This course teaches students how to carefully read Scripture in the biblical context, and to dig deeper into the Word of God so they will be able to understand the Bible correctly and apply its meaning to their lives and ministries.
Basic models of church government which have developed over the course of church history are presents. The student will be exposed to the biblical, historical, and theological underpinning of each church governance tradition.
The purpose for this course is to help students to be aware of the major issues raised in the careful study of the Old Testament in the modern world. In order to better understand the material in the Old Testament, it is important to know the historical background, context, time period being addressed, authorship, and issues that are considered. For many of these questions, there are different points of view suggested by different scholars. It is important to know why scholars differ and to be able to explain this for our lessons or Bible studies.

An introduction to the New Testament that examines major themes, broad divisions, key scriptures, major personalities, and the structure and context of each book. Literary and historical backgrounds are also examined.

This course explores the development of the Christian church from Pentecost through the 20th century.

BITH105 PERSONAL EVANGELISM

This course will train students to be thoughtful and passionate evangelists and to understand and use biblical principles and methods of Christian outreach.
Emphasis is placed on having a deep desire to reach the lost for Christ. Personal, relational and corporate (organic) evangelism and motivating the laity for ministry will be considered.