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Bible Exposition
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
BE102 A 3 Old Testament History I 0/40
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 TODD 114 info »
Description
An exposition of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, and Judges with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. 3 hours.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
01/09–01/13
Classroom
TODD 114
BE103 A 2 Old Testament History II & Poetry 0/40
TWRF 9:00a–4:00p 1/3–6 TODD 114 info »
Description
An exposition of the historical books (1 Samuel through Esther), Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics.  Recommended Prerequisite: BE102 Old Testament History I. 2 hours.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
01/03–01/06
Classroom
TODD 114
BE106 HO 3 Acts & Pauline Epistles 0/30
TWRFS 8:00a–5:00p 1/3–7 RGCY  info »
Description
An exposition of Acts and 10 of the Pauline Epistles (all except Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians), with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics and BE105 The Gospels (or for BE105-pre-course completion of reading as specified by the department).
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
01/03–01/07
BE107 HO 3 Hebrews, General Epistles, & Revelation 0/30
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 RGCY  info »
Description
An exposition of Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1, 2, and 3 John, Jude, and Revelation with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
01/09–01/13
Educational Ministries & Leadership
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
EML105 A 3 Teaching Process and Media Presentations 0/18
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 MOSH 001 info »
Description
A study of spiritual dynamics in effective Bible teaching and principles of learning and teaching, with practice in using creative classroom methods in an actual teaching experience. A hands-on exploration of speaker-support media for face-to-face teaching, with emphasis on clear communication and aesthetic design. This course integrates the requirements for EML103 Teaching Process and EML104 Media Presentations, and is offered at the Seminary's extension locations in place of EML103 and EML104. Prerequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. 3 hours.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
01/09–01/13
Classroom
MOSH 001
EML325 DC 3 Legal & Financial Issues in Ministry
hybrid course meets 1/09–1/11
0/30
MTW 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–11 info »
Description
A study of legal issues affecting ministry organizations with attention to administration, compliance with state and federal regulations, plant and property concerns, and various forms of liability coupled with an analysis of good financial practice for nonprofit ministries, including budgeting, accountability, and general stewardship of gifts and revenues.
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"DC" means Washington, DC
Dates
01/09–01/11
EML360 A 3 Change and Resistance in Christian Leadership 0/25
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 TODD 217 info »
Description
A study of change and conflict in the context of Christian ministry. Increased understanding and skill development in change agency, conflict resolution/management, and handling of criticism are intended outcomes for each student.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
01/09–01/13
Classroom
TODD 217
EML420 A 3 Outdoor Ministry* 0/30
WRFS 8:00a–6:00p 1/4–7 info »

*This course takes place at Pine Cove Christian camp in Tyler, TX

Description
A study of the theological, philosphic, and historic foundations of outdoor ministry and an overview of Christian camp ministry and management today. Special emphasis will be given to experiential learning, program planning, staff recruitment, and management, leadership development, marketing, and evaluation.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
01/04–01/07
Historical Theology
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
HT200 DC 3 History of Doctrine 0/30
Th,Fr,Sa 8:00a–5:00p 1/12–14 info »
Description
A study of the historical development of selected doctrines, with attention to the development of each theological theme from the church fathers to the present day.
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"DC" means Washington, DC
Dates
01/03–01/14
Meetings
01/12–01/14 8:00a–5:00p
New Testament
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
NT210 A 2 Rapid Greek Reading 0/30
MTWRFS 1:00–3:40p 1/3–13 TODD 215 info »
Description
Reading of those books of the New Testament not covered in other courses with approximately 100 pages in Nestle's text covered. Cannot be taken for Ph.D. credit. Prerequisite: NT103 Intermediate Greek.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
01/03–01/13
Classroom
TODD 215
Old Testament
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
OT730 A 3 Biblical Theology of the Law 0/25
MTWRF 8:00a–12:30p 1/3–13 TODD 218 info »
Description
An exegetical, hermeneutical, and theological study of the law of God. Special attention will focus on historical-cultural, literary, exegetical, hermeneutical, and theological issues, such as the relation of the Mosaic Law to Mesopotamian law codes, the relation of the Decalogue to the case laws, the relation of the law to the covenants and promise, continuity and discontinuity in the relation of the Old Covenant law to the New Covenant, and the relevance of the law in the Christian life. The course will also compare and evaluate the various models of the role/relevance of the Mosaic Law in the Christian life, as presented in various schools of dispensational and reformed theology.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
01/03–01/13
Classroom
TODD 218
Pastoral Ministries
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
PM905-6 HO 3 Special Topics in P.M.: EFCA Church Planting Boot Camp 0/30
Rowley
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/2–6 RGCY  info »
Description
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
01/02–01/06
Systematic Theology
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
ST104 A 3 Soteriology 0/40
TWRFS 8:00a–5:00p 1/3–7 TODD 115 info »
Description
A study of the grace of God in salvation including election, the ministry of the Savior in His humiliation and exaltation, the nature and extent of the Atonement, efficacious grace, justification, regeneration, the salvation ministries of the Holy Spirit (including Spirit baptism, indwelling, and sealing), and eternal security. Prerequisite: ST101 Theological Method and Bibliology
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
01/03–01/07
Classroom
TODD 115
ST105 A 3 Sanctification & Ecclesiology 0/40
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 TODD 115 info »
Description
A study of sanctification, the doctrine of the spiritual life; and ecclesiology, the doctrines of the body of Christ and the local church including its organization, ministry, ordinances, government, and purpose. Prerequisite: ST101 Theological Method and Bibliology
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
01/09–01/13
Classroom
TODD 115
World Missions
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
WM101 A 3 Introduction to World Missions 0/25
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 1/9–13 TODD 313 info »
Description
A study of the biblical meaning and purpose of missions, missions agencies and instruments, and missions accomplishments, trends, needs, and possibilities.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
01/09–01/13
Classroom
TODD 313
WM345 HO 2 Ministry in Jewish Contexts 0/30
TWRF 9:00a–4:00p 1/10–13 RGCY  info »
Description
A seminar-style study of the cultural, historical, and religious characteristics of ministry in Jewish contexts and of the implications for ministry created by these characteristics. 2 hours.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
01/10–01/13