Online Course Sampler

MF 500/501 - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation

Ron Marrs 1

PROFESSOR OF YOUTH
AND PASTORAL MINISTRY

 

With Ron Marrs, Ph.D. and Terry Burns, D.Min. This course will prepare students to successfully complete a graduate program in theological studies and enter ministry leadership positions. Students will develop mentoring relationships and a personalized plan for spiritual and professional development vital for ministry effectiveness.

Lesson 10-1 (12:22 Min)

ML 502 - Transformational Leadership

John Johnson 1

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PASTORAL THEOLOGY

 

With John Johnson, Ph.D. This course builds on the principles of ML 501 and is designed for those who intend to be future leaders, committed to leading evangelical renewal. This course will move from definitions to the core of a godly leader; how to take a ministry through a vision process; engage in strategic planning, decision-making, and implementation; build great teams; work through conflict and change; delegate tasks; and effectively mentor the next generation of leaders. Models from the ministry, corporate, political, athletic, and military worlds will be compared and contrasted with leadership found in the Scriptures

Lesson 2-2 (14:54 Min)

CS 501 - Learning to Love God and Others

Randy Roberts

PRESIDENT

PROFESSOR OF SPIRITUAL LIFE DEVELOPMENT

 

With Randal Roberts, D.Min. The theological and practical dynamics of evangelical spirituality will be examined to provide a solid foundation for rich fellowship with the Triune God and for living out of the Great Commandment. The nature of spiritual maturity will be examined (including a biblically-balanced model of priorities) and practical experiences for nurturing that maturity will be provided.

Lesson 1 (34:37 Min)

TH 523 - Prayer and Providence

Gerry Breshears 1

PROFESSOR OF SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY

 

Todd Miles 1

PROFESSOR OF THEOLOGY

 

 

Gerry Breshears, Ph. D. & Todd Miles, Ph.D. Understanding the role of prayer in divine sovereignty is an essential question in the believer's life. It is a part of grasping the balance between God's providential guidance of the world and secondary causes such as obedience and sin. These sorts of questions merit our best efforts for they lie at the heart of Christianity. You will do careful work to comprehend the various themes the Bible uses to describe providence and prayer, interact with the major contemporary and historical approaches, and grapple with some of the deep questions for ministry and life from personal and ministry perspectives.

Lesson 1-2 (11:41 Min)