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TMC ONLINE PROGRAMS

istration. Budget preparation, multi-staff planning

and development, committee work, relations between

pastoral and lay leadership, and other practical aspects

of the day-to-day operations of a typical local church

will be discussed.

BIB410 Corporate Worship (3)

This course will examine the practical outworking of

corporate worship in light of a biblical understanding

of the person and nature of God. The course will

develop a theology of worship consistent with the

teaching of Scripture and applicable for the church

today. The course will also introduce a wide range of

historical and contemporary issues related to worship.

BIB430 Principles of Discipleship (3)

This course will explore the Great Commission

Mandate. In doing so, it will seek to unpack a bibli-

cal definition of discipleship, examining its practices

and carefully considering its implementation within

the local church. Students will be encouraged to

strengthen their commitment to the practice of dis-

cipleship and thereby live out its reality as disciplers.

BIB460 Missions (3)

The biblical approach to missions and evangelism in

the local church setting is presented. Examination of

both local and international missions from a bibli-

cal perspective and a basic model of a local church

missions program are discussed. Personal evangelism

and discipleship are pursued as an integral part of

the course. Christian apologetics will also be reviewed

and discussed.

BIB470 Contemporary Issues in Church Min-

istry (3)

This course is designed to allow the student to make

use of the theological material and skills acquired

throughout the program. Along with short research

papers in which students will interact with various is-

sues and challenges facing the contemporary church,

they will also identify and present in written form

the philosophy of ministry, statement of leadership

philosophy, doctrinal foundation, and curriculum

strategy they would use to start a church.

BL305, 306, 307 Elementary Greek I-III (3,3,3)

Designed for beginners in Greek. Includes a

thorough study of the pronunciation and acquisition

of a working vocabulary; exercises in translation from

Greek to English, as well as from English to Greek;

and translation of selected passages of the Greek

New Testament.

BL325 Introduction to Biblical Languages (3)

An introduction to the fundamentals of biblical

languages with a particular emphasis upon their

correct usage in Bible study and ministry. This

semester-long course aims to develop competency

interacting with exegetical commentaries, as well

as initial ability to employ them in personal study

through the aid of tools.

BTH321 Christian Theology I (3)

A survey of Christian theology in the areas of God

(Theology Proper), the Bible (Bibliology), angels

(Angelology) including Satan and demons, Christ

(Christology), and the Holy Spirit (Pneumatology).

BTH322 Christian Theology II (3)

A survey of Christian theology in the areas of

humanity (Anthropology), sin (Hamartiology),

salvation (Soteriology), the church (Ecclesiology),

and last things (Eschatology).

BTH336 Theology of the Church (3)

An in-depth analysis of the doctrine of origin, nature,

purpose, ordinances, government, and ministries of

the church, with particular attention given to the

various conceptions of the church in the history of

theology. Key contemporary issues on ecclesiology

will be examined with the intent of gaining biblically

sound conclusions.

BTH337 Theology of God (3)

An in-depth study of the doctrine of God, including

His existence, names, attributes, and the Trinity.

C100 Spoken Communication (3)

Study and practice of the organization and delivery

of prepared material in the conversational style of

extemporaneous speaking.

ECN200 Macroeconomics (3)

An introduction to macroeconomic principles and

terminology. The primary focus is on the aggregate

U.S. economy and the policy decisions that state and

federal lawmakers face. Topics include: review of

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