Lay Institute at DTS

Current Courses

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Each course qualifies for 1.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU).

Monday Evening Courses

February 8 – April 4   |    6:45 - 7:45p.m.

Ethics in Law and Order for the modern Christian

Lincoln Roth

A community-style course which will examine God’s character and desire concerning authority and order, the character of man which requires authority and order, and 4 New Testament texts in hopes of finding common interpretation and practical applications for people across different contexts and socio-economic status. This course is prepared in order to discover timeless principles concerning how Christians should live when it comes to the public face of the government and law enforcement.

February 8 – April 4    |    8:00 - 9:00p.m.

History of the Early Church

Nathan Coleston

This course will examine the history of the early church in order to inform the doctrine and practice of the church today. It will trace the key events, issues, and figures that shaped early Christianity. The course will help students to understand the historical context of the scriptures and key doctrinal issues of the Christian faith.

Spiritual Life in Spanish (Vida Espiritual)

Jazmine Sanchez

A study of biblical principles related with Christian character and service, with an emphasis on spiritual disciplines that will contribute to a deeper knowledge and trust in the Lord.

Tuesday Evening Courses

February 9 – April 5    |    6:45 - 7:45p.m.

1 & 2 Peter

Derek Demars

The apostle Peter had much to say about how to live out the gospel message during difficult and dangerous times. In 1 and 2 Peter, the believer can discover a gold mine of practical guidance concerning how to handle challenges to our faith (from within and from without), as well as how to grow in the hope of our salvation. This course will explore the teachings of Peter’s two epistles, focusing especially on their relevance for today.

Introduction to Christian Apologetics

Ilya Manzyuk

An introductory level survey of the role of Apologetics and methods, focusing on common challenges and objections to the Christian Worldview, including challenges to the credibility of scripture, the problem of evil, and the historical evidence for the resurrection.

February 9 – April 5    |    8:00 - 9:00p.m.

The Book of Daniel

James Stuard

This course will offer a walkthrough and study of the book of Daniel. As part of the class, we will study the cultural and historical context surrounding the people, places, and events of Daniel. In addition, we will take an in depth look at the prophecies found and their relation to history and the future.

Bible Study Methods

Ang Li

An introduction to inductive Bible study involving the steps of observation, interpretation (hermeneutics), application, and correlation. Principles in these steps are applied to several biblical passages and books.