Course Number:   2009 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Faith Foundations
Description:   A historical overview of the postmodern world and the undermining of faith through the loss of absolutes and the relativity of morality. The course will examine ways to overcome the dangers ministers face in the loss of passion and resolve from secular attacks on the spiritual and its core truths and values.
CIMS Credit:   1
Price:   $82.00

Course Number:   2010 Enroll Now
Course Name:   A Journey Through the Old Testament
Survey of the Old Testament
Description:   A review of the great themes of the Old Testament, including the life of Israel, the kings, the prophets and the development of the kingdom of God in the Old Testament. This course includes a study of the origin of man as well as the origin and decline of the Jewish nation. Consideration is also given to the poetry, wisdom literature and prophecy of the Old Testament.
CIMS Credit:   3
Price:   $240.00

Course Number:   2020 Enroll Now
Course Name:   A Journey Through the New Testament
Survey of the New Testament
Description:   An overview of the New Testament with consideration of the Great themes of the Scripture, including the life and ministry of Christ, grace, the origin of the church and the missionary life of the church. This panoramic view of the New Testament dicusses the uniqueness of each New Testament writer, while it shows the unity of their contributions to this section of the Bible.
CIMS Credit:   3
Price:   $240.00

Course Number:   2030 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Living the Faith
Basic Christian Doctrines
Description:   An introduction to the great doctrines of Scripture with emphasis on the doctrine of the living God, of man, of salvation and of the church. This course includes a study of Church of God doctrine and practical commitments.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2040 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Knowing the Holy Spirit
Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
Description:   A study of the person and work of the Holy Spirit, with emphasis on the Pentecostal experience and spiritual gifts. The activity of the Spirit in the Old Testament, His ministry in and through believers, and the beautiful fruit He produces is covered in this course. He seals, fills, baptizes, anoints and inspires the followers of Christ.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2050 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Walking in the Truth
Christian Ethics and Practical Theology
Description:   A study of core Christian values which should impact social and individual behavior, with consideration of the issues of practical theology and ethics theory. Christian values based on the teachings of Christ are at the center of this study. On the practical side, application of these values to everyday living is stressed.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2060 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Rightly Dividing the Word
Biblical Interpretation
Description:   A study of the methodology of Scriptural interpretation. Special emphasis will be given to the role of context in the study and interpretation of Biblical content. Knowing what a passage meant to the person or persons to whom it was written is essential to understanding how the same passage may be applied today.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2070 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Introducing the Great Themes of Scripture
Biblical Theology
Description:   An introduction to the principal streams of Biblical theology. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of the major themes in theology as they relate to ministry in the contemporary church.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2110 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Knowing Your Church
Church of God History and Polity
Description:   A study of the ministry of the Church of God with emphasis on the growth of the church from a small southeastern group to a global church of over 4 million members. This course will also examine the organizational structure of the Church of God.
CIMS Credit:   1
Price:   $82.00

Course Number:   2120 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Leading With Integrity
Church Leadership and Administration
Description:   A study of contemporary concepts of spiritual leadership with emphasis on Scriptural models for varied administrative and leadership functions, including communication,decision making, conflict management, delegation, financial accountability, stewardship and operational procedures. Christ should be at the center of the leadership role.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2130 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Understanding Yourself and Others
Understanding Human Behavior
Description:   An introduction to the study of human personality and behavior from a Christian perspective. The goal of such a study is to help the student to attain a better self-understanding and to gain a knowledge of the personality attributes of the individuals with whom he or she interacts.
CIMS Credit:   1
Price:   $82.00

Course Number:   2140 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Equipping People for Ministry
Biblical Discipleship
Description:   A comparison of historical and contemporary models of discipleship, with emphasis on the pastoral role of mentoring and helping to develop lay people for ministry. This course is designed to motivate and train lay leaders to live a distinctively Spirit-filled life and to promote greater ministry involvement on their part.
CIMS Credit:   1
Price:   $82.00

Course Number:   2150 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Learning the Practices of Ministry
The Ministry of Worship Ceremonies and Observances
Description:   A study of Biblical models of worship providing a context for learning specific aspects of ministry in the Pentecostal church. Observances and ceremonies to be surveyed include worship, marriage, communion, foot washing, dedications, funerals and visitation.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2160 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Ministering Through Music
Music in Pentecostal Worship
Description:   A review of current musical types, forms and styles utilized in Pentecostal worship, with emphasis on understanding the Scriptural role of music in worship. Attention is given to the various aspects of worship and the role of music in accomplishing them.
CIMS Credit:   1
Price:   $82.00

Course Number:   2170 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Planting and Growing Churches
Evangelism and Church Planting
Description:   A study of practical strategies for church planting in the theological framework of the Church of God. Attention is given to major strategies for evangelism such as networking, small groups, home visitation, cross-cultural, and media usage. The course also examines the characteristics of healthy growing churches, with an emphasis on evangelism and renewal.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2180 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Helping People in Crisis
Pastoral Care and Counseling
Description:   A study of helping skills for pastors. This course reviews basic counseling principles, working with people in crisis situations, in times of grief, in times of death and dying. The course also reviews referral opportunities, community resources, and ethical guidelines, including confidentiality and reportable offenses.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2190 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Ministering to Culturally Diverse Populations
Multicultural Implications for Ministry
Description:   A study of ministry to diverse populations with emphasis on urban ministry settings. This course examines the responsibility of the church to embrace diversity and reach out to all people. It also considers the great potential for ministry in urban areas with the varied expectations and needs of a multicultural population.
CIMS Credit:   1
Price:   $82.00

Course Number:   2210 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Communicating Effectively
Speech and English Compostion
Description:   A review of the fundamentals of English grammar, with emphasis on writing and composition. The course will review the basic principles of speaking, the different kinds of speeches and the various forms of speech communication. How all of this interacts with modern methods of conveying one's message is part of this study.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2220 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Preaching the Word Today
Contemporary Preaching
Description:   An emphasis on the basic principles of preaching and teaching the Word of God, emphasizing homiletical preaching styles, message preparation, communication methods and treatment of contemporary issues. Attention is given to those elements of craftsmanship and theological understanding basic to persuasive preaching.
CIMS Credit:   2
Price:   $160.00

Course Number:   2230 Enroll Now
Course Name:   Caring for People in Need
21st Century Benevolence
Description:   A study of the Biblical and theological basis of benevolence and care. This course examines the practical aspects of developing a ministry of care. Benevolence in the marketplace features interviews and discussions with caregivers working in a variety of urban and rural settings and introduces the ministry outreaches of the Church of God Division of Care.
CIMS Credit:   1
Price:   $82.00
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