DISTANCE LEARNING » Bible Certificate

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You have the opportunity to spend a year laying a solid foundation for life by training your mind academically and preparing your heart spiritually. This 30-credit program will function as a vital stepping stone to ground you in knowledge and understanding of God’s Word.

The introductory-level courses in the Bible Certificate program are designed to give a broad overview of Bible history, personal Bible study, and basic theology. Courses include:

  • Bible and Theology – 21 credits
    • Introduction to Old Testament Literature (BI 105), 3 credits
    • Introduction to New Testament Literature (BI 106), 3 credits
    • Principles of Bible Study (BI 100), 3 credits
    • Building a Biblical Lifestyle (TH 120), 3 credits
    • World Evangelism (EV 220), 3 credits
    • Bible Studies Electives, 6 credits
  • Free Electives – 9 credits
    • Free Electives, 9 credits

See our current course schedule here.

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As a student in the Bible Certificate program, your heart and mind will be stretched by the teaching and counsel of an outstanding Christian faculty that brings over 200 years of combined ministry to experience to the classroom. You will develop a strong Christian worldview that will be critical to your success in life, regardless of your location or calling.

The program culminates in a Bible Certificate which will deepen your skills to serve in your local church. You will also be able to pursue further academic coursework with the Certificate classes as a foundation.