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Duration: Lifetime
Price: Free

Entrance Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Course Requirements

  • Minimum of 45 Credit Hours

Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition: Free
  • Graduation fee: $150
    • Covers compiling and mailing of transcripts and diploma

Study Materials

  • Online Reading

Required Courses

Introduction to Online Study This course introduces the student to patterns and principles of Kingdom living applicable to life and ministry.
History of the Bible This course traces the history of the Bible and includes discussions of inspiration, the biblical canon, major manuscripts, textual criticism, early translations, and modern versions.
Old Testament Survey This course helps students become 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.
New Testament Survey 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.
Intercessory Prayer An introduction to the ministry of intercessory prayer. James 5:16 "The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much."
Creative Bible Study Methods This course equips students for personal study of the Word of God after the conclusion of Institute training. Students learn how to study the Bible by book, chapter, paragraph, verse, and word. Other methods taught include biographical, devotional, theological, typological, and topical. Special guidelines for studying Bible poetry and prophecy are presented and students are taught methods of charting and outlining.
Major Concepts of Christian Doctrine This course is a study of the major concepts of Christian theology and their interrelationships. We will explore how best to form theological beliefs and consider the doctrines of Scripture, God, Christ, the Holy Spirit, humanity, salvation, sanctification, the church, and the last things.
Living in the Kingdom This course introduces the student to patterns and principles of Kingdom living applicable to life and ministry.
Personal Evangelism This course is a study of evangelism ministry with special attention paid to the context of a local church setting.
Preparing for Ministry This course aims at inspiring students; giving them the courage to pray for the impossible and helping them find the persistence to see their prayers to completion.
Gospels - Life of Christ A historical, biographical, and exegetical study of the life and teaching of Jesus (during the last six months of his earthly ministry) as set forth in the four gospels.
Pentateuch This course features a survey of the Old Testament in the English Bible. Emphasis is placed on the major themes, key scriptures, and major personalities of each book. Special attention is given to the revelation and promise of Christ in each book.
Historical Books The background information and the major themes of the 12 historical books of the Old Testament are reviewed in greater detail.
Basic Skills of Bible Interpretation The aim of this course is to develop a working knowledge of the basic skills of biblical interpretation. Students will be introduced to the various skills needed to work with the different types of literature, or genre,found in the Bible as well as matters of context and content. The goal of this course is to help students to become skilled, life-long exegetes of God's Word.
Biblical History of Israel (CHS 300) The Bible tells the story of God's redemptive work in the life and death of Jesus Christ through the human history of the nation of Israel and the early church. This course helps the student pinpoint the place and time of major events in salvation history.
Old Testament - Books of Poetry The poetic books of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon are covered in detail. Historical Background information and theological themes of each book are outlined.