This subject is designed to develop in the student the skill of biblical interpretation. Students receive an overview of the most widely accepted rules of Biblical Interpretation, including contextual, historical, cultural, and grammatical interpretation. Special emphasis is given to the role and influence of the Holy Spirit in interpreting the Scriptures, and the proper application of the Scriptures.
This subject is designed to help the student understand the importance of personal financial management. Specific topics include the tithe vs. offerings, managing your money, obstacles to good planning, how to establish good credit, practical guidelines to spending, credit card debt, savings and investments, giving and receiving, and Biblical prosperity.
In this subject, six lessons in the areas of learning and teaching will be discussed. This will help each student to enhance their ability to teach and train others. This class is not about the content of what needs to be taught, but focuses on the communication of how it is taught. Upon completion of this course the student will understand the true role of a teacher and understand how to effectively teach others.
This subject is designed to equip each student with a Biblical perspective of his redemption and his position “in Christ” as a result of the redemptive work of Christ. Special attention will be given to the identification that believers have in Christ and the spiritual truths of being a new creation in Christ.
The purpose of this subject is to give you a closer look into the heart and skills necessary to minister to teens. At the completion of this course you will have a better understanding of how you can positively relate to, and effectively minister to an unreached generation living among us.
The purpose of this subject is to examine the importance of the Ministry of Helps throughout the Word of God. The students will receive insight and instruction, which will make them profitable workers and servants in the kingdom of God. In this course students will also learn a variety of church administration procedures and how different elements of technology can be utilised within the church. Some of the areas covered include: websites & social media for churches, sound, video, and a basic overview of charity procedures and church administration in the UK.
Our purpose is to lay down a biblical and practical foundation of ministerial ethics. Learning the standard of ethics will help you achieve and maintain an effective ministry. Upon completion of this subject, students will know the definition of ethics, God’s standard of ethics, and practical principles of ministerial ethics.
The purpose of this subject is to make the student aware of the importance of developing effective people skills and to cause you to understand that your success in life and ministry is greatly determined by your ability to work with, relate to and influence people. Upon completion of this class, the student will be able to identify the qualities necessary to become a people person, identify and define proper people management skills and effective leadership qualities, and understand how to relate to people with different personalities.
The student will also better understand how to deal successfully with difficult people, develop conflict resolution skills, and to develop effective communication skills. The student will take the DISC personality test. They will better understand their natural tendencies. The student will identify their areas of weaknesses and strengths. They will also learn the four basic personality types and better understand how to relate to others with different personalities from their own.
Physical healing is the right and privilege of every believer. This subject is designed to provide an overview of the basic methods through which healing is obtained. Emphasis is given to understanding clearly the difference between ministering to the sick by the Gifts of the Spirit and a person’s personal faith in God. As well as, understand that there is a God side to healing and a human side. They will also learn the importance of knowing what God will do towards the sick, and understand how man cooperates with God in order to obtain physical healing.
According to the Word, as believers, we are to live a life of honour toward God and man. Therefore, this subject is designed to thoroughly explore the subject of Biblical honour. Special attention will be given to exploring the characteristics and benefits of one who is living a life of honour. The subject of proper submission and authority will also be covered.
This subject is designed to show the importance of prayer as a necessary way of life for every believer and to ground each student in the basics of effectual prayer. This will be accomplished through both lecture and times of corporate prayer. Content will constitute the review of some material from Prayer Principles 1, whilst incorporating in-depth teaching to help establish the student in prayer.
The purpose of this subject is to acquaint the student with the “art and science of preaching,“ known as “homiletics.“ It is to help the minister organise himself, his materials and his God-given abilities in order that the message of the Gospel will be most effective.
Upon completion of this class the student will know how to put a sermon outline together, and they will know how to deliver the message through both verbal and non-verbal communication.
The purpose of this subject is to establish how essential scriptural praise and worship are to a vital relationship with God. A fruitful Christian life is the product of that kind of relationship. Each student will be more aware of how to worship in spirit and truth and also how to lead others into worship.
In this subject students will also learn in theory and practice how to plan and prepare a church meeting or church activity. They will learn the fundamental questions for preparation, and the practical aspects involved in planning a larger meeting or activity.
This subject is a biblical and balanced study on the subject of the Grace of God and it’s importance, particularly as it pertains to members of the Body of Christ. Aspects covered are saving grace, sanctifying grace, strengthening grace, sharing grace, and serving grace. Students will not only learn what grace provides, but also what grace produces. Grace in relation to the Old Testament and the New Testament will also be studied.
In this subject the Bible will be used to establish and define essential and foundational doctrinal truths. During this course the student will obtain a "working knowledge" of the major doctrines of the Bible. In order to accomplish this, we will examine each doctrine separately, define it, examine it from the Holy Scriptures, and then discuss the practical application of that truth in our lives. Special emphasis will be given to the foundational doctrines of the Christian Faith.
This subject is designed to provide students with an overview of how to effectively minister to children. It will also examine the ways to design and furnish a classroom to meet the needs of each age group. A survey of necessary policies and procedures concerning health and safety standards will also be explored. Students will become aware of how to work with each age group of children, know how to organise a volunteer base for classrooms, and know how to assist students in developing proper health and safety practices for nursery and preschool children. They will also learn how to prepare for large events, as well as outreach events.
The purpose of this subject is to get a better understanding of New Testament church government, the local church and spiritual leadership offices. This course will cover what the Bible does and does not say about church government and it will define the offices of Pastor, Elder, Bishop, and Deacon. Emphasis will also be placed on the importance of the local church to God’s plan in the earth as well as to the individual believer.
This subject is designed to provide an overview of the subject of Missions and give an understanding of the importance of Missions in the world today. By the completion of this course the student should be better acquainted with the importance of cultural identification.
This subject is a study in the spiritual authority that has been given to the believer through the redemptive work of Jesus Christ. Through His death, resurrection and ascension, Jesus defeated Satan and gave believers access to all the power of God through His name.