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BIB390 Principles of Effective Teaching (3)

A seminar on the teaching-learning process with attention given to current research, the dynamics of classroom

instruction, curriculum development, and the application of instructional methodology and technology.

Prerequisites:

B101, B102, B201, B202, B340, BIB310, BTH321, and BTH322.

BIB400 Church Administration (3)

This course will consider key issues in church administration. 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.

Prerequisites: B101, B102, B201, B202, B340, BIB310, BTH321, and BTH322.

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.

Prerequisites: B101, B102, B201, B202, B340, BIB310, BTH321, and BTH322.

BIB430 Principles of Discipleship (3)

This course will explore the Great Commission Mandate. In doing so, it will seek to unpack a biblical 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 discipleship and thereby live out its reality as disciplers.

Prerequisites: B101, B102, B201, B202, B340, BIB310, BTH321, and BTH322.

BIB453 Biblical Ethics in the World of Business (3)

This course discusses the current thought and application of secular situational business ethics and how it affects our

society and the market place. These ethics are compared and contrasted to biblical ethical standards. This course directly

instructs the Christian in practicing moral decision making based on the Bible.

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 biblical 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.

Prerequisites: B101, B102, B201, B202, B340, BIB310, BTH321, and BTH322.

BIB470 Contemporary Issues in Church Ministry (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 issues 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.

(Must be taken as

last course in the Christian Ministries degree program.)

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.

Prerequisites: B340 and BIB310.

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.

Prerequisites: B340 and BIB310.