Church History (CH)

CH501 - Wisdom from Church History. In this course we will learn from the history of the Church from Pentecost to the present. We will focus on (1) the Church’s people who, as saints and sinners, have been the flesh and blood of its history; (2) the Church’s doctrine which has developed throughout its history; (3) the Church’s writings which have exerted a tremendous impact on its history; and (4) the Church’s movements which have composed the ebb and flow, the progress and regress, of its history. We will also consider what the past can contribute to the present, seeking to learn lessons from the history of the Church for our own lives, ministries, doctrines, and churches. 4 credits or 4 Learning Units.

CH501X - Wisdom from Church History Part 1. This course highlights the history of the Church from Pentecost to just prior to the Protestant Reformation. We will focus on: (1) the Church’s people who, as saints and sinners, have been the flesh and blood of its history; (2) the Church’s doctrine which has developed throughout its history; (3) the Church’s writings which have exerted a tremendous impact on its history; and (4) the Church’s movements which have comprised the ebb and flow, the progress and regress, of its history. We will also consider what the past can contribute to the present, seeking to learn lessons from the history of the Church for our own lives, ministries, doctrines and churches. 2 credits.or 2 Learning Units.

CH501Y - Wisdom from Church History Part 2. This course highlights the history of the Church from the Protestant Reformation to the present. We will focus on: (1) the Church’s people who, as saints and sinners, have been the flesh and blood of its history; (2) the Church’s doctrine which has developed throughout its history; (3) the Church’s writings which have exerted a tremendous impact on its history; and (4) the Church’s movements which have comprised the ebb and flow, the progress and regress, of its history. We will also consider what the past can contribute to the present, seeking to learn lessons from the history of the Church for our own lives, ministries, doctrines and churches. 2 credits or 2 Learning Units.

CH502 - Insight and Inspiration from Church History.  In this course we will learn from the history of the Church from Pentecost to the present. We will focus on: (1) the Church’s people who, as saints and sinners, have been the flesh and blood of its history; (2) the Church’s doctrine which has developed throughout its history; (3) the Church’s writings which have exerted a tremendous impact on its history; and (4) the Church’s movements which have composed the ebb and flow, the progress and regress, of its history. We will also consider what the past can contribute to the present, seeking to learn lessons from the history of the Church for our own lives, ministries, doctrines, and churches. 2 credits or 2 Learning Units.

CH505 – History of Missions.  You will examine the dynamic factors God has used in the expansion and spread of His church. Analyze successes and failures in mission endeavors, from era to era, by both Eastern and Western churches. Study strategies used by missionaries throughout the ages as a guide to forming a personal strategy of mission and an understanding of practical aspects and principles of world missions. 2 credits or 2 Learning Units.

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Jon Raibley
Jon Raibley
Assistant Director of the Online Campus
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