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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.
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.
Godly Leadership From Moses to the Lord Jesus, to the Apostles, the Bible is a great text on leadership. Basic principles of leadership and practical insights will be covered from a biblical perspective.
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.
Starting and Leading a Small Group Small groups have the power to change lives. They're the ideal route to discipleship a place where the rubber of biblical truth meets the road of human relations. Students will receive practical guidance on how to start and lead effective small groups.
Christian Education A study of the educational process of the local church, with attention to aims, principles, leadership, planning, organization, and curriculum of a biblical ministry for all age groups.
Children's Ministry This course focuses on childhood education in the Church and the needs of children and teens.
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.
Homiletics This course provides an overview of aspects of biblical preaching, including the development and delivery of biblical sermons.
The Church and Its Functions This course is an introduction to biblical ecclesiology. The student is exposed to the nature and governance of the church according to the Bible.
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.
General Epistles The course provides a close reading of James, I Peter, II Peter, I John, II John, III, and Jude with special attention given to literary, socio-historical and theological understandings of the
Survey of Pastoral Ministry The Biblical mandates and principles governing the task of the church in edifying and equipping the saints for service; home and hospital visitation; worship; and church ceremonies.
Old Testament - Historical Books The background information and the major themes of the 12 historical books of the Old Testament are reviewed in greater detail.
Acts The book of Acts, also referred to as the "Acts of the Apostles" or the "Acts of the Holy Spirit", presents the exciting story of the beginning of the church. Through a rigorous exposition of the book of Acts, students gain a greater understanding and appreciation of the early disciples' commitment to the fulfillment of the Great Commission.
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.
Teaching Methods of Jesus This course examines the methods Jesus used to teach and preach the Gospel.Students are taught how to prepare and present lessons and how to teach and preach the Gospel.