Course Schedule

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Introduction to Hermeneutics (How to Interpret the Bible) (registration closed)

This course is basic training in learning to understand and use the Bible in Christian ministry. The course includes the study of the principles for interpreting the Bible and hands-on practice in applying them.

Christ in the Synoptic Gospels (REgistration Closed)

This course consists of a study of the life and teachings of Christ as presented in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Attention will be given to the historical, secular context in which He lived in order to assist in understanding the events of His life and teachings.

Ministerial Practicum: Level 1 (Beginning Ministerial Internship)

This course involves a practical, hands-on consideration of some of the basic components of a minister’s life. Included is a look at the call to and gifting for ministry, financial and legal aspects of being a minister, weddings, funerals, hospital visits, and the minister’s devotional life. Included also is a discussion of ministerial accountability.

Introduction to theology

The Assemblies of God has emphasized the importance of its doctrine as essential for a basis of unity since its adoption in 1916 as a response to theological issues that arose in the newly formed fellowship. This course will study the “Statement of Fundamental Truths” of the Assemblies of God, their biblical basis, and their application to the lives of believers.

A Spirit-empowered church

To produce a spiritually, flourishing church requires a biblical, comprehensive, strategic plan empowered by the Spirit.  This course looks at the strategic plan found in the Book of Acts chapter 2 and focuses on developing spirit-empowered disciples who will be involved with the five essential functions of a church as found there: connect, grow, serve, go and worship.

Questions? Contact Pastor Joy at jhunt [at] socalschoolofministry [dot] org.