Fall Semester Courses
Dr. Stephen Nichols will challenge you to consider arguments for the existence of God, the authority of the Bible, and the exclusiveness of the gospel. In a world of competing truth claims and other religions, Dr. Nichols will establish why belief in Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation and help you defend the Christian faith.
Biblical Theology I
How does the Old Testament relate to your life as a Christian? Dr. Ben Shaw will introduce you to the study of Biblical Theology in order to help you trace the story of redemption throughout the Old Testament. You will discover how the promises of the Messiah revealed in the law, prophets, and writings are fulfilled in the person and work of Jesus Christ.
Church History: Early and Medieval Church
Dr. John Tweeddale will guide you through early and medieval church history and pose the challenge to consider the importance of ancient paths for your Christian beliefs, practices, and worship today. You’ll consider the story of Christianity from the close of the New Testament to the eve of the Reformation.
The Doctrine of Man
What is the purpose of life? What is human identity? How do we understand sin and its effect on the world and our lives? Dr. John Tweeddale will explore the Bible’s teaching on key issues such as creation, sin, worship, gender, family, and sexuality. This course will consider what it means to be created in the image of God and to live for His glory.
Great Works of J.R.R. Tolkien
Dr. Keith Mathison will take you through a guided tour of Middle Earth. Along the way, you will read major works of J.R.R. Tolkien such as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. By studying one of the great authors of the twentieth century, you will gain a better understanding of the way fantasy literature can reflect truth, goodness, and beauty.
As Christians, we are called to rightly interpret the Word of God. Prof. Anthony Salangsang will help you develop the skills to read, understand, and apply Scripture in its various contexts and literary genres. In completing this course, you will gain a basic understanding of the methods and tools of biblical interpretation.