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Biblical and Spiritual Living Elective Classes
Book of Acts
with Ron Mathis
BIB211 – (Rev 081618) In the Book of Acts, we will look at the growth of the early church and church practice, including the function of spiritual gifts in the Church. We will also study the aspects of early church missions, church planting, and discipleship. Luke primarily traced the ministries of Peter (chaps. 1-12) and of Paul (chaps. 13-28). While Luke was an eyewitness of many of the events he recorded in Acts, he summarizes the theme that the Lord was going to expand his work “in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8).
Cults and World Religions
with Ron Mathis
SPL351 – (Rev 081618) This comparative study of cults and world religions, will help the student understand what these groups are teaching, so that you can know how to relate to people in various groups. A solid Scriptural foundation is needed to discern the truth and dispel the common misconceptions and stereotypes. This class will allow the student to think biblically, so that you can evangelize with clarity, compassion, and confidence.
with Mark McClements
ENG102 – (Rev 081618) English II will build upon the language and writing skills learned in English I. This course is designed to improve communication skills through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Writing techniques for retelling narrative stories, summarizing a reference, writing from pictures, inventive writing, and formal essay writing will be presented.
with C. Lawanza Lane
BIB220 – (Rev 081618) The book of Genesis is to study the magnificent account of the creation of mankind and the unfolding plan of redemption of mankind, each student will be led into a deeper faith in God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Genesis is divided into ten parts. The first three pertain to history before the flood; the last seven to times after the flood. What was begun in Genesis is fulfilled in Jesus Christ. The focus of Genesis is ultimately Jesus Christ.
I & II Samuel
with Bettie Flood
BIB222 – (Rev 081618) I & II Samuel is a survey of David’s life. We will study how Samuel anointed both Saul and David. While we study David’s accession to the kingship at Hebron and later at Jerusalem through the books of I and II Samuel, we will see how the great Davidic covenant is set forth and forms a basis of all subsequent kingdom truth. Other themes are the historical account of the Israelite monarchy and successes and failures of David’s rule.
with Rosa Day
SPL352 – (Rev 081618) Learn how to build lifelong relationships as a single person, or in preparation for marriage, as well as God’s plan for the family. The model of love in a successful marriage is based on the sacrificial love that Jesus Christ gave when he gave up the peace of heaven to become a man on earth so that sinful man could learn how to sacrifice his self-love and learn to love another in a sacrificial marriage relationship.
Music & Worship
SPL353 – (Rev 081618) This course explores the function of music in the Church, its role in community outreach, and principles for organizing and leading instrumental and choral group. Learn how to bring people into the presence of God as you study the technical skills, the nature of biblical worship, and the heart of the worship leader.
with Barbara JP Thomas
SPL354 – (Rev 081618) A dynamic biblical and practical exploration of your authority over the enemy is in the name of Jesus Christ. Learn how to live in the power of your risen Lord, Jesus Christ. In this course the student will learn how Jesus Christ has already won the battle against evil and darkness. The student will gain the same power when Jesus Christ enters into their heart and gives them power over evil and darkness.