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  • The student demonstrates understanding of and skill in the use of the tools of verbal and nonverbal communication.

    The student demonstrates achievement of this goal by writing, performing, and evaluating speeches for various occasions and relate them to ministry.

    The student demonstrates understanding of and skill in using the techniques of reading effectively prose, poetry, and scripture.

    The student demonstrates understanding of biblical and theological evidences of communication processes and of effective verbal and visual communication as they relate to ministry.
  • This course is designed to make a comprehensive study of the Old Testament prophets Jeremiah and his contemporaries Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah and Obadiah. The course will overview the era, background material, the theological message of the prophets and a contemporary application of that message.

  • A study of Galatians, 1-2 Thessalonians and the Pastoral Epistles dealing with their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • A study in the Book of Acts. Emphasis will be given to historical background and the ministry endeavors of Paul and the early church.

  • This class is designed to take an in-depth look at the biblical history from the rule of King Uzziah of Judah to the post-exilic period of the Old Testament. It will examine the major persons and events which make up the various eras of this section of Israelite history.

  • A survey of the Gospel and Epistles of John with emphasis on the historical setting, contents and purpose of the writings. Two hours.

  • This course is designed to survey the Old Testament Wisdom and Writings. It will examine background material, various portions of Scripture from each book examined and make modern day application.

  • A study of the biblical books of Hebrews and Revelation, dealing with backgrounds, types of literature, contents, purposes, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • A study of the background and theology of the book so Job through Song of Solomon with an emphasis on life application. Two hours.

  • A study of the gospels of Matthew and Luke dealing with their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application. Two hours.

  • A study of the background and theology of Israel from the book of Numbers through the days Samuel with an emphasis on life application. Included in this study is an overview of Deuteronomy. Two hours.

  • (Prerequisite: CGES 1310 English Composition I) The Clear Creek Catalog states, “Students will learn basic principles for writing in a variety of formats … with particular attention given to research papers.” Students will accomplish this through reading and writing assignments, language exercises, class discussions, and quizzes. Textbooks will accompany the course, with all assignments being completed online. The overall purpose of the course is to improve written communication for those entering Christian service.

  • The senior seminar is a required seminar designed to help the graduating student pull together knowledge and expertise gained while at Clear Creek in preparation for post-graduation ministry. Senior Seminar requires the completion of a portfolio for each graduating senior. The portfolio will include four written pieces and two oral pieces. The four written pieces are: written statement of call from the admissions application, a formal term paper from English Composition, a paper or sermon from a third year class, and a resume (including a statement of ministry philosophy) prepared for Senior Seminar. The two oral pieces are: a sermon or teaching lecture done for Sermon Delivery or Bible Teaching Lab and a short 5-10 minute presentation prepared for Senior Seminar.
  • The student participates in practical training in ministry, under the close supervision of a field mentor and the Christian service director. This includes participation in on-line discussions of several case studies, weekly meetings with a field mentor, reporting weekly on ministry responsibilities and experiences, and applying Biblical principles for building healthy relationships in the church and the community.
  • This course is an introduction to Christian counseling in the context of a local church ministry. This course will provide the student with a comprehensive look at the psychological, biological, social, and spiritual components of mental health. The student will also be introduced to a system of counseling that can be applied to individuals as well as families. The intent of this course is to enable students to implement an effective counseling ministry in the context of the church by learning to utilize the resources both within the church, and in the community at large.
  • A study of Romans and 1-2 Corinthians dealing with an introduction to Pauline Theology, their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application. Two hours.

  • This course is designed to examine the life, times and teaching of the prophet Isaiah and his contemporaries among the Minor Prophets (Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, and Micah). The course will look into the background of the time period of the era studied as well as the theological teaching and contemporary application of the words of the prophets.

  • An overview of the content, theology and purpose of the book of Hebrews. Particular attention is given to the persecution setting and its relevance for the contemporary church.

  • A study of the background and theology of Israel from the book of Numbers through the days Samuel with an emphasis on life application. Included in this study is an overview of Deuteronomy.

  • A study of the gospels of Matthew and Luke dealing with their background, contents,purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • The course will consist of a brief history of biblical interpretation followed by a study of the principles and practices of the Historical-Grammatical approach to biblical interpretation.

  • A study of Jeremiah and his contemporaries among the Minor Prophets. This study will examine the background and theology of the prophets with an emphasis on life application. Two hours.

  • A study of Galatians and 1-2 Thessalonians dealing with their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • A study of man, his origin, character, fall, and the consequences of the fall. The doctrine of salvation, its plan, purpose and method, the person of Christ, work of Christ and application of that work. Three hours.

  • This course is designed to survey the Old Testament Wisdom and Writings. It will examine background material, various portions of Scripture from each book examined and make modern day application.

  • A study of Hebrews and Revelation dealing with the background, type of literature, theological views, content, purpose, and interpretation of each book with an emphasis on life application.

  • A study of Christian Ethical principles with attention given to guidelines for using the Bible in decision making, questions and resources to consider in decision making and surveying major ethical issues, patterns of Christian moral decision making and Christian responsibility in ethical decision-making.

  • The course is designed to acquaint the student with the effect that the attributes of God, the Holy Spirit, the Spiritual Disciplines, and spiritual warfare have on their spiritual formation.

  • A functional study of administrative approaches and principles emphasizing planning, organizing, and evaluating the work of the local church. Attention will be given to the administration of human, physical and financial resources. Three hours.

  • To introduce the Biblical basis for music in worship and to overview planning, choosing and leading music in the local congregation. Emphasis will be placed the importance of the rudimentary elements of music as well as its place in the history of the church.

  • This course is an introduction to expository sermon delivery. Through observation and practice the student will gain poise, confidence and proficiency in sermon delivery. Two hours credit (Prerequisite CRFS 3312 Sermon Preparation)

  • A study of the need for and the application of Christian apologetics to evangelism in the 21st Century. Special emphasis will be given to the historical methods of apologetics and a comparison of the seven primary world views existent in Western culture.

  • A study of the biblical revelation of the cross of Christ as central in the understanding of the Christian faith. Two hours

  • There are many Christians who believe that we see only God the Father in the Old Testament and Jesus Christ the Son in the New Testament. This course is designed to acquaint the student with the fact that there is an illuminating thread of Jesus Christ woven throughout fabric of the Old Testament.

  • A study of the fundamentals of O.T. (Massoretic) Hebrew, with special attention given to the basic ability to translate selected sentences from Hebrew to English. Primary consideration is given to grammar, vocabulary, and to the Qal stem of the regular verbs. Two hours.

  • A survey study of the principles and administrative approaches of the educational ministry of the church. Special attention will be given to the administration of Sunday School, Discipleship Training, and Mission education programs. Two hours.

  • A study of the minister’s pastoral care in various facilities, to the homebound, and in grief support ministry. This class includes both classroom studies and discussion and practical experience in local health care facilities. Two hours. (Prerequisite: CPFS 2322)
  • This course is an introduction to the nature of preaching and the preparation of sermons. The course will emphasize the preparation of expository sermons.

  • The student participates in practical training in ministry, under the close supervision of a field mentor and the Christian service director. This includes participation in 15 weeks of interactions and discussions where relationships and field experiences will be discussed.

  • The student demonstrates understanding of and skill in the use of the tools of verbal and nonverbal communication.

    The student demonstrates achievement of this goal by writing, performing, and evaluating speeches for various occasions and relate them to ministry.

    The student demonstrates understanding of and skill in using the techniques of reading effectively prose, poetry, and scripture.

    The student demonstrates understanding of biblical and theological evidences of communication processes and of effective verbal and visual communication as they relate to ministry.

  • This course provides a general introduction to the field of evangelism. The course is divided into three units: the biblical mandate for evangelism, the historical practice of evangelism, and practical methods for modern evangelism. Both the New Testament and Christian tradition emphasize evangelism. This course will expose the students to aspects of evangelism that will equip them to carry out an effective program of personal and church evangelism.

  • The course includes a survey of vocational ministry possibilities in the Southern Baptist Convention, the personality of the minister; and Southern Baptist history, doctrine and polity. The student will learn how to administer church ordinances and carry out other pastoral functions. Three semester hours.

  • An introduction to the biblical basis of missions, a historical survey of the modern missions movement with special attention given to Southern Baptist missions efforts, and a survey of modern missions methods. Two hours.

  • An introduction to the basic terminology and categories of western philosophy with special attention given to philosophers who have shaped the western world view.

  • (Prerequisite: Students should take Western Civilization prior to or concurrently with this course.) The Clear Creek course description is as follows: an “introductory survey to the humanities and fine arts, including literature, drama, art, architecture, and music, with emphasis upon the practical application of these in the purpose and mission of the local church.” Students will accomplish this through reading assignments, instructor presentations, discussion questions, quizzes, art applications, and exams. Textbooks will accompany the course, with all assignments being completed online. The overall purpose of the course is to enhance understanding of the relationship between the Church and the arts. Art from only Western Civilization will be included.

  • Survey of the history of America and the United States from pre-colonial indigenous America to 1865.

  • An introductory course designed to acquaint the student with the theories, biblical and secular, of the disciplines of physics, chemistry, astronomy, earth science and biology.

  • A study of human behavior, personality, and personal adjustment in order for the student to have a basic understanding of people. Three hours

  • A general introduction to the tools and logic of information access and instruction in using computers for locating information in Clear Creek Baptist Bible College's library, on-line databases and the Internet. The class will meet threehours/week - two for lecture and one for hands-on instruction in the computer lab. Tutoring may be necessary for those students with no computer experience. Three hours.

  • Students will learn and apply introductory skills in writing, reading, and critical thinking, with special emphasis on paragraph and essay construction. Students will accomplish this through reading and writing assignments, recall and application exercises, class discussion, and quizzes. A textbook will accompany the course and be used for required reading. All other assignments will be completed online. The overall purpose of the course is to improve written communication for those entering Christian service.

  • An introductory course designed to allow the student to experience hands-on scientific discovery lab work.

  • A study of the doctrine of the church and last things: the second coming of Christ, resurrection, judgments, millennium views, and final consummation of all things.

  • This course will be a systematic exploration of the major geographical regions of the biblical world in relation to their geography, economies, and biblical history.

  • A study of basic Systematic Theology, including the study of the nature and divisions of theology; theism, doctrines of the Bible, God and angels. Three hours.

  • A study of James, 1-2 Peter, and Jude with emphasis on the historical setting, contents and purpose of the writings. Two hours.

  • This course is designed to guide the student through a study of the exilic and post-exilic prophets of Israel. To better understand the message of these prophets, the student will be introduced to Old Testament prophets and prophecy, as well as an introduction to the eras of these prophets. The prophets to be studied are: Ezekiel and Daniel of the exilic era and Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi of the post-exilic era.
  • A study of Romans and 1-2 Corinthians dealing with an introduction to Pauline Theology, their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application. Two hours.

  • This course is designed to examine the life, times and teaching of the prophet Isaiah and his contemporaries among the Minor Prophets (Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, and Micah). The course will look into the background of the time period of the era studied as well as the theological teaching and contemporary application of the words of the prophets.
  • A survey of the Gospel and Epistles of John with emphasis on the historical setting, contents and purpose of the writings. Two hours.
  • This course is designed to survey the Old Testament Wisdom and Writings. It will examine background material, various portions of Scripture from each book examined and make modern day application.

  • “This course is divided into two parts: a survey of the Inter-testamental period and background of the New Testament followed by a study of the Gospel of Mark. The study of the Gospel of Mark will cover the background, contents, purpose, and interpretation of the gospel with an emphasis on life application. Two Hours.” (2011 – 2012, Catalogue, 66).

  • This course is designed to survey the Old Testament Wisdom and Writings. It will examine background material, various portions of Scripture from each book examined and make modern day application.

  • This course is designed to survey the Old Testament Wisdom and Writings. It will examine background material, various portions of Scripture from each book examined and make modern day application.

  • A study of the background and geography of the New Testament, and the Gospel of Mark dealing with the contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • A study of James, 1-2 Peter, and Jude with emphasis on the historical setting, contents and purpose of the writings. Two hours.

  • This course is designed to guide the student through a study of the exilic and post-exilic prophets of Israel. To better understand the message of these prophets, the student will be introduced to Old Testament prophets and prophecy, as well as an introduction to the eras of these prophets. The prophets to be studied are: Ezekiel and Daniel of the exilic era and Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi of the post-exilic era.
  • A study of the biblical books of Hebrews and Revelation, dealing with backgrounds, types of literature, contents, purposes, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • A study of the background and theology of the book so Job through Song of Solomon with an emphasis on life application. Two hours.

  • A study of the gospels of Matthew and Luke dealing with their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application. Two hours.

  • A study of the background and theology of Israel from the book of Numbers through the days Samuel with an emphasis on life application. Included in this study is an overview of Deuteronomy. Two hours.

  • This course is an introduction to the development of an appreciation of art. Special emphasis is placed on methods, techniques, and terminology that relate to art as well as artists, cultures, and art movements throughout history.

  • An introduction to the biblical basis of missions, a historical survey of the modern missions movement with special attention given to Southern Baptist missions efforts, and a survey of modern missions methods. Two hours.

  • This course is designed to assist the fourth year student in transitioning from student life into leadership ministry life.  Attention will be given to the character of the minister; identification and incorporation of servant-leadership skills; the ministries of the local church and to its related ministries in its denomination and para-church groups. Attention will also be given to building and maintaining healthy relationships in ministry with particular attention to working as a part of a ministry team in a local church or other ministry setting.  The student will have opportunities to practice skills in the observance of the church ordinances and ministries of the church.

  • A survey of the Gospel and Epistles of John with emphasis on the historical setting, contents and purpose of the writings. Two hours.

  • This course is designed to survey the Old Testament Wisdom and Writings. It will examine background material, various portions of Scripture from each book examined and make modern day application.

  • “This course is divided into two parts: a survey of the Inter-testamental period and background of the New Testament followed by a study of the Gospel of Mark. The study of the Gospel of Mark will cover the background, contents, purpose, and interpretation of the gospel with an emphasis on life application. Two Hours.” (2011 – 2012, Catalogue, 66).

  • This course is designed to survey the Old Testament Wisdom and Writings. It will examine background material, various portions of Scripture from each book examined and make modern day application.

  • This course is designed to examine the life, times and teaching of the prophet Isaiah and his contemporaries among the Minor Prophets (Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, and Micah). The course will look into the background of the time period of the era studied as well as the theological teaching and contemporary application of the words of the prophets.
  • A study of Romans and 1-2 Corinthians dealing with an introduction to Pauline Theology, their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application. Two hours.

  • This course will be a systematic exploration of the major geographical regions of the biblical world in relation to their geography, economies, and biblical history.

  • A study of basic Systematic Theology, including the study of the nature and divisions of theology; theism, doctrines of the Bible, God and angels. Three hours.

  • This course is designed to guide the student through a study of the exilic and post-exilic prophets of Israel. To better understand the message of these prophets, the student will be introduced to Old Testament prophets and prophecy, as well as an introduction to the eras of these prophets. The prophets to be studied are: Ezekiel and Daniel of the exilic era and Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi of the post-exilic era.
  • A study of James, 1-2 Peter, and Jude with emphasis on the historical setting, contents and purpose of the writings. Two hours.

  • A study of the doctrine of the church and last things: the second coming of Christ, resurrection, judgments, millennium views, and final consummation of all things.

  • An introductory course designed to allow the student to experience hands-on scientific discovery lab work.

  • Students will learn and apply introductory skills in writing, reading, and critical thinking, with special emphasis on paragraph and essay construction. Students will accomplish this through reading and writing assignments, recall and application exercises, class discussion, and quizzes. A textbook will accompany the course and be used for required reading. All other assignments will be completed online. The overall purpose of the course is to improve written communication for those entering Christian service.

  • A general introduction to the tools and logic of information access and instruction in using computers for locating information in Clear Creek Baptist Bible College's library, on-line databases and the Internet. The class will meet threehours/week - two for lecture and one for hands-on instruction in the computer lab. Tutoring may be necessary for those students with no computer experience. Three hours.

  • An introductory course designed to acquaint the student with the theories, biblical and secular, of the disciplines of physics, chemistry, astronomy, earth science and biology.

  • A study of human behavior, personality, and personal adjustment in order for the student to have a basic understanding of people. Three hours

  • Survey of the history of America and the United States from pre-colonial indigenous America to 1865.

  • (Prerequisite: Students should take Western Civilization prior to or concurrently with this course.) The Clear Creek course description is as follows: an “introductory survey to the humanities and fine arts, including literature, drama, art, architecture, and music, with emphasis upon the practical application of these in the purpose and mission of the local church.” Students will accomplish this through reading assignments, instructor presentations, discussion questions, quizzes, art applications, and exams. Textbooks will accompany the course, with all assignments being completed online. The overall purpose of the course is to enhance understanding of the relationship between the Church and the arts. Art from only Western Civilization will be included.

  • An introduction to the basic terminology and categories of western philosophy with special attention given to philosophers who have shaped the western world view.

  • The course includes a survey of vocational ministry possibilities in the Southern Baptist Convention, the personality of the minister; and Southern Baptist history, doctrine and polity. The student will learn how to administer church ordinances and carry out other pastoral functions. Three semester hours.

  • This course provides a general introduction to the field of evangelism. The course is divided into three units: the biblical mandate for evangelism, the historical practice of evangelism, and practical methods for modern evangelism. Both the New Testament and Christian tradition emphasize evangelism. This course will expose the students to aspects of evangelism that will equip them to carry out an effective program of personal and church evangelism.

  • The student demonstrates understanding of and skill in the use of the tools of verbal and nonverbal communication.

    The student demonstrates achievement of this goal by writing, performing, and evaluating speeches for various occasions and relate them to ministry.

    The student demonstrates understanding of and skill in using the techniques of reading effectively prose, poetry, and scripture.

    The student demonstrates understanding of biblical and theological evidences of communication processes and of effective verbal and visual communication as they relate to ministry.

  • The student participates in practical training in ministry, under the close supervision of a field mentor and the Christian service director. This includes participation in 15 weeks of interactions and discussions where relationships and field experiences will be discussed.

  • This course is an introduction to the nature of preaching and the preparation of sermons. The course will emphasize the preparation of expository sermons.

  • A study of the minister’s pastoral care in various facilities, to the homebound, and in grief support ministry. This class includes both classroom studies and discussion and practical experience in local health care facilities. Two hours. (Prerequisite: CPFS 2322)
  • A survey study of the principles and administrative approaches of the educational ministry of the church. Special attention will be given to the administration of Sunday School, Discipleship Training, and Mission education programs. Two hours.

  • A study of the fundamentals of O.T. (Massoretic) Hebrew, with special attention given to the basic ability to translate selected sentences from Hebrew to English. Primary consideration is given to grammar, vocabulary, and to the Qal stem of the regular verbs. Two hours.

  • The senior seminar is a required seminar designed to help the graduating student pull together knowledge and expertise gained while at Clear Creek in preparation for post-graduation ministry. Senior Seminar requires the completion of a portfolio for each graduating senior. The portfolio will include four written pieces and two oral pieces. The four written pieces are: written statement of call from the admissions application, a formal term paper from English Composition, a paper or sermon from a third year class, and a resume (including a statement of ministry philosophy) prepared for Senior Seminar. The two oral pieces are: a sermon or teaching lecture done for Sermon Delivery or Bible Teaching Lab and a short 5-10 minute presentation prepared for Senior Seminar.

  • A survey of the Gospel and Epistles of John with emphasis on the historical setting, contents and purpose of the writings. Two hours.

  • This course is designed to survey the Old Testament Wisdom and Writings. It will examine background material, various portions of Scripture from each book examined and make modern day application.

  • This class is designed to take an in-depth look at the biblical history from the rule of King Uzziah of Judah to the post-exilic period of the Old Testament. It will examine the major persons and events which make up the various eras of this section of Israelite history.

  • A study of the background and theology of Israel from the book of Numbers through the days Samuel with an emphasis on life application. Included in this study is an overview of Deuteronomy.

  • This course is based on the Historical-Grammatical approach to biblical interpretation. The course will three basic components:
    (1) it will give serious attention to reading the Bible carefully;
    (2) it will address general hermeneutical issues that confront every interpreter (the role of the Holy Spirit etc.);
    (3) it will offer guidelines for interpreting and applying every major literary genre in both the Old and New Testaments. Three Hours.

     

  • A study of the background and theology of the Kingdom of Israel from the fall of the Northern Kingdom through the post-exilic period of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther with an emphasis on life application.  Two hours.

  • A study in the Book of Acts and the Prison Epistles. Emphasis will be given to historical background, theological emphases, and practical application of the books studied.

  • A study of the key Baptist doctrines, approached not from textbook theology, but from a pastoral perspective. Included are the distinctive Baptist beliefs on the authority and inerrancy of the Bible, the priesthood of all believers, and the eternal security of the believer. Three hours.

  • A study of Jeremiah and his contemporaries among the Minor Prophets. This study will examine the background and theology of the prophets with an emphasis on life application. Two hours.

  • A study of man, his origin, character, fall, and the consequences of the fall. The doctrine of salvation, its plan, purpose and method, the person of Christ, work of Christ and application of that work. Three hours.

  • A study of the background and theology of the book of Job through Song of Solomon with an emphasis on life application.  Two hours.

  • A study of biblical books of Hebrews and Revelation, dealing with backgrounds, types of literature, contents, purposes, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • A study of Christian Ethical principles with attention given to guidelines for using the Bible in decision making, questions and resources to consider in decision making and surveying major ethical issues, patterns of Christian moral decision making and Christian responsibility in ethical decision-making.

  • (Prerequisite: CGES 1310 English Composition I) The Clear Creek Catalog states, “Students will learn basic principles for writing in a variety of formats … with particular attention given to research papers.” Students will accomplish this through reading and writing assignments, language exercises, class discussions, and quizzes. Textbooks will accompany the course, with all assignments being completed online. The overall purpose of the course is to improve written communication for those entering Christian service.

  • Survey of the history of America and the United States from 1865 to the present day.

  • Survey of the history of Christianity from the Early Church through the Reformation with the latter portion of the course being devoted to Baptist history. Three hours.

  • The course is designed to acquaint the student with the effect that the attributes of God, the Holy Spirit, the Spiritual Disciplines, and spiritual warfare have on their spiritual formation.

  • A functional study of administrative approaches and principles emphasizing planning, organizing, and evaluating the work of the local church. Attention will be given to the administration of human, physical and financial resources. Three hours.

  • To introduce the Biblical basis for music in worship and to overview planning, choosing and leading music in the local congregation. Emphasis will be placed the importance of the rudimentary elements of music as well as its place in the history of the church.

  • This course is an introduction to Christian counseling in the context of a local church ministry. This course will provide the student with a comprehensive look at the psychological, biological, social, and spiritual components of mental health. The student will also be introduced to a system of counseling that can be applied to individuals as well as families. The intent of this course is to enable students to implement an effective counseling ministry in the context of the church by learning to utilize the resources both within the church, and in the community at large.

  • The student participates in practical training in ministry, under the close supervision of a field mentor and the Christian service director. This includes participation in on-line discussions of several case studies, weekly meetings with a field mentor, reporting weekly on ministry responsibilities and experiences, and applying Biblical principles for building healthy relationships in the church and the community.

  • This course is an introduction to expository sermon delivery. Through observation and practice the student will gain poise, confidence and proficiency in sermon delivery. Two hours credit (Prerequisite CRFS 3312 Sermon Preparation)

  • A study of the need for and the application of Christian apologetics to evangelism in the 21st Century. Special emphasis will be given to the historical methods of apologetics and a comparison of the seven primary world views existent in Western culture.

  • There are many Christians who believe that we see only God the Father in the Old Testament and Jesus Christ the Son in the New Testament. This course is designed to acquaint the student with the fact that there is an illuminating thread of Jesus Christ woven throughout fabric of the Old Testament.

  • The senior seminar is a required seminar designed to help the graduating student pull together knowledge and expertise gained while at Clear Creek in preparation for post-graduation ministry. Senior Seminar requires the completion of a portfolio for each graduating senior. The portfolio will include four written pieces and two oral pieces. The four written pieces are: written statement of call from the admissions application, a formal term paper from English Composition, a paper or sermon from a third year class, and a resume (including a statement of ministry philosophy) prepared for Senior Seminar. The two oral pieces are: a sermon or teaching lecture done for Sermon Delivery or Bible Teaching Lab and a short 5-10 minute presentation prepared for Senior Seminar.

  • A study of the gospels of Matthew and Luke dealing with their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • A study of Galatians and 1-2 Thessalonians dealing with their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • This course is designed to examine the life, times and teaching of the prophet Isaiah and his contemporaries among the Minor Prophets (Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, and Micah). The course will look into the background of the time period of the era studied as well as the theological teaching and contemporary application of the words of the prophets.

  • A study of Romans and 1-2 Corinthians dealing with an introduction to Pauline Theology, their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application. Two hours.

  • A study of Galatians, 1-2 Thessalonians and the Pastoral Epistles dealing with their background, contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • This course is designed to make a comprehensive study of the Old Testament prophets Jeremiah and his contemporaries Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah and Obadiah. The course will overview the era, background material, the theological message of the prophets and a contemporary application of that message.

  • A study of James, 1-2 Peter, and Jude with emphasis on the historical setting, contents and purpose of the writings. Two hours.

  • This course is designed to guide the student through a study of the exilic and post-exilic prophets of Israel. To better understand the message of these prophets, the student will be introduced to Old Testament prophets and prophecy, as well as an introduction to the eras of these prophets. The prophets to be studied are: Ezekiel and Daniel of the exilic era and Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi of the post-exilic era.
  • A study of the background and geography of the New Testament, and the Gospel of Mark dealing with the contents, purpose, and interpretation with an emphasis on life application.

  • This course is designed to survey the Old Testament Wisdom and Writings. It will examine background material, various portions of Scripture from each book examined and make modern day application.