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Spring 2015 Course Descriptions

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  • New Students, please choose the “APPLY NOW” button to the left of this page to begin the registration process for the Biblical Women’s Institute.”
  • If you are a returning student in BWI, please follow these instructions to register for classes in the Biblical Women's Institute.
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Term 3: January 19 - March 12

  • WST0320: Spiritual Disciplines
    Tuesday Evenings 7-9pm
    Dena Moten
    Course Description: The purpose of this course is to integrate sound teaching with sound methodology regarding the spiritual disciplines in the hopes of increasing the wonder of personal and corporate worship as well as motivate vital engagement in the mission of our faith.
  • WST0400: Church Planting I
    Thursday, 3:30-6:20pm 
    Instructor: Dr. George Robinson
    Course Description: This course is a basic orientation to the biblical, theological, sociological, and practical dimensions of starting new churches.
  • WST0240: Preparing for Missions
    Thursday Evenings, 7–9pm
    Instructor:  Lesley Hildreth
    Course Description: This course is designed to offer women biblical and practical preparation for living and ministering on the mission field, with special attention to a specific region of the world.
  • WST0120: New Testament Survey I *Offered Online
    Tuesday Evenings, 7-9pm
    Instructor: David Phillips
    Course Description: Together, New Testament 1 & 2 are designed to be an overview of the books of the New Testament. NT 1 will   serve as an introduction to the Second Temple period, the New Testament world, the four gospels, and the life of Christ.
  • WST0150: Baptist History and Identity
    Weekend Intensive: 1/24 & 2/7
    Instructor: Shane Shaddix
    Course Description: This course will provide a very basic orientation to key issues in Baptist History and Identity.
  • WST0220: New Testament Book Study
    Thursday Evenings, 7–9pm
    Instructor:  Ethan Drum
    Course Description: This course is designed to give students an in depth look into the book of Ephesians.

Term 4: March 17 - May 7

  • WST0130: Christian Doctrine *Offered Online
    Tuesdays, 7-9pm
    Instructor: Carrie Gilliam
    Course Description: This class is designed to introduce the student to the broad concepts of systematic theology. This will be accomplished through weekly required reading in the text book, and through weekly lectures designed to provide a summary of the general areas of systematic theology.
  • WST0400: Church Planting II
    Thursday afternoons, 3:30-6:20pm
    Instructor: Dr. George Robinson
    Course Description: This course is a continuation of Church Planting I.
  • WST0340: Ministry of Hospitality
    Thursday Evenings 7-9pm
    Instructor:  Penny Keathley
    Course Description: This course is designed to show women various ways that they can bless others in and through their homes. Through this course, the student should gain a biblical understanding of hospitality and servant hood, the ability to distinguish between worldly entertainment and Christian hospitality, and practical knowledge useful in hosting events in the home.
  • WST00630: Planning Events for Women
    Tuesday Evenings, 7-9pm
    Instructor: Lana McNair
    Course Description:  This course will teach women how to plan events from a Ladies Night Out to Weddings and Bible Studies in the church and ministry setting.
  • WST0120: New Testament Survey II *Offered Online
    Tuesday Evenings, 7-9pm
    Instructor: David Phillips
    Course Description:  Together, New Testament 1 & 2 are designed to be an overview of the books of the New Testament. NT 2 is a continuation of WST0120 and includes the biblical history of the Apostolic
    period, Apostolic epistolary literature, and the Apocalypse.
  • WST00260: Family Life *Offered Online
    Friday, April 10th 6-9pm & Saturday, April 11th 9am-12pm
    Instructor:  Dr. Daniel Akin
    Course Description: This course will help students understand Biblical standards for marriage and how to apply these standards in their own marriage and family life.
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