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Theology 2

Theology 2 An Introduction Theology 2 is the investigation of God’s character and interactions with us and our world, summarizing and systematizing what we can know both through creational and redemptive revelation. The course provides an overview of the topics Jesus, salvation, atonement, sanctification, church, sacraments, mission, social witness, end times, return of Jesus, and the new creation. The companion …

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Pastoral Care

PASTORAL CARE AN INTRODUCTION While leaders of churches are often identified as “preachers,” there is much more to congregational oversight than conducting Sunday worship or being the resident theologian who expounds on Christian doctrine. Moses found himself a father and mother and friend and counselor to the large community of Israelites, so much so, in fact, that he sometimes complained …

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Leadership

LEADERSHIP AN INTRODUCTION You are a leader. If you have influence in someone else’s life, you are a leader. Human society is built on relationships of leading and following, from families to education to business to health professions to police and military to government. Being led is a way of life for us from our earlies recollections: we are walked …

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Church History

CHURCH HISTORY COURSE AN INTRODUCTION Time is the great organizing force of human life. We move through time, marching to its incessant staccato drumming. When God created this universe, he established time as its regulator. Galaxies and planets share space, but dance to the melody of time. All things we experience, including redemption itself, are filtered through time. Creation began …

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New Testament

AN INTRODUCTION All humans are religious, but we are not all religious in the same way. For some, “religion” stands in opposition to “reason,” and anything not measurable by science is either misleading or irrelevant. For others, the powers of life displayed throughout our world, coupled with the changes that take place over time, lead them to find meaning and …