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Academic program

This program is for people who dedicated or want to dedicate their life to ministry at church, to outreach, or to missionary ministry. The program is organized in a way that lets students gain good knowledge of the Bible, receive theoretical and practical knowledge in outreach, preaching, missionary work, and counseling work among people of different nationalities, ages, and social positions. 

 

Subjects, which are taught in the college:

Methodology – 1,5 credits

The course aims to teach students effective ways for effective class work and individual studying. It discusses such questions: How to read properly, how to do your homework, how to plan study and free time, how to write research papers, etc. Besides that, students learn the structure of the college’s academic process during this course.

Spiritual formation – 1,5 credits

This is one of the first and basic subjects, which directly teaches students to combine theoretical knowledge and spiritual formation, active participation in the life of the local church and long hours spent reading books. Moreover, the course discusses relationships between Christians who have close relationships.

 

Introduction to the Old Testament – 3 credits

Besides overall review and introduction of the Old Testament, this course includes study of geography and archeology of the Middle East in ancient times, which correlate with the history of Israel. The subject covers the time period from Genesis to Malachi.

 

Introduction to the New Testament – 3 credits

In this course students learn each book of the New Testament, their authors, when it was written, and goals of each book. Moreover, they study the history of ancient Greece, Rome, and other countries that influenced events which were happening in Palestine during New Testament times and the time of the apostles’ church..

 

Systematic theology – 3 credits

This subject is about systematic study of basic doctrines of Christian faith. During one semester, students study doctrines about the Bible and about God, about Christ, about humans about the Church, and about the end times.

 

Church history – 3 credits

This is course about the creation and development of Christian society, the society’s relationships with God and the world, and the main events and historic figures during I – XI centuries. This class also included the XI – XX centuries, by describing church movements and their role in the lives of separate countries and the world in general. It also included analysis of historic facts.

 

Biblical counseling – 3 credits

This class is about the principles and methodology of Biblical counseling. It also gives an opportunity to work on basic practical skills.

 

Hermeneutics – 3 credits

This course aims to teach students proper ways of approaching the Holy Scriptures, which helps to effectively reach objective understanding of the true meaning of Bible passages. The class includes detailed study of the historical-grammatical method of Bible interpretation and practical application of received skills in the process of Bible study and sermon preparation.

 

Church structure – 3 credits

The biblical teaching about church, goals and ministry in the church, and biblical teaching about sanctification are discussed in this class. In addition, the possibilities and experience of course information application are discussed in this course.

 

Apologetics – 3 credits

In this class, students receive theoretical and practical aspects for defending their faith and sharing Gospel. This class includes Christian arguments about God’s existence for the postmodern society. This course is founded on the Bible and systematic theology.

 

Pastor theology - 3 credits

This class helps students to research God’s Word to find Biblical arguments for Church foundation (ecclesiology) and a pastor’s ministry, with the emphasis on the personality and role of the pastor, so that students can pay attention to the principles, and practice different aspect of the pastor’s ministry.

 

Practice 12 credits

This is the student’s participation in local church ministry. This course includes real ministry on the basis of the existing or appearing church. The church ministers are supposed to mentor and support students in their ministry.

 

 

The College has a right to change the program, adapting it to meet the needs of pastors who are sending students to study.

 

One credit is equal to 37 hours of work, which include:

lectures (14-16 hours),

literature reading 150 pages,

writing papers 2-3 pages,

research of data, questionnaires, test and exam preparation, and exams, etc. (21-23 hours).

 

The College administration provides an academic level of education; the dormitory and 3 meals per day are provided; the information database of the college and library are open for students; students visit local churches, and some opportunities for practice are provided.

The graduates receive a diploma upon successful graduation.

 

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