CERTIFICATE COURSES

The school has also designed an excellent Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Graduate curriculum.  These degree courses are one year courses if qualified.  Degrees offered are:

TWELVE-WEEK COURSES

CHAPLAINCY

Information regarding the Chaplaincy course can be viewed under the Chaplaincy  tab of this website.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

This course begins with the basics of Christian education through to the advanced level of Christian Education.  Basic study of Biblical foundation of Christian Education with regards to the church, individual ministers and at home.  The study continues on to emphasize organization and administration of church educational programs which are integrated with the overall ministry of the church including grading standards, keeping of records and finance management, development of sample curriculums and courses; all aspects of planning, developing, delivering and evaluating education according to Christian principles explored.

CHRISTIAN WORKER & EVANGELISM

This is a 10-week course on foundational principles for Christian service.  The basics of Christian service are emphasized to include the qualifications of the worker, job/task descriptions, commitment and accountability, consistency, laying hold of the vision, develop a technique in lifestyle witnessing and sharing the gospel of salvation with others.  and each individual’s role in building our community to build our church.  This course will encourage individuals to use the Word of God to lead someone to Christ. Students are taught the fundamentals of intercession, how to plan and conduct services to include youth meetings, and effective home visitation ministry. Several areas will be emphasized, including the need and urgency, overcoming the challenges, the commission, techniques and methods, approach, attitude, dress, language, personality and needs. An attempt to understand both the message and the audience with particular reference to the influence of modern consciousness and its molding power. Examination and evaluation of the biblical basis of evangelism and various methods of cross- cultural evangelism in relation to a variety of people groups in the urban setting.  Consideration will be given to evangelism and social responsibility.

ONE-YEAR COURSE(S)

GENERAL BIBLE I & II

TEXTBOOKS

GENERAL BIBLE I

GENERAL BIBLE II

COURSE 101 - THE BIBLE

The Bible is the greatest book of all-time and is relevant for all seasons, times and ages.  This course is a survey concerning how we got our Bible, beginning with the Source, authorship, authenticity, and authority.  It includes the background of the original languages, versions and translations, the formation and divisions of the English Bible, and an introduction to the books of the Old and New Testaments.  Attributes of God, the person and work of Christ, the ministry of the Holy Spirit, and teachings regarding man, Satan, angels, the Church, and end-time events. Added emphasis on Christian living.

                                           

COURSE 102 - THE OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY I - LAW AND HISTORY

This course is a survey of the books of Genesis through Esther with a study of the major themes of each book. There is special emphasis on God’s dealing with Mankind from the onset of time, unfolding God’s redemptive plan, the typical significance of Israel’s journey, their conquest of the Promise Land, and Israel as a nation in its freedom, captivity, and restoration.

 

COURSE 103 - THE PENTATEUCH

A study of the first five books of the Old Testament which are also known as the books of Moses.  This course will include study of the record of the beginning of the world, briefly tracing the history of Mankind through centuries to the unfolding of God’s redemptive plan which included the children of Israel’s release from captivity, as a nation under God governed by the law of God, religious order and worship, numbering and wandering of a nation and the reaffirmation of the law of God.

 

COURSE 104 - DISPENSATIONS, TYPES AND SYMBOLS

The plans or ways by which God gives out His revelation, blessings, and punishment are known as a dispensations.  This course of study will look at God’s work in the three dispensations of God: Patriarchal, Mosaic and Christian.  Emphasis will be placed on the types of symbols within each dispensation and what they prophetically reveal.

COURSE 105 - PEOPLE OF THE SCRIPTURES - HEROES OF THE FAITH

The Bible has recorded the life stories of many persons who, through faith, have conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and gained what was promised to them, and whose whose weaknesses was were turned to strength.  This course outlines the principles of learning to live by faith.  Faith is the most important theme of the Bible and is the foundation to salvation.  Emphasis will be on the lives of the heroes of faith which are listed in the eleventh chapter of the book of Hebrews and the sixteen leading characters of the Old Testament.

COURSE 106 - OLD TESTAMENT PERIODS

This course identifies the six natural periods of Old Testament history.  Each period is presented with special references to events, people, and places and their importance in the light of God’s unfolding plan for the human race.

 

COURSE 107 - OLD TESTAMENT INSTITUTIONS

A closer look will be taken at the three memorable institutions of group worship in the Old Testament times: the altar, the tabernacle, and the temple.  The importance and significance of each institution are studied with reference to God’s redemptive plan for Mankind.  Included is a study of the various Jewish feasts and their significance.

 

COURSE 108 - OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY II - POETIC BOOKS

This course is a survey of the books of Job through Songs of Solomon.  The highlight of the writings of these books to include the lessons of hope in Job, worship and prayer in Psalm, wisdom for living in Proverbs, Ecclesiastes as a lesson for our time and the relationship and intimacy between Christ and the Church in Songs of Solomon.  The timeless wisdom of these books will be applied to the individual believer’s walk with God.

 

COURSE 109 - OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY III - MAJOR AND MINOR PROPHETS (EXCLUDING DANIEL)

This study will provide the students with an understanding of the historical background of the prophets and highlight the manner in which God used them to declare His plans and purposes.  Each prophet is studied in relation to the impact of their ministry upon the nation as well as to how God dealt with His chosen people in relation to other nations.  The Practical applications of the truths and prophecies are made as pertaining to the person and work of Christ, the nation of Israel, the Church, and our Christian walk.

 

COURSE 110 - BETWEEN THE TESTAMENTS

The Old Testament canon closed with the book of Malachi and for 400 years, there was silence concerning God’s revelation until the beginning of the New Testament.  It was not merely a time of peace and quiet, but periods of tension and compromise.  This period will be briefly studied in the light of both religious and political development which led to what is known as the fullness of time.

COURSE 201 - NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY

(EXCLUDING ACTS AND REVELATION)

This course is a survey of the gospels and the letters of the New Testament.  It is a study concerning Christ as Man, Savior, King and God; His first and second advents; the writings of Paul and the other Apostles apostles; instructions for the body of Christ and the revelation of the Church.  The purpose, theme, emphasis, and key verses of each epistle will be outlined.

 

COURSE 202 - THE LIFE AND TEACHINGS OF CHRIST

This is a study concerning the miraculous birth, ministry, death, resurrection and ascension of Christ as portrayed in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.  It will be These events are presented in the distinct periods of preparation, obscurity, popularity, opposition, persecution, Passion Week, resurrection appearances and ascension.  The life of Christ is set forth as an exemplary pattern example for contemporary Christian living.  This course also includes a look at Christ’s teachings based on the Sermon on the Mount.

 

COURSE 203 - ACTS OF THE APOSTLES

The study of the book of Acts gives an objective account of the formation of the Christian Church, some of its problems, solutions, and victories.  It shows the fulfillment of [Acts 1:8]: the growth of the Church from Jerusalem, to Samaria and unto the Gentile world.  The gospel is presented to the Gentiles, thus allowing the God which who was exclusively for the Jews, to become the God of the world.

 

COURSE 204 – INTRODUCTION TO CHURCH HISTORY (PREREQUSITE: COURSE 203 -ACTS OF THE APOSTLE)

This is an introduction to the history of the Christian Church from its beginnings in the ancient Middle East as recorded in the book of Acts, through the dark ages and the Reformation to its present status.  A brief survey will be done on the rise of modern missions.

 

COURSE 205 - TYPOLOGY

Symbolism and typology are often a neglected areas of study, hence many scholars have not tapped into many of the rich truths of the Scriptures are not tapped into by many scholars.  This course is not a lesson in allegorization, but instead provides a necessary revelation of the how the Old Testament design and characters are a part of God’s eternal plan which is culminated in both the New Testament and the Church.  Through the unveiling of these types and symbols, the students will receive a deeper understanding of the organization of God, the Resurrection, the Holy Spirit, the Tabernacle, the Temple and most of all the person and work of Jesus Christ will be revealed from the beginning of the Scriptures in through the different types: persons, places, characters, and events.

 

COURSE 206 - DANIEL AND REVELATION

(PREREQUSITE: COURSE 205 – TYPOLOGY)

This course identifies the types and symbols represented in the books of Daniel and Revelation to illustrate God’s plan for the Gentile nations and for the Jews as His suffering people to whom the Messiah will come and deliver after the tribulation.  It provides a systematic correlative study of prophetic events as recorded in both books.

 

COURSE 207 - DOCTRINE OF ATONEMENT

This course is an introduction to the work of Christ in the redemption of the human race.  It provides teaches in the basic doctrines of repentance and faith towards God.  This course gives an introduction to the necessity of atonement and reason why it could (can?) only be accomplished through Jesus Christ, thus making Him the Way, the Truth, and the Life.