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Church Leadership and Administration

What is leadership? How do I make effective decisions? How do I motivate those around me? This course addresses such theoretical and practical questions by examining the administrative process, including goal setting, organization, delegation, human relations, group dynamics, supervision, and leadership training.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24
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Expository Preaching

Preaching is the primary way God has appointed for the teaching of the truths of His Word. Preaching well done honors God, expounds the Bible, and equips its hearers for spiritual growth and fruitful ministry.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 20
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Biblical Preaching: A Pastor’s Look at Homiletics

Biblical preaching is a divinely ordained way of calling people to repentance and for edifying the people of God. It is communicating God’s Word to His people—standing between the world of Scripture and the world of people and speaking the truth of God.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 20
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Biblical Hermeneutics

The term hermeneutics can be intimidating. It sounds academic and is foreign to most of our vocabularies. However, the act of interpretation is as common as communication itself.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 12
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Karl Barth and Neo-Orthodoxy

Through the years, the church has been greatly influenced by theologians. Augustine shaped the church’s understanding of orthodoxy. Aquinas brought philosophy and theology together.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24
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Augustine and Medieval Theology

Augustine is one of the most influential theologians in church history. His teachings have shaped the thinking of Aquinas, Luther, Calvin, and Barth. In this course, learners study a comprehensive introduction to Augustine; his life, his works, and his legacy in the medieval church.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24
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A History of the Charismatic Movements

Charismatic theology is more than just a theology of spiritual gifts; worship, bibliology, sanctification, and ecclesiology are also central. Learners will complete a historical and theological study of the origins and developments of Classical Pentecostalism, Charismatic Renewalism, and Restoration Movements, with emphasis given to theological backgrounds and trends.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24
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The Theology of Martin Luther

"On this I take me stand. I can do no other. God help me." Those words of Martin Luther reflect the unswerving commitment to Scripture that permeated his theology and sparked his Reformation. In this course, learners survey the background and setting of Luther's thought, as well his teaching on a range of topics that form Christian theology.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24
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