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Global Students

Global Students

Threshold – Summer/ Fall 2022

Global students are invited to Threshold 2022 — a unique, four-day opportunity for community and mentorship happening June 13–June 16 (Fall:  Oct 3-6) at our Portland Campus. Here is our director of online learning, Andrew Pack, EdD, describing what students can expect at Threshold:

Students at Threshold will complete the following two courses in Summer 2022, earning a total of four credit hours:

(All attending students please fill out this form here) Threshold Necessary Information Form. Please note that no on campus housing is available, however several options are available including staying with a Western family, or sharing and AirBNB with other students. Let us know in the form which you prefer.

View the Su22 and F22 Schedules

Su22June 13June 14June 15June 16
8 a.m.–noon ML 501 (2crs)  Theol/Practice Ministry, w/ Stephen Stallard, Ph.D. ML 501 (2crs)  Theol/Practice Ministry, w/ Stephen Stallard, Ph.D. BT 502 (2crs) Biblical Theology w/ Josh Mathews, Ph.D. BT 502 (2crs) Biblical Theology w/ Josh Mathews, Ph.D.
12–1 p.m. Lunch hosted by Western Lunch hosted by Western Lunch hosted by Western Students get their own lunches
1‐5 p.m. ML 501 (2crs)  Theol/Practice Ministry, w/ Stephen Stallard, Ph.D. Special Presentation BT 502 (2crs) Biblical Theology w/ Josh Mathews, Ph.D. BT 502 (2crs) Biblical Theology w/ Josh Mathews, Ph.D.
5–7 p.m. Dinner with President Chuck Conniry, hosted by Western Students get their own dinner Dinner with special faculty guest Dinner with special faculty guest

Note: On Friday, students will have the opportunity to explore Portland together as an optional event from 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

 

F22Oct 3Oct 4 Oct 5Oct 6
8 a.m.–noon CS 501 (2crs)  Loving God and Others, w/ Andrew Pack, Ed.D. CS 501 (2crs)  Loving God and Others, w/ Andrew Pack, Ed.D. MF 501 (2crs)  Theol Study/ Min Formation w/ Ron Marrs, Ph.D. MF 501 (2crs)  Theol Study/ Min Formation w/ Ron Marrs, Ph.D.
12–1 p.m. Lunch hosted by Western Lunch hosted by Western Lunch hosted by Western Students get their own lunches
1‐5 p.m. CS 501 (2crs)  Loving God and Others, w/ Andrew Pack, Ed.D. Special Presentation MF 501 (2crs)  Theol Study/ Min Formation w/ Ron Marrs, Ph.D. MF 501 (2crs)  Theol Study/ Min Formation w/ Ron Marrs, Ph.D.
5–7 p.m. Dinner with President Chuck Conniry, hosted by Western Students get their own dinner Dinner with special faculty guest Dinner with special faculty guest

Note: On Friday, students will have the opportunity to explore Portland together as an optional event from 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Capstone

Fall 2022, TH 504 is a Standard design Global course.
Spring 2023, TH 504 is an "Online LIVE" design course.
Summer 2023, Capstone, offering of TH 504 is at the Portland Campus - June 7–8
*All students are welcome to any of these three delivery options.

Online LIVE

Online LIVE courses provide the opportunity for students to engage in gospel-centered transformation in real-time, with teachers and students through a video conferencing platform, such as Zoom. Online LIVE classes are open to every Western student and scheduled with distance students in mind. These classes typically meet every week, during late weekday afternoons or some mornings. While some of these classes utilize lecture videos in tandem with live video teaching, others rely only on live class time for instruction.

Summer 2022 - Online LIVE Courses

All times listed below are Pacific Time.

Day / TimeCourseInstructorCredits
Mondays, 4:30–5:30 p.m. PT 511 - Advanced Preaching (Promo Video) Matthew Raley Ph.D. 2
Mondays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. NT 522 - Greek 3: Greek Syntax and Reading Jason Pedersen, Ph.D. Candidate 2
Tuesdays, 4:30–5:30 p.m. WL504 Women in Leadership (Promo Video) Mary Ann Noack, D.Min. 2
Tuesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. YM 503 Spiritual Formation of Youth (Promo Video) Ron Marrs, Ph.D. 1
Wednesdays, 4:30–5:30 p.m. MF 501 - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry (Promo Video) Ron Marrs, Ph.D. 2
Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. PT 521 - Gospel Impact Through Godly Families (Promo Video) Gary Thomas D.D. 2
Thursdays, 10 a.m.–11 a.m. CS 502 - Practicing Prayer and Other Key Disciplines (Promo Video) Jon Raibley, Ed.D. 2
Thursdays, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. OT523 – Hebrew 3: Syntax and Reading Jan Verbruggen, Ph.D. 2
Thursdays, 4:30–6:30 p.m. TH503 – Theology III:  Living as the community of the Spirit (Promo Video) Timothy Harmon, Ph.D. 4
Thursdays, 4:30–6:30 p.m. BL503 – Interpreting Acts to Revelation Andrew Dvoracek, Ph.D. 4
Saturdays, 10–11 a.m. CH 502 - Insight and Insp. from Church History David Nystrom, Ph.D. 2

Summer 2022 Standard Global Electives

Here are some upcoming standard electives available this spring (Standard design is predominantly asynchronous )

CourseLecturesCredits
BL 541 - Life of Christ (Promo Video) J. Carl Laney, Th.D. 2
BT 532 - Theology of Luke-Acts Darrell L. Bock, Ph.D 2
BT 537 - Priestly Messiah, Temple & Apocalyptic Tim Mackie, Ph.D. 2
CA 501 - The Chaplaincy (Promo Video) Jeff Struecker, M.Div. 2
TH 525 - Christology Bruce A. Ware, Ph.D. 2


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State Authorizations

Western Seminary - Global (online distance education) program of Western Seminary is currently authorized to operate in 49 of the 50 states and the District of Columbia under the terms of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). In California, Western's online program operates by separate authorization.