FALL 2018 COURSE PREVIEW

Course Registration


Introduction to Apologetics: Faith and Reason (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Rev. Dale Parker

Wednesdays 6:30 pm-9:30 pm (Start Date: 8/22/18 - 15 weeks)

A presentation of the concepts and strategies used in defending the Christian's belief in the existence of God, the resurrection of Christ, the reliability of the Word of God and the truthfulness of the gospel of Christ. History, archaeology, logic and experience will be explored along with significant biblical texts to show the utter reasonableness of the Christian faith.


English Composition (3 credit hour)

Instructor: Ms. Anne Marie Shipp

Tuesdays 6:30 pm-9:30 pm (Start Date: 8/21/18 - 15 weeks)

This course teaches strong writing habits and uses several writing opportunities to develop critical thinking skills and effective organization of ideas.


Field Education - to be scheduled with Rev. Dale Parker (1 credit hour)

Must Register by 8/20/18

A supervised, practical field experience for students involved in evangelism, discipleship, teaching, and other ministries in a variety of interpersonal settings. Qualified mentors provide directed supervision to help students develop and attain their ministry goals. Students will arrange their projects with the Director of Field Education.


Hermeneutics & Bible Study Methods (3 credit hour)

Instructor: Rev. Shannon Terhune

Tuesdays 12:00 pm-3:00 pm (Start Date: 8/21/18 - 15 weeks)

This course examines the inductive method of Bible study and the general and specific principles of biblical interpretation.  Emphasis is made on the grammatical-historical-cultural method of interpretation, providing students with a complete methodology that can be used for studying any book of the Bible.


New Testament Survey I (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Rev. Dale Parker

Tuesdays 12:00 pm-3:00 pm (Start Date: 8/21/18 - 15 weeks)

This course gives a chronological study of the four Gospels and Acts, emphasizing the life and ministry of Jesus Christ and the Apostles and highlighting the distinctive contributions of each book.


Old Testament Survey I (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Dr. Hap Struthers

Tuesdays 6:30 pm-9:30 pm (Start Date: 8/21/18 - 15 weeks)

This course surveys the historial and poetic books of the Old Testament (Genesis to Song of Solomon), and gives special consideration to the sovereignty of God in creating the world, His plan of redemption, and practical application to everyday Christian life.


Personal Evangelism (3 credit hour)

Instructor: Rev. Bert Kirk

Thursdays 6:30 pm-9:30 pm (Start Date: 8/23/18 - 15 weeks)

This course provides a study of the biblical principles of effective evangelism, to include the Gospel message and the most effective methods of evangelism.  Students will also gain actual experience in "low risk" methods of personal evangelism ministry.


Fundamentals of Physical Science (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Dr. Ken Petzinger

Mondays 4:15 pm-7:30 pm (Start Date: 8/20/18 - 15 weeks)

The basic concepts of physics, chemistry and astronomy, as well as an overview of meteorology and geology are presented for the college non-science major. "Highlight" sections in each chapter connect concepts with their discoverers or with real-world examples, such as impulse and the automobile air bag, liquid crystal displays (LCD's), superconductivity and magnetism, and the ozone hole. Learn how God has always been in control of the universe.


The Spread of Christianity in America:

From Jonathan Edwards to Billy Graham (1 credit hour)

Instructor: Rev. Shannon Terhune

Thursdays 6:30 pm-8:30 pm (Start Date: 10/4/18 - 8 weeks)


Strong Like Jesus Discipleship Ministry (1 credit hour)

Instructor:TBA

(Start Date: October 2018 - 8 weeks)

 

This course equips students to interact effectively with people who view Christianity differently from a believer. Students will discover how Jesus reacted to people and situations in the Gospels, thus enhancing their ability to be salt and light in the world and strengthening their church's outreach ministry.


Children's Ministry-Leadership (1 credit hour)

Instructor: Ms. Sue Hilton

Mondays 6:30 pm-8:30 pm (Start Date: 10/15/18 - 8 weeks)