A study of the development and beliefs of major world religions. Special consideration is given to their contemporary forms and settings, with the aim of facilitating an understanding of the religious experience of potential recipients of the gospel.

An overview of the christian church from the Reformation to present times, including the Reformation and counter-Reformation, development of denominationalism, the Enlightenment and its influence upon Christian thought, and the influence of changing worldviews upon theology. Emphasis is given especially to factors which influenced the rise and development of the Adventist Church.

This course provides an intensive introduction to the fundamentals of New Testament Greek grammar, a practical vocabulary, and practice in the use of language tools.

Duration: August 14 - October 13, 2017

A study of doctrines in which the Adventist Church offers relevant contributions to a theological understanding of the Bible, such as the mediatorial ministry of Christ in the heavenly sanctuary, the antitypical significance of the Day of Atonement, the pre-advent investigative phase of the judgment, the Three Angels’ Messages of Revelation 14, the eschatological remnant, the gift of prophecy, the unmasking of spiritualism, and the message of health reform.

Duration: June 5 - August 4, 2017

An expository study of the book of Daniel, including introductory information, the genre and structure of the book, and different approaches to the book. The study of each chapter will include a contextual exposition taking into consideration the theology of the book, enabling the student to prepare sermons and other materials related to the book.

Duration: March 20 - May 19, 2017

An introductory study of the theology of mission, the history of missions, various philosophies of mission including the Adventist philosophy and strategy of mission, and the strategic implementation of these in given cultural settings.

Duration: March 20 - May 19, 2017

God grows the church by growing people. This course explores the Biblical basis for the organic reproduction of disciples and mission in both the Old and New Testament. Emphasis will be given throughout the course on practical principles which will inform and empower the local church pastor to grow both new and established members in discipleship and mission.

Duration: January 9 - March 10, 2017