How a person sees him or herself has a huge influence on that person’s view of the world and upon that person’s choices.
The course covers the history of the church of its beginnings to the eve of the Protestant Reformation. Special emphasis is placed on the process of formation and development one's own Christian identity.
This course covers Church History from the Protestant Reformation to the current time, based on selected events and developments. The course will follow the path of the Reformation from the European Continent to England and Scotland, and continue with the development of Protestant traditions in North America.
Goal: I understand various church-planting and church-growth models and their biblical foundations.
Effective communication in a group requires an understanding of both group dynamics and also how different communication practices function.
Some theologians consider reason to be the natural ally of faith, while others think that reason is a tool of the devil. The reality is that humans are equipped with reason in the human tendency is to employ that reason.
The two letters to the Corinthians give insight into the life of the problems of a young Gentile-Christian church.
“Jesus proclaimed the kingdom of God, but what resulted was the Church.” This quote from the French theologian Alfred Loisy (1857-1940), draws the entire set of problems of the Church, as well as the theology of the church (Ecclesiology) to a sharp point.