Spring College Class Schedule (January 13-April 24, 2020)

Please note this schedule is subject to change.

Instructor:  (Journey Group)

The purpose of this course is to provide for small-group accountability in the student’s first two semesters. This course addresses adjustment to college life as well as learning how to know and do God’s will. Required for all first year non-ministerial students.

Contact our school Registrar, Sue Smith. She’ll be happy to talk with you.

Instructor:  Dr. Glenn Watson

This course is designed to give the student basic tools and a consistent process for developing and delivering biblical sermons based on a variety of texts. It will include ample opportunity for practice, evaluation, and reflection, providing a setting for gaining experience and confidence, as well as knowledge and skills.

Instructor:  Calvin Morris

This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world, including their core beliefs, historical development, and contemporary expression. The course will include study of both Western and Eastern religious traditions as well as African and Native North American traditional religious belief.

Instructor: Dr. Robert Bergen

An exegetical and theological interpretation of the Old Testament books of I and II Samuel.

Instructor: Dr. Stephen Parsons

This course is a survey of the basic principles of Bible interpretation. The student will gain an understanding and appreciation of the nature of the Bible, the nature and history of biblical interpretation, and its contemporary relevance. The student will also learn and apply the basic principles for grammatical-historical interpretation.

Instructor:  Dr. Don McNaughton

This course will help students recognize and evaluate their own unique spiritual pilgrimage. Students will be introduced to an array of spiritual disciplines.

Instructor:  Elaine Phillips

This course will give students the opportunity to practice academic writing at an intermediate level. Special emphasis will be given to peer and professor editing. This course will also introduce students to the fundamental ideas of critical reading. Required for all first year students.

Prerequisite for this course is 1L3311 English Composition 101.

Instructor:  Martha Bergen

This course is designed to assist the student in integrating and synthesizing his or her education with application to contemporary Christian life. The course will include not only reflection but also preparation for transition beyond college.

A minimum of 90 credit hours must have been completed prior to enrolment in this course.

Contact our school Registrar, Sue Smith. She’ll be happy to talk with you.

Instructor:  Dr. Don McNaughton

In this course emphasis will be given to exploring the structures, strengths, problems, and needs of the family with attention given to consideration for the minister’s personal family. Ways in which the church can minister to family, singles, and seniors and skills for improving interpersonal relations in family and in other social situations will be examined.

Instructor:  Dr. Karen Bullock

This course is a survey of the nearly 2000 years of the Christian Church, including origins, historical and theological developments, major personalities, and denominational identifiers around the globe. Special attention will be given to ways this heritage affects both Baptists and other churches founded upon the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Instructor:  Elaine Phillips

This course introduces students to the wealth of Christian literature through a survey of representative classics such as Augustine’s Confessions, Milton’s Paradise Lost, Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, and various works by C. S. Lewis, among others.

Contact our school Registrar, Sue Smith. She’ll be happy to talk with you.

Instructor:  Tyler Graftaas

This course is designed to help the student grow in their understanding and practice of holistic health. Emphasis will be given to physical and emotional health including exercise, diet, and stress management as well as developing healthy lifestyle habits and skills.

Instructor:  Dr. Calvin Morris

The objective of this course is to develop key skills for worship leadership in the local church, from planning and preparation to leadership and execution. The role of music, media, prayer, Scripture, proclamation, and other creative worship elements will be explored, all within the framework of developing a theologically and experientially coherent approach to the public gathering of God’s people.