Current Course Offerings

The course offerings for Koinonia Institute are continually growing. All of these courses are available to students who are currently members of Koinonia Institute. You can check the upcoming schedule by logging in and clicking on “All Courses” in your “My Courses” block. Click here to become a member of Koinonia Institute.

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BIB501-1: Old Testament Survey

(3 credits) An overview of the Old Testament, emphasizing the integrity of design. An introduction to conservative hermeneutics with an emphasis on inerrancy and using the Bible to interpret itself. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB501-2: New Testament Survey

(3 credits) An overview of the New Testament, exploring the claims, reality, and mission of Jesus Christ and to provide an initial exposure to eschatological controversies. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB502-1: Genesis 1

(3 credits) An expositional study of Genesis Chapters 1-8, with an emphasis on the Creation Week, the Fall, and the Flood. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB502-2: Genesis 2

(3 credits) An expositional study of Genesis Chapters 9-50, with an emphasis on the Call of Abraham, the lives of Isaac and Jacob, and the twelve tribes of Israel. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB503-1: Exodus 1

(2 credits) What is the greatest thing that God has done? Some may say “creation”, yet, how many books are devoted to the topic of creation? Primarily, Genesis, some Psalms, a couple of chapters in Job, Isaiah, etc. There is another act of God that is more profound than creation, which is redemption! The Book of Exodus is the bedrock of God's plan of redemption, and is seen as a 'type' of the early church. It is also an adventure of discovery, since the dramatic narrative is laced with numerous hidden messages in the form of microcodes and macrocodes, each anticipating the New Testament climax. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB503-2: Exodus 2

(2 credits) What is the greatest thing that God has done? Some may say the creation, and yet, how many books are devoted to the topic of creation? Primarily, Genesis, some Psalms, a couple of chapters in Job, Isaiah, etc. There is another act of God that is more profound than creation, which is redemption! The Book of Exodus - Unit 2 continues to explore the bedrock of God's plan of redemption, and is seen as a 'type' of the early church. It is also an adventure of discovery, since the dramatic narrative is laced with numerous hidden messages in the form of microcodes and macrocodes, each anticipating the New Testament climax. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB504-1: Leviticus 1

(2 credits) The book of Leviticus is the only book of the Bible specifically focused on holiness. It isn't just for Jewish priests: Paul enjoins us, 'For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.' (Romans 15:4) This study will highlight textual details that will illuminate many overlooked subtleties in the New Testament record. Again, here is an essential book for every serious Christian. Fasten your seat belts! It's going to be an exciting and highly privileged excursion! (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB504-2: Leviticus 2

(2 credits) The book of Leviticus is the only book of the Bible specifically focused on holiness. It isn’t just for Jewish priests: Paul enjoins us, “For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.” (Romans 15:4) (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB505: Numbers

(2 credits) It took only three days to get Israel out of Egypt, but it took 40 years to get "Egypt" out of Israel! This book is a chronicle of failures — 38 years of exile that should never have happened, but for their lack of faith. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB506-1: Deuteronomy 1

(2 credits) The Book of Deuteronomy is essentially a series of sermons by the greatest Old Testament prophet, Moses. Regarded as the "Book of Romans" of the Torah, his review of the Law includes such crucial issues as; the legitimacy of war, the role of capital punishment, divorce, proper forms of worship, keeping the Sabbath, etc. But, surprising for many are its prophetic aspects; Israel's future—with an astonishing prediction of the Holocaust, the Diaspora, etc. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB506-2: Deuteronomy 2

(2 credits) Deuteronomy Unit 2, continues through the Book of Deuteronomy by studying Chapters 19-34. Essentially a series of sermons, the book of Deuteronomy was written by the greatest Old Testament prophet, Moses. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB509: Ruth/Esther

(2 credits) Heralded for their literary value for centuries, both the books of Ruth and Esther are filled with intrigue, romance, and action similar to that of any modern-day screen play. Ruth is venerated as an elegant love story while Esther is a dramatic account of foiled plots and retribution. (Duration: 10 Weeks)

BIB510-1: 1st/2nd Samuel 1

(2 credits) The two books of Samuel form a basic foundational study in the Old Testament. An understanding of this basic history is essential, not only to understanding the Old and New Testaments, but in gaining a valid perspective of eschatological issues as well. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB510-2: 1st/2nd Samuel 2

(2 credits) This study continues to examine the first two of the four historical books of "kings"; it forms a bridge between the ties of the Judges and the monarchy of Israel. It includes the installation of King Saul and the subsequent anointing and reign of David as king. This is foundational to the establishment of the Davidic dynasty and the Messianic hope. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB512: 1st/2nd Chronicles

(4 credits) This study explores the priestly history of the Southern Kingdom, with emphasis on the Davidic dynasty and its decline, up to its subsequent captivity by the Babylonian Empire. (Duration: 16 Weeks)

BIB515-1: Psalms 1

(3 credits) Psalms emphasizes the heart and soul of humanity. It is a collection of songs and prayers that intimately express the deepest emotions experienced by mankind. It provides comfort, strength and help during our darkest moments as well as praise and joy only found through God's everlasting love and forgiveness. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB515-2: Psalms 2

(3 credits) Psalms emphasizes the heart and soul of humanity. It is a collection of songs and prayers that intimately express the deepest emotions experienced by mankind. It provides comfort, strength and help during our darkest moments as well as praise and joy only found through God's everlasting love and forgiveness. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB516: Proverbs

(2 credits) Life is not a spectator sport. The Book of Proverbs provides practical guidance for daily challenges, collected from one who is widely regarded as the wisest man who ever lived. Proverbs is God's book on "How to wise up and live" and how to avoid becoming the Scorner; the Fool; and the Simple. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB517: Ecclesiastes

(2 credits) Ecclesiastes is unlike any other Old Testament book and has no parallel in literature of the Biblical world. It is a philosophical discourse as well as a considered response to the most basic questions of life. Yet, even today this wise counsel is widely ignored or misunderstood. Surpassing other wisdom literature, Ecclesiastes emphasizes the fact that human life and human goals, as ends in themselves and apart from God, are futile and meaningless. Solomon saw injustice to the poor, crooked politics, incompetent leaders, unbridled crime, materialism, and a desire for the good old days. It is a message for us today. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB518: Song of Songs

(2 credits) This book, also called the Song of Solomon, is one of the most neglected - and controversial - books of the Bible. It is a book about lovemaking from an author who had 700 wives and 300 concubines. So explicit are these aspects that because of its erotic content, the rabbis forbade the book to be read by anyone under the age of 30. (Duration: 5 Weeks)

BIB520-1: Jeremiah/Lamentations 1

(3 credits) Jeremiah, the Weeping Prophet and patriot presided over the terminal deterioration of his nation. He ministered about 80 years after Isaiah during the reigns of the last four kings of the Southern Kingdom. He was even jailed for treason because his message was so unpopular. This book is quoted over fifty times in the New Testament and over half of those are found in the book of Revelation. (Duration: 11 Weeks)

BIB520-2: Jeremiah/Lamentations 2

(3 credits) Jeremiah, the Weeping Prophet and patriot presided over the terminal deterioration of his nation. He ministered about 80 years after Isaiah during the reigns of the last four kings of the Southern Kingdom. He was even jailed for treason because his message was so unpopular. This book is quoted over fifty times in the New Testament and over half of those are found in the book of Revelation. (Duration: 10 Weeks)

BIB521-1: Ezekiel 1

(3 credits) Ezekiel was one of the most fascinating and mystical prophets of the Old Testament. He was captive with King Jehoiachin in the second of three deportations under Nebuchadnezzar, years before Jerusalem was overthrown. Daniel who had been in Babylon years before Ezekiel arrived, is mentioned three times. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB521-2: Ezekiel 2

(3 credits) Ezekiel Unit 2, continues through the Book of Ezekiel by studying Chapters 26-48. This course will explore the famed vision of the Valley of the Dry Bones, which is unquestionably the monumental Biblical fulfillment of the 20th century. (Duration: 10 Weeks)

BIB522: Daniel

(4 credits) An expositional study of Daniel. Scholars consider Daniel's prophecies to be fundamental to understanding the main theme of the end times. (Duration: 14 Weeks)

BIB523: Prophets to the Northern Kingdom

(3 credits) Hosea, a contemporary of Isaiah (for most of his ministry) and Amos (in his earlier years) was the Jeremiah of the Northern Kingdom. Discover how Hosea and Amos complement each other, providing perspective on the plight of Israel and how that parallels the predicament of our country today. (Duration: 13 Weeks)

BIB524: Prophets to the Gentiles

(2 credits) Prophets to the Gentiles: Jonah, Nahum & Obadiah are three small books of the Bible that contribute a critical perspective for all of us. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB525: Prophets to the Southern Kingdom

(4 credits) The Prophets to the Southern Kingdom (Joel, Micah, Zephaniah, & Habakkuk) spoke many promises of Israel's return to the land, Christ's second coming, and the overall time line from Babylon all the way through the Millennium. In a time of great turmoil, these men focused on the hope of the coming Messiah and His Kingdom. (Duration: 13 Weeks)

BIB526-1: Post Exile Zechariah

(4 credits) Post Exile Prophets: Zechariah. Often referred to as the Apocalypse of the Old Testament, Zechariah focuses on the Day of YHWH, the return of Israel in unbelief, and their passing through the Great Tribulation; the siege of Jerusalem by the confederated Gentile powers, and their deliverance by King Messiah. He provides details of Jesus' betrayal and crucifixion some 400 years before the events took place. (Duration: 14 Weeks)

BIB526-2: Post Exile Haggai/Malachi

(2 credits) Post Exile Prophets: Haggai and Malachi were sent to the Jewish exiles who returned to Jerusalem to rebuilt the Temple. Haggai called them out of their lethargy to finish God's House. Some years later Malachi called them out of their moral ambivalence and compromise with the enemy, and brought them back to a renewed commitment to God. (Duration: 6 Weeks)

BIB529-1: Matthew 1

(3 credits) This book focuses on the presentation of Jesus Christ as the Messiah, the Lion of the Tribe of Judah. This unit explores the legal genealogical claim of Christ to the throne of David, His Manifesto of the Kingdom (the Sermon on the Mount). (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB529-2: Matthew 2

(3 credits) Matthew 2 continues with Christ's training of the disciples, including a detailed analysis of the Kingdom Parables and the famed, but often confusing, "Olivet Discourse." Substantial emphasis is focused on the climactic Final Week, detailing the events of the Last Seder, Gethsemane, the six trials, the Crucifixion and the Resurrection. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB530-1: Mark 1

(2 credits) Each Gospel writer presents a unique perspective with a selection of events and observations that support his theme. The book of Mark reads like a movie script. It moves rapidly through a series of visual images, emphasizing action. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB530-2: Mark 2

(2 credits) Mark Unit 2 continues Mark's presentation of Jesus Christ as the Suffering Servant and explores Chapters 9-16 of the book of Mark. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB531-1: Luke 1

(3 credits) For many, the Gospel according to "the Beloved Physician" is the most readable and complete account of the life of Christ. Known for its historical detail and precision, Luke was chosen by the Holy Spirit to communicate the Gospel to an educated and technological culture. The evidences of the truly "human" nature of Jesus Christ are littered throughout this treatise. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB531-2: Luke 2

(3 credits) For many, the Gospel according to "the Beloved Physician" is the most readable and complete account of the life of Christ. Known for its historical detail and precision, Luke was chosen by the Holy Spirit to communicate the Gospel to an educated and technological culture. The evidences of the truly "human" nature of Jesus Christ are littered throughout this treatise. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB532-1: John 1

(3 credits) Each of the Gospel writers presents a unique perspective, and their selection of events and other aspects supports their respective themes. John's Gospel unabashedly presents Jesus as the Son of God, and he opens it with the 'genealogy' of the Pre-existent One. (Duration: 10 Weeks)

BIB532-2: John 2

(3 credits) Each of the Gospel writers presents a unique perspective, and their selection of events and other aspects supports their respective themes. John's Gospel unabashedly presents Jesus as the Son of God, and he opens it with the "genealogy" of the Pre-existent One. (Duration: 10 Weeks)

BIB533-1: Acts 1

(2 credits) "Luke Volume II," often called "The Acts of the Apostles," completes the "Pentateuch of the New Testament." It includes both Peter and Paul as prime characters: Peter was the minister to the circumcised, as Paul was to the uncircumcised. The traditional title of this book is, in some respects, a misnomer: it primarily deals with the "acts" of Peter and Paul. But it really should be called "The Acts of the Holy Spirit." (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB533-2: Acts 2

(2 credits) Acts 2 continues to explore"Luke Volume II," often called "The Acts of the Apostles." It includes both Peter and Paul as prime characters: Peter was the minister to the circumcised, as Paul was to the uncircumcised. The traditional title of this book is, in some respects, a misnomer: it primarily deals with the "acts" of Peter and Paul. But it really should be called "The Acts of the Holy Spirit." (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB534-1: Romans 1

(3 credits) Romans is the definitive statement of Christian doctrine – the most comprehensive book in the New Testament. Its impact on History is unequaled. It has an international outlook: As a Roman citizen, and with both Hebrew and Greek culture of history, religion, philosophy, poetry, science, music, etc., Paul's Epistle to the Romans is the most profound writing that exists anywhere. It is the definitive analysis on sin, the law, and grace. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB534-2: Romans 2

(3 credits) Romans is the definitive statement of Christian doctrine – the most comprehensive book in the New Testament. Its impact on History is unequaled. It has an international outlook: As a Roman citizen, and with both Hebrew and Greek culture of history, religion, philosophy, poetry, science, music, etc., Paul's Epistle to the Romans is the most profound writing that exists anywhere. It is the definitive analysis on sin, the law, and grace. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB536: Galatians

(2 credits) The Epistle to the Galatians is regarded as one of Paul's greatest and most important letters. It has been characterized as a "short Romans" and embraces in its six short chapters such a variety of vehement and intense emotion as could not be paralleled in any other work. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB537: Ephesians

(2 credits) The Epistle to the Ephesians is the most mystical of Paul's epistles. It is regarded by some as the highest conceptual ground in the New Testament. It is the crown and climax of Paul's letters: it looks at our salvation from pre-creation election to the vantage point of "the heavenlies" – a panoramic view of the wondrous and glorious works of God in Jesus Christ our Lord. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB538: Philippians

(2 credits) Paul certainly knew suffering and true joy. He also knew joy through suffering. In his darkest hour, Paul wrote this letter to encourage his most intimate friends. He himself was a prisoner at the time yet it was he who was providing encouragement to them, the faithful at Philippi! (Duration: 6 Weeks)

BIB539: Colossians

(2 credits) Many Bible scholars have concluded that Colossians is the most profound letter Paul ever wrote. The circumstance that prompted its writing was the introduction of heresies, which arose there and later developed into Gnosticism. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB540: 1st/2nd Thessalonians

(2 credits) Paul's epistles to the believers in Thessalonica are the two most important New Testament eschatological epistles. 1st Thessalonians is among the earliest New Testament documents: written less than 20 years after Christ's resurrection. Every chapter refers to the Second Coming. The most famous declaration in this letter is on the Harpazo, commonly called, from the Latin, the "Rapture." (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB541: Timothy/Titus/Philemon

(2 credits) The “Pastoral Epistles” are 1st and 2nd Timothy and Titus. These are not only for pastors: they are for every believer. We are all in a “full time ministry” whether we know it or not. Timothy was not too happy in his church in Ephesus; Titus was in a difficult situation on the Island of Crete. To both of them Paul wrote: “Be faithful. It’s too soon to quit.” Philemon is also considered a “Pastoral Epistle since Paul’s letter is addressed to an individual person rather than a whole church or group of churches. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB542: Hebrews

(4 credits) Hebrews is one of the two greatest theological treatises of the New Testament. It is the "Leviticus" of the New Testament, detailing how the Lord Jesus Christ is both the fulfillment and the successor to all that had gone on before. (Duration: 16 Weeks)

BIB543: James

(2 credits) An expositional study of James, focusing on the practical Christian walk rather than on doctrine; it is directed toward a living faith. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB544: 1st/2nd Peter

(2 credits) Written by one of the most colorful personalities who participated in the greatest adventures of human history, a careful study of the Epistles of Peter is a certain treat to the diligent student. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB545: 1st/2nd/3rd John

(2 credits) John's First Epistle deals with sanctification, and has been called the New Testament "sanctum sanctorum." John's Second Epistle appears to have been a personal letter to Mary, having been given into his responsibility at the Cross. If so, it has a number of profound implications. John's Third Epistle deals with three people, all Christians: Gaius, the encourager; Diotrephes, a gossip; and Demetrius, an example to be imitated. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB546: Jude

(2 credits) An expositional study of Jude, overflowing with fascinating Old Testament references and allusions: lessons from Israel in the wilderness, the angels that sinned, the strange events of Sodom and Gomorrah, and other insights from Cain, Balaam. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

BIB547-1: Revelation 1

(3 credits) An expositional study of Revelation Chapters 1-5, with an emphasis on the Letters to Seven Churches. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BIB547-2: Revelation 2

(3 credits) An expositional study of Revelation Chapters 6-22, with an emphasis on God's judgments on post-Rapture earth. (Duration: 12 Weeks)

BTE501: Hermeneutics

(2 credits) This is an introductory course on both the origins of the Bible as well as providing different hermeneutical approaches to study. (Duration: 4 Weeks)

BTE502: Our Jewish Roots

(2 credits) The Jewish Roots class begins with a look back. We will look at the Temple and see what insights we can find concerning our makeup. We then look at the present and attempt to understand the Mosaic Feasts, with a special emphasis on Passover. Students are encouraged here to participate in the Feasts. Finally we look to the future in order to see clearly what future prophecies have yet to be fulfilled and what their impact will be on the Israel of today. (Duration: 5 Weeks)

BTE503: Unveiling Christmas/Easter Stories

(2 credits) An "UNVEILING" of our two highly venerated, and perhaps favorite, holidays Christmas and Easter. Most reasonably informed Christians are well aware that many of the traditions that surround the Christmas holidays have pagan origins and very little correlation with the actual events as recorded in the Bible. However, most of us are surprised when we discover that some of what we have been taught about "Easter" is not only in error, but deliberately so! (Duration: 4 Weeks)

BTE505: Discouragement and Trials

(2 credits) The Bible is full of stories about men and women much like ourselves, who went through a variety of trials and tribulations. The challenge for Christians today is how to respond to the trials and tribulations we are going through. This study will review trials that Joseph, David, Job and the Apostles went through and how they responded to trials the Lord set before them as examples for us. (Duration: 7 Weeks)

BTE507: The Ten Commandments

(3 credits) The Ten Commandments is the hub of all of Israel's religious and civil laws. The first four commandments pertain to the relationship of the Israelites with God, and the other six deal with social relationships within the covenant community. Pastor Joe Focht goes through each of these Ten Commandments and shows why they are still important to Christians today and how they are to be applied to our everyday Christian walk. (Duration: 10 Weeks)

BTE508: Talkin Bout My Generation

(2 credits) Do you have big dreams? Are you longing for greatness? What is something that you KNOW God is calling you to do? Are you living in a way that makes the world jealous? Are you a watcher on the wall? Can Jesus be your "Homeboy?" Understanding the need for his generation to seek God and live life for Him, Ben Courson explores various topics and Scriptures that will inspire young and old alike, to take their faith more seriously. (Duration: 6 Weeks)

BTE601: Joel/Israeli Eschatology

(1 credits) The short but meaty book of Joel speaks clearly about themes such as: The Day of the Lord; the Gentile nations and their pathway to Armageddon; the Millennium; and, the role of Israel as well as an admonition to those who would seek to divide His Land. The two sessions of Israeli Eschatology reveal the scenarios of the time of the end through Jewish lenses. Topics covered include, the so-called Peace Plan as well as the Sheep and Goat judgment. (Duration: 4 Weeks)

BTE602: Nehemiah

(2 credits) The book of Nehemiah reminds us of the impact that one person can have, not only on a people group, but also to a community and a society. It is also a story on how God restores, comforts and has a plan for all of us. (Duration: 10 Weeks)

BTE620: Intro to Biblical Cryptology

(2 credits) Introduction to Cryptography (the study of secret writing) details astonishing hidden messages within the text of the Torah that could only have been placed there by the Great Author Himself. Students will be able to use this exciting information to discover the hidden messages because many of them do not require a computer to decipher. (Duration: 8 Weeks)

I601: Intro to Strategic Trend Briefings

(2 credits) Intro to Strategic Trend Briefings is the first in a series of three foundational courses in the Issachar Track. This course reviews two cutting-edge briefings regarding the topic of intelligent design and transhumanism. Each member will also review the Strategic Trends Blog and subscribe to the K-house E-news and Personal Update Newsletter (printed or online version), and review recent 5-Minute Bullet Briefings created by KI members. (Duration: 6 Weeks)

I604: Intro to Analytical Thinking

(2 credits) How do we come to know truth? This is the question that this course seeks to answer. (Duration: 11 Weeks)

I605: Worldview, Research and Analysis

(2 credits) This course includes instruction in all of the vital areas necessary for creating professional, well-researched, informational articles and briefings which examine world events and other issues in the world around us from a Biblical Worldview. (Duration: 7 Weeks)

I611: Strategic Trend Bullet Briefing

(2 credits) Each class member will compile a Bullet Briefing (no longer than 5 minutes and 15 seconds) of a topic from his or her area of expertise under a selected Strategic Trend. (Duration: 7 Weeks)

I730: Eschatology Topical Briefing

(4 credits) Eschatology Topical Briefing (Duration: 11 Weeks)

I740: Apologetic Article

(4 credits) Apologetic Article (Duration: 11 Weeks)

I750: Theological Controversy Article

(4 credits) Theological Controversy Article (Duration: 11 Weeks)

I760: Eschatology Article

(4 credits) Eschatology Article (Duration: 11 Weeks)

I810: Review of a Strategic Trend: Comprehensive Briefing

(4 credits) Review of a Strategic Trend: Comprehensive Briefing (Duration: 9 Weeks)

ITE600: Foundations in Creation

(2 credits) From creation, through dinosaurs, to today, this course will answer the tough questions regarding the creation vs. evolution controversy, science, and the Bible by providing clarity and removing the intimidation of these discussions. The material is Biblically sound, scientifically accurate, and culturally relevant. DVD only. (Duration: 7 Weeks)

PI550: Berean Study Tour of Israel

(3 credits) We believe a trip to Israel is worth one year in Seminary! Travel to Israel and walk the land and experience Jesus in what we believe will be a life changing event. (Duration: 2 Weeks)

PI650: Issachar Briefing Tour of Israel

(3 credits) This practicum focuses on truly becoming a "Son of Issachar, who understood the times and knew what Israel had to do." (1 Chronicles 12:32) (Duration: 2 Weeks)

PI750: Talmidim Work Tour of Israel

(3 credits) This practicum focuses on a three-fold mission to put feet to our faith as we seek to flesh out Genesis 12:3, "I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse those who curse you, and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you." (Duration: 2 Weeks)

PRO501: Intro to Prophecy 101

(2 credits) An introductory review of Bible Prophecy in four parts: The Nature of Prophecy, Prophecies Past, Prophecies Future, and Prophecies Present. (Duration: 4 Weeks)

SD501: Intro to Spiritual Disciplines

(2 credits) Discipleship, prayer, the text, and small groups. (Duration: 6 Weeks)

SD502: Spiritual Disciplines 2

(2 credits) In Spiritual Disciplines II, "Looking Up", by Dan Stolebarger, stresses the importance of "walking the walk" before "talking the talk." This study begins by examining what it means to be with Him or better yet what it means to walk with God. It focuses on the simple and yet profound truth that unless one is walking with God, then one cannot bear fruit. (Duration: 4 Weeks)

SD503: The Way of Agape

(3 credits) What does it mean to "love God" and to love our neighbors as ourselves? The Way of Agape by Nancy Missler will provide you with a road map to understanding God's true and divine Love and the life-changing power that is found within it. (Duration: 11 Weeks)

SG501: Foundational Biblical Knowledge

(2 credits) Small group leaders need a strong foundation in the Word of God, as well as training in the practical aspects of leading a group. This class is the first in a series of developing classes and labs designed to train small group leaders. (Duration: 8 Weeks)