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CERTIFICATE IN MINISTRY

CERTIFICATE IN MINISTRY
= 7 Short Courses
1. Christian Foundations 
2. Understanding the Bible
3. Spiritual Beings 
4. Prayer 
5. Inner Victory 
6. Spiritual Gifts
7. Prophets Manual

All our courses may also be taken individually

CHRISTIAN FOUNDATIONS. Course 1.          3 Credit Hours

  • Introduction – Getting Wisdom
  • Chapter 1.   Jesus Taught
  • Chapter 2    Discipleship
  • Chapter 3.   Sermon on the Mount Part One
  • Chapter 4.   Sermon on the Mount Part Two
  • Chapter 5.   Servant Leadership
  • Chapter 6.   Authority of the Church
  • Chapter 7.   The Kingdom of God
  • Chapter 8.   The Message of Jesus
  • Chapter 9.   The Spirit of the Leader
  • Chapter 10. Go make Disciples
  • Chapter 11. The Laying on of Hands
  • Chapter 12. Eschatology Matthew 24
  • Chapter 13. Eschatology -The Great Tribulation
  • Chapter 14. Eschatology -The Return of Christ
  • Chapter 15. Eschatology -The Rapture
  • Chapter 16. Eschatology -The Judgements of 
  • Chapter 17. Eschatology -The Bride of Christ

UNDERSTANDING THE BIBLE. Course 2.         3 Credit Hours 

Scriptures & Abbreviations

  • Chapter 1.   Old Testament Divisions
  • Chapter 2.   New Testament Divisions
  • Chapter 3.   History of the Bible
  • Chapter 4.  Christian Worldview
  • Chapter 5.  Christocentric
  • Chapter 6.  The Blood Covenants
  • Chapter 7.   Covenant Terms
  • Chapter 8.   Bible Covenants
  • Chapter 9.   Principles of Biblical Interpretation
  • Chapter 10. Interpreting the New Testament
  • Chapter 11. We must study the Bible
  • Chapter 12. Understanding the Bible
  • Chapter 13. What the Bible is
  • Chapter 14. Developing an Effective Bible Study
  • End               Review Test Answers

 

SPIRITUAL BEINGS. Course 3.                            3 Credit Hours

  • Chapter 1.   God
  • Chapter 2.   The Glory of God
  • Chapter 3.   Three Attributes of God
  • Chapter 4.   The Trinity
  • Chapter 5.   The Father
  • Chapter 6.   The Father’s Love
  • Chapter 7.   As Father
  • Chapter 8.   The Son
  • Chapter 9.   The Holy Spirit
  • Chapter 10.  Origin of Angels
  • Chapter 11.  Characteristics of Angels
  • Chapter 12.  Different kinds of Angels
  • Chapter 13.  Function of Angels
  • Chapter 14.  Demons
  • Chapter 15.  Authority

PRAYER. Course 5.                                            3 Credit Hours

  • Chapter 1.   The Name
  • Chapter 2.   Bible Prayers
  • Chapter 3.   The Prayer of Faith
  • Chapter 4.   Binding and Loosing
  • Chapter 5.   Intercession
  • Chapter 6.   Praying in the Spirit

 

INNER VICTORY. Course 4                               3 Credit Hours

  • Session 1.    Introduction
  • Session 2.    Two Kingdoms
  • Session 3.    Your Spiritual House
  • Session 4.    Generational Curses
  • Session 5.    Wounds and Traumas
  • Session 6.    Roots and Fruits
  • Session 7.    Practical Explanation
  • Session 8.    Renewing of the Mind
  • Session 9.    Spirit, Soul, Body and Salvation
  • Session 10.  Following up Programs

Counter Attack Prayer

Prayer of Blessing

SPIRITUAL GIFTS. Course 6.                            4 Credit Hours

  • Chapter 1.   Spiritual Gifts by Chapter
  • Chapter 2.   Misconceptions of Spiritual Gifts
  • Chapter 3.   Discover Your Spiritual Gifts. Pneuma Gift Analysis & Score Sheet
  • Chapter 4.   Elders and Deacons
  • Chapter 5.   Different Gifts
  • Chapter 6.   Miraculous Gifts
  • Chapter 7.   Serving Gifts
  • Chapter 8.   The Motivational Gifts
  • Chapter 9.   Grace Gifts
  • Chapter 10. Apostles – Understanding the term Apostle
  • Chapter 11. An Apostolic Mission Statement
  • Chapter 12. The First Apostles Were:
  • Chapter 13. Prophets
  • Chapter 14. Discerning the True Prophet from the False
  • Chapter 15. Personal Prophecy
  • Chapter 16. Evangelists
  • Chapter 17. Pastor/Shepherd

PROPHETS MANUAL. Course 7.                           5 Credit Hours

  • Section 1: The Prophet
  • Section 2: Prophetic exposure of evil infiltrations into the church universally
  • Section 3: Release of prophetic revelations
  • Section 4: Preparation and training of a prophet for his ministry
  • Section 5: Stages of prophetic development
  • Section 6: Prophetic realities
  • Section 7: Prophetically: for and against
  • Section 8: Prophetic procedures
  • Section 9: Prophetic alarm signals
  • Section 10: Prophets are you ready?
  • Prophecy: to the prophets of the body of Christ

 

COUNSELLING 1

COUNSELLING 1 – Index, Outline – 3 Modules

36 Credit Hours – 1 credit hour is equal to 10 hours of study

  • MODULE 1 – Wholeness – 1 Credit hour
  • MODULE 2 – Boundaries – 6 Credit hours
  • MODULE 3 – Pastoral Counselling – 29 Credit hours
This course is the final year of the Diploma in Ministry and the second year of the Bachelor of Biblical Theology and is designed to equip pastors with counselling skills. If taken after successful completion of the Certificate in Ministry Course, the Diploma in Ministry is awarded.

It may also be taken as a stand-alone course. On successful completion of this course a Certificate in Counselling is awarded.

Welcome to Pastoral Counselling – 3 Credit hours
  • Chapter 1.   Uniqueness of Christian Counselling
  • Chapter 2.   Preparation for Counselling
  • Chapter 3.   The Counselling Setting
  • Chapter 4.   Hosting the Presence of God in Counselling
  • Chapter 5.   Effective Communication
  • Chapter 6.   Distractions in Counselling Communication
  • Chapter 7.   Counselling Techniques
  • Chapter 8.   Counselling Models
  • Chapter 9.   Counselling Mistakes
  • Client Application to Counselling Form
  • Consent to Counselling Form

A Biblical Foundation – 4 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   Biblical Foundations
  • Chapter 2    The Revelation of Scripture
  • Chapter 3.   The Nature of God
  • Chapter 4.   Sin
  • Chapter 5.   Dying to Self
  • Chapter 6.   Strongholds of the Mind
  • Chapter 7.   Forgiveness
  • Chapter 8.   Reasons for Forgiving Others
  • Chapter 9.   Guilt
  • Chapter 10. Overcoming Stress
  • Chapter 11. Fear
  • Page 43-47. Discussion questions and answers

Emotions – 3 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   Emotional Intelligence
  • Chapter 2.   Three Major Needs
  • Chapter 3.   Spirit, Soul and Body
  • Chapter 4.   The Grief Cycle
  • Chapter 5.   Psychology
  • Chapter 6.   Developmental Psychology
  • Chapter 7.   Depression
  • Chapter 8.   Discussion Questions

 

Types of Counselling – 3 Credit hours

  • Chapter  1.   Abortion
  • Chapter  2.   Childhood Molestation
  • Chapter  3.   Symptoms of Childhood Abuse in Adults
  • Chapter  4.   Death
  • Chapter  5.   Eating Disorders
  • Chapter  6.   Homosexuality
  • Chapter  7.   Life Skills
  • Chapter  8.   Mediation
  • Chapter  9.   Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Chapter 10.  Discussion & Answers

 

Case Studies – 2 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
  • Chapter 2.   Mediation
  • Chapter 3.   Obesity
  • Chapter 4.   Post-Traumatic Stress
  • Chapter 5.   Absent father, Low self-esteem, Sexual Dysfunction  & Suicide
  • Chapter 6.   Brokenness
  • Chapter 7.   Fear of failure and dealing with Courage, Faith and Truth

 

SECTION 6. Assignments to be handed in – 10 Credit hours

SECTION 7. Counselling Ministry – practical, logs and credits – up to 4 Credit hours (M275)

 

LEADERSHIP & ADMINISTRATION

LEADERSHIP & ADMINISTRATION – 54 credit hours. 1 Credit hour is equal to 10 hours of study.

Focused on the twin leadership gifts of Leadership and Administration, this course equips ministry leaders with effective organizational skills. Many ministries and organizations fail because they fail to implement sound leadership and or administration practices. These courses may be applied for together or individually.
A Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of these two courses if done as stand alone.

Practical Leadership – 4 Credit hours

Introduction: Welcome to Leadership & Administration 

  • Chapter 1.    Controlling Leaders
  • Chapter 2.    Authority
  • Chapter 3.    Leading like Jesus
  • Chapter 4.    Teamwork
  • Chapter 5.    Loyalty
  • Chapter 6.    Disloyalty
  • Chapter 7.    Building Loyalty in Ministry
  • Chapter 8.    Seven Enemies in Ministry and life
  • Chapter 9.    Fear in Leadership
  • Chapter 10.  Discouragement
  • Chapter 11.  Godly Sorrow
  • Chapter 12.  Burdened in the Spirit
  • Chapter 13.  Winning against all Odds
  • Chapter 14.  The Unfair Advantage
  • Chapter 15.  Perseverance
  • Chapter 16.  Running the Race
  • Chapter 17.  Finishing Strong
  • Chapter 18.  Victorious Christian Living
  • Chapter 19.  Kirche or Ecclesia
  • Chapter 20.  You are Doulos
  • Chapter 21.  Assignments – to be handed in

Course 2 

Part One – Introduction to Philosophy – 2 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   Introduction to Philosophy
  • Chapter 2    Morals & Ethics
  • Chapter 3.   Metaphysics
  • Chapter 4.   Epistemology
  • Chapter 5.   Philosophical Logic
  • Chapter 6.  Assignments to be handed in 
Part Two – Different Kinds of Philosophies – 4 Credit hours
  • Chapter 1.   Empiricism
  • Chapter 2.   Rationalism
  • Chapter 3.   Pluralism
  • Chapter 4.   Positivism
  • Chapter 5.   Realism
  • Chapter 6.   Occam’s Razor
  • Chapter 7.   Hegelianism
  • Chapter 8.   Progressivism
  • Chapter 9.   Progressive Christianity
  • Chapter 10. Constructivism
  • Chapter 11. Socialism
  • Chapter 12. Feminism
  • Chapter 13. LGBT
  • Chapter 14. Modern vs Post Modernism
  • Chapter 15. New Age Movement
  • Chapter 16. Liberalism
  • Chapter 17. Relativism
  • Chapter 18. Homework – to be handed in
  • Chapter 19. Assignments – to be handed in 

Course 3.1 – The Church – Missiology – 2 Credit hours

The Tabernacle of Moses – 5 Credit hours (under revision)

Introduction Missiology

  • Chapter 1.   Missions
  • Chapter 2.   A Missions Model
  • Chapter 3.   Unreached People
  • Chapter 4.   Urban Missions
  • Chapter 5.   The 10/40 Window
  • Chapter 6.   Persecution
  • Chapter 7.   To Die is Gain
  • Chapter 8.   A Powerful Church is a Threat
  • Chapter 9.   The Children
  • Chapter 10. Compassion Fatigue
  • Chapter 11. Assignment Missiology 

Course 3.2. The Church – Social Justice – 1 Credit hour

  • Chapter 1.   Social Justice
  • Chapter 2.   Prosperity
  • Chapter 3.   The Just God in Revelation
  • Chapter 4.   Social Justice Assignment
  • Course 3.3. The Church – Victorious Church – 3 Credit hours
  • Chapter 1.   Servants, Friends and Brothers
  • Chapter 2.   Pentecost
  • Chapter 3.   Babel and Pentecost
  • Chapter 4.   Filled with The Holy Spirit
  • Chapter 5.   The Holy Spirit our Seal 
  • Chapter 6.   Election and Predestination
  • Chapter 7.   The Biblical Church
  • Chapter 8.   Communion
  • Chapter 9.   Assignment to be handed in

Course 3.4. The Church – Practical Ministries – 2 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   Practical Ministry
  • Chapter 2.   Maturity
  • Chapter 3.   Christology
  • Chapter 4.   Accountability vs Covering
  • Chapter 5.   Covering and Covenant
  • Chapter 6.   Are you a Thermometer or a Thermostat?
  • Chapter 7.   Apologetics
  • Chapter 8.   Assignment to be handed in

Course 3.5. The Church – Christian Ethics – 3 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   Christian Ethics
  • Chapter 2.   Applied Ethics
  • Chapter 3.   Christian Activism
  • Chapter 4.   Money
  • Chapter 5.   The Poor
  • Chapter 6.   Sexual Morality
  • Chapter 7.   Treatment of Women
  • Chapter 8.   Alcohol
    Chapter 9.   Retaliation and Defense

Course 3.6.  The Church – Marriage & Remarriage – 2 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   Marriage
  • Chapter 2.   Christian Marriage
  • Chapter 3.   Biblical Marriage
  • Chapter 4.   Divorce
  • Chapter 5.   Jewish Divorce
  • Chapter 6.   Jesus on Divorce 
  • Chapter 7.   Assignment to be handed in

Course 3.7. The Church – Marriage and Family – 5 Credit hours

Course 4.  Homiletics – 6 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   Preparation of the Sermon
  • Chapter 2.   The Sermon
  • Chapter 3.   Transitions
  • Chapter 4.   Types of Sermons
  • Chapter 5.   Teach well according to Martin Luther
  • Chapter 6.   Homiletics Assignments to be handed in 

Course 5.  Ordination – 2 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   Called
  • Chapter 2.   Anointing
  • Chapter 3.   Anointing Produces Effective Ministry
  • Chapter 4.   Called to preach
  • Chapter 5.   Qualifications for Ministry
  • Chapter 6.   Deacons
  • Chapter 7.   Elders
  • Chapter 8.   Assignment to be handed in

Course 6.  Conclusion

  • Chapter 1.   Paying the Price
  • Chapter 2.   Discipling
  • Chapter 3.   Inspiration

Accounting – 4 Credit hours

  • Introduction to Administration
  • Chapter 1.   Introduction to Accounting
  • Chapter 2.   Different Types of Accounting
  • Chapter 3.   Accounting Terms
  • Chapter 4.   Surplus or Deficit
  • Chapter 5.   Funds
  • Chapter 6.   Financial Statements
  • Chapter 7.   Income and Expenditure Statement
  • Chapter 8.   Cash Flow Statement
  • Chapter 9.   Profit and Loss Account
  • Chapter 10. Budgets
  • Chapter 11. Break Even Point
  • Chapter 12. Management Accounting
  • Chapter 13. Statement of Financial Position
  • Chapter 14. Depreciate your Way to a Healthier Non-profit
  • Chapter 15. Assignments – to be handed in

Stewardship – Understanding Stewardship – 5 Credit hours

Understanding Stewardship

  • Chapter 1.  Stewardship
  • Chapter 2.  Reaching your full potential
  • Chapter 3.  An Inheritance

SECTION 2.2.   Stewardship – Giving 

  • Chapter 1.   Stewardship of Giving
  • Chapter 2.   Jesus and Giving
  • Chapter 3.   Responsibilities to Ministries
  • Chapter 4.   Giving to the Poor
SECTION 2.3 Tithes and Offerings
  • Chapter 1.   Introduction to Tithing
  • Chapter 2.   Error and False Teaching
  • Chapter 3.   The Tithe
  • Chapter 4.   Offerings
  • Chapter 5.   History of the Biblical Tithe
  • Chapter 6.   History of the Tithe in the Church
  • Chapter 7.   Jesus on Tithing
  • Chapter 8.   The New Testament on Tithing
  • Chapter 9.   A Cheerful Giver
SECTION 2.4.  Our Lives
  • Chapter 1.   Stewarding our Lives
  • Chapter 2.   Stewardship of the Environment
  • Chapter 3.   Stewardship over Animals

SECTION 2.5.  Assignments 

Organizational Structure and Strategy – 2 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   For-Profit and Non-Profit
  • Chapter 2.   Organizational Culture
  • Chapter 3.   Organizational Behaviour
  • Chapter 4.   Productivity
  • Chapter 5.   Business Strategy
  • Chapter 6.   Assignment to be handed in

 

SECTION 4. Management – 2 Credit hours

  • Chapter 1.   Fourteen principles of Management
  • Chapter 2.   Five Functions of Management
  • Chapter 3.   Leading a Successful Team
  • Chapter 4.   Management Styles
  • Chapter 5.   Applying Biblical Principles to Management
  • Chapter 6.   Time Management
  • Chapter 7.   Assignment to be handed in 

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN COUNSELLING

The following courses,  are required for this degree:

1. Certificate in Ministry
Courses: Christian Foundations, Understanding the Bible, Spiritual Beings, Inner Victory, Prayer, Prophets Manual & Spiritual Gifts

2. Counselling 1

Together with Practical Ministry 

Associate Degree in Pastoral Counselling (66 credit hours)

To earn the Associate Degree, students are required to successfully complete 66 credit hours of study which is made up of:

30 credit hours in Basic Theology  &
36 credit hours in Counselling 1

 

BACHELOR DEGREE IN BIBLICAL THEOLOGY

The following courses are required for this degree:

1. Certificate in Ministry
Courses: Christian Foundations, Understanding the Bible, Spiritual Beings, Inner Victory, Prayer, Prophets Manual & Spiritual Gifts

2. Counselling 1

3. Leadership & Administration 

Together with Practical Ministry 

120 Credit Hours
To earn the Bachelor Degree in Biblical Theology the students are required to successfully complete 120 credit hours of study which is made up of:
  • 30 credit hours in Basic  Theology
  • 36 credit hours in Counselling 1
  • 54 credit hours in Leadership & Administration