Certificate in Biblical Studies
The Certificate in Biblical Studies is a two-year course of study for men who will not be seeking ordination as full-time Gospel ministers. It is excellent preparation for those who want to broaden their Biblical and theological knowledge and desire to serve the Church as officers or trained laymen.
Systematic Theology 1
Together with Systematic Theology 2, this course introduces students to the scope and methodology of the field of Systematic Theology. Students will learn the Biblical basis for a robust Reformed view of the Christian faith, "so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict" (Titus 1:9). The course also examines the Westminster Confession of Faith as a concise statement of Reformed Systematics.
This course introduces students to the scope and methodology of the field of Biblical Theology, including its relationship to other fields of theology. The progressive revelation of central Biblical themes as developed by various theologians will be evaluated. Application of Biblical theology will be made to the pastoral work of teaching, persuading, admonishing, correcting, and refuting.
New Testament Greek
This course gives students a basic understanding of Biblical Greek using Basics of Biblical Greek by William Mounce.
Systematic Theology 2
This class continues to lead the students through a study of the main tenants of systematic theology, with an emphasis on the application of the gospel to the student's own growth in "the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord" (Hebrews 12:14).
This course teaches the science and art of biblical interpretation, with an emphasis on the authority, sufficiency, and power of Scripture.
This course gives students a basic understanding of Biblical Hebrew.