(1) Attendance to live class. You must participate in the live class each week for full credit. There will also be a weekly discussion question you will need to answer and engage in conversation with to receive full credit each week.
(2) A midterm exam will be given after lesson six. (It will be an open book/open notes)
(3) A final exam will be given at the end of the course after lesson twelve. (It will be an open book/open note)*
(4) Final evaluation project: You will be required to put together class material as if you were presenting a class on a given topic from the course. This can be arranged as a Sunday school class for children, youth or adults, or a formal class/lecture. Details will be included in the classroom materials.
Lesson 1: Introduction – How We Got the New Testament
Lesson 2: Reliability of the New Testament Documents
Lesson 3: Interpreting the New Testament
Lesson 4: The Ministry of John the Baptizer
Lesson 5: The Life and Ministry of Jesus – Part 1
Lesson 6: The Life and Ministry of Jesus – Part 2
è Open book test over first 6 lessons
Lesson 7: Acts – The Message Is Sent to the World
Lesson 8: The Gospel
Lesson 9: The Early Church
Lesson 10: Worship Within the New Testament
Lesson 11: Struggles Within the First Century Church
Lesson 12: The Kingdom Message Today
è Open Book Final
è Final Project Due
Attendance is mandatory- Class attendance and participation count for 2% of the overall grade for each class- 24% total for all lessons
Two tests – Open Book worth 20% of overall grade each, 40% total
Final evaluation project – worth 36%
The class can be taken as audit or as credit towards our Certificate in Christian Studies.
To take the course, please contact Nick Secula at firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact information below: