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Intensive Courses

Summer classes follow a more intensive format, with classes generally held over one week during June and July. However, depending on demand and student population, courses may be offered on weekends or once a week in the evenings during the fall and spring semesters. View the course schedule for additional details.


Dallas Intensive Classes

Dallas Fall 2013

Class Professor Meetings
PM302 Pastoral Theolgy & Leadership II
Skill development in the preparation and leadership of corporate worship experiences and pastoral care. The student will survey biblical and historical models, explore the nature, significance and use of music, the ordinances, and other pastoral duties. The student will also lead experiences of worship and pastoral care in the class. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE103 (or ID101) Old Testament History II and Poetry.
Dr. Oscar López 9/7, 9/28, 10/12, 11/2, 12/7
WM530 Cross-cultural Apologetics & Worldview Evangelism
A study of worldviews that confront Christians in various cultures and of apologetic methodology useful in evangelizing different people groups in their own religions and cultures. May also be credited in the Department of Theological Studies.
Dr. Rodney Orr 9/6-7, 9/27-28, 10/18-19

Houston Intensive Classes

Houston Fall 2013

Class Professor Meetings
BE109 Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, & Selected Epistles
An exposition of Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and three of Paulâ??s epistles (Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians) that are not taught in the other required Bible courses, with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. This course is required for M.A. students and is an elective for Th.M. students. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Recommended Prerequisites: BE102 Old Testament History I and BE104 Old Testament Prophets.
Dr. Ronald Allen 9/14, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/14
CE101 Education Process of the Church
A study of the educational ministry of the local church, with attention to aims, principles, leadership, organization, and agencies of a biblical program for all age-groups.
Dr. Karen Giesen 8/31, 9/21, 10/12, 11/2, 11/30
HT101 The Church to the Modern Era
A study of Christianity from the second century to the rise of the Enlightenment with special emphasis on the institutional history of the church as well as theological developments in the church.
Department 8/31, 9/21, 10/12, 11/2, 11/30
PM101 Spiritual Life
A study of the biblical principles that govern true Christian character and service, with emphasis on the sufficiency of the divine provisions and the heart conditions necessary for holy living and spiritual power in ministry.
Dr. Fong, Dr. Bolden 8/31, 9/21, 10/12, 11/30
PM102 Evangelism
A study of the methods of personal and group evangelism, with emphases on equipping laypersons to evangelize, the use of church and parachurch structures in evangelism, the care of new converts and discipleship, and the use of apologetics as well as current issues in evangelism.
Dr. Willie Bolden 9/14, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/14
ST103 Angelology, Anthropology, & Hamartiology
A study of angelology, the doctrines of the unfallen angels, the fallen angels, and Satan; anthropology, a study of the creation of humanity, the material and immaterial aspects of humanity, and the Fall of humanity; and original and personal sin. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
Dr. Scott Horrell 9/7, 9/28, 10/19, 11/09, 12/07
ST105 Sanctification & Ecclesiology
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 Introduction to Theology.
Dr. Nathan Holsteen 9/14, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/14