(3 units) Prof. Natalie Lamb This course is designed to help students dive fully into God’s love and learn the heart of true surrender which leads to living in God’s will. This class will explore the beauty and struggle of surrender. We will also explore the difference between being willful vs. being willing. As Christians we want our lives to represent Christ and find our purpose. This class will lead us on the path of love, surrender and the beautiful discovery of God’s will. (Prerequisite Relational Mask)
(3 units) Prof. Roberto Washington This course is to introduce the inductive Bible Study Method using three basic techniques: Observation, Interpretation and Application. Emphasis will be on rightly dividing the Word of God.
(3 units) Prof. Allen Mitchell A short historical review from the Apostolic Age to Modern Era is investigated. Also, the History of Pentecostal Organization and the lives of Pentecostal stalwarts are examined.
(3 units) Prof. Darryl Birkbeck This course examines the historical development of theological reasoning. Students trace contributions made to the theology by Augustine, Aquinas, Anselm, Earth, Bonhoeffer, Schleiermacher and others. (Pre-requisite courses: Old & New Testament Survey)
(6 Week Certificated Course) Evg. Marvella Lipscomb This brief course presents a relaxing time and atmosphere for today’s women of the word to come together and engage in open discussion about the word of God, field questions, give testimonials, encourage one another and provide comfort with the word of God.-
(3 units) Prof. Beatrice Guillory A survey of the Old Testament Laws surmising its purpose, and application of the moral, ceremonial and civil laws of the Israelites and the relationship to Christianity in today’s society.
(3 units) Prof. Priscilla Brown This course examines the work of forgiveness in resolving personal and corporate conflicts in the body of Christ. This course will also include scriptural conflicts and their resolution. Students will learn the difference between restoration, reconciliation and repairing according to the Word of God.
(6 units) Dr. Mary Jordan This course explores the historical development, biblical teaching, and contemporary practice of spiritual formation. Attention will give to spiritual disciplines such as walking in the spirit, repentance, prayer, fasting, worship, and scripture meditation with a view toward the development of the student’s own spiritual life.
(3 units) Prof. Eric Gibson This course will present essential information for the assessment of both crisis situations, and the effects of critical incidents on people involved in various situations. The student will learn to effectively assist those in crisis and complete an internship in the area of chaplaincy. A combination of techniques, approaches, and resources will be discussed. The course will address suicide intervention, death, mental health, hospice, and crisis situations.
Grief & Trauma Prof. Natalie Lamb This course will dissect the art of lamenting: expressing deep regret, grief or sorrow. Attention will be given to unraveling the laments of Job, David, Jeremiah, and Jesus. Students will experience their heartfelt pleas and learn how to embrace their own. Overall this class explores the psychological process of dealing with and recovering from losses common to human experiences and the impact of traumatic ones outside the range of normal experience.
(6 Week Certificated Course) Dr. Ruth Aaron Richardson An exciting study of those hidden feminine jewels in the word of God. Unsung heroes will be unveiled and explored. Revealing how they were used in God’s divine plan. A look at today’s women fulfilling the call of God will also be discussed.
(3 units) Prof. Martin Prince This is a comprehensive study of the characteristics of each age level in human development. A study is made of appropriate principles of teaching. To develop skilled leaders for Christian Education, family life, youth ministries and children’s ministries. Consideration is also given to the role of Christian Education in evangelism.
(3 units) Dr. Herbert Parker The student will learn to apply the principles of Greek syntax to various Greek texts. Students are provided with the tools needed to analyze the syntax of the Greek New Testament. The course delves into the translation of biblical verses and applying the principles of syntax to the verses.
(3 units) (Apostolicity) Prof. Beverly Howard This course gives special attention to the foundational tenets of the Apostolic Faith. It is an important course for those wishing to understand and articulate the beliefs and concerns of this particular church movement.
(3 units) Eschatology Prof. Louise Prince A study of the overall purpose of God, future events related to the destiny of history and individuals including the Rapture of the church, Christ’s second coming in its phases, the millennial reign of Christ, resurrections, the judgements and eternal state. The inception and nature of the church, as a living organism and its role in current events will be analyzed.