Online course offerings for August:
How to Study the Bible (Hermeneutics)
Anthony Hao, ThM
Tentatively, Wednesdays, 7:00-10:00 P.M.
Many people admire and even revere the Bible, but they simply do not understand what they read, much less how to study Scripture. This course will show how to unlock the hidden truths of God’s Word, and to discover a world where reading the Bible doesn’t just satisfy our curiosity, but changes our life.
Culture and Human’s Search for Meaning
Juliet Uytanlet, PhD
Humans are not just social beings, they are cultural beings in the first place. They construct beliefs, practices, traditions, and customs to reflect and give meanings to their lives. This class aims to help students understand human beings from an anthropological perspective and how this can help us in doing evangelism and discipleship.
Basic Bible Doctrines (Theology Survey 2)
Dennis Yam, ThM
A study of the person and work of Christ, conversion, justification, sanctification, and the work of the Holy Spirit; perseverance, the nature and mission of the church; sacraments, eschatology.
God’s Message for the First Century Churches…and to Us (New Testament Survey 2)
Samson Uytanlet, PhD
A brief survey of the letters and sermons in the NT (Romans-Revelation)
This course focuses on the historical setting of the various churches to whom these letters/sermons were originally written, the various issues discussed in each letter, and God’s message for us through them.
Defending Your Faith: Introduction to Apologetics
Dennis Yam, ThM
“Always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason…” (1 Peter 3:15b HCSB) Apologetics has been defined as a defense of the Christian faith. This course will help you prepare for the task of explaining your hope in Christ. It will also show you how to understand the relation between faith and facts and build your confidence in the Lord.