Courses beginning this October
DYNAMICS OF BIBLICAL CHANGE
The way that you counsel other people is determined by how you understand God, yourself, other people, life’s pressures, and change. How does Christ speak to our hearts and change how we live our daily lives? Self-counseling projects will help you to make first-hand, practical application of the concepts learned in class.
This course will focus especially on the questions Who am I? and Who are we? Since we are made in the image of God, we will also have the pleasure of asking "Who is God?" The goal is practical theology. We want answers that will inspire, instruct, guide and provide direction for our face-to-face ministry.
In this introductory course on marriage counseling, you will walk away with a working model for how to make sense of marriage problems. You’ll understand biblical categories of marriage counseling and learn methods to manage and constructively direct the conflict and volatility that are often part of the process.
This course covers the themes and overall redemptive structure to the entirety of Scripture, paying special attention to the history of redemption as it is foreshadowed in the Old Testament and revealed in the New Testament in the person and work of Christ.
OLD TESTAMENT FOR MINISTRY
This course teaches how Old Testament historical, prophetic and wisdom books are to be interpreted and applied in light of the gospel. You'll gain an overview of redemptive historical bible interpretation, investigate various popular methods of biblical application, and learn how to use the Old Testament in ministry.
INTRODUCTION TO APOLOGETICS
This course introduces students to Christian apologetics and focuses on the biblical basis for apologetics, developing a world and life view, and engaging contemporary culture. We will give special attention to the problem of meaning, the problem of evil, world religions, science and faith, reason and revelation, and aesthetics.
SURVEY OF REFORMED THEOLOGY
In this course you'll learn the basic doctrines upheld in mainstream Reformed theology, understand the biblical basis for Reformed doctrine. The course covers the inspiration and authority of Scripture, covenant theology, creation of man in the image of God, the person and work of Christ, and the application of redemption.
This course will introduce students to the major ideas, personalities, and events that shook Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. It will focus on the development of Protestantism in its social, political, and cultural contexts, starting in the late medieval background and ending in the seventeenth century.
Courses in future terms
Counseling in the Local Church
Theology & Secular Psychology
Counseling & Physiology
Counseling Problems & Procedures
Counseling Children & Adolescents
Essential Qualities of a Biblical Counselor
New Testament Ethics
Survey of Church History
Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics