Institute Electives

Full-length graduate-level classes that you would attend in seminary.

The Institute  electives are graduate–level classes in specific areas of study. They will take you deeply into the subject matter and challenge both your mind and your heart.

The Book of Job, Dr. Duane Garrett
Dr. Duane Garrett
Why do we serve God even when we experience suffering? If God is good and powerful, why do we see evil and suffering in the world? Job asks these questions and God answers him.
Psalms Bruce Waltke
Dr. Bruce Waltke
Read, understand, and meditate authentically on the Psalms.
Proverbs Bruce Waltke
Dr. Bruce Waltke
In-depth discussion of how to read and apply Proverbs.
Greek Tools for Bible Study Bill Mounce
Dr. Bill Mounce
Learn enough Greek to use the study tools better.
Biblical Greek Dr. Mounce
Dr. Bill Mounce
Summary lectures over every chapter of Basics of Biblical Greek.
Textual Criticism Daniel Wallace
Dr. Daniel Wallace
The history of the Greek text behind modern translations.
The Historical Reliability of the Gospels
Dr. Craig Blomberg
An in-depth look at the charges against the historicity of the gospels, and the evangelical answers
New Testament Survey – Gospels Robert Stein
Dr. Robert Stein
Detailed overview of Matthew through John.
New Testament Survey – Acts to Revelation Robert Stein
Dr. Robert Stein
Detailed overview of Acts through Revelation.
New Testament Introduction Ben Witherington
Dr. Ben Witherington
An introduction to the New Testament.
Life of Christ Darrell Bock
Dr. Darrell Bock
What do the four gospels teach us about Jesus?
New Testament Survey: Acts-Revelation Thomas Schreiner
Dr. Thomas Schreiner
Detailed overview of Acts through Revelation.
Introduction to the New Testament: Gospel and Acts Craig Blomberg
Dr. Craig Blomberg
An introduction to the Gospels and Acts.
Introduction to the New Testament: Romans to Revelation Craig Blomberg
Dr. Craig Blomberg
An introduction to the epistles and Revelation.
Acts by Craig Keener
Dr. Craig Keener
A class on the early years of the church.
Romans Douglas Moo
Dr. Douglas Moo
The most important theological book in the New Testament.
Galatians Douglas Moo
Dr. Douglas Moo
Paul's most emotional letter, with a summary of Pauline theology.
Pastoral Epistles Bill Mounce
Dr. Bill Mounce
Paul's last three letters to his close friends Timothy and Titus.
Hebrews George Guthrie
Dr. George Guthrie
An exegetical study of Hebrews.
Revelation Robert Mulholland
Dr. Robert Mulholland
It is going to get bad, but remain faithful because God wins.
Capernaum
Dr. Frank Thielman
A detailed discussion of all the major doctrinal themes in the New Testament
Wesleyan Theology I Collins
Dr. Kenneth J. Collins
 John Wesley's beliefs understood from an historical and theological perspective
Wesleyan Theology II Collins
Dr. Kenneth J. Collins
John Wesley's theology for the doctrines of the entire process of salvation, the church, and eschatology
Principles of Effective Leadership John Johnson
Dr. John Johnson
What is a leader in the church: definitions and values.
Theology of Ministry John Johnson
Dr. John Johnson
Theological discussion of why and how we do ministry.
World Mission of the Church Timothy Tennent
Dr. Timothy Tennent
An overview of worldwide missions today.
Introduction to Buddhism Timothy Tennent
Dr. Timothy Tennent
Detailed overview of Buddhism, and how a Christian can talk with a Buddhist.
Introduction to Hinduism Timothy Tennent
Dr. Timothy Tennent
Detailed overview of Hinduism, and how a Christian can talk with a Hindu.
Introduction to Islam Timothy Tennent
Dr. Timothy Tennent
Detailed overview of Islam, and how a Christian can talk with a Muslim.
Christian Apologetics Ronald Nash
Dr. Ronald Nash
This an introductory class to Christian Apologetics.
History of Philosophy and Christian Thought Ronald Nash
Dr. Ronald Nash
Interaction of Philosophy and Christian thought through the centuries.
Christian Ethics Ronald Nash
Dr. Ronald Nash
Basic introduction to pastoral and social ethics.
Advanced Worldview Analysis Dr. Nash
Dr. Ronald Nash
How we look at reality, whether we know it or not.
C.S. Lewis: His Theology and Philosophy Michael Peterson
Dr. Michael L. Peterson
The philosophy and theology of C.S. Lewis.
Church History I Gerald Bray
Dr. Gerald Bray
The first 700 years of the Church.
Church History II Gerald Bray
Dr. Gerald Bray
Reformation through the Age of Reason.
Martin Luther Gordon Isaac
Dr. Gordon Isaac
The life and impact of Martin Luther on the Reformation and beyond.
Theology of World Missions Peter Kuzmic
Dr. Peter Kuzmič
A framework for a theology of world missions based on a biblical worldview.
Theology and Practice of Evangelism Robert Tuttle Jr.
Dr. Robert Tuttle, Jr.
An in-depth look at the issues of evangelism.
Educational Ministry of the Church Gary Parrett
Dr. Gary Parrett
Introduction to the ministry of education within the church.
Preaching Bryan Chapell
Dr. Bryan Chapell
The principles and practice of sermon-crafting to show the unifying principle of grace.
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