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Fall 2018

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ENG 101
English I
3
Thursday
September 13
December 6
6:00pm
7:30pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 3
Larry Hovey
ENG101 English I

ENG101 - This course will help the student improve their English and writing skills. Fundamentals of parts of speech, relationships of words, phrases, clauses, sentence structure and various writing styles will be discussed. Writing fundamentals will be used, to organize sentences into paragraphs, and paragraphs into essays for special purposes. This course is designed to promote English language proficiency at the undergraduate level for students studying academic disciplines.

Book required: Andrew Pudewa, Institute for Excellence in Writing, Student Writing Intensive: Level C [notebook and packet].

Eng 101 Syllabus
BIB 120
Hermeneutics
3
Tuesday
September 11
December 4
7:30pm
9:00pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 3
Larry Hovey
BIB120 Hermeneutics

BIB120 Hermeneutics covers introductory themes and processes of Biblical interpretation and will compare and critique varying approaches and their significance toward understanding the Bible, understanding theology, and knowing God personally. This course will provide the student with in-depth Bible study techniques, using tools designed to help the believer hear God through His Word.

Book required: Roy B. Zuck, Basic Bible Interpretation: A Practical Guide to Discovering Biblical Truth.

BIB 120 - Hermeneutics Syllabus
BIB 103
New Testament I
3
Tuesday
September 11
December 4
6:00pm
7:30pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 3
Larry Hovey
BIB103 New Testament Survey I

BIB103 New Testament Survey I, provides an overview of the New Testament books from the Gospels through Acts, with a concise summary of each book, enabling the student to correctly relate the parts of the New Testament to each other, and to the Old Testament. The course allows students to enrich their knowledge of the Bible and their ability to read each part intelligently, with an understanding of the context in which each book occurs and of how the central theme–the theme of Jesus Christ was developed.

Required text books: (1) Walter M. Dunnett, New Testament Survey, Broadening Your Biblical Horizons, 2003 ed, Evangelical Training Association, (2) Leon Morris, Testaments of Love: A Study of Love in the Bible, (3) Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students & Researchers, 8th or 11th ed.

BIB103 - NT Survey I Syllabus
BIB 101
Old Testament I
3
Tuesday
September 11
December 4
6:00pm
7:30pm
Tremont
Up
Rm. 2
Bettie Flood
BIB101 Old Testament Survey I (Genesis – Esther)

BIB101 Old Testament Survey I (Genesis – Esther) offers student’s a general overview of themes, perspectives, and significance of the first twenty-two books of the Old Testament. The Old Testament reveals a self-portrait of God, what He has done and is doing through history with His grand design to restore relationship with His creation.

Book required: Garnet Reid, Old Testament Survey, Broadening Your Biblical Horizons, Part I - 2009 ed.

BIB 101 - Old Testament Survey I Syllabus
MIN 110
Spiritual Formation
3
Thursday
September 13
December 6
6:00pm
7:30pm
Tremont
Up
Rm. 2
Ken Odell
MIN110 Spiritual Formation

MIN110 Spiritual Formation will survey our new life in Christ, not under law but under grace, as well as the development of that new life. Students will learn the importance of trusting God in every aspect of our lives. We will see how God brings forth fruit, good works, and obedience through His grace.
SPL 121
Spiritual Leadership
3
Tuesday
September 11
December 4
7:30pm
9:00pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 3
Warren Meeks Jr
SPL121 Spiritual Leadership

SPL121 – The principles of Spiritual leadership are for those disciples of Jesus Christ who have been chosen and prepared by God to be His servants. Jesus was sent to the earth to serve and not to be served. The Spiritual Leadership principles taught in this course will assist the student in developing a dependence on God and glorifying God’s delight in the believer who desires to be a servant for Jesus Christ.
THE 390
Theology I
3
Tuesday
September 11
December 4
7:30pm
9:00pm
Tremont
Up
Rm. 2
Bettie Flood
THE390 Theology I

THE390 Theology I, is a foundational course that surveys basic doctrines of the church and their implications for life. Specifically, the course will briefly survey bibliology, theology proper, anthropology, angelology, Christology, soteriology, pneumatology, ecclesiology, and eschatology. The course will also introduce the various branches of theology.

Book required: W. Jackson Watts, Biblical Beliefs – 2013, Evangelical Training Association.

THE 390 - Theology - Syllabus

Spring 2019

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HIS 465
Church History
3
Thursday
January 10
April 11
6:00pm
7:30pm
Tremont
Up
Rm. 2
Ron Mathis
HIS465 Church History

HIS465 – Church History covers four major periods: The Ancient Church, The Medieval Church, The Reformation Church, and The Modern Church. The focus of this study is to gain perspective, both comforting and challenging, to many current issues faced today. A study of the history of the church, enables the student to gain an understanding of the primary leaders, movements, and schools of thought throughout the centuries.
ENG 102
English II
3
Thursday
January 10
April 11
6:00pm
7:30pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 3
Larry Hovey
ENG102 English II

ENG102 – English II will build upon the language and writing skills learned in English I. This course is designed to improve communication skills through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Writing techniques for retelling narrative stories, summarizing a reference, writing from pictures, inventive writing, and formal essay writing will be presented.
GRK 101
Greek I
3
Thursday
January 10
April 11
7:30pm
9:00pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 3
Ralph Wilson
GRK101 Greek I

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of the Greek language, simple translation of Greek text, and a familiarity with the study resources required for accurate translation. Through the aid of Greek language tools and techniques, you will learn how to analyze a biblical passage with greater depth and accuracy.
HEB 101
Hebrew I
3
Thursday
January 10
April 11
6:00pm
7:30pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 3
Ralph Wilson
HEB101 Hebrew I

This course will enable you to analyze a biblical passage with greater depth and accuracy. When you complete this course, you will be able to comprehend the basic element of Hebrew grammar and understand simple biblical prose. Through the aid of Hebrew language tools and techniques, you will learn how to analyze a biblical passage with greater depth and accuracy.
BIB 120
Hermeneutics
3
Thursday
January 10
April 11
7:30pm
9:00pm
Tremont
Up
Rm. 2
Ron Mathis
BIB120 Hermeneutics

BIB120 Hermeneutics covers introductory themes and processes of Biblical interpretation and will compare and critique varying approaches and their significance toward understanding the Bible, understanding theology, and knowing God personally. This course will provide the student with in-depth Bible study techniques, using tools designed to help the believer hear God through His Word.

Book required: Roy B. Zuck, Basic Bible Interpretation: A Practical Guide to Discovering Biblical Truth.

BIB 120 - Hermeneutics Syllabus
MIN 210
Ministry Discipleship
3
Thursday
January 10
April 11
7:30pm
9:00pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 4
Ken Odell
MIN210 Ministry of Discipleship

MIN210 – Ministry of Discipleship focuses on fulfilling the Great Commission at a personal level by teaching the student how to establish discipling relationships, nurture young Christians, walk in the Spirit, develop your prayer life, discover your spiritual gifts, live a holy life, attain financial freedom, realize a godly self-image, and maintain physical health. We will address the need for developing a philosophy of ministry that focuses on building followers of Christ among college students.
BIB 104
New Testament II
3
Tuesday
January 8
April 9
6:00pm
7:30pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 4
Larry Hovey
BIB104 New Testament Survey II

BIB104 New Testament Survey II provides a survey of the New Testament with special emphasis on the life, teachings, and redemptive work of Christ; the founding and growth of the church; and the teachings in the epistles and Revelation. Students will learn to display a greater understanding and depth of the Epistles and Revelation, their background, argument, and flow through a greater understanding and depth of some of the major doctrines of the Christian Church.
BIB 102
Old Testament II
3
Tuesday
January 8
April 9
6:00pm
7:30pm
Tremont
Up
Rm. 2
Bettie Flood
BIB102 Old Testament Survey II (Job & Malachi)

BIB102 Old Testament Survey II (Job – Malachi) provides an excellent overall survey of the Old Testament from the reign of King David until the closing with the Prophet Malachi. This knowledge is essential in properly understanding the Word of God in a more meaningful way. It shows God's love, mercy, and justice as God continuously woos His people back to Himself.
SPL 121
Spiritual Leadership
3
Tuesday
January 8
April 9
6:00pm
7:30pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 3
Barbara JP Thomas
SPL121 Spiritual Leadership

SPL121 – The principles of Spiritual leadership are for those disciples of Jesus Christ who have been chosen and prepared by God to be His servants. Jesus was sent to the earth to serve and not to be served. The Spiritual Leadership principles taught in this course will assist the student in developing a dependence on God and glorifying God’s delight in the believer who desires to be a servant for Jesus Christ.
THE 490
Theology
3
Tuesday
September 11
December 4
7:30pm
9:00pm
Tremont
Up
Rm. 2
Bettie Flood
THE490 Theology II

THE490 – Theology II survey is a presentation addressing the contemporary need for confidence in God; the personality and work of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit as Trinity. Theology will provide a basis to understand the love, mercy, and faithfulness of God through the person and mission of Jesus Christ. God’s instrument is the Word of God, and His agents are the church and individual believers called out for specific mission services.

Summer 2019

Course
Crs.
Day(s)
Start Date
End Date
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End Time
Bldg.
Rm.
Instructor
THE 460
Apologetics
3
Thursday
May 2
June 6
6:00pm
8:00pm
Tremont
Up
Rm. 2
Ron Mathis
THE460 Apologetics

THE460 – Apologetics course is designed to be a basic introduction to the biblical, theological, historical, and philosophical foundations of Christian apologetics. Students will learn how to effectively defend their faith as they contrast the biblical view of life with various worldly positions. Attention is given to the differences between Christian thought and selected examples of non-Christian thought.
MIN 330
Counseling
3
Tuesday
April 30
June 4
6:00pm
8:00pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 4
Helen Young
MIN 330 Counseling

MIN330 – Counseling is a foundational course that deals with the need for and the fundamentals of Biblical Counselling. The student will gain an understanding of what is meant by nouthetic counselling and how it differs from the prominent secular and religious counselling models. The student will be introduced to the key elements of the counselling process including data gathering, questioning, homework, giving hope, methods of change, and the role of the Holy Spirit in counselling. The primary focus of this course, Counselling God’s Way.
BIB 211
Acts
3
Tuesday
April 30
June 4
6:00pm
8:00pm
Tremont
Up
Rm. 2
Larry Hovey
BIB 211 Acts

BIB211 - Acts presents a true historical record of the development of the early church in the middle of the first century A.D. Luke’s descriptions of geographical and provincial details, of governmental officials and their official actions, of actions of emperor’s and of the sea voyage to Italy with its accurate use of nautical terms. These all point to a careful researcher who himself was an eyewitness to many of the events recorded in Acts 16 and the succeeding chapters. Students will study and discuss four to five chapters in Acts per week over the six-week course with three hours class time per week. Students will complete a quiz each week, write three five- paragraph essays, complete an in-class mid-term test, and write a final term paper.
SPL 352
Marriage Enrichment
3
Tuesday
April 30
June 4
6:00pm
8:00pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 3
Rosa Day
SPL 352 Marriage Enrichment

SPL352 –Learn how to build lifelong relationships as a single person, or in preparation for marriage, as well as God’s plan for the family. The model of love in a successful marriage is based on the sacrificial love that Jesus Christ gave when he gave up the peace of heaven to become a man on earth. Jesus showed sinful man how to sacrifice his self-love and to love one another in a sacrificial marriage relationship.
BIB 212
Romans
3
Thursday
May 2
June 6
6:00pm
8:00pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 4
Larry Hovey
BIB 212 Romans

BIB212 – Romans is regarded as the most systematic presentation of doctrine in the Bible. Students will look carefully at how the saving life of Christ, through the work of the Holy Spirit, can transform lives. Unifying the Jews and Gentiles into one new society in-Christ, Paul teaches that the saving righteousness of the gospel comes by grace through faith. Salvation’s plan is established.
BIB 222
I & II Samuel
3
Thursday
May 2
June 6
6:00pm
8:00pm
Tremont
Down
Rm. 3
C. Lawanza Lane
BIB 222 I & II Samuel

BIB222 – I & II Samuel is a survey of David’s life. We will study how Samuel anointed both Saul and David. While we study David’s accession to the kingship at Hebron and later at Jerusalem through the books of I and II Samuel, we will see how the great Davidic covenant is set forth and forms a basis of all subsequent kingdom truth. Other themes are the historical account of the Israelite monarchy and successes and failures of David’s rule.
MIN 450
Teaching & Preaching Practicum
3
Tuesday
April 30
June 4
6:00pm
8:00pm
Tremont
Sanct.
Barbara JP Thomas
MIN 450 Teaching and Preaching Practicum

MIN450 – Teaching and Preaching Practicum is designed to help the teacher or preacher of the Word of God understand the meaning of Christian exposition and to develop exegetical and organizational skills. The various components of a lesson or sermon will be defined, discussed, and illustrated. Techniques of exegesis, exposition, and application of a Biblical text will also be examined, with emphases on imagination, creativity, and passion for teaching or preaching.
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