SPRING 2018 COURSE PREVIEW

COURSE REGISTRATION


New Testament Survey II (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Rev. Dale Parker

Mondays, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm (start 1/22/18) or

Wednesdays, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm (start 1/17/18)

This course is a study of the highlights of the books of Romans through Revelation. In addition to a survey of the content of the individual writings, the course examines the background, structure, unique characteristics, major themes, key theological concepts and special features of the individual writings.

 


Inspiring the Volunteer Ministry Leader (1 credit hour)

Instructor: Rev. Shannon Terhune

Mondays, 6:30 pm - 8:40 pm ( January 22nd-March 12th only)

This course is designed to inspire and encourage the volunteer ministry leader to serve the Church faithfully in spite of the many challenges. It addresses such important topics as handling opposition and criticism, avoiding burnout, and overcoming feelings of inadequacy. Scripture, prayer, attitude, and supportive relationships in order to align with God's purpose will be discussed.

 


Systematic Theology II (3 credit hour)

Instructor: Rev. Dale Parker

Tuesdays, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm (start 1/16/18)

This course examines the doctrines of Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the church, and the end times.


Public Speaking (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Rev. Todd Holt

Mondays, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm (start 1/22/18)

This course gives a practice-oriented introduction to public speaking communication skills. Attention is given to the organization of material, the speaker-listener relationship, and the use of voice and articulation.

 


Bible Geography (1 credit hours)

Instructor: Dr. Hap Struthers

Mondays, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (March 19th-May 7th only)

This course studies the geography of Israel and the surrounding nations. It highlights important geographical and historical details needed for understanding and interpreting biblical events and sayings, and makes extensive use of PowerPoint slides, maps, and charts. The course serves as an invaluable substitute for an actual tour of the Holy Land.


Technology in Ministry (1 credit hours)

Instructor: Mr. Lazarus Pachigalla

Tuesdays, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (January 16th-March 6th only)

This course equips students in the use of technology for ministry in the local church. Instruction will focus on electrical and electronic equipment on the platform; the sound booth; and leveraging the use of the web and social media.


Discipleship (taught in Mandarin) (1 credit hour)

Instructor: Dr. Stephen Chien

Wednesdays, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (January 17th-March 7th only)

This course discusses what Jesus wants us to be, to know, and to do as His followers, so we may grow and bring others into an intimate relationship with God. The course covers vision and mission, basic doctrines, key values, spiritual warfare, and training strategy.

Note: This course is taught in Mandarin only.


Strong Like Jesus Discipleship Ministry (1 credit hour)

Instructor: Rev. Milton Greene

Tuesdays, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (March 13th-May 1st only)

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.


Personal Evangelism (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Rev. Bert Kirk

Thursdays, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm (start 1/18/18)

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.

 


English Composition 1 (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Mrs. Anne Marie Shipp

Thursdays, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm (start 1/18/18)

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


Introduction to Counseling (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Mrs. Marsha Duncan

Tuesdays, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm (start 1/16/18) or

Fridays, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (start 1/19/18)

This course is an introduction to the concepts and methods of biblical counseling. The student will use a biblical worldview to understand the benefits and appropriate uses of counseling and the potential resources available in the community.


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

Must Register by 1/16/18

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.