MONDAY
6:00PM - 8:45PM

CHURCH ADMINISTRATION 
MIN 500

This course addresses the proper operation of the church and its related responsibilities. It examines legal concerns relative to the establishment and operation of the church, including leadership, or-ganization and protocol.



PERSONAL EVANGELISM
MIS 202

This course examines methods of effective witnessing, it provides students with practical experience in recognizing evangelistic opportunities and determining appropriate approaches.



PRINCIPLES OF THE APOSTOLIC 
DOCTRINE (APOSTOLICITY)
THE 201

This course gives special attention to the foundational tenets of the Apostolic Faith.
It is an important course for those wishing
to understand and articulate the beliefs and concerns of the particular church movement.



THIS CLASS BEGINS AT 6:30PM
RELATIONAL MASK
CED 101

This class is designed to help the students have a deeper understanding of how they relate to God, self and others. Core beliefs are examined revealing the foundation of relational principles and character. The class explores eight (8) different masks that are used in relating to each other at the assets and deficiencies of each. These mask will be examined from a psychological (pertaining to self), sociological (pertaining to others) and spiritual (pertaining to God) lenses. 

 

6-WEEK COURSE
STRATEGIES WORKSHOP FOR 
YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS
CED 113

This course is designed to give voice to youth’s real life issues and challenges from their perspective in today’s world.





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TUESDAY
6:00PM - 8:45PM

BIBLE STUDY METHODS
GEN 102

This course is to introduce the inductive Bible Study Method using three basic techniques: Observation, Interpretation
and Application. Emphasis will be on 
rightly dividing the Word of God.  



OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY
BIB 100

A general review of the Old Testament canon. Attention is given to the outline 
and perspective of individual books 
and the history of their time.



INTRODUCTION TO 
SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
THE 200

This study lays the foundation for the overall organization of theological thought. It presents various frameworks for the structuring of major Bible doctrines into a systematic whole.


 
HISTORY OF PENTECOST
HIS 100

A short historical review from the Apostolic Age to Modern Era is investigated. Also, 
the History of Pentecostal Organization and the lives of Pentecostal stalwarts are examined.



PUBLIC SPEAKING
CED 103

An introductory speech course designed to develop individual speaking skills and the fundamentals of speech. Study in preparing, organizing, and delivering the basic types of presentations is included. The importance of speech, the mental and emotional behavior, visible and audible speaking, the meaning of gestures and voice modulations is studied. The student is taught how to collect materials, outline and deliver speeches.



DISPENSATIONALISM
THE 205
  
This course examines the biblical periods of time or Dispensations and their associated Covenants and Judgements. It illustrates dispensational theology by tracing God’s kingdom through history culminating with the millennial reign of Christ.




THURSDAY
10:30AM - 1:00PM

JOHANNINE LITERATURE
BIB 404

An exegetical study of the gospel and epistles of the apostle John, their special contribution to an understanding of the life and ministry of Christ, and of the salvation message.




THURSDAY
6:00PM - 8:45PM


NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY 
BIB 102

An analysis of the New Testament books 
will be discussed, surmising purpose, theme, author and date written, Special attention is given to the synoptic gospels. 



UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE
CED 104

An overview of the physical, psychological and spiritual development of men and women from birth through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood and maturity to the end of life. The focus of this course is upon the maturation processes, crises and vital choices inherent in each growth level with special emphasis on the effects of society and culture (majority/ minority) upon human development.



THE MOLDING OF A DISCIPLE
CED 206

This discipleship course involves training on how to become a true follower of Christ. The various aspects of the Christian life explored are : bible study, prayer life, diligence, obedi-ence and stewardship.



COUNSELING SKILLS: THE PROBLEM MANAGEMENT APPROACH
PSY 301

This course presents counseling from the Christian point of view. Special attention is given to techniques of interviewing and diagnosis of problems.



HOMILETICS I: SERMON PREPARATION
MIN 300

A study is made of the art of sermon development. Attention is given to proper selection and treatment of texts, themes, and divisions of sermons.



THIS CLASS BEGINS AT 6:30PM
SURRENDERING TO GOD'S WILL
CED 112
(Pre-requisite: Relational Mask)

This course is designed to help students dive fully into God's love and learn the heart of true surrender, which leads to living in God's will. This class will explore the beauty and strugle of surrender. We will also explore the difference betwen being willful vs. being willing. As Christians we want our lives to represent Christ and find our purpose. This class will lead us on the path of love, surrender, and the beautiful discovery of God's will. 




SATURDAY
10:30AM-1:00PM

SPIRITUAL GROWTH & MATURITY
CED 202

This course is fundamental to the growth, development, and maturity of the Christian life. The course addresses communication and relationship with God and ones fellow man. It examines the necessity for growth and development.


6-WEEK COURSE
HEALTHY LIVING EDUCATION
PED 100

This course is designed to educate and provide the skills to develop health-enhancing behavior change. During this 6-week course, the students will examine the factors that affect their own health through bad eating habits. They will learn about the elements of an active approach to health living, an initiative that promotes healthy eating, an active lifestyle, and a positive self-image, as well as as to encourage others to lead healthy lives.




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A MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

We welcome you to an exciting semester at AST! Our curriculum is designed to meet the theological-based needs for Ministers, Pastors, Evangelists and lay people of a now generation. We're glad you have chosen Aenon School of Theology and Bible College to obtain and complete your Christian Education goals. Enroll in a class at AST and we can assure you of a quest for life-long learning and a greater found love for the age-old word of God. 

To get started, please select from the classes below then click here to begin the registration process. If preferred, you may click here to download the registration form and forward to the Admissions Office or fax it to 310-212-3992.

Grace & Peace, Dean M. Jordan

INDEPENDENT 
& ONLINE COURSES

MINISTERIAL PREPARATION
MIN 401

This course requires pastoral approval and is designated for those going into the ministry.  An overview of pastoral skills will be studied in this three-month course and disciplines of the ministry.  This is a special course designed to refine the ministerial and pastoral skills of upper level stu¬dents and facilitate a smooth transition into ministerial service within the local church. 


ENGLISH GRAMMAR I
ENG 100

This course is devoted to total elements of functional English. Grammatical usage, sentence structure and paragraph construction. Must have a personal computer.  (Also, test-out is available)


ADVANCE RESEARCH & WRITING TECHNIQUES
ENG 300

Course focuses on expository writing, which explains a subject through illustration, comparison, process or casual relation; as well as, persuasive writing, which uses language as a symbolic means of inducing cooperation. The student will learn to use the investigative process which helps to define purpose, gather data, select, organize information, and develop materials into a unified research paper, thesis or dissertation. 

Online Only: Must have computer skills and a personal computer


HERMENEUTICS
THE 204 

This course helps the student develop the ability, through study, to gain proper understanding of scripture. Various principles are treated as tools for biblical understanding. Biblical characteristics are examined which enhance scriptures.

INDEPENDENT 
& ONLINE COURSES (cont'd)

HISTORY OF PENTECOST
HIS 100

A short historical review from the Apostolic Age to Modern Era is investigated. Also, the History of Pentecostal Organization and the lives of Pentecostal stalwarts are examined.  


​INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
PSY 100

​This course lays the foundation for the study of psychoanalytical theory. It surveys the concepts and theories of psychological thought. 


CHRISTIAN ANTHROPOLOGY
THE 508

This course presents counseling from the Christian point of view. Special attention is given to techniques of interviewing and diagnosis of problems. Also a personal analysis of human behavior is explored.


COUNSELING SKILLS I: THE PROBLEM MANAGEMENT APPROACH
PSY 301

This course endeavors to expose the student to the broad array of counseling issues and topics encountered in the church. Special attention is given to “A Survey of Topics in Christian Counseling” emphasis is placed upon what the word of God teaches regarding various issues in addition to a social and/or psychological underpinning.

Two Saturday meetings in the month may be required. 
GRADUATE INDEPENDENT 
& ONLINE COURSES

OLD TESTAMENT 
(Graduate Level Only) 
BIB 501

A comprehensive research and study of the Pentateuch, Old Testament  Kings, Prophets, and the evolution of the Hebrew nation.  Purpose and to whom the writer addresses will be discussed.


NEW TESTAMENT 
(Graduate Level Only) 
BIB 502

A Comprehensive study of the synoptic gospels, New Covenant Church Era, Epistles and apocalyptic writings.  


FOUNDATIONS OF MINISTRY
(Graduate Level)
CED  500
           
An introduction to Christian Education for a new generation combining sound theological and theoretical foundations with practical ministry application.  It examines the roles and responsibilities of Christian Education along with legal and ethical issues.


BIBLICAL WORSHIP PRINCIPLES
(Graduate Level Only or Audit)
MIN 501
 
This course examines various forms and practices of praise and worship. It includes the roles which prayer and music have played historically and currently play in today’s churches. 


THEOLOGIES OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
(Graduate Level)
THE 502
 
This course explores the interactive relationships between religious education and different schools of theology. The impact theology plays in Religious education, theory and practice is analyzed as well as its capability to generate teaching procedures.
BACHELOR DEGREE COURSES
300 series course codes. Three (3) units each.

MASTERS DEGREE COURSES
500 Series course codes. Five (5) units each.

DOCTORATE DEGREE COURSES
600 Series course codes. Six (6) units each.
Additional independent courses are available 
with approval from the Dean of College.