All Courses

  • RS-503: Research Methods, Writing and Technology M3

    A course designed to introduce the student to the skills necessary to produce graduate level research papers and projects. This includes the proper formatting of papers (Turabian), source documentation, and thesis formation. How to effectively read for comprehension and how to express oneself properly is explored. Methods for using technology to discover information appropriate to graduate work through the use of electronic databases, Internet resources, library collections, and information literacy are addressed. Students will be introduced to the Canvas LMS and BlueJeans video conferencing system used at Grace for all its courses.

  • TH-560: Hermeneutics M3

    A directed study of the principles of the literal- grammatical-historical (L-G-H) system of biblical interpretation, with guided practice in using those principles in interpreting representative passages.

  • TH-775: Christian Apologetics: Classic and Contemporary

    Christianity is increasingly being challenged by new religions and cults, as well as by the secularization of our culture. In this course, you will learn how to explain to a secular world what you believe and why you believe it.

  • RS-210: Research Writing and Technology M3

    A course designed to teach the serious student of the Word proper research methodology, college level writing skills, and the effective use of technology for creating quality research papers and projects, following A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate L. Turabian (9th ed.). Methods for using technology to discover information appropriate to college-level research through the use of electronic databases, Internet resources, library collections, and information literacy are addressed.

  • TH-407: Doctrine 1 The Bible and God

    A study of the biblical doctrines of the Bible and God. Topics include, revelation, inspiration, authority and canon, as well as God’s existence, attributes, and Trinity.

  • NT-513: Gospels

    A survey and exposition of the Gospels, with an emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and their application.

  • MS-761: Ministry Stewardship

    This course helps the student build a solid biblical foundation regarding his or her personal and ministerial stewardship. Building on a solid biblical worldview of stewardship, the student will be able to apply biblical principles to the use of personal possessions and finances.Students will explore the biblical texts that relate to the personal use of money and possessions, and learn practical skills to obtain peace in personal finance. Attention will be placed on the practical implementation of biblical financial principles in the student’s life and vocation. Topics to be covered include materialism & spirituality, basic money management, giving, saving, investing, debt and credit.

  • MS-866: Cross-Cultural Communications

    An examination of the many trans-cultural dynamics for effective intercultural communication including values, tradition, non-verbal expression, and language expression.Professor’s additional comment

  • MS-854: Pastoral Ministry

    A practical study of key areas of pastoral ministry designed to equip pastors to effectively administer the day-to-day tasks of a typical church ministry.

  • MS-775: Effective Preaching

    An introduction to basic biblical communication theory and skills, emphasizing how to effectively prepare and deliver a textually derived proposition with accuracy, interest, clarity, and relevance. This is a practical course where students will share their homiletical skills in class, modeling the skills and techniques presented during the course.

  • MS-864: Crisis Counseling

    The student gains an understanding of the anatomy of crisis and learns to apply biblical principles. Attention is focused on the crises of PTSD, trauma, depression, spousal abuse, suicide, death, divorce and adolescence.

  • CH-713: Suicide Prevention Intervention & Postvention

    Suicide is a complex problem. Many factors can increase suicide risk while other factors protect people from suicide. Findings suggest that many strategies can help prevent suicide—particularly when they are used together as part of a carefully planned program. This class will explore the many facets of suicidology, including prevention and postvention programs. This class will culminate in a required residency where students will learn the international best practice standards of suicide intervention skills.