Students, who have completed the Certificate in Biblical Studies, or its equivalent, may be admitted to the Associate of Arts in Biblical studies program if they can, or have demonstrated, a call to Christian Ministry. This course provides students with a fundamental knowledge of theology, ethics, apologetics, evangelism and discipleship. It is designed to equip students with the basic skills of Christian ministry as well as an opportunity to apply those skills in various areas of service in and through the local church.
Objective: Describe the development of Christian ethics from the teachings of the Old and New Testaments and their relevance in today’s culture.
Classes: The Life and Teachings of Jesus, The Prophets, Ethics, Pauline Epistles
Objective: Contrast the message and methods of evangelism and discipleship utilized in the early church to the methods utilized in churches today.
Classes: Acts of the Apostles, Pauline Epistles, Evangelism and Discipleship, Introduction to Psychology
Objective: Develop a program of evangelism and discipleship that is church-centered, community-oriented, and trans-denominational.
Classes: Life and Teachings of Jesus, Ethics, Acts of the Apostles, Pauline Epistles, Evangelism and Discipleship
Objective: Participate in a program of Spiritual Formation and Christian Ministry Spiritual Formation.
Topics: Obedience, Praise, Fasting Christian Ministry: Students choosing
Year Two – Fall Semester
Jesus, the Prophets and Morality
Life and Teachings of Jesus (BI209), 3 hours
Ethics (ETH201), 3 hours
The Prophets (BI204), 3 hours
Spiritual Formation and Ministry Seminar: Obedience (SF201), 1 hour
Year Two – Winter Semester
The Reason for the Church
Acts of the Apostles (BI205), 3 hours
Introduction to Psychology (PSY101), 3 hours
The Pauline Epistles (BI206), 3 hours
Spiritual Formation and Ministry Seminar: Praise (SF202), 1 hour
Year Two – Spring/Summer Semester
Our Witness to the World
Evangelism and Discipleship (MIN201), 3 hours
Basic Mathematics (MATH201), 3 hours
Ecology (ECOL201), 3 hours
Spiritual Formation and Ministry Seminar: Fasting (SF203), 1 hour