Certificate in Biblical Studies Free Program
A 30 unit core is required.
The Certificate in Biblical Studies can be earned absolutely free of charge. This is an ideal start up program for those who have little or no Bible college background. The 30 credit-hours earned in the free certificate program can be transferred and applied to one of the paid degree programs. At this point, you will only need 30 credit-hours to complete the Associates of Applied Science in Bible Degree or the Associates of Applied Science in Ministry Degree.
The courses can be finished at your own pace. However, they are thorough and it will probably take between thirty and sixty days to complete the reading and assignments. THE ONLY FEES THE STUDENT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY ARE THE PRINTING AND SHIPPING OF THE DIPLOMA.
Certificate in Biblical Studies
30 unit core
KNOWING GOD'S VOICE: This course explains how God speaks to men today and how to find His general and specific plans for life. A Christian model for decision making is presented, along with guidelines for overcoming wrong decisions, steps to take if you have missed the will of God, and methods for dealing with questionable practices (5 credits)
STRATEGIES FOR SPIRITUAL HARVEST: The initial call of Jesus Christ to men was to be spiritually reproductive. Using the analogy of the natural harvest, this course focuses on promises of spiritual harvest, things that prevent harvest, and keys to effective harvest. It communicates the vision, which the remainder of Institute training equips students to fulfill. Training laborers to fulfill the vision. (5 credits)
FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH: This course stresses the importance of proper spiritual foundations for life and ministry by focusing on foundations of the Christian faith identified in Hebrews 6:1: Repentance, faith, baptism, laying on of hands, resurrection, judgment. (5 credits)
KINGDOM LIVING: The "Gospel of the Kingdom" shall be preached in all the world before the return of the Lord Jesus Christ (Matthew 24:14). Understanding of Kingdom principles is necessary if one is to spread the Gospel of the Kingdom. This course focuses on patterns and principles of Kingdom living applicable to life and ministry. (5 credits)
SPIRITUAL STRATEGIES: A MANUAL OF SPIRITUAL WARFARE:
This course moves participants beyond the natural world into the realm of the spirit. Tactics of the enemy are analyzed and strategies of spiritual warfare assuring victory over the principalities and powers of the spirit world are explained. (5 credits)
MINISTRY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: This study focuses on the ministry of the Holy Spirit, spiritual fruit, and spiritual gifts. Students are guided in discovery of their own spiritual gifts and position of ministry in the Body of Christ. (5 credits)