Cannot be credited toward a degree or certificate.
This course will
give you an understanding of the history of the Church. You will
study its beginnings, who started it, when it was started, what is it,
where did it come from, and its history from its inception down to today.
by Dr. T.E. VanBuskirk
You will read this
textbook and return to this current page to take the Lesson tests.
is divided into eight sections.
Not more than one section should be
completed each week unless instructed
differently in the textbook for specific sections. At the end of each section you
will stop and take the Section Test that corresponds with the section
you just finished studying. All Section Tests are “open book,” which means you may use your textbook
while taking the tests.
- Attendance for
this course is seven (7) weeks.
- Attendance for
each lesson in this course is one (1) week.
NOT keep any records for students who are Monitoring
Only. Therefore, if you want to keep track of your
progress you may download and print out a copy of the Course
Record Form on which you
can record the information for this course.
As in all
textbooks, look up in your KJV all of the scriptures referenced in the textbook.
After completing a test:
If you failed the test then you should give one day to restudy that entire section and then retake the test.
Repeat this process until you finally pass the test. You cannot go
on to the next section until you have passed the test for the current one.
That means that you cannot read the entire text and then come back and take all
of the tests at once. You should study one section of the text, or two
sections if allowed by specific instructions in the textbook, and then take
and pass the test for that section or sections before going on to study the next
section. The next section is to be started the day
after passing the previous section test.
If you missed
any of the questions on any test,
even though you may have passed it, then you should review the section
corresponding to that test and look up the correct answers to any questions answered incorrectly.
Once you have found all of the correct answers, then you will continue on to the next section
of the textbook.
Once you have completed
all sections of the textbook and passed all of the corresponding
tests, and found the correct answers to any questions missed on any test, then you may retrieve your
Password and, upon receiving the Password, take the Final Test for the
- Final Test is "open book."- If you fail the final test then you need to
give one day to restudy the textbook, all of the section tests,
and your KJV Bible, whichever is appropriate, and then retake the final
test on the next day. Repeat this process until you pass the Final
If you miss any questions
on the Final Test,
even though you passed it, then you should review the textbook and all of
the section tests and your KJV Bible, whichever ones are appropriate, and find the correct answers in the textbook to the questions you missed.
A copy of each of your section tests was sent to you and they will have all of the correct answers on it for comparison
purposes to make sure you have found the correct answer in the textbook.
Following this process will afford you the best opportunity to gain the
most from your study of this course.
may now proceed to the textbook, ECCLESIOLOGY.
Return to this page to access the section tests and the Final Test.
will be links in the textbook which will return you to this page to take
your section tests.
These are the links to the tests:
1 2 3 4&5 6
Click the words or the picture below to retrieve the password for this
You must have
the password to gain access
to the Final Test.
Final test is
"open book" i.e., you may use your
textbook/workbook while taking the final test.