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sf-513-grounded-in-scripture-and-prayer

SF 513 Grounded in Scripture and Prayer

Term: Winter/Spring 2014

Course Description:

A survey of various spiritual formation models and an in depth examination of the first and second steps in the model used by Urban Sanctuary. The majority of time will be spent on the discernment of God's voice in prayer and in the feedback of others. It also provides a practical foundation and rationale for a structured approach to spiritual formation and provides the tools to evaluate historical and contemporary illustrations of spiritual formation  models with the goal of training spiritually formed disciples of Jesus Christ.

Professor Len Thompson
Details Type: Semester   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
pw-639-narrative-preaching

PW 639 Narrative Preaching

Term: Winter/Spring 2014

Course Description:

A study of narrative preaching from the Old and New Testaments. This course will examine narrative preaching approaches for preparing sermons from narrative texts. Opportunity will be given to preach sermons in class with feedback from the instructor and one's classmates. Prerequisite: PW 431.

Professor Lyle Buyer
Details Date: May 12-16 Type: Mod/Hybrid   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
pt-540-spiritual-formation

PT 540 Spiritual Formation

Term: Winter/Spring 2014

Course Description:

An exploration of five classical Christian streams of spirituality from a biblical and historical  perspective, with emphasis on practical application. Includes a spiritual retreat.

Professor Allan Effa
Details Date:  March 30-April 4 Type: Mod/Hybrid   Location: Retreat  Credits: 3
ot-515-ezekiel

OT 515 Ezekiel

Term: Winter/Spring 2014

Course Description:

An intensive study of the content and message of Ezekiel with special attention to the  incarnational role of the prophet and the book's contribution to our understanding of inner-biblical interpretation, eschatology and messianism.

Professor Jerry Shepherd
Details  Type: Online   Location: Online  Credits: 3
nt-513a-1-corinthians

NT 513A 1 Corinthians

Term: Winter/Spring 2014

Course Description:

 

Professor Ed Stuckey
Text Books  Date: TBA Type: Mod/ Hybrid   Location: TBA  Credits: 3
nt-416-new-testament-introduction

NT 416 New Testament Introduction

Term: Winter/Spring 2014

Course Description:

A survey of the contents, message, form, and background of the New Testament. Attention will also be given to the major theological themes in this literature.

Professor Syd Page
Details Date: May 5-9 Type: Mod/ Hybrid  Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
mi-540-developing-christian-social-ministries

MI 540 Developing Christian Social Ministries

Subject: Missions
Term: Winter/Spring 2014

Course Description:

This course focuses on principles foundational to the development of social programs in developing countries meant for building the Kingdom of God. Attention will be given to theological foundations for social action, formulating strategies for addressing social problems, management of social programs, and issues of sustainability.

Professor Joost Pikkert
Details  Type: Semester   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
mi-543-healing-mission-of-the-church

MI 543 Healing Mission of the Church

Subject: Missions
Term: Winter/Spring 2014

Course Description:

An exploration of the holistic nature of the church's mission that addresses biblical, theological, historical, missiological and pastoral perspectives on physical, emotional, mental and spiritual healing, providing students with the conceptual foundations for a healing ministry through the local congregation.

Professor Allan Effa
Details  Type: Semester   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3