Foundations of Youth Ministry
This course is designed to help the volunteer or professional youth worker design and implement the entire scope of an effective church-based junior high or high school youth ministry, taking into consideration, developmental and sociological issues that pertain to each ministry.
Adoptive Youth Ministry edited by Chap Clark
Dr. Bill Staffieri
Old Testament Survey
An overview of the Old Testament with emphasis on the purpose of the writers; history and culture; literary genre, structure, and themes; persons and events, and practical application for Christian living.
Survey of the Old Testament by Paul Benware
Spiritual Formation & Christian Education in Youth Ministry
An overview of education methodologies and historical development within the church as applied to the Bible in accurate and dynamic ways for spiritual transformation and character formation.
Introducing Christian Education: Foundations for the 21st Century by Michael Anthony
Dr. Michelle Anthony & Dr. Michael Anthony
New Testament Survey
An overview of the New Testament with emphasis on the purpose of the writers; history and culture; literary genre, structure, and themes; persons and events; and practical application for Christian living.
Survey of the New Testament by Paul Benware
Dr. Craig Allen Hill
Family Empowered Youth Ministry
Explore ministry essentials that will include such things as: empowering families to take the spiritual leadership in the home, teaching Scripture as the ultimate authority of truth, the power of worship response and understanding the role of the Holy Spirit’s power to teach and transform.
7 Family Ministry Essentials by Michelle Anthony and Megan Marshman
Understanding a Changing Youth Culture and Climate
Focuses on the changing landscape of youth culture in today’s society, communication skills between generations, social media’s impact and diversity in our families/ministries.
Blur: A New Paradigm for Understanding Youth Culture by Jeffrey Keuss
Dr. Karen Jones
Leadership Development and Volunteer Training
Overview of biblical and contemporary leadership theories applied to personal leadership development and the equipping of volunteer leaders within the local church.
The Servant-Leadership Style of Jesus: A Biblical Strategy for Leadership Development by Dale Roach
Dr. Dave Keehn
Systematic Theology Based Ministry
The Biblical doctrines of God, Christ, man, and sin, with reference to the history and development of Christian theology. Also includes a brief study of the Holy Spirit, the church and last things, with reference to the history and development of Christian theology and its modern application to today’s generations.
Life’s Biggest Questions by Dr. Erik Thoennes
Dr. Erik Thoennes
Evangelism & Discipleship for Emerging Generations
An overview of evangelism and discipleship in the local church. Course includes equipping on the needs, expectations, roles, responsibilities, and competencies related to discipling believers, reproducing disciples, and for training others in effective basics of defending their faith.
Understanding the Faith: A Survey of Christian Apologetics
An introduction to the biblical principles and current practice of management: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and evaluating with special emphasis upon the application of these functions to church and para-church administration.
Management Essentials for Christian Ministries by Dr. Michael J. Anthony
Dr. Michael Anthony
Hermeneutical Message Development and Teaching
Methods and principles for interpreting Scripture throughout church history and the present era. Theory is applied to texts with an emphasis on the grammatical-historical method.
Inductive Bible Study: A Comprehensive Guide to the Practice of Hermeneutics
Healthy Sexuality for Students in an Unhealthy World
This course focuses on the cultural implications that sexuality has on shaping our youth and family structures. It will explore recent trends, dangers and ramifications of the sexual messages in today’s world. In addition, this course will help students create a biblical paradigm for sexual purity for teaching and training purposes in student ministry.
The Purity Code: God's Plan for Sex and Your Body by Dr. Jim Burns
Dr. Jim Burns