpersonal issues. Students will learn to trace bad fruit to bitter roots formed in the heart, most often in childhood and how broken hearts can be healed through the biblical process of repentance and forgiveness.
Instructors: Mr. and Mrs. Vic & Dee Pesaresi

CHRISTIAN STUDIES

Foundations of Faith
Meeting Times: Mon. & Weds., 11:00 AM – 12:30 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: Dr. Todd Gaddis

Spiritual Warfare & 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: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM (virtual)
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. Suresh Thomas