CLASSES and SEMINARS

Our mission is to educate leaders for Christian service, whether that be in vocational ministry, volunteer ministries, on the mission field, or in the home and workplace. Our programs of study help prepare you for a lifestyle of service.
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2022 Fall Classes

To enroll for credit ($660) or audit ($150) fill out an application for admission. 

Auditing a course allows you to participate in lectures and class discussions without having to complete any additional assignments or tests that would normally be required for course completion.

Communication Concepts
Misti Lacy
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 am to 8:50 am

An introduction to the key concepts and guiding principles necessary for effective presentations. Topics include purpose, audience, credibility, logistics, content, organization, and performance.

Romans
Jeffry McKean
Wednesdays and Fridays - 7:30 am to 8:50 am

An in-depth study of the epistle, with emphasis given to Paul’s teachings on the Law vs. Grace and the relationship between Jews and Gentiles in the church.

Logos in Use
Aaron Prohs
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 am to 8:50 am

An introduction to the tools and features of the Logos Bible software, enabling students to use it for Bible study, research, and presentations.

Perspectives in Worldview
Don Hulsey
Wednesdays and Fridays - 7:30 am to 8:50 am

An introductory course of worldview with a heavy emphasis on the Christian worldview and how it differs from deism, naturalism, post-modernism, Hinduism, and Islam.

Apologetics
Dave Robinson
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 am to 8:50 am

An examination of the philosophical and logical bases of the Christian faith, evidences of the divine nature of the Christian faith, and the challenge given to that faith by the philosophical climate of contemporary society.

1st Corinthians
Jeffry McKean
Wednesdays and Fridays - 9:30 am to 10:50 am

A study of 1st Corinthians noting the problems in the church and the solutions offered and assessing them as a model for meeting and dealing with contemporary church problems.

Old Testament Survey I
Aaron Prohs
Wednesdays and Fridays - 9:30 am to 10:50 am

An overview of the Old Testament, with a brief examination of the content of each book set in historical perspective, to introduce the student to the major themes and events and give a foundation for other Old Testament studies.

Composition and Grammer I
Misti Lacy
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 9:30 am to 10:50 am

A study of basic sentence structure, conventional American English usage, and construction of logical thought units, including practice in writing paragraphs and longer compositions.

History of the Ancient Near East
Andi Grant
Wednesdays and Fridays - 9:30 am to 10:50 am

A study of Jewish and early Christian history from 330 BC to AD 330 in the context of the Hellenistic and Roman civilizations.

Homiletics
Aaron Prohs
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 9:30 am to 10:50 am

An introduction to the theory and practice of preaching, providing students with experience in the preparation and presentation of messages.

Ministry with Youth
Alan Dyson
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 9:30 am to 10:50 am

A study of current approaches to ministry with youth in which the roles of those working with youth are examined and youth program plans are developed.

Principles of Interpretation
Jeffry McKean
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays - 11:00 am to 11:50 am

An introduction to principles and methods used in the interpretation and application of the Bible.

Introduction to Christian Education
Andi Grant
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays - 11:00 am to 11:50 am

An examination of the role and function of the education program of the Church. A foundational course for all others in Christian education.

Mentored Ministry - Meditation of the Christian Leader
Scott Gribble
Wednesdays - 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm

As the first option, students should attend weekly meetings through the Summit Bridge. However, when a students’ schedule will not permit it, the student may fulfill the weekly meeting requirement through professor-assigned reading assignments relevant to the semester’s topic.

Life of Christ
Jeffry McKean
Tuesdays - 6:00 pm to 8:40 pm

A study of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ from before creation through his Galilean ministry as presented in the synoptic Gospels. The course will give special attention to the birth narratives in Matthew and Luke, Jesus’ miracles, and his teachings as presented in the Sermon on the Mount.

Financial Management
Marcia Mehring
Mondays - 6:00 pm to 8:40 pm

A study of practical financial methods to assist in personal and non-profit applications, including simple accounting, budgeting, the ethics of finance, and various aspects of managing a non-profit organization.

Adolescent Education

Andi Grant
Mondays - 6:00 pm to 8:40 pm

An examination of the characteristics and needs of the adolescent, together with the approaches necessary for effective teaching of adolescence.

Teaching and Preaching from the Old Testament
Aaron Prohs
Mondays - 6:00 pm to 8:40 pm

To equip students to preach the various sections of the Old Testament by giving them the knowledge necessary to discover the relevance of the text and the life-changing message for Christians today. The course will focus on how the Old Testament text can be interpreted in light of its genre and context and our world today, and how to move from exegesis to exposition, from text to sermon.

Counseling
Campus EDU
Online

A consideration of the principles of various counseling theories and their application to human problems from the perspective of the pastoral ministry. Prerequisite: PYS2103.

2022 BRIDGE Seminars

Summit Bridge Seminars are free of charge.  The faculty of Summit Christian College are offering these classes at no cost as a way to serve churches and the seminars are intended to help you equip those that serve in your church. View more information at the Summit Bridge Seminars page.

 

Choosing an English Translation of the Bible

Dave Robinson

Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm

There are many translations of the Bible available today, but only 5 or 10 are widely used. This seminar will look at some of the strengths and weaknesses of the most popular translations.

Can You Repeat That? Asking Good Questions

Andi Grant

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm

Good discussions in Small Groups and Bible studies often start with asking a good question.  Explore principles and explore examples of asking questions that get people engaged in meaningful discussions.

Ruth: Love During Dark Days

Summer Seminar (4 Part Series)

Aaron Prohs

Thursday, June 9, 16, 23, 30, 2022 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Discover why this short story of love's light shining in the dark has been called a theological masterpiece. 
The class will be divided into a chapter a week. 
1. Love's response to grief
2. Love's provisions
3. Love's redemption
4. Love's blessing