Summer 2021 Courses

12-Week Courses Meet May 10th – July 27th

Summer Textbooks. You can find the list of summer textbooks here

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.

 

PRAYER & CARE MINISTRY

 

Psychology & Theology: Building Joy-Filled Relationships

Meeting Times: Fridays, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, 5/21, 6/4, 6/25, 7/9 & 7/23
Description: Participants will learn how God designed the brain to work in relationships and in the healing process for traumas. Participants will understand that joy is relational and will practice exercises that build relational joy and retrain the brain to improve relationships. Participants will learn how unresolved painful memories affect relationships, how triggers occur that hinder relationships, and how the brain processes for healing. Participants will learn how avoiding emotional pain affects our lives and how to stop avoiding emotional pain. Participants will experience the Immanuel Process for healing painful memories and practice facilitating that process with one another.
Instructor: Mrs. Barbara Moon

God’s Design For Sexual Wholeness

Meeting Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Description: This course examines God’s design for human sexuality and the sexual challenges facing the 21st century church. This course explores a Biblical theology of sex and provides a foundation for sexual wholeness in navigating sexual issues in various ministry applications.
Instructor: Mrs. Phyllis Kiser

 

 

BIBLICAL STUDIES

Apologetics

Meeting Times: Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 PM (blended)
Description: The primary focus of this course will be the practical application of apologetics in ministry and evangelism. Various approaches to the apologetic task will be investigated. Attention will be given to the systematic and rational defense of the Christian faith against significant contemporary challenges. Topics include such areas as tests for truth, a critique of relativism and pluralism, the problem of miracles, and the historicity of the Christian faith.
Instructor: Dr. Kurt Genteman

 

 

CHRISTIAN STUDIES

The Great Commission: Evangelism

Meeting Times: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Description: This course challenges students to consider the relationship between Christ and culture by equipping students with an overview of Christian philosophy and answers to the most difficult questions posed by both believers and unbelievers. Within the theological framework, students will study major doctrines pertaining to the existence and nature of God, evil, the nature of man, Scripture as the source of truth, and Church as the body of Christ. The course introduces students to tools and models for evangelism by applying Christian philosophy in the context of sharing the Good News in a contemporary culture of competing world views and relativism. Students will perform and evaluate personal evangelistic activities.
Instructor: Dr. Todd Gaddis

 

GENERAL EDUCATION

English Composition

Meeting Times: Mondays, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM (blended)
Description: The English Composition course prepares students for the rigors of college writing with an emphasis on correct writing mechanics, writing for effective communication, writing styles appropriate to the intended audience, and proper citations. Students are required to complete a research paper on a Christian topic of personal interest at the culmination of this course.
Instructor: Mrs. Amy Alred