In this course, the fundamentals of an effective sermon will be presented and practiced. These include: sermon preparation, sermon structure, creating a manuscript, rhetoric and effective body language. These practical fundamentals will be built upon a discussion of the nature of sermon anointing (divine empowerment).
|TIME COMMITMENT||6 HOURS PER WEEK|
|DURATION||8 WEEKS + RESEARCH|
|VIDEO TRANSCRIPT||AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH|
|TOTAL TIME||40 HOURS IN TOTAL INCL. LECTURE AND RESEARCH|
One of the main pastoral tasks is providing biblical counsel for congregation members. The necessary knowledge and skills for this practice are best won in specific courses and practical training exercises. Foundational to this is a basic understanding of the various facets of modern Psychology.
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.