September 5, 2020
THE245 Eschatology: A study of Things to Come – Dr. Robby Waddell
A biblical study of end-time events written from a Pentecostal perspective. The course studies the Rapture plus various views of the Tribulation and the Millennium. It provides excellent material for teaching and preaching on the second coming of Christ.
Materials required: Eschatology: A Study of Things to Come (IST) by Zenas J. Bicket
Materials recommended: Our Destiny by Stanley M. Horton
October 3, 2020
MIN251 Effective Leadership – Rev. D. Brent Simpson MA
A biblical approach to the principles of leadership. This course applies those principles in the church setting, giving the student the practical skills needed to serve in a leadership role in the local church.
Materials required: Effective Leadership (IST) by Ron McManus
Materials recommended: Developing the Leaders Around You by John C. Maxwell
November 7, 2020
BIB215 Romans: Justification by Faith – Ken McAnulty
An in-depth study of the book of Romans. It focuses on Paul’s systematic explanation of the gospel to the Romans and offers insight into the doctrines of sin, salvation, and sanctification. Students will learn how union with Christ and the indwelling Holy Spirit leads to spiritual growth.
Materials required: Romans: Justification by Faith (IST) by William F. Lasley, with sermon notes by Richard Dresselhaus
Materials recommended: Romans by F. F. Bruce
December 5, 2020
BIB 212 New Testament Survey – Dr. Melissa Archer
A survey course giving the student background for understanding, teaching, and applying the principles of the New Testament. Key facts from each book of the New Testament are highlighted in a manner that can be used in preaching and teaching.
Materials required: New Testament Survey (IST) by Global University Staff and Faculty
Materials recommended: Encountering the New Testament by Walter A. Elwell and Robert W. Yarbrough
Schedule of Classes Spring 2021
January 9, 2021
MIN261 Introduction to Assemblies of God Missions – Rev. Terry Rayburn
An introductory course in the science of missions. It is a survey of the theology, history, and methods of Christian missions in general and within the Assemblies of God in particular. There is a special emphasis on recent developments, crucial issues, current trends, and missions as they are carried out through national and local churches.
Materials required: Introduction to Assemblies of God Missions (IST) by Ron Iwasko and Willard Teague
Materials recommended: Missions in the Age of the Spirit by John V. York
February 6, 2021
MIN291 Intermediate Ministerial Internship – Lauren Raley
The second of three required internships for the Ministerial Studies Diploma. This course helps the student develop the right attitude for ministry. It examines characteristics to be avoided and tests to be passed in the life of a minister. It further focuses on public aspects of ministry, such as teaching, preaching, and leading meetings. The personal life of the minister, including time management and personal health, is also discussed.
Materials required: Intermediate Ministerial Internship (student manual) by Michael Clarensau
Materials recommended: Run with the Horses by Eugene H. Peterson
March 6, 2021
MIN223 Introduction to Homiletics – Dr. Alan Ehler
A basic study of the principles of Christian preaching. The course emphasizes biblical exposition and covers practical matters such as the preparation of sermons, sources of materials, construction of sermon components, variety of sermon types, and delivery of sermons.
Materials required: Introduction to Homiletics (IST) by Ian Hall
Materials recommended: Biblical Preaching by Haddon W. Robinson
April 10, 2021
MIN281 Conflict Management for Church Leaders – Dr. Randy Helms
A biblical approach to conflict resolution. This course offers a scriptural way to deal with the inevitable occasions when conflict arises, particularly in a church setting. It offers practical principles for resolving the conflict in a manner that is pleasing to God.
Materials required: Conflict Management for Church Leaders (IST) by Wayde I. Goodall
Materials recommended: The Peace Maker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict by Ken Sande
May 8, 2021
THE211 Introduction to Theology: A Pentecostal Perspective – Dr. Ken Archer
A study of historic Christian doctrines as expressed through Protestant and evangelical traditions. The course provides a complete study of the “Statement of Fundamental Truths” of The General
Materials required: Introduction to Theology: A Pentecostal Perspective (IST) by Johnny Ford
Materials recommended: Bible Doctrines by William F. Menzies and Stanley M. Horton
June 5, 2021
BIB214 Old Testament Survey – Dr. Daniel McNaughton
A practical approach to the Old Testament that gives students material they can use in teaching and preaching. It covers significant details from every book in the Old Testament in an inspirational yet informative manner.
Materials required: Old Testament Survey (IST) by Global University Staff and Faculty
Materials recommended: They Spoke from God edited by William C. Williams