Summer 2021 Courses
15-Week Courses Meet May 10th – July 27th
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
Meeting Times: Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
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
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
Meeting Times: Mondays, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
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: Dr. Jesse Coyne
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