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Greek Exegesis (NT506)
Dr. Robert Cara

Monday 1:00 - 3:00

By studying the text of selected passages students learn grammatical analysis, apply hermeneutical principles, and develop exegetical skills.

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Hebrews - Revelation

Dr. Michael J. Kruger

Monday 1:00 - 4:00

An introduction to the General Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

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Educational Ministry of the Church (CE514)
Dr. Rod Culbertson

Monday 1:30 - 3:30

A study of the pastor’s role as teacher and administrator within the educational program of the church. Careful attention is given to philosophy, history, organization, curriculum, recruiting and training teachers, and the special needs of each age group.
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Hebrew Exegesis (OT506)
Dr. John Currid

Tuesday 8:00 - 12:00

This course introduces basic tools for interpreting the Old Testament. Attention is given to a working knowledge of biblical Hebrew and to principles of interpretation.

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History of Christianity II (HT504)
Dr. Donald Fortson

Tuesday 8:00 - 12:00

A continuation of HT502, concentrating on great leaders of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the nineteenth century.

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Applied Apologetics (ST628)
Dr. James Anderson

Tuesday 9:00 - 12:00

This course will study the practical application of apologetic strategies by critiquing major non-Christian world views such as atheism, postmodernism, Islam and Eastern religions.

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Communication for Women (PT738)
Dr. Richard Belcher

Tuesday 1:00-4:00

This course provides lectures on how to prepare Bible studies and major addresses in order to assist women to be better teachers and speakers.

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ST: Christology, Soteriology, Eschatology (ST517)
Dr. Douglas Kelly

Tuesday 1:00-4:00

This course explores the biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Christology, Soteriology, and Eschatology.

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Preaching Laboratory I (PT510)
Rev. Joseph Rolison

Tuesday 1:00 - 5:00

This course provides preaching opportunities to develop expository preaching skills. Students will be required to preach two expository sermons, a funeral homily, and an evangelistic homily. 

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Preaching Laboratory II (PT524)
Dr. John Currid

Tuesday 1:00 - 5:00

In this course, the student will have the opportunity to hone his exegetical and preaching skills. The student is required to preach two expository sermons on Old Testament narrative passages, a baptism sermon, and a wedding homily.

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Classics of Personal Devotion (HT508)
Dr. Rod Culbertson

Tuesday 2:00 - 3:00

Devotional writings from the history of the church, as well as from more contemporary Christians, are read and discussed to deepen the student’s knowledge of and love for God.


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Principles of Church Planting (MS703)
Dr. Tom Hawkes

Tuesday 3:10 - 5:10

This course will cover the spiritual, personal, relational and organizational dimensions of church planting. 


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The Church and Homosexuality (HT733)
Drs. Donald Fortson and Rollin G. Grams

Tuesday 6:00 - 8:00

The course will address the host of concerns facing Christianity in light of the gay rights movement that has pervaded society and the church in recent decades.

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History of Philosophy and Christian Thought (ST504)
Dr. James Anderson

Wednesday 8:30 - 12:00

A critical, historical survey of the development of the main schools of philosophy and the principal developments in Christian doctrine and thought.

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Judges-Esther (OT510)
Dr. John Currid

Wednesday 8:00 - 10:30

This overview of the literature, history, and themes of Judges through Esther gives particular attention to the relevance of these books for the church and world today.

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ST: Ecclesiology and Sacraments (ST519)
Dr. Douglas Kelly

Wednesday 8:30 - 10:30

This course explores the biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Ecclesiology and Sacraments.

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Field Education Seminar (PT534)
Drs. Donald Fortson and Rod Culbertson 

Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00

This seminar provides opportunity for theological reflection and discussion of problems, needs, and experiences in ministry. Prerequisite: PT536 Field Education Internship

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Greek & Hebrew Readings (ON605)
Drs. Michael Kruger and John Currid

Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00

This is an intensive reading course that seeks to expand the language skills developed in Greek 1 & 2 and Hebrew Intro and Intermediate Hebrew. Prerequisites: NT502, NT504, OT502, OT504

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Patristic Theology (ST602)
Dr. Douglas Kelly

Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00

This course examines the important themes in Christology, Trinitarian thought, and epistemology.

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Preaching Laboratory I (PT510)
Rev. Michael Dixon

Wednesday 1:00 - 5:00

Students will preach multiple sermons.

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Preaching Laboratory II (PT524)
Dr. Rod Culbertson

Wednesday 1:00 - 5:00

This course provides actual preaching opportunities for the senior seminary student. Experience will be provided in the following areas: Expository preaching from a narrative portion of Scripture, a Baptism sermon and a Wedding homily. Prerequisites: Introduction to Preaching, Communication I, Preaching Lab I, Communication II.

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Counseling Practicum II (CO742)
Rev. Gabe Sylvia

Wednesday 3:00 - 5:00

This course provides opportunities to develop as a biblical counselor. Prerequisite: CO741

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Christian Encounter with Islam (ST540)
Dr. James Anderson

Thursday 8:30 - 11:00

An introduction to the history, culture, traditions, beliefs, and practices of Islam.

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Poets (OT512)
Dr. Richard Belcher

Thursday 8:30 - 11:00

An examination of the literary structure, themes, and history of the wisdom literature of the Old Testament.

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Covenant Theology (ST601)
Dr. Stephen Myers

Thursday 10:00 - 12:00

An examination of covenant theology from exegetical and historical perspectives. 

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Dynamics of Biblical Change (CO738)
Dr. Rod Mays

Thursday 1:00 - 4:00

Change is hard. How does the gospel change a counselor and counselee? This course is about how we can face difficulty, suffering and sinful patterns, with Biblical change.

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Evangelism (MS508)
Dr. Rod Culbertson

Thursday 1:30 - 3:00

The purpose of this course is to train students to be effective evangelists and to understand and use biblical principles and methods of church growth. Emphasis is placed on having an intense desire to reach the lost for Christ.

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Worship (PT526)
Dr. Stephen Myers

Thursday 1:00 - 4:00

Considered are the biblical foundations of worship: music, strategies, creative styles, and special occasions.

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Pastoral Ministry (PT518)

Dr. Mike Ross

Thursday 3:10 - 5:10

A study of general pastoral care, biblical and professional standards of ministerial conduct, self-image, etiquette, interpersonal relationships, typical problem areas, and possible pitfalls for pastors.
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Crisis Traumatic Stress Counseling (CO744)
Dr. Stephen Russell

Thursday 6:00 - 9:00

This class is a general introduction to the Biblical, scientific and clinical foundations of crisis intervention and posttraumatic stress counseling for pastors, ministry staff, and ministry leaders.

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Pauline Epistles (NT520) 
Dr. Robert Cara

Friday 9:00 - 12:00

An exposition of the epistles in chronological order that emphasizes the application of Paul’s theology to the pastoral needs of the churches of his day and ours.

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Human Personality (CO739)
Dr. Jeff Forrey

March 14-18 *Spring Break Intensive
Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00
In this course we survey and critique some prominent secular personality theories, personality assessments, and personality "disorders" from the perspective of a biblical anthropology. NOTE: Please contact Kim Macurda to register for this course.

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