An exegetical study of the Acts narrative within the context of the larger work of Luke-Acts. The course explores the profound historical and theological significance of Acts with a special focus...

*This course is part of the Certificate in Worship Ministry*

This course will provide an overview of essential administrative and leadership principles designed to aid the...

This course is designed to afford the advanced student the opportunity to integrate key themes of learning around a topic of interest. The main project of the course is to write and present one...

This course introduces the theory and practice of textual criticism. Selected texts from the New Testament are read paying attention to text critical issues while continuing to master both the...

Reading and exegesis of selected passages from Hosea, Isaiah, wisdom literature, and more difficult Psalms and poems. Attention will be given to textual variants and their significance. One extra-...

This course will acquaint students with the developmental stages of aging and the resources available to elders and those who work with them in any context. Special attention will be given to the...

This is a study of the origin, development, and present scope of the Anabaptist movement. The course will examine the emergence of various church traditions, with special emphasis on the Mennonite...

*This course is part of the Certificate in Worship Ministry*

This course will aid the student in developing a biblical theology of worship. Several key theological themes...

This course introduces the student to the inductive method of reading, studying and teaching the Bible. Special attention is given to the following exegetical topics: context, grammar, semantics,...

This course is designed primarily to expose the students to the panoply of methods used to interpret the biblical text in contemporary scholarly circles today and to introduce the students to the...

This course introduces the student to the original languages of the Bible with English as the language of comparison and contrast. The course is designed for the non-specialist who would like to...

Students are challenged to come to grips with the central message of the Old Testament. The class explores the viability of one particular synthesis of the Old Testament as presented in God's...

A study of the major theologies and themes of the New Testament. The goal is not primarily to master a theological system. It is rather to learn how to think biblically and theologically about...

The biblical and theological foundations of both Old and New Testaments will be examined to discover the universal proclamation of the whole Gospel to the whole world with the aim of establishing...

Instruction will include recognizing and assessing abuse, reporting procedures, and prevention, with a focus on both clinical and ministry applications and treatment. Course meets California BBS...

This course is designed to expose the participant to urban ministry and community development in the context of the city with the nation's highest concentrated poverty, Fresno, California. The...

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Code Units Letter Grades Pass/Fail Option Frequency Prerequisites
TE591 1 - 3...

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Code Units Letter Grades Pass/Fail Option Frequency Prerequisites
PM790AP 1 - 3...

An introduction to the study of Christian thought as well as the nature and task of theology in relationship to the use of Scripture, to the major themes of the Christian faith, and to a...

A study of the biblical, historical, and theological foundations of contemporary Christian worship, including a consideration of the changing face of worship, the key elements of corporate worship...

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Code Units Letter Grades Pass/Fail Option Frequency Prerequisites
PM605 3

This is a course on leading the teaching and training ministries of the church and Christian educational institutions. The course examines various models of Christian education for churches and...

This course begins by examining the biblical roots of church planting, some theological principles that are applicable to this practice and the historical context within which the contemporary...

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Code Units Letter Grades Pass/Fail Option Frequency Prerequisites
TE560 3

This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of basic assessment information for clinical populations. Enhancing clinical interviewing skills will be emphasized. This will...

An introduction to conflict management and mediation. Includes basic theory and methodologies as well as the opportunity to develop skills in such areas as listening and mediation through role...

A study of major 20th century theologians who have shaped contemporary theology, and an exploration of theological responses to the current situation at the start of the 21st century. Prerequisite...

This course builds on the Global Christian Theologies course and places the emphasis on methodology. The student will read descriptions of various methodologies and articulate a methodology he...

The focus is a study of the structure, background, themes, and theology of First Corinthians. Special attention is given to the significance of Paul’s Corinthian correspondence for the life...

This course introduces theories and techniques of counseling children and adolescents as well as assessment and treatment of child and adolescent disorders. A number of modalities will be...