Upcoming Classes

Charlotte

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Acts & Romans - 2.00 Hours

A study of Acts and Paul’s Epistle to the Romans that emphasizes both the original meaning and the modern meaning.

03NT516/01
Dr. Robert J. Cara
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 8 - January 12

Intermediate Hebrew - 3.00 Hours

A continuation of OT502.

03OT504/01
Dr. John Currid
Mon to Fri 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
January 8 - January 19

Apologetics - 2.00 Hours

Students examine the various approaches to apologetic methodology and engage the most frequently raised objections to the Christian faith.

03ST530/01
Dr. James Anderson
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 15 - January 19

Min in a Post Modern Context - 2.00 Hours

This course will concentrate on both intellectual and social aspects of the postmodern condition. The goal will be to describe the postmodern context, to reflect on both challenges and opportunities, and to suggest a "third way" beyond wholesale acceptance or rejection of current cultural trends.

03HT610/01
Rev. David Filson
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 22 - January 26

Counseling and Physiology - 2.00 Hours

This course investigates key connections between biblical counseling and medical matters. Topics considered are the interaction of medicine and the sufficiency of Scripture, mental health and disorders, the DSM V, pharmacology, OCD, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schitzophrenia, ECT, and bioethics.

03CO740/01
Dr. Charles Hodges
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
January 24 - January 26

Advanced Methods of Biblical Counseling - 2.00 Hours

Let's say you have a basic and growing understanding of biblical counseling. You know the key ideas and have been able to apply them to yourself. Now comes the hard part: How do you apply this understanding in your everyday relationships? This course will take the content you already know and get specific about how you can actually deliver the content. Case studies, lectures, and group discussions will help you grow in your ability to listen well, know people, interpret another person’s story from a biblical perspective, and offer biblically-based truth that will motivate others in their growth in Christ.

03CO762/01
Dr. Ed Welch
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
January 30 - February 2




Upcoming Doctor of Ministry Classes

Church Revitalization - 3.00 Hours

**Please note this course will be held in Birminghan AL** A study of the means of diagnosing problems in the local church and ways to revitalize it for effective ministry.

03DM819/01
Dr. Harry L. Reeder III
TBA 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM
January 18 - January 21

Puritan Theology and Ministry - 3.00 Hours

A study of the British Puritans and their influence, with particular reference to preaching and ministerial priorities in our own contemporary setting and to the continuing impact of their thought and practice.

03DM867/01
Joel Beeke
Monday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
January 8 - January 12

Doctoral Project Research Methodologies - 3.00 Hours

This online course will assist the student to understand the required components of the DMin Project and to prepare an acceptable Project Proposal. As an outcome of the course, students will write the first draft of a Project Proposal with bibliography and be prepared to launch into the research and writing of the Project itself. The course has two parts: The first will include online instruction and interaction with the DMin Director. This portion of the course will assist the student to focus the Project topic, and create a research model and preliminary bibliography for the chosen topic. The second part will pair each student with a faculty advisor who will guide the student in refining the bibliography. The required writing component of this section will be a first draft DMin Project Proposal.

03DM901/01
Dr. Donald Fortson
TBA 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
January 30 - July 15

Educ Ministry of the Church - 2.00 Hours

A study of the pastor’s role as teacher and administrator within the educational program of the church. Careful attention is given to philosophy, history, organization, curriculum, recruiting and training teachers, and the special needs of each age group.

03CE514/01
Dr. Rod Culbertson
Monday 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
February 6 - May 15

Typical Problems in Christian Counseling - 3.00 Hours

This course emphasizes the process of change for counselees in the context of specific topics in biblical counseling. Topics addressed include addictions, abuse, eating disorders, crisis situations, decision making, finances, self-injury, etc. Special attention will be given to the necessary qualities and qualifications for counselors as they seek to be God's agents for help.

03CO735/01
Dr. Jim Newheiser
Monday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Marriage and Family Counseling - 3.00 Hours

This class is a general introduction to the Biblical foundations of marriage, parenting, and family dysfunction issues involved in marriage and family counseling for pastors, ministry staff, and ministry leaders. Topics to be included in this study are: premarital counseling, infidelity, divorce and remarriage, sexual issues, and contemporary issues on sexuality.

03CO737/01
Dr. Jim Newheiser
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Counseling Practicum I - 2.00 Hours

Students will work through case studies and small groups in order to gain practical experience. Prerequisite: CO516 Intro to Christian Counseling

03CO741/01
Dr. Jim Newheiser
Thursday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Crisis and Traumatic Stress Counseling - 2.00 Hours

This course will focus on counseling issues related to crisis situations and traumatic events.

03CO744/01
Rev. Curtis Solomon
Mon to Thu 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
March 26 - March 30

History of Christianity II - 3.00 Hours

A continuation of HT502, concentrating on great leaders of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the nineteenth century.

03HT504/01
Dr. Donald Fortson
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Classics of Personal Devotion - 1.00 Hours

Devotional writings from the history of the church, as well as from more contemporary Christians, are read and discussed to deepen the student’s knowledge of and love for God.

03HT508/01
Dr. Rod Culbertson
Tuesday 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
February 6 - May 15

Evangelism - 2.00 Hours

The purpose of this course is to train students to be effective evangelists and to understand and use biblical principles and methods of church growth. Emphasis is placed on having an intense desire to reach the lost for Christ. The value of small group ministries and mobilizing the laity for growth and ministry are considered.

03MS508/01
Dr. Rod Culbertson
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Principles of Church Planting - 2.00 Hours

Church planters need the big picture of planting found in Scripture. This course grounds the planter in Gospel strategies and practical realities in planting healthy and reproducing churches from the first stages to particularization with an emphasis on the ordinary means of grace.

03MS703/01
Dr. Tom Hawkes
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Greek Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

By studying the text of selected passages students learn grammatical analysis, apply hermeneutical principles, and develop exegetical skills.

03NT506/01
Dr. Robert J. Cara
Monday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Pauline Epistles - 3.00 Hours

An exposition of the epistles in chronological order that emphasizes the application of Paul’s theology to the pastoral needs of the churches of his day and ours. Note that 3NT520 does not include Romans.

03NT520/01
Dr. Robert J. Cara
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Hebrews - Revelation - 3.00 Hours

An introduction to the General Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

03NT522/01
Dr. Michael Kruger
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Greek & Hebrew Readings - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisites: NT502, NT504, OT502, OT504. This is an intensive reading course that seeks to expand the language skills developed in Greek 1 & 2 and Hebrew Intro and Intermediate Hebrew. Special consideration will be given to the linguistic, grammatical and syntactical constructions of a particular New Testament and/or Old Testament passage.

03ON605/01
Dr. Michael Kruger
Dr. John Currid
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Hebrew Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

This course introduces basic tools for interpreting the Old Testament. Attention is given to a working knowledge of biblical Hebrew and to principles of interpretation.

03OT506/01
Dr. Richard Belcher Jr.
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Judges - Esther - 2.00 Hours

This overview of the literature, history, and themes of Judges through Esther gives particular attention to the relevance of these books for the church and world today.

03OT510/01
Dr. John Currid
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
February 6 - May 15

Poets - 2.00 Hours

An examination of the literary structure, themes, and history of the wisdom literature of the Old Testament.

03OT512/01
Dr. Richard Belcher Jr.
Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Preaching Laboratory I - 2.00 Hours

Students will preach multiple sermons. Prerequisite is PT508 Communication I.

03PT510/01
Rev. Michael Dixon
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Preaching Laboratory I - 2.00 Hours

Students will preach multiple sermons. Prerequisite is PT508 Communication I.

03PT510/02
Rev. Joseph Rolison
Thursday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Pastoral Ministry - 2.00 Hours

A study of general pastoral care, biblical and professional standards of ministerial conduct, self-image, etiquette, interpersonal relationships, typical problem areas, and possible pitfalls for pastors.

03PT518/01
Rev. Kevin L DeYoung
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Preaching Laboratory II - 2.00 Hours

Students will preach multiple sermons. Prerequisites include PT508 Communication I, PT510 Preaching Lab I and PT522 Communication II.

03PT524/01
Mr. Blair Smith
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Preaching Laboratory II - 2.00 Hours

Students will preach multiple sermons. Prerequisites include PT508 Communication I, PT510 Preaching Lab I and PT522 Communication II.

03PT524/02
Dr. Rod Culbertson
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Worship - 3.00 Hours

The biblical foundations of worship, including music, worship strategies, creative styles, and worship for special occasions are considered in this course. The goal is to prepare students to be worshippers and effective leaders in worship.

03PT526/01
Dr. Mantle Nance
Thursday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Field Education Seminar - 0.00 Hours

This seminar provides opportunity for theological reflection and discussion of problems, needs, and experiences in ministry. Students are required to write papers about their field experience and present them to the class for discussion led by the professor. This may be taken in the fall or spring semester. Prerequisite: PT536 Field Education Internship

03PT534/01
Dr. Donald Fortson
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

History of Philosophy/Christian Thought - 3.00 Hours

A critical, historical survey of the development of the main schools of philosophy and the principal developments in Christian doctrine and thought. After a brief introduction to philosophical thinking, the course concentrates on philosophical movements from Heraclitus to contemporary existentialism. Each school of thought is evaluated from a distinctively Reformed perspective.

03ST504/01
Dr. James Anderson
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Jesus: God and Man - 2.00 Hours

To know Jesus who is called Christ in the knowledge of faith is itself a requirement of faith. But who is Jesus? From information in the Gospels, to theological reflections in the epistles, to creedal formulations fought at the point of the sword, we confess that He is the Second Person of the Trinity, very and eternal God, of one substance with the Father, who took human flesh and blood with all the essential properties (apart from sin). We affirm this: "So that two whole, perfect and distinct natures, the Godhead and the manood, were inseparably joined together in one person, without conversion, composition or confusion."

03ST513/01
Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

ST:Christology, Soteriology, Eschatology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores the biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Christology, Soteriology, and Eschatology.

03ST517/01
Mr. Blair Smith
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

ST:Ecclesiology and Sacraments - 2.00 Hours

This course explores the biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Ecclesiology and Sacraments.

03ST519/01
Mr. Blair Smith
Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Christian Encounter with Islam - 2.00 Hours

An introduction to the history, culture, traditions, beliefs, and practices of Islam. Students will reflect on the ways in which Islamic faith and life have been shaped by historical and cultural circumstances, study the diversity of Islam both in history and in contemporary expression, and develop a deeper understanding of Islam in order to love Muslims as their neighbors and witness more effectively to them.

03ST540/01
Dr. James Anderson
Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Covenant Theology - 2.00 Hours

An examination of covenant theology from exegetical and historical perspectives. Consideration is given to such issues as the relation of the Old and New Testaments, the significance of the covenants for sacramental theology, and the hermeneutics of Dispensationalism and Theonomy. Emphasis is placed on the role of the biblical doctrine of the covenants in preaching and pastoral ministry.

03ST601/01
Mr. Blair Smith
Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
February 6 - May 15

Applied Apologetics - 2.00 Hours

This course will entail the practical application of apologetic strategies by critiquing major non-Christian world views such as atheism, postmodernism, Islam and Eastern religions. Aberrant theological views from within the Christian church will also be evaluated. This course is a purposeful continuation of the more theoretical Apologetics course (03ST530), however Apologetics (03ST530) is not a prerequisite.

03ST628/01
Dr. James Anderson
Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
February 6 - May 15

Communication II - 2.00 Hours

A continuation of Communication I. Short projects are assigned to develop writing and speaking precision. At least two full-length sermons are developed with application, persuasion, inspiration, and conviction as central goals. Special emphasis is given to the role of communication/preaching in building church identity and community. Prerequisite: PT510 Preaching Lab I

03PT522/01
Dr. Richard Belcher Jr.
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 4 - June 8

Intro to Pastoral & Theo Studies - 3.00 Hours

An introduction to biblical, theological, and practical ministry studies within the Reformed tradition.

03ST502/01
Dr. James Anderson
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
June 11 - June 15

Past Ministry: Local Church/College Camp - 2.00 Hours

A study of general pastoral care, shepherding of the flock, ministerial conduct, interpersonal relationships, and possible pitfalls for pastors. This course will examine pastoral ministry in both the context of the local church and the college campus.

03PT731/01
Rev. Tom Cannon
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 18 - June 22

Life & Theology of Jonathan Edwards - 2.00 Hours

An introduction to the life and thought of Jonathan Edwards, utilizing both primary and secondary sources.

03HT728/01
Rev. David Filson
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
July 9 - July 13

Preaching Laboratory II - 2.00 Hours

Students will preach multiple sermons. Prerequisites include PT508 Communication I, PT510 Preaching Lab I and PT522 Communication II.

03PT524/01
Dr. Richard Belcher Jr.
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
July 16 - July 20

Greek I - 3.00 Hours

An introductory study concentrating on basic vocabulary and analysis of the grammar of New Testament Greek.

03NT502/01
Andrew Ryan Goodman
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
July 30 - August 17

Hebrews - Revelation - 3.00 Hours

An introduction to the General Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

03NT522/01
Dr. Michael Kruger
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
July 30 - August 3

Gospel-Centered Counseling & Care - 2.00 Hours

This course explores the interplay of the counselor’s transformative relationship with Christ and the transformation of the counselee in counseling setting. Special attention will be given to how the counselor is changed in order to be able to care for others like Christ.

03CO763/01
Dr. Dwayne R. Bond
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 13 - August 17




Upcoming Doctor of Ministry Classes

Calvin's Pastoral Theology - 3.00 Hours

03DM861/01
Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas
Monday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
July 9 - July 13

Preaching the General Epistles - 3.00 Hours

03DM883/01
Monday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
July 16 - July 20

Intro to Christian Counseling - 3.00 Hours

An overview of current trends in counseling theory and practice and role of counseling in public, private and church settings. Basic counseling skills taught in this course inlcude interviewing, assessment and therapeutic listening in a laboratory situation. Application is made to premarital, family crisis, grief and substance abuse counseling, with emphasis on developing strategies and applying scriptural principles.

03CO516/01
Dr. Jim Newheiser
Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Counseling in the Local Church - 2.00 Hours

This course takes a biblical understanding of the way in which the Gospel enables people to change and discusses how to practically apply this to ministry. You may already understand how the Gospel enables you to help another person change. Now you will put this Gospel-driven model to use in the primary context in which God works change: your relationships within the body of Christ.

03CO736/01
Dr. Jim Newheiser
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Human Personality - 2.00 Hours

Theories of personality try to capture what is both stable and unique about human nature. In this course we survey and critique some prominent secular personality theories, personality assessments, and personality "disorders" from the perspective of a biblical anthropology. Then we consider how biblical counselors might address the issues and questions raised by the secular theories.

03CO739/01
Dr. Rod Mays
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Counseling Practicum II - 2.00 Hours

Students will work through case studies and small groups in order to gain practical experience. Prerequisite: CO741 Counseling Practicum I

03CO742/01
Dr. Jim Newheiser
Not App 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
August 22 - December 4

Counseling Practicum III - 2.00 Hours

A continuation of Counseling Practicum II. Prerequisite: CO742 Counseling Practicum II

03CO745/01
Dr. Jim Newheiser
Not App 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
August 22 - December 4

History of Christianity I - 3.00 Hours

This general introduction to Christianity in the early and medieval periods focuses on key Christian doctrines and great leaders from Justin Martyr to Martin Luther who made contributions of lasting significance to the Christian Church.

03HT502/01
Dr. Donald Fortson
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

American Presbyterianism - 2.00 Hours

A survey of the history of American Presbyterianism from its roots in the Calvinist reformed tradition to the present. The course focuses on key historical events and controversies that shaped Presbyterian denominations, major leaders who influenced Presbyterian theology and its prominent institutions, movements that reflected Presbyterian leadership of American religions, and the reciprocal relation between Presbyterianism and American culture.

03HT607/01
Dr. Donald Fortson
Monday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

ARP Church History - 1.00 Hours

This course will survey Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church history beginning with its ecclesiastical roots in Scottish Presbyterianism and then carry over into an overview of over 200 years of history in America. Attention will be given to connecting the church's history with theological and polity issues as well.

03HT729/01
Rev. Kenneth J. McMullen
Tuesday 2:10 PM - 4:10 PM
October 23 - December 4

Evangelism in a Church Planting Context - 2.00 Hours

This course equips potential church planters and established church pastors to preach the gospel in various missional situations in order to establish a church plant through personal and corporate evangelistic outreach. Students will explore the first principles of evangelism, discernment of the cultural context for gospel proclamation, personal evangelism rhythms, as well as, inculcation of an evangelistic culture and community into a young church.

03MS704/01
Rev. Dean Faulkner
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Greek II - 3.00 Hours

This course continues the study of grammar, builds vocabulary, and develops techniques for the exposition of the Greek text.

03NT504/01
Dr. Robert J. Cara
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Gospels - 3.00 Hours

Attention is given to each writer's literary art, theological teaching, pastoral purpose, and message for today's church and world.

03NT508/01
Dr. Michael Kruger
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Advanced Biblical Exegesis - 3.00 Hours

Emphasis will be placed upon OT-NT issues, particularly redemptive-historical considerations and covenant theology. Background hermeneutical issues will be covered, including the role of the interpreter and creeds/ confessions. In addition, the course will include a brief overview of the history of interpretation of the Bible from the early church to modern day. Finally, the class will explore the relationship between original meaning and modern meaning.

03ON504/01
Dr. Richard Belcher Jr.
Dr. Robert J. Cara
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Introduction to Hebrew - 3.00 Hours

This course introduces basic elements of the Hebrew language. Lectures and small group sessions cover the Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, and elementary grammatical structures.

03OT502/01
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Genesis to Joshua - 3.00 Hours

This course takes an expository approach to the major developments in the history of redemption: creation, covenant, promise, and fulfillment of the promises. This portion of the biblical revelation covers the period from Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden to Israel in the Promised Land.

03OT508/01
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Isaiah - Malachi - 3.00 Hours

An expository study of the message and times of the prophets that emphasizes the themes day of the Lord, judgment, restoration, promise and fulfillment, Messiah, kingdom, and the new people of God.

03OT516/01
Dr. Richard Belcher Jr.
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Communication I - 2.00 Hours

This course addresses total communication for pastors with an emphasis on preaching philosophy and style, textual exposition, and sermon structure. Written and oral, verbal and non-verbal communications are included. Aspects of oral communication include preaching, extemporaneous speaking, story telling, vocabulary development, elocution, and elements of drama.

03PT508/01
Dr. Jim Newheiser
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Leadership - 2.00 Hours

The historical development and biblical principles of management theory and leadership style are examined. Attention is given to strategic planning, setting goals, budgeting, directing programs, and evaluating results.

03PT512/01
Dr. Rod Culbertson
Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Pastoral Counseling - 3.00 Hours

An overview of current trends in counseling theory and practice and the role of counseling in public, private, and church settings. Basic counseling skills taught in this course include interviewing, assessment, and therapeutic listening in a laboratory situation. Application is made to premarital, family crisis, grief, and substance abuse counseling, with emphasis on developing strategies and applying scriptural principles.

03PT516/01
Dr. Jim Newheiser
Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Pastoral Ministry - 2.00 Hours

A study of general pastoral care, biblical and professional standards of ministerial conduct, self-image, etiquette, interpersonal relationships, typical problem areas, and possible pitfalls for pastors.

03PT518/01
Rev. Kevin L DeYoung
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Church Polity - 1.00 Hours

Students examine the biblical data relative to church government and the Book of Church Order. The organization and function of church courts, including discipline and appeals, are considered, and parliamentary procedure is emphasized.

03PT520/01
Dr. Rod Culbertson
Tuesday 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
August 22 - December 4

Communication II - 2.00 Hours

A continuation of Communication I. Short projects are assigned to develop writing and speaking precision. At least two full-length sermons are developed with application, persuasion, inspiration, and conviction as central goals. Special emphasis is given to the role of communication/preaching in building church identity and community. Prerequisite: PT510 Preaching Lab I

03PT522/01`
Dr. Richard Belcher Jr.
Thursday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
August 22 - December 4

Field Education Seminar - 0.00 Hours

This seminar provides opportunity for theological reflection and discussion of problems, needs, and experiences in ministry. Students are required to write papers about their field experience and present them to the class for discussion led by the professor. This may be taken in the fall or spring semester. Prerequisite: PT536 Field Education Internship

03PT534/01
Dr. Donald Fortson
Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Church Polity (ARP) - 1.00 Hours

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of Presbyterian polity. The purpose of this course is for students to acquire an understanding of the polity and procedures of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (ARP) sufficient for ministry in this denomination.

03PT611/01
Rev. Kenneth J. McMullen
Tuesday 2:10 PM - 4:10 PM
August 28 - October 16

Redemption Unfolded - 1.00 Hours

The redemptive plan of salvation displayed in Scripture will be studied in order to provide the student with the overarching “big picture” of the plan of God as unfolded in the Bible. Topics such as Systematic Theology, Bible book surveys, applying Scripture to one’s personal Christian growth and need for sanctification, and evangelism will be addressed in order to assist the student in his or her daily walk with Christ.

03PT701/01
Dr. Rod Culbertson
Tuesday 3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
August 22 - December 4

Intro to Pastoral & Theo Studies - 3.00 Hours

An introduction to biblical, theological, and practical ministry studies within the Reformed tradition.

03ST502/01
Dr. James Anderson
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

ST:Scripture,TheologyProper,Anthropology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores the biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Scripture, theology proper, and anthropology.

03ST515/01
Mr. Blair Smith
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Principles of Sanctification - 1.00 Hours

This course emphasizes methodology, responsibility for personal growth in Christ, and a concern for the spiritual well being of others. This involves the study of Scripture for personal nurture and the exercise of certain disciplines necessary for spiritual growth.

03ST526/01
Mr. Blair Smith
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Pastoral and Social Ethics - 3.00 Hours

Students are introduced to terminology, major views, and problems in the study of ethics and to a biblical basis for morality. Basic concerns and current issues in social ethics are covered.

03ST528/01
Dr. James Anderson
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

Trinitarian Theology - 2.00 Hours

The biblical foundations and the ecclesiastical creedal formulations of Trinitarian theology are examined, as well as related developments in the history of thought— ancient, medieval, and modern.

03ST610/01
Mr. Blair Smith
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
August 22 - December 4

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