This course focuses on the importance of Christian Communication and its connection to preaching. It emphasizes the basic communication skills: verbal and nonverbal communication skills; sentence structure; grammar; and comprehension.
The goal for the students in this course is to be able to list in order the books that comprise the Old Testament; identify which books comprise the Books of the Law, History, Poetry, and Prophecy; describe the general themes of the Old Testament books; identify prominent individuals and events in the history of ancient Israel; discuss the work of the Holy Ghost in the Old Testament; and identify the trinity in the Old Testament.
The goal of this unit is to thoroughly examine the COGIC Statement of Faith (SOF), also known as the Affirmation of Faith (AOF). The SOF is a key document in the COGIC because it is intended to summarize our Basic Doctrines and Articles of Religion, the core doctrines of our church; and examine the role
The objective of this course is to guide the ordination candidates to an understanding of what theology is. The introduction places emphasis on the definition of theology; the origins of theology; the interest of theology in accuracy and persuasion; and the traditional method of doing theology. The introduction shows that theology is an important function
This course will focus on the biblical principles of stewardship and how to apply them to effect an abundant life.
The rationale for this course is for students to understand the purpose, structure, function, and ministries of the Women’s Department and women ministries in COGIC. Students will study how the Women’s Department and women’s ministries have emerged over the decades and why COGIC allows the local church flexibility to shape the women’s department. This course