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Urgent Call to Shepherd
The Apostle Peter in 1Peter 5:1-5, gives an urgent call to elders to shepherd the people of God. The questions at the end of each lecture are for you to reflect on and discuss with a group in your community with whom you choose to study.
The introduction of Peter's charge to elders of the church in 1 Peter 5:1-2.
Peter's charge to the elders of the church from 1 Peter 5:2 regarding what shepherds do.
Peter's charge to the elders of the church and a call for them to shepherd God's flock in God's way. 1 Peter 5:2-3
Peter continues his charge to the elders of the church to shepherd God's flock in God's way. 1 Peter 5:2-3
Paul gives an urgent call to elders in the church to shepherd the kingdom of God. He reminds them of the promise of future rewards and exhorts them to practice mutual humility. 1 Peter 5:4-5
Frequently Asked Questions
Who are the programs intended for?
The Foundations program is intended for everyone, regardless of biblical knowledge. The Academy program is intended for those who would like more advanced studies. And the Institute program is intended for those who want to study seminary-level classes.
Do I need to take the classes in a specific order?
In the Foundations and Academy programs, we recommend taking the classes in the order presented, as each subsequent class will build on material from previous classes. In the Institute program, the first 11 classes are foundational. Beginning with Psalms, the classes are on specific books of the Bible or various topics.
Do you offer transfer credit for completing a certificate program?
At this time, we offer certificates only for the classes on the Certificates page. While we do not offer transfer credit for completing a certificate program, you will be better equipped to study the Bible and apply its teachings to your life.