School of Ministry

First Year

Trimester ONE – Fall Trimester: (12 week course)


THEO703 -Introduction to Apologetics 

MNTP370 -Homiletics I: Introduction to Teaching and Preaching

 

Trimester Two – Winter  Trimester: (12 week course)

MNTP373-Hermeneutics, Bible Interpretation, Typology 

MNTP371 -Homiletics II –  Preaching Lab I 


Trimester Three – Spring Trimester: (12 week course)


THEO702 -Systematic Theology I

THEO705 -Practical Theology  


Books and study materials are not included in the tuition cost.

Second Year

Trimester ONE – Fall Trimester: (12 week course)


MNTP374 Denominationalism- 

ABSP1101 -1 & 2 Timothy 


Trimester Two – Winter  Trimester: (12 week course)


MNTP375 -Christian Ethics I 

NTBB1000 -Timothy, Titus and Philemon 


Trimester Three – Spring Trimester: (12 week course)


THEO704 -Systematic Theology II 

THEO703 -Systematic Theology III Angelology, Demonology


Books and study materials are not included in the tuition cost.

(TENATIVE) Third Year

Trimester ONE – Fall Trimester: (12 week course)


NTBB374  James 

NTBB1101  Romans I 


Trimester Two – Winter  Trimester: (12 week course)


NTBB375 Spiritual Warfare 

NTBB1000 Romans II – 


Trimester Three – Spring Trimester: (12 week course)


THEO705  Systematic Theology IV: Eschatology 

NTBB1102 Evangelism 

Alternate Courses

  

(ALTERNATE COURSES)


MNTP372 Advanced Homiletics: Preaching Lab II.

Books and study materials are not included in the tuition cost.

INTRODUCTION TO POWER BIBLE LIBRARY/ P.P.P. 

This course will instruct students on utilizing key essential features of the Power Bible Software Library in order to enhance their research and concordance searches, Old Testament and New Testament background studies, and basic original language exegesis. A current copy of Power Bible Software Library CD, access to along with a good working knowledge of a computer and word-processor is required to complete this course. 


INTRODUCTION TO APOLOGETICS

Course Description: The word Apologetics, is the word taken from Peter’s exhortation: "Sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence" (1 Peter 3:15). Apologetics is a study in the defense of our faith. It has been the task of the believer in every generation to be not only a witness to but also a defender of the faith against any who would attack the biblical position. This defense, however, must be done with gentleness and reverence, reflecting true godliness. Thus Apologetics is the study of how to give reasons for our Christian hope. 


HOMILETICS 1: INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY PREACHING

Course Description: This course is an introduction to preaching. It is intended to develop the student's ability to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ biblically and relevantly. It will help the students develop a confidence and enthusiasm for preaching scriptural passages. It will develop some of the basic skills and principles needed for correct Biblical preaching . This course is "front end loaded" in that the first trimester the course consists primarily in learning the course theory and in the second trimester “Preaching Lab” applying and developing that theory through presentation and listening to sermons.


HERMENEUTICS, BIBLE INTERPRETATION AND TYPOLOGY 

Course Description: This course introduces the Bible as the written Word of the one true God. It explains divisions of the Bible, versions, translations and paraphrases. First, the course guides you to discover what the Bibles teaches about itself, then creative methods are explained and you are given opportunity to use each method discussed. The course guides you to proper interpretation and application of God’s Word. It directs attention to the greatest teacher of all, the Holy Spirit. 

Alternate Courses Continued

  

ADVANCED HOMILETICS : PREACHING LAB I

Course Description: The preaching labs are designed to give the student experience in preaching. Students will prepare and deliver four to six sermons of different styles. When possible, students will give one sermon to the student body during chapel time, where they will be monitored and evaluated. Course requirements include opportunities to apply the homiletical principles through class presentations and evaluations to be made by the instructor and fellow students. Homiletics 1 is a prerequisite for entrance into the Practicum Preaching Lab I. 


SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY I : INTRO TO SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY 

Course Description: The purpose of the Systematic Theology curriculum, is to look at the core belief structure within Christianity. Specifically, this course will cover and review themes, topics and doctrines on Theology Proper, and the Ministry of Jesus Christ. 


ADVANCED HOMILETICS : PREACHING LAB II

Course Description: The preaching labs are designed to give the student experience in preaching. Students will prepare and deliver four to six sermons of different styles. When possible, students will give one sermon to the student body during chapel time, where they will be monitored and evaluated. Course requirements include opportunities to apply the homiletical principles through class presentations and evaluations to be made by the instructor and fellow students. Preaching Lab I is a prerequisite for entrance into the Practicum Preaching Lab II. 


DENOMINATIONALISM

Course Description: This course of study will guide the student into examination of several major denominations and religious groups in light of the scriptures, to investigate whether they fit within the guidelines given in God’s Holy Word defining the Lord’s church. In addition, this course of study will consider some of the interactions that have taken place among religions, which will allow students to compare two or more religions side by side and examine their similarities and differences.


1 & 2 TIMOTHY – TITUS – PHILEMON

Course Description: This course deals with the steward’s responsibilities, the Christian life, qualification for pastors, treatment of elders, the local Church, and the inspiration of the Scriptures.


SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY II : THEOLOGY PROPER, CHRISTOLOGY 

Course Description: The purpose of the Systematic Theology curriculum, is to look at the core belief structure within Christianity. Specifically, this course will cover and review themes, topics and doctrines on Theology Proper, and the Ministry of Jesus Christ. 


PRACTICAL THEOLOGY 

Course Description: This course is intended to help the student make essential connections between theology and ministry. A selection of foundational methods in practical theology will introduce the relationship between the descriptive, historical and systematic tasks of theology. In addition to this, skills for theological reflection, critical description of ministry, and the strategic role of theology will be established.


CHRISTIAN ETHICS I

Course Description: This course examines the problems involved in the recognition and practice of that which is right versus that which is wrong in the decision making process and considers various attempts to solve these problems. In order to establish an ethic which is real, practical (as opposed to theoretical) and Biblically based. Matters concerning social responsibility, personal responsibility, and personal response will be considered during this course of study. 


SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY III : ANGELOLOGY, DEMONOLOGY 

Course Description: The purpose of the Systematic Theology curriculum, is to look at the core belief structure within Christianity. Specifically, this course will cover and review themes, topics and doctrines on Angelology, and Demonology.