Level Five Courses – Church Leadership
Level five courses are specifically designed to equip those who feel called to a life of local church leadership, teaching, preaching and church planting.
Pastoral Ministry: This 24-lesson class deals with the biblical foundation for the pastoral ministry and specific guidelines for common areas of pastoral practice in the pastor’s private and public functions.
Interpreting the Scriptures
Interpreting the Scriptures: A 24-lesson study of the basic principles governing the accurate interpretation of Scripture and how to use them effectively.
Homiletics (Preaching): A 24-lesson study of the principles relating to the spiritual feeding of a congregation and the technical preparation and delivery of sermons.
Evaluating Current Trends
Evaluating Current Trends: A 12-lesson biblical study of the principles one uses to discern trends and true and false ministry with a special emphasis on the analysis of various trends currently affecting the church world.
Church Planting: A 24-lesson look at the biblical basis for church planting with particular emphasis on the practical process from preparation to implementation.
Speech Communication: This course is designed to equip the student with principles that will help him or her to become more confident and effective in public speaking.
Old Testament Survey
Old Testament Survey: A 24-lesson survey of all the Old Testament books, emphasizing their historic setting and thematic content. Each book is highlighted for its relationship to Christ and to its special contribution to the rest of Scripture.
New Testament Survey
New Testament Survey: A 24-lesson survey of all of the New Testament books, emphasizing their historical settings and thematic content. Each book is highlighted for its relationship to Christ and the Church and to its special contribution to the rest of Scripture.