This course will examine current social issues, how they affect society, and propose solutions to these problems. Emphasis will be on how these problems affect families, workplaces, schools, the environment, economy, and communities. Issues to be covered shall include personal and community health, crime, human rights, drug abuse, the environment, poverty, gender and sexuality, racism, among others. The purpose of this course is to provide an opportunity for the student to become more cognisant of current practical issues that are a concern to them, their families, and the communities in which they live. Qualified professional guest lecturers will be invited as and when available.
This course will be an on-line course in which we will be utilizing a vartiety of learning modalities including Moodle, WhatsApp and periodically, ZOOM.
Our study of the Pentateuch will take us on a journey of the books of Moses. These books are also referred to as The Pentateuch and The Law. These books take us from the beginning of creation through the many journeys of the early peoples.
We will gain an understanding of our history and how God’s creation and His word, through these first five books, impacts us and our ministry today. The course will be an interactive course in which class participation is the expectation.
This course introduces the student to the
meaning and practice of biblical worship.
Specific study will be given to the biblical foundations of worship,
theology of worship, and the history of worship. Various principles of worship will be presented,
along with practical elements of worship leading within church ministry.
This course is an introduction to the principles and practice of counseling. The student will learn basic theories of counseling and practice such techniques as listening, interviewing and bringing correction. Students will be required to evaluate the compatibility of the philosophical assumptions of the major theorists from a biblical perspective and a Christian worldview. The student as a counselor will assist people to recognize inadequate human responses to stressful situations and to accept better adjustments. He will also assist persons to utilize their own potential. Special attention will be given to help the counselor‑in‑training to understand himself, his own values and attitudes, and how these things affect the counseling outcome.
This course is an introduction to the field of Psychology as it relates to human behavior and teaching. It takes a conceptual approach, using deduction, and keeps in mind a distinct Christian perspective. Its goal is to lay a general foundation for psychology studies and to help the student apply principles of psychology to everyday experiences and to a teaching ministry.
Introductory English presents rules for the standard of acceptable use of the English language, especially in written form. Introductory English introduces basic rhetorical or writing principles and ideas fully with the fundamentals of language such as parts of speech, tenses, sentence structure, and punctuation.
This course is also designed to move the student from a basic control of the English language to a more competent university level standard. By the end of the course the student should be able to read more effectively, understand English more readily, write more clearly and speak more proficiently.
This course focuses on the basic Biblical truths of the Pastor, and emphasizes, in particular, the practical aspect of his work as the Shepherd of the flock. It further points out the Pastor's relationship to shepherds of other churches and encourages mutual understanding between Christian workers.