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Courses

Spring Semester 2017

Greek II

A continuation of Greek I. A study of Koine (common) Greek, focusing on vocabulary, grammar and syntax. The purpose of this class is to prepare the student to read and exegete the New Testament in its original language.

  • Instructor: Dr. Frank Walker, Ph.D.
  • Hours: Four credit hours
  • Day/Time: Mon./Thurs., 5:50-7:30 PM
  • Prerequisite: NT 231 Greek Grammar 1
Ecclesiology

An investigation into the nature of the church, its government and authority, including the means appointed by the Savior to work and confirm faith in his people.

  • Instructor: Dr. Frank Walker, Ph.D.
  • Hours: Two credit hours
  • Day/Time: Mon., 7:40–9:20
Christian Worldview

Explores the implications of biblical truth for a Christian philosophy of life. The study includes a survey of the development of Christian philosophy and contemporary trends.

  • Instructor: Rev. Eric Bristley, Th.M.
  • Hours: Two credit hours
  • Day/Time: Tues., 5:50-7:30 PM
Pastoral Care and Counseling

Considers the routines of daily pastoral ministry, including good study habits, accurate record keeping (church and personal), discipleship, visitation, conducting weddings and funerals, and working with a church board. This course will also focus on counseling — bringing the Word of God to bear upon various circumstances of life, e.g., birth, sickness, death, marriage, etc.

  • Instructor: Rev. Jim West, M.Div.
  • Hours: Two credit hours
  • Day/Time: Tues., 7:40–9:20
  • Note: Not open to women students
Evangelism

A study of the biblical foundations, principles and methods of communicating the Gospel to unconverted persons, both within our own cultural contexts and among other cultures. This course will focus on personal evangelism and the role of evangelism in the life of the church.

  • Instructor: Rev. Dennis Roe, M.Div.
  • Hours: Two credit hours
  • Day/Time: Thurs., 7:40–9:20

Summer Semester 2017

Intermediate Greek Grammar

Study of Greek syntax: cases, moods, and tenses. The purpose is to acquaint the reader of the Greek New Testament with the linguistic constructions found in the New Testament.

  • Instructor: Dr. Frank Walker, Ph.D.
  • Hours: Two credit hours
Eschatology

A study of the last things, including death, the intermediate state, the Second Coming, the Resurrection, the final judgment and life everlasting. Consideration will be given to the millennial views and the final state of unbelievers.

  • Instructor: Rev. Eric Bristley, M.Div.
  • Hours: Two credit hours

Fall Semester 2017

Exegesis of Romans

An exegetical study of the Greek text of the book of Romans, focusing on its major themes of sin, redemption and thankfulness. The correct method of presenting and defending the faith will be emphasized throughout.

  • Instructor: Dr. Frank Walker, Ph.D.
  • Hours: Two credit hours
  • Prerequisite: NT 231 Greek Grammar 1
New Testament Studies I

A comprehensive, chronological study of the New Testament, focusing on events, people, geography and archaeology, with particular emphasis on theological and political developments in the intertestamental period and the ministry of Jesus.

  • Instructor: Rev. Eric Bristley, M.Div.
  • Hours: Two credit hours
Modern Cults

A study of the modern cult phenomenon, examining the history and distinctives of popular cults.

  • Instructor: Rev. Eric Bristley, M.Div.
  • Hours: Two credit hours
Prolegomena

An examination of theological method, the nature of Biblical revelation, verbal inspiration, inerrancy and infallibility.

  • Instructor: Rev. Jim West, M.Div.
  • Hours: Two credit hours
Worship and Preaching

A study of the nature and importance of Biblical worship, the centrality of preaching, the elements of worship, essential versus accidental characteristics of worship, and the Word of God as a means of grace. Attention will also be given to teaching others how to develop personal and family worship practices.

  • Instructor: Rev. Dennis Roe, M.Div.
  • Hours: Two credit hours

Note: Chapel will be held on alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays. On chapel night, the second class will begin immediately after chapel and will end at 9:30 PM.

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