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.
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.
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
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 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.
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
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.
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
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.
(Prerequisite: Old & New Testament)
This course is a study of biblical, scientific, and foundational truths supporting defense of Christian faith in the midst of a pluralistic modern society.
INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE WRITING
This course focuses on engaging students as writers and enhancing skills needed for success in a wide range of writing. Critical thinking, reading and research are integrated in this course along with interaction, discussions and feedback. An academic documentation style will be introduced.
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.
HEALTHY LIVING EDUCATION
September 15 - October 20
STRATEGIES WORKSHOP FOR
YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS
September 10 - October 15
This course is designed to give voice to youth’s real life issues and challenges from their perspective in today’s world.
10:30AM - 1:00PM
STUDY OF THE TABERNACLE
This course presents a detailed study of the Tabernacle of Moses that was designed by God. It is an in-depth analogy of the construction, design and placement of all furniture pieces. The student will learn the significance of the types in the tabernacle and the Levitical Priesthood as it represents the Lord Jesus Christ.
6:00PM - 8:45PM
NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY
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.
MINISTRY AND CRISIS INTERVENTION
This course explores Biblical principles relating to death, dying and other crisis. Students will discuss various points of view and cross cultural attitude regarding these crises, facing death in a technological age, and being a survivor. Effective ministry to victims and survivors utilizing various social institutions will be examined
CONFLICT RESOLUTION & FORGIVENESS
This class examines the concept of conflict. It assists the student in analyzing the nature of conflict and resolution. It also equips the student with positive principles for the redirecting or tension toward constructive ends.
NEW TESTAMENT GREEK I
(Prerequisite: Old & New Testament)
The student will learn to apply the principles of Greek syntax to various Greek texts. Students are provided with the tools needed to analyze the syntax of Greek New Testament. The course delves into translation of Biblical verses and applying the principles of syntax to the verses.
PRAYING THROUGH THE TABERNACLE
This course will present an in-depth study of praying through the pattern of the Tabernacle. Each part of the Tabernacle is a “shadow of heavenly things” (for example, the Altar of Sacrifice represents Repentance). Students will learn to pray though the tabernacle from the entrance right into the Holy of Holies.
SPIRITUAL GROWTH & MATURITY
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.
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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.
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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
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
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
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.
& ONLINE COURSES (cont'd)
HISTORY OF PENTECOST
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
This course lays the foundation for the study of psychoanalytical theory. It surveys the concepts and theories of psychological thought.
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
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.
& ONLINE COURSES
(Graduate Level Only)
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.
(Graduate Level Only)
A Comprehensive study of the synoptic gospels, New Covenant Church Era, Epistles and apocalyptic writings.
FOUNDATIONS OF MINISTRY
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)
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
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.