Christian Ministry Course Description
CBIB 503 UNDERSTANDING OLD TESTAMENT CONCEPTS
Based upon a thorough understanding of the resources to use and of the challenges to face in interpreting the Old Testament, this course examines the basic concepts of the Old Testament with a view to applying them properly to the life of the Church.
CBIB 513 UNDERSTANDING NEW TESTAMENT CONCEPTS
Based upon a thorough understanding of the resources to use and of the challenges to face in interpreting the New Testament, this
course examines the basic concepts of the New Testament with a view to applying them properly to the life of the Church.
CMHS 503 HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT 1
This course surveys Christian thought from the post-apostolic early church through the middle ages. Special emphasis will be given to the development of the doctrines of the Trinity, the person of Christ, and the human condition.
CMHS 513 HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT 2
This course surveys Christian thought from the era of the Reformation through the twentieth century. Special emphasis will be given to the doctrines of redemption, the church, and revelation and biblical authority.
CSCM 503 KNOWING GOD
Knowing that the promise of God is that all believers shall know Him from the least to the greatest, this course is designed to introduce each student to the several steps involved in getting to personally know God. Included are the subjects of the doctrines of Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, Man, and Sin.
CSCM 513 FOLLOWING GOD
This is a theologically oriented study of the divine-human relationship between God and man that includes togetherness with Christ, living in His will, counting the cost, and following in His steps. The primary goal of this course is to see what it means
to follow God and become like Christ. Subjects include the Holy Spirit, Salvation, the Church, and Last Things.
CPHI 503 CHRISTIANITY AND CULTURE
This course explores the processes Christians should use in gathering, evaluating, organizing, and applying knowledge, especially as the Christian seeks to answer questions and doubts that arise inside of and outside of Christianity as it confronts cults, religions, and other worldviews.
CSCE 513 SPIRITUAL FORMATION
Based upon the study of the processes of restraining the flesh, renewing the mind, and reflecting the Lordship of Christ Jesus, this course applies the discipline of sanctification to discipleship and evangelism in a local church context as well as a missions context.
CSCM 423/523 THEOLOGY OF CHRISTIAN MINISTRY
This course is designed to apply the theological foundation of the Christian ministry to the life and practice of the Christian minister. After reviewing Bible study skills and Christian growth processes with particular application to the responsibilities and privileges of the Christian ministry, the student will evaluate his own call with a view to his own future ministry. For those majoring in Christian Ministry or Ministry and Leadership, this course must be taken in conjunction with the internship class, CEWL 473 Christian Ministry Internship, and thus be taken in the Spring semester prior to graduation. Students taking this course for graduate credit must complete all graduate course requirements.