Spring 2019 Courses

Course: BIB 102 Old Testament Survey II: Isaiah through Malachi
Instructor: Dr. Hap Struthers, PhD
Class Meeting: Tues 6:30-9:30pm Start date: 1/15/19 - 15wks
3 Credit hours

Course Description: This course surveys the books of the major and minor prophets of Israel in their historical and cultural contexts in order to understand their general contents and outstanding features. The student will discover the place of each book in God's total, progressive revelation and begin to apply the message of each to daily life and ministry.
Course: BIB 202 New Testament Survey II: Romans through Revelation
Instructor: Rev. Dale Parker, MDiv
Class Meeting: Wed 6:30-9:30pm Start date: 1/16/19 - 15wks
3 Credit hours

Course Description: This course surveys the contents of the Pauline and General Epistles, the Pastoral Letters, and Revelaton. Each book will be examined by its background, structure, unique characteristics, major themes, key theological concepts, and special features.
Course: THE 202 Systematic Theology II
Instructor: Rev. Dale Parker, MDiv
Class Meeting: Tues 12:00-3:00pm Start date: 1/15/19 - 15wks
3 Credit hours

Course Description: This course examines the teachings about Christ, the Holy Spirit, Salvation, the Church, and future things.
Course: MIS 101 Missions and World Evangelism
Instructor: Dr. Kevin Newman, PhD
Class Meeting: Thurs 6:30-9:30pm Start date: 1/17/19 - 15wks
3 Credit hours

Course Description: This course introduces students to the history of world missions, mission strategies, and the scriptural basis for world evangelism. Each student will enhance his/her life vocation as a “world Christian.”
Course: CED 101 The Spiritual Life
Instructor: Rev. Dale Parker, MDiv
Class Meeting: Mon 12:00-1:00pm Start date: 1/14/19 - 15wks
1 Credit hour

Course Description: Bring your lunch and be a part of this relevant, biblical course that will focus on God's purpose in saving believers, how they grow in the struggle between their flesh and the Spirit, and how they walk in victory through God’s power. Significant study will focus on the past, present, and future of salvation in Scripture, the realities of the flesh and the Spirit, and the identification and nature of this evil world system which opposes the goals of the believer.
Course: ENG 110 Research and Writing
Instructor: Mrs. Anne Maries Shipp, MSEd
Class Meeting: Tues 6:30-9:30pm Start date: 1/15/19 - 15wks
3 Credit hours

Course Description: This course focuses on writing skills and research methods: pre-writing, writing, revision, editing, argument, analysis, and style. The student will develop a working knowledge through developing a topic for research and then writing the paper.
Course: COM 201 Public Speaking
Instructor: Dr. Kevin Newman, PhD
Class Meeting: Mon 6:30-9:30pm Start date: 1/15/19 - 15wks
3 Credit hours

Course Description: This practice-oriented course introduces interpersonal, small group, and public speaking communication skills. Attention is given to the fundamental process of ideas, organizaƟon of materials, speaker-listener relationship, and group dynamics, as well as to the use of the voice, articulation, and body expression.
Course: CED 203 Lesson Prep and Delivery
Instructor: Mike Smith, MDiv
Class Meeting: Mon 6:30-9:30pm Start date: 1/15/19 - 15wks
3 Credit hours

Course Description: This course introduces the foundations and practices of educational ministry in and through the church. Students will develop teaching and learning principles and their application to teaching the Bible.
Course: HIS 202 Church History
Instructor: Dr. Kevin Newman, PhD
Class Meeting: Wed 6:30-9:30pm Start date: 1/16/19 - 15wks
3 Credit hours

Course Description: This course reviews the story of the church through the centuries from its founding in Jerusalem to today. It will demonstrate how God sovereignly works through people to fulfill His purpose and help the student understand how history provides the context for ministry in the present day.
Course: MUS 201 History of Music in the Christian Church
Instructor: Tony Grizzel, MM
Class Meeting: Thurs 6:30-9:30pm Start date: 1/17/19 - 15wks
3 Credit hours

Course Description: This course will discuss the significance of church music throughout the history of the Church.
Course: CED 110 Inspiring the Volunteer Ministry Leader
Instructor: Shannon Terhune, ThM
Class Meeting: TBD - 8 wks
1 Credit hour

Course Description: This course is designed to inspire and encourage the volunteer ministry leader to serve the Church faithfully in spite of the many challenges, such as handling opposition and criticism, avoiding burnout, and overcoming feelings of inadequacy. Scripture, prayer, aƫtude and supportive relationships in order to align with God's purpose will be discussed. If your church would like the instructor to teach volunteers from your church location, the instructor would be willing to do that.
Course: CED 121 Names of God
Instructor: Dr. Hap Struthers
Class Meeting: Thurs 6:30-9:300pm Start date: 1/17/19 - 8 wks
1 Credit hour

Course Description: This course is an in-depth examination of the person of God as revealed in His names and attributes. Special emphasis will be given to the Hebrew words used to describe His character and being.
Course: FED 102, 201, 202 - Field Education
Instructor: Rev. Dale Parker, MDiv
Class Meeting: TBD Register 1/22/19
1 Credit hour

Course Description: 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. Mission trips abroad may also qualify. Students will arrange the details of their projects with the Director of Field Education. A 2-hour weekly commitment of 12 weeks of local service or a mission trip is required.