Curriculum for the Biblical Courses (Block Courses)



FIRST YEAR:

N.T. Introduction (30 hours)

O.T. Introduction (30 hours)

History of the church including the African church (30 hours)

Church Practice

Evangelism and Discipleship

Christian Leadership

Bible Customs

Christian home and family

Life and Ministry of Christ

 

SECOND YEAR:

Matthew, Mark and Luke (synoptics)

Church Planting

Spiritual Warfare

Paul and Missions

Gospel of John

Introduction to Missions

Doctrine of the Holy Spirit

Major Prophets

1 & 2 Corinthians

The Pentateuch

General Epistles

 

THIRD YEAR:

Doctrine of the church

Doctrine of God and angels

Doctrine of man, sin and salvation

World religions and cults

How to study the Bible (hermeneutics)

African Traditional Religions

Apologetics

Minor Prophets

Psalms and Proverbs

O.T. characters (including Daniel, Joseph and Elijah)

Eschatology

Homiletics (preaching)

 

THE PROGRAMME/ COURSE:

Three years: six times each year for one week (five days) at a time (18 weeks in total)

Each subject will be 20 hours in length (except for four which are 30 hours in length)

Each teaching session (one week) will consist of two, twenty-hour subjects. Each subject will be taught 4 hours each day for 5 days. That means 2x4 hours = 8 hours per day for 5 days. The exception to this is for the four, thirty-hour subjects. Each of these subjects will be taught for 6 hours each day for 5 days (total of 30 hours).

There will be six teaching sessions in the year:  One week in each of February, April, June, August, September and November.