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.

06OT510/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 2 - January 4

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.

06NT522/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 7 - January 11

Old Testament Seminar - 1.00 Hours

Using the seminar format, this class will explore the text, history, and theology of various Old Testament books. The book of Jeremiah will be studied, both in regards to the exile of Israel and the ministry of Jesus Christ.

06OT729/01
Dr. Scott Redd
Friday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 11 - January 12

Pastoral Min in Asian American Context - 2.00 Hours

The need for biblical pastoral ministry is a universal constant in the church of God ever since the inauguration of the church. There are, however, particular challenges of ministry for pastors and church leaders within the Asian-American church context due to its particular ethnic setting. The purpose of this course is to address these challenges and provide biblical guidelines so that healthy pastoral ministry can still be implemented. This course may be substituted for PT518, Pastoral Ministry. Please contact the Registrar to request this substitution.

06PT519/01
Dr. Peter Lee
MonWed 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 14 - January 16

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. This class will meet January 18-19 and 25-26 ONLY.

06ST601/01
Dr. Scott R. Swain
FriSat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 18 - January 26

The Christian Life - 2.00 Hours

The purpose of this course is to assist the student in growth toward a deeper relationship with the Lord and more mature Christian interaction with the world in which we live.

06PT513/01
Rev. Glenn Hoburg
Dr. Jacqueline Griffith
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 22 - January 24

Greek Readings - 2.00 Hours

A study of selected Greek texts. This course will explore Paul’s Letters to 2 Timothy.

06NT602/01
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
Mon to Thu 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
January 28 - January 31

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. No class the week of 3/18 or on 4/18.

06HT504/01
Dr. Robert Norris
Thursday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
February 7 - May 16

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. This course will meet February 8-9 and March 1-2 ONLY.

06MS508/01
Dr. Randy Newman
Friday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
February 8 - March 2

Greek II - 3.00 Hours

This course continues the study of grammar, builds vocabulary, and develops techniques for the exposition of the Greek text. This course will meet from 5-7pm 1/7-1/30 ONLY. It will resume the normal time of 5-6:45 on 2/4.

06NT504/01
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
Monday 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Wednesday 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
January 7 - March 27

Greek Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

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

06NT506/01
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
Monday 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Wednesday 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
April 1 - May 22

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.

06NT508/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
Monday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
February 4 - May 13

ABX/Macro-Hermeneutics - 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.

06ON504/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
February 5 - May 14

Bible Survey - 2.00 Hours

This course introduces the literature and content of the whole Bible. Its goal is to increase knowledge of the biblical canon. The biblical languages are not required.

06ON603/01
Dr. William B. Fullilove
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
February 11 - April 8

Joy in Suffering with Christ - 2.00 Hours

This course will expound on the theme of the union with the suffering Christ as found in 1 Peter 4:12-13. It will then apply this principle of Christ-like suffering throughout people(s) throughout the history of salvation. The goal is twofold: first, to show that these suffering believers were given an extraordinary joy because of their trials; second, to show that believers in our day can also experience the same joy insofar as they “share in the sufferings of Christ” (1 Pet. 4:13). This course will be meeting during Reading Week and will not conflict with any other courses. Please contact the Registrar for assistance with registration.

06ON770/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
FriSat 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 21 - March 23

Hebrew II - 3.00 Hours

This course continues the study of grammar, builds vocabulary, and develops techniques for the exposition of the Hebrew text. Principles of interpretation are applied to the study of portions of the Old Testament. Prerequisite: Hebrew I or equivalency. This course will meet from 5-7pm 1/8-1/31 ONLY. It will resume its normal time of 5-6:45 on 2/5.

06OT504/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Tuesday 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Thursday 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
January 8 - March 28

Hebrew Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

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

06OT506/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Tuesday 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Thursday 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
April 2 - May 23

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.

06OT510/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Thursday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
February 7 - April 18

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.

06OT516/01
Dr. Scott Redd
Tuesday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
February 5 - May 14

Hebrew Syntax - 2.00 Hours

This class will provide an intermediary study of the language of the Hebrew Bible, and is designed for those who have mastered the fundamentals of the language and possess a good grasp of its phonology and morphology as well as a working vocabulary. The course will include both lecture and readings in selections from the Hebrew Bible.

06OT612/01
Dr. Scott Redd
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
February 5 - May 14

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. No class scheduled during Reading Week or on Good Friday.

06PT512/01
Dr. Irwyn Ince
Friday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
February 8 - May 10

Communication 2 - 2.00 Hours

A continuation of Communication 1. 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.

06PT522/01
Rev. Russell Whitfield
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:59 AM
February 6 - May 15

Communication Lab II - 2.00 Hours

Students will preach multiple sermons.

06PT524/01
Rev. James Forsyth
Wednesday 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
February 6 - May 15

Counseling Issues Faced In Ministry - 2.00 Hours

This class will focus on addiction, depression, narcissism and other counseling-related issues faced in Christian ministry. Students will be introduced to factors, etiology, and soul care from clinical perspective and a biblical framework.

06PT568/01
Kevin Leonard Schick
Thursday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
February 7 - April 4

TPL: Terms of Cultural Engagement - 2.00 Hours

Building on the theological first principles identified in the “Christ and Culture” course, this class will provide an apologetic approach to apply that theological perspective in public life. How should Christian citizens witness to biblical truth in an increasingly pluralistic culture?

06PT613/01
Mrs. Jennifer A. Patterson
Wednesday 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
February 6 - May 1

Advanced Pastoral Counseling - 1.00 Hours

This course offers strategies to deal with difficult people and problems from a pastoral counseling perspective. Students explore practical Biblical categories for understanding, interpreting, and intervening in the lives of parishioners. Skill development and practice are included in the course. This course builds on the foundation of 06PT516 Pastoral Counseling but does not replace it. Also, 06PT516 is not a prerequisite.

06PT727/01
Dr. James Coffield
Friday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
March 8 - March 9

ST:Scripture,Theology, Anthropology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Scripture, theology proper, and anthropology. This course will be meeting during Reading Week, so it will not interfere with regularly scheduled classes. Please contact the Registrar for assistance in registering.

06ST515/01
Dr. Scott R. Swain
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
March 18 - March 22

ST:Ecclesiology and Sacraments - 2.00 Hours

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

06ST519/01
Dr. Howard Griffith
Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
February 6 - May 1

Bioethics: End of Life - 1.00 Hours

Challenges to the admonition to protect human life created in the image of God require a grounding in theological anthropology as well as familiarity with ethical issues from conception, across the span of life, to death. This course will cover theological principles and relevant scientific and medical background to equip ministry leaders and Christians in other callings specifically to engage with ethical issues surrounding the end of life. The seminar will be taught by Allen Roberts, M.D., a practicing physician with experience in medical ethics in a hospital and intensive care context.

06ST613/01
Dr. Allen H. Roberts II
Mrs. Jennifer A. Patterson
Friday 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
February 22 - February 23

Pastoral and Social Ethics - 3.00 Hours

Today's ethical issues are not all found in a concordance; yet God's Word provides instruction that touches the most complex matters: moral responsibility, bioethics, conscience, environment, war, the state, worship, and more. This is an opportunity to explore the complexities of life's perplexing questions from a relevant and scripturally grounded perspective.

06ST528/01
Dr. William Davis
Mon to Fri 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
June 3 - June 7

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.

06ST504/01
Dr. William Davis
Mon to Fri 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
June 10 - June 14

Apologetics - 2.00 Hours

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

06ST530/01
Dr. Flavien Pardigon
MonWed 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
June 17 - June 19