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bi-412-biblical-hermeneutics

BI 412 - Biblical Hermeneutics

Subject: Bible
Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

An introductory study of the science and art of biblical interpretation and exposition. Principles for interpreting the various types of literature within the Bible will be discussed

Professor Jerry Shepherd
Text Books
  • Klein, William W., Craig L. Blomberg, and Robert L. Hubbard, Jr., with Kermit A. Ecklebarger. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation. 2d ed. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2004.
Details Type: Semester      Location: Taylor       Credits: 3
ce-532-educational-task-of-the-church

CE 532 - Educational Task of the Church

Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

The study of intentional education in the organized church. This will include developing a philosophy, mobilizing resources, and evaluating the results of educational agencies designed to meet the needs of a fellowship of believers.

Professor Joost Pikkert
Text Books
  • Anthony, Michael J. (ed.). Foundations of Ministry: An Introduction to Christian Education for a New Generation. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2001.
  • Anthony, Michael J. (ed.). Perspectives on Children’s Spiritual Formation: Four Views. Nashville, TN: B & H Academic, 2006.
  • Jones, Timothy Paul (ed.). Perspectives on Family Ministry: Three Views. Nashville, TN: B & H Academic, 2009.
Required Resource: Guide for Research and Writing (SBL Style) 2003.

Details Type: Online   Location: Online  Credits: 3
ch-420-church-history-to-1500

CH 420 - Church History to 1500

Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

An introduction to the historical development of the ancient and medieval church from its apostolic beginnings. Topics will include major figures, events, and movements up to the advent of the Reformation.

Professor Randal Rouser
Text Books
  • Bettenson, Henry and Chris Maunder. Documents of the Christian Church. 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011
  • González, Justo L. The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation, 2nd ed. New York: HarperOne, 2010.
  • Noll, Mark. Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2012.
Details Term: Fall  Type: Online   Location: Online  Credits: 3
fe-442-446-internships

FE 442-446 - Internships

Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

This Field Education Experience is designed to advance the process of pastoral formation and preparation in the life of the student through intentional ministry experiences and theological reflection under the guidance of an approved ministry mentor and a spiritual director

Professor Willy Muller
Text Books
  • FE 442 - Hillman, George M. Jr. Ministry Greenhouse: Cultivating Environmentsfor Practical Learning. Herndon, Virginia, The Alban Institute, 2008.
  • FE 443 - Manning, Brennan. The Ragamuffin Gospel. Multnomah, 2005.
  • FE 444 - Nouwen, Henri J.M. In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership. Crossroad Publishing Co., 1997.
  • FE 445 - Scazzero, Peter. The Emotionally Healthy Church. Zondervan, 2003.
  • FE 446 - MacDonald, Gordon. Ordering Your Private World. Thomas Nelson, 2003 OR Miller, Calvin. Letters to a Young Pastor.Colorado, David C. Cook, 2011
  • FE 532  
    • Blanchard, Ken & Hodges Philip, Lead Like Jesus, W Publishing House, a division of Thomas Nelson.2005.
    • Allender, Dan B., Leading With a Limp, Waterbrook Press, Colorado 2006.
Details Type: Online   Location: Online  Credits: 1
in-531-orientation-to-internship

IN 531 - Orientation to Internship

Subject: Internship
Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

An introduction to the expectations and requirements of intercultural internships. Students are guided through the process of developing a research and ministry plan for their subsequent internship

Professor Joost Pickert
Details Type: Online   Location: Online  Credits: 1
mi-545-evangelism-and-church-planting

MI 545 - Evangelism and Church Planting

Subject: Missions
Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

A study of the biblical foundation of evangelization that aims at developing an effective witness in today’s context. Includes a practical seminar on church planting as well as an opportunity for students to develop a plan for personal and congregational witness.

Professor Allan Effa
Text Books
  • Bowen, John P. Evangelism for “Normal” People: Good News for Those Looking for a Fresh Approach. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2002.
  • Payne, J.D., Discovering Church Planting: An Introduction to the Whats, Whys, and Hows of Global Church Planting. Paternoster, 2009.
Details  Type: Semester   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
mi-547-applied-cultural-anthropology

MI 547 - Applied Cultural Anthropology

Subject: Missions
Term: Fall 2013

 

 

Professor Joost Pikkert
Text Books
  • Howell & Pari. Introducing Cultural Anthropology: A Christian Perspective. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2011.
  • Pikkert, LACE Method of Language Learning. Course Pack
Details Type: Semester   Location: Vanguard College  Credits: 3
mi-639-gospel-and-culture

MI 639 - Gospel and Culture

Subject: Missions
Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

An examination of the ways in which culture affects an understanding of the Gospel and how the Gospel, in turn, shapes and impacts culture. Special attention will be given to the development of a congregational witness that is contextually appropriate, yet transformational.

Professor Allan Effa
Text Books
  • Kenneson, Philip D. Life on the Vine: Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit in Christian Community. InterVarsity, 1999.
  • Legrand, Lucien. The Bible on Culture: Belonging or Dissenting? Orbis, 2000.
  • Richards, E. Randolph and Brandon J. O’Brien. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible. IVP, 2012
  • Various Articles available in PDF format on our course web site.
Details Type: Semester   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3