In this course, the student will investigate Bible study methods and study tools to properly exegete the biblical text. Emphasis will be on accurately understanding the historical, literary, and theological context of scripture with application in current context.
In this course, the student will focus on personal spiritual transformation that will impact public ministry. Critical to the student’s ministry development is the need to become spiritually, emotionally, and mentally healthy from a biblical/theological perspective. Such issues will be explored in this course.
In this course, the student will explore the biblical doctrines of the New Birth, the Oneness of God, and biblical holiness. Additionally, an understanding of practical integration of the biblical principles will be applied.
In this course, the student will engage in a thorough study of the sermon preparation and sermon delivery. Basic principles of persuasive speaking are integrated with considerations unique to inspired expository preaching.
In this course, the student will study the rules of interpretation which enable the student to avoid the common pitfalls in interpretation of scripture. This course stresses the importance of sound and correct interpretation of scripture and formulates the rules that aid the student in the practice.
In this course, the student will be introduced to a basic understanding of the tenets undergirding biology. Evidence foundational to the theories of origins and evolution will be examined. Arguments for creation and intelligent design will be introduced and explored. A comparison will be made between secular biological theories and biblical teachings to expose inherent contradictions and equip the student to understand and defend their acceptance of the Bible.
In this course, the student will be introduced to a general understanding of the discipline of psychology and how it may be practically related to life and ministry. Basic concepts and theories, both foundational and recent, of a variety of sub-specialties of psychology will be introduced including: neuroscience, perception, learning, memory, personality, motivation, intelligence, psychological disorders/treatment, and social psychology. A comparison will be made between secular and Biblical world-views to expose error and highlight truth.
In this course, the student will cover an in-depth study and the applications of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations using matrices. Additional topics such as sequences, series, probability, and conics may be included.
In this course, the student will engage in an intensive study of and practice in writing processes, from invention and researching to drafting, revising, and editing, both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning, communicating, and critical analysis.
Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and techniques for developing research-based expository and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and secondary research methods; critical reading of verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of information sources; and critical thinking about evidence and conclusions.
In this course, basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework will be covered. Students will acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the beginner level.
In this course, students continue the development of basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing within a cultural framework. Students acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate and comprehend at the high beginner to low intermediate level.
In this course, the student will explore a chronological study of the life and times of Christ. Particulars will include His Birth, Early Years, His Ministry, and the Passion Week.
In this course, students will gain an understanding of the historical and cultural settings of the New Testament. Students will explore the Gospels and Acts with a special emphasis on the Epistles and the Book of Revelation.
In this course, students survey the history of Israel and an analysis of each book of the Old Testament in the light of this background. Stress is on theology, applicability, structure, genre, and general content.
In this course, students will gain an understanding of personal evangelism from a biblical perspective. Foundational areas to be covered include purpose, spiritual preparation, personal style, relationships, communicatio
In this course, the student will grasp a basic understanding of Biblical stewardship and overall life management. The student will analyze key management skills and ethical behavior that sustains ministry success.
In this course, the student will analyze ethical challenges from a professional and ministerial perspective. Students will be able to use Biblical principles to make ethical decisions.
In this course, the student will grasp a seminal understanding of Systematic Theology from an Apostolic perspective. The following subjects will be covered: Intro to Theology, Theology Proper, and Anthropology. An analysis of historical theology and biblical theology from an Apostolic perspective will guide the student to an understanding of Oneness doctrine.
In this course, the student will grasp a seminal understanding of systematic theology from an Apostolic perspective. The following subjects will be covered: Christology, Pneumatology, and Soteriology. An analysis of historical theology and biblical theology from an Apostolic perspective will guide the student to an understanding of Oneness doctrine.