Meets Degree Requirements for: Graduate Certificate in Ministry: Theology

THE510: What is Man?

(3 credits) Course Description This course is an introduction to the doctrine of man. In every culture throughout history, people have asked questions such as, “Who are we?” and “Why are we here?” The Bible tells us that we are God’s images, created to rule over creation on his behalf and to turn the world …

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THE513: Making Biblical Decisions

(3 credits) Course Description Christian morality has always been challenged and rejected by unbelievers. But today even many believers have lost their moral footing. Moreover, believers who want to live ethically are frequently confused by the complexities of ethical decisions. This course will present a Biblical system of ethics, focusing on three perspectives on making …

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THE509: We Believe in Jesus

(3 credits) Course Description This course investigates the doctrine of Christology, focusing on the person and work of Jesus Christ, the most important human being that has ever lived. He is God in the flesh, the center of all history, and the only hope for the salvation of humanity and creation. This course clarifies the …

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THE501: Building Your Theology

(2 credits) Course Description Modern evangelical theology is flooded with conflicting viewpoints. Many of these disagreements arise between denominations, while others arise within denominations and individual churches. The apparent hopelessness of reaching theological unity has even led some Christians to deny the value of theology altogether. With so many different ideas competing for our loyalty, …

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THE506: Building Systematic Theology

(2 credits) Course Description Throughout the history of the church, faithful Christians have used systematic theology to communicate the teachings of our faith. Systematics has proven to be a helpful tool for expressing ideas clearly, and for organizing them in ways that increase our understanding of Scripture. At times, this approach to theology has been …

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THE502: Apostles’ Creed

(3 credits) Course Description There are many denominations, divisions and theological disputes in the modern church, but despite these types of disunity, there is a common core of belief that all faithful Christians have affirmed throughout history. For almost two millennia, this core of belief has been summarized in the Apostles’ Creed. This course explains …

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