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THIRD LEVEL COURSES
for students who signed up before September 19, 2013 or students
who have received permission for a Special Course of Study.


ATTENTION MOODLE STUDENTS:
ALL STUDENTS WHO APPLIED ON THE SLBC MOODLE SITE

All students who signed up after September 19, 2013 are
in our moodle-enabled system.  Therefore, they must
take all classes from and submit all tests and forms to
that website.  The ONLY students allowed to take courses
from this current site are students who signed up BEFORE
September 19, 2013 or who have received permission for a
Special Course of Study.  All others must goto the moodle-
enabled site for all course-work.
The moodle-enabled site is
http://slbcrecords.org
Moodle students who use this current site cannot have their
work credited to them because it must go through the automated
moodle site in order to be added to their file.

THERE ARE NO POSSIBLE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS REQUIREMENT!

 

GENERAL STUDY INSTRUCTIONS
These may be superceded by specific instructions given on the course main page.

TESTING


Practical Christian Ministry   
  If you are actively involved in a ministry in your local church on a regular basis, then you are eligible for 1 credit per quarter (6 credits per year) for practical Christian ministry.  "Actively involved" is defined as at least 1 or 2 days per week of some type of Church ministry.


Bachelor, Master, Doctor - THESIS 
   
If you are working on your Bachelor, Master, or Doctor degree you will need to write a thesis of appropriate size and content before the degree can be issued to you.  You may begin work on your thesis at any time but if you are within one year of earning any of the degrees listed, you need to begin work on your thesis now.  To view the requirements for theses for those three degree levels, please click HERE to access the Thesis page.


 

Faith, the Building Blocks of Christianity  Faith_Cover_WhiteMED.JPG (16914 bytes) 
    In this course you will learn about this thing we hear so widely mentioned, Faith.  You will pursue the word through the scriptures and learn its meaning in the context of the many ways it is used therein.  In addition you will learn of: dead faith and living faith; natural faith and spiritual faith; faith as an ability, and what its kinship is to the term, believe, as well as various other aspects of our relationship to this very necessary, and even essential, element in the lives of both the saved and the lost. (1 credit)


The Temple and the Tabernacle 
   This course will help solidify the connection between the Old Covenant, symbolized by the Tabernacle and the Temple, and the New Covenant, symbolized by the cross and the modern Temple of God.  It will also help expand on the groundwork established by your study of the book of Hebrews.  Included in this study will be the histories of both the Tabernacle and the Temple(s) from both biblical and external sources as well as comparisons and explanations of their surroundings and contents.  Comparisons to both the person and the work of Jesus Christ will be shown from the tabernacle and from the ancient and modern Temples of God.  (2 credits)


First John 
   In this class we will examine the letter's origins, author, purpose, and a verse by verse study of its contents.  Refutations of Gnostic teachings are keyed throughout the study.   (1 credit)


Beginning Greek       
   In this course you will get a primer in the original language of the New Testament, Koine Greek.  (3 credits)


Mormonism I. - The Changing World of Mormonism 
   
In this course you will learn about the changing world of Mormonism.  In it you will study the changing face that Mormonism presents to the world as it pertains to Mormon Doctrine and Practice.  You will also learn how they are making unannounced changes, unannounced to their own members as well as to the world at large, in their own modern literature to try to reconcile these changes with their own traditional stances as put forth in their earlier literature.  (3 credits)


      Mormonism II. - Mormon Claims Answered  c_mormonclaimsanswered.jpg (8436 bytes)

In this course you will study the claims of the Mormon religion and the answers to them.
NEW COURSE - NOW AVAILABLE


Christian Counseling III.
Healing Words for Lonely People


    Christian Counseling III. 

        NEW COURSE - NOW AVAILABLE!

In this course you will learn the biblical way of dealing with loneliness.  You will learn its scope amongst the population and gain assurance that there is hope, and where to find it.  The knowledge gained in this course will enable you to deal with any loneliness that may have already invaded your life, past or present, and you will then be able to use that knowledge gained to help others deal with this universal problem.


Christian Counseling IV.
Biblical Counsel for Christian Teens

Christian Counseling IV. 
NEW COURSE - NOW AVAILABLE!

The heightened need of Teens today makes this course a must for anyone who believes the Lord has called them to counsel teenagers from the Word of God.  General preparation of the Counselor and specific ways to counsel teens will be covered in this course.


Pastoral Practicum 
    This course is designed specifically for those who plan on becoming pastors of local New Testament Churches.  In this course you will gain practical experience in some of the more common duties of the pastor.
   It is not a generally required course.  Those not planning on pastoring do not have to take this course but they are encouraged to do so.  Some students, even though not planning on pastoring, will be required to take it for their particular course of study.  (4.5 credits)
  Physical limitations:
  If you are disabled and cannot perform the practice baptisms then you will be excused from doing that one physical part of the course.  However, you must still do the textbook work and the reciting out loud of the baptizing phrases so that you will know how to properly train the helper who will do the actual baptizing for the church when you become a pastor or are asked by your pastor to help with the baptizing.
   Prerequisite for the course: Student must have successfully completed "The Church," "Public Speaking," and the "Church Polity and Order" courses.


WOMEN IN THE BIBLE
  
 

    In this multi-part series you will learn about the (mostly) unsung heroes and (mostly) loudly sung villains of the Bible.  Women.
    Like their male counterparts, some of the women of the Bible were positive examples and some were negative ones.  You will learn about both in this course and their contributions, positive and negative, to the progress of God's plan in the existence and progress of God's chosen nation, Israel, and also their contributions in the progress of God's plan for humanity in general and the universe at large.  (Credits awarded varies for each independent course in the series.)

Part One: The Women of Genesis  
    (This course is worth 2 credits)

 

 

Part Two: The Women of Exodus  


Abraham, Friend of God, Father of Faith 
  
In this course we will follow the life of one of the great men of the Bible, Abraham.  In the Scriptures he is call "the friend of God" and many have called him the "Father of the Faith."  We will trace His life from Ur of the Chaldees on through the 100 years in which God dealt with him and on up to his death in Hebron and his burial in the cave of Machpelah alongside his beloved Sarah.  Along this hundred year path we will study both the victories and the failures of this man whom God's Word called, "the friend of God."  (1 credit)