Embracing Change in Your Life
Change is something we tend
to resist, and more so as we get older and more cemented in our
ways. This course gives some fresh insights on the positive value of
being adaptable and able to accept and actually welcome changes in
David Aikman as his research provides extraordinary insight into the
lives of six great individuals who have changed the 20th
century by their works and their personal examples. The student will
be challenged by the moral and spiritual excellence of these six
This course is a baptism into the most radical of current
church lifestyles around the world, one that strives to dovetail with other moves of God,
yet goes well beyond the reforms of
the 16th century and revivals of the 18th
century, both of which retained the Roman Catholic power structures
and sharp limitations on laity which remain today. This open or team
Christianity is the ultimate example of lay empowerment,
every-member participation, responsible discipleship, and freedom
from oppressive, post-biblical traditions.
This course will challenge the student to develop a deeper
understanding of marketplace ministry and become better equipped to
fulfill his or her ministry in the world each day.
The Way Church Ought to
This is a course that examines restoration of the
apostolic principles centered
through relationships and home life. Indeed, church in the home is
the way church ought to be.
This study of world evangelism examines biblical examples
of missions in action and
helps the student find his or her place in Godís worldwide plan. The
strengths and weaknesses of contemporary missiology are explored.
This course examines the role of prophecy in the church
today and encourages everyone
to prophesy. Students are equipped to teach and model prophecy in
The interpretation of dreams and visions is an essential
part of the called out oneís life and ministry.
This course equips the student to understand how Father
speaks through dreams and visions and
how to put it to use.
Prophetic Deliverance (on-campus
The ultimate result of a life in Christ is freedom and
deliverance from bondage. This course focuses on demonic oppression and bondage,
presents a caring, biblical approach to wholeness using the gifts of
the Holy Spirit and proven counseling techniques.
Once a student has completed SS 530 Deliverance Ministry,
an invitation will be extended
to attend a deliverance weekend and train by joining an actual
This comprehensive course is about spiritual
intelligence; shedding light on who the Enemy is and who he is not. Spiritual Warfare deals with
the spirit realm and how that impacts our daily lives.
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the
history of the Healing Movement and its lasting effects upon the church. Healing will be presented as
a practical part of the ministry in the open/house church
Students need to understand how the five-fold ministries
work in conjunction with one
attention will be given to the five-fold ministries at work in the
open/house church movement.
Rather than being the exception, signs, wonders, and
miracles will be presented as normal Christianity in this course. The history of such phenomena
will be examined in order that the student develop the expectation
that Father is still performing signs, wonders, and miracles
The Inner Self
A specific journey must be undertaken to recover from
pre-Christian life into abundant living in Christ. The student will be challenged
to examine his or her own walk with Christ while preparing to minister in the area
of personal ministry to others in the open/house church setting.
This course is essential for such leaders and those assisting others
in personal care.
Survey of the Old Testament
The textbook examines the
Old Testament from a conservative theological position, dealing with
difficult subjects of canonicity, historicity, inspiration, textual
problems, and higher criticism. Specific issues in each book of the
Old Testament are examined.
Survey of the New Testament
This analytic and
historical survey sets forth the message of the New Testament
against a fully integrated picture of the world of the first
century. The author gives a survey of the social, political,
economic, and religious background of the New Testament period. Each
NT book is examined according to context and content.
An overview of Bible
doctrine and Christian experience is given in this course. The
student will begin to shape his or her theology in a systematic
Essentials of Evangelical Theology
This course defines, clarifies, and explores the meaning
of key theological topics
such as God, authority, and
salvation. The second volume by Dr. Bloesch examines the meaning of
life, ministry, and hope.
The student will discover how archeological excavations
and artifacts support the history and culture recounted in the books of the Old and New
Testament. Excavation fundamentals and methodology are examined as
they bear on Scripture.
BS 555 Biblical
This fascinating study of biblical geography and culture
will greatly improve the studentís understanding of Godís Word. Since the Bible was written
in a culture and land vastly different from our contemporary Western
mindset, it is essential that the student understand biblical
manners and customs and make relevant application.
The Story of Christianity examines the people, events,
and ideas that shaped
church history. Unique to this study is the attention given to major
events such as the Spanish and
Portuguese conquest of the New World. The
second portion of the textbook covers the Protestant Reformation to
Godís overarching purpose revealed in Scripture is to
bring together both Jew and Gentile as the One New Man (John 17). This process is about
biblical covenant, a process examined in this course. From the
biblical basis of covenant, issues of integrity and loyalty in
relationships are studied.
This course explores the Jewish roots of Christianity and
of Jesus. It also examines the
Jewish background of the New Testament during the 400 years prior to
the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. The student will gain a greater
understanding of Intertestamental Judaism and how this periodóits
literature and institutionsóled up to the development of
Torah Studies examines the major themes of the Bible
presented in the first five books of the Bible. This course make the assertion
that every theme in the
entire Bible is first presented in the Torah. The student will learn
how to walk closer with
God through a balanced study of His written Word.
BS 571 Greek
Introduction to Greek is designed to teach the Greek
alphabet and a limited
vocabulary to make the study of Greek grammar purposeful and
Hebrew Word Studies
The student will learn the Hebrew alphabet, preliminary
vowel signs, and some Jewish culture. The course is designed to teach word
studies using a concordance and Hebrew lexicon.
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