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These courses cannot be credited toward a degree or certificate.


WORLD MISSIONS

This series of courses will introduce you to the biblical concept and doctrine of
Missions in its varied manifestations, scope, and the methods by which we can
carry out the command from God that we carry the gospel "to the uttermost."

 


Monitoring Only
Cannot be credited toward a degree or certificate.

MISSIONS I.    

The Church    

and Missions

 
(This is a Second Year Course)

   In this course you will study the biblical concept of missions and the Great Commission, upon which the concept of missions is based, that was given to the Local Church by Jesus Christ himself.  This course will be a comprehensive study of the who, what, where, when, how, and why, of missions and how it applies to the Local New Testament Church.

  • METHOD OF STUDY:
    1.
    Student is required to read the text, "The Church and Missions" by Dr. T.E. VanBuskirk.
    2. Look up and read all scriptures referenced in the textbook.
    3. NOTE:  Student should not complete more than one section in any one week. (Equivalent to 1 hour of study.)
    Sections are written to be studied one week per lesson.

  • ATTENDANCE:  Minimum attendance for the complete course is 7 weeks.
                             Minimum attendance for each lesson is 1 week.

  • We do 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 minimum attendance and other information for this course.

  • FINAL TEST
    Once you have completed all sections of the textbook and passed all of the corresponding section tests, and found the correct answers to any questions missed on any test, then you may obtain the password and take the Final Test for the course.    Final Test is "closed book" and you must submit the Closed Book Test Contract Form in order to receive the Password to gain access to the test.  There is a 20 minute time limit on the test.  You will see a time-remaining clock in the upper right hand corner of the test.  Time doesn't start until your first question comes up on the screen.
    If you fail the final test then you should restudy both the textbook and all of the section tests and then retake the final test on or after the following day. Repeat this process until you pass the Final Test.
    If you miss any questions on the Final Test, even though you passed the test, then you should review the textbook and all of the section tests and find the correct answers to the questions you missed.  This will afford you the best opportunity to learn the material presented in the course.

  • You may now proceed to an html copy of the textbook by clicking this link:
    The Church and Missions
  • If you want to print out the textbook you may click this link for a printable copy:
    The Church and Missions in pdf format.  However, there are no test links in this pdf of the book!  Only the html file has the links to the tests so you must go to it to take the tests.  The pdf link is only supplied so you can print a copy of the textbook should you want one.
  • After you have completed all of the lessons and lesson tests you may proceed to retrieve the Password and take the Final Test.

This Final Test is "closed book."
Please click here before proceeding to the Final test
to submit the "Closed Book Test contract form" and
receive your password.  This form MUST be
submitted  before you take the test.

FINAL TEST


Monitoring Only
Cannot be credited toward a degree or certificate.

Missions II.   

Growing as a Co-Laborer with
God In World Missions

Learn the “big picture” and the foundational biblical principles of giving by faith. Not only will these principles increase your faith but also enlarge the numbers of missionaries on the field.

  • Prerequisite course:  You must successfully complete Missions I. (The Church and Missions) before taking Missions II.

  • NOTICE to STUDENTS:
        The textbook for this course was written to help churches that practice Faith Promise Missions.  Your church may not do so.  If not, then this course will encourage you personally and, hopefully, the church you attend to get involved in this powerful tool to advance World Missions. Through Faith Promise Missions, beginning with your city and then expanding out to "to the uttermost" as you support missionaries around the world, you can have a worldwide impact for the cause of Christ while exercising obedience to the mandate given by God in The Great Commission.

  • METHOD OF STUDY:
    1.
    Student is required to read the text, "Growing as a Co-Laborer with God In World Missions" by Dr. James Wilkins.
    2. Look up and read, in the KJV Bible, all scriptures referenced in the textbook.
    3. We do 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 minimum attendance and other information for this course.
    4. Sections are written to be studied one week per lesson.  If you study at a faster pace you will probably not absorb all of the material.

  • STUDY INSTRUCTIONS:
    (You will find these instructions repeated in the textbook.)

    1. Read the introduction to the book. It will give you some background information as to why the textbook was written.
    2. Next read over the “Dear Sunday School” letter and fill in the blanks on the Prayer List Page.
    3. Go over the “Daily Declaration” and “Memory Verse” each morning and evening.
    4. This book is designed with a grading procedure. You, as the Missions Class member, are to read each daily assignment on the day assigned before answering any of the questions. Then fill in the blanks on the day designated: Monday’s on Monday, Tuesday’s on Tuesday, etc. The answer to each question is found in the text by the symbol (+). This grading system in on the honor system. A = Excellent: Did the work on a daily basis. B = Good: Did all the work, but not on a daily basis. J = Future Judgment: Did not complete all the blanks. The same procedure is followed each week.
    5. You will be asked in the Final Test if you followed the study procedures as outlined in the textbook. Your answer will effect your grade on the Final Test. In order to receive a score of 100% on the Final Test you will have to have received an "A" in the honor-system grading system for every week of the course as outlined in #4 above.

  • ATTENDANCE:
    Minimum suggested attendance for the complete course is 5 weeks.
       Although there are only 4 lessons, one extra week of attendance is required.  Use that week to study the text for the Closed Book Final Test. 
    Minimum suggested attendance for each lesson is 1 week.

  • FINAL TEST
    - Once you have completed all sections of the textbook and passed all of the corresponding section reviews, and found the correct answers to any questions missed, then you may take the Final Test for the course.  Final Test is "closed book" and you must submit the Closed Book Test Contract Form in order to receive the Password to gain access to the test.  There is a 20 minute time limit on the test.  You will see a time-remaining clock in the upper right hand corner of the test.  Time doesn't start until your first question comes up on the screen.
    If you fail the final test then you need to restudy both the textbook and all of the section tests and then retake the final test. It is suggested that you use one day for restudy and then take the test the following day.  Repeat this process until you pass the Final Test.
    - If you miss any questions on the Final Test, even though you passed the test, then you need to review the textbook and all of the section tests and find the correct answers to the questions you missed.  This will afford you the best opportunity to gain the most from your study of this course.

  • You may now proceed to a copy of the textbook by clicking the link for your preferred format.:
    Growing As A Co-laborer With God in World Missions pdf
    Growing As A Co-laborer With God in World Missions Word (docx)
       by Dr. James Wilkins


  • After you have completed all of the lessons and review tests you will return to this page to retrieve the Password and take the Final Test.

This Final Test is "closed book."
Please click before proceeding to the Final test
to submit the "Closed Book Test contract form" and
receive your password. You need to have the
password to access the Final Test.

FINAL TEST


Monitoring Only
Cannot be credited toward a degree or certificate.

Missions III.   

Through the Eyes Of Compassion.

 

In secular society where many Christians have become routine in their Christian life, comes a call for Compassion From a Lost and Dying World.

  • Prerequisite courses:  You must successfully complete Missions I. (The Church and Missions) and Missions II (Growing as a Co Laborer with God In World Missions) before taking Missions III (Through the Eyes Of Compassion).

  • NOTICE to STUDENTS:
        As in the earlier textbook, the textbook for this course was also written to help churches that practice Faith Promise Missions.  Your church may not do so.  If not, then this course will encourage you personally and, hopefully, the church you attend to get involved in this powerful tool to advance World Missions. Through Faith Promise Missions, beginning with your city and then expanding out to "to the uttermost" as you support missionaries around the world, you can have a worldwide impact for the cause of Christ while exercising obedience to the mandate given by God in The Great Commission.

  • METHOD OF STUDY:
    1.
    Student is required to read the text, "Through The Eyes Of Compassion" by Dr. James Wilkins.
    2. Look up and read, in the KJV Bible, all scriptures referenced in the textbook.
    3. We do 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 minimum attendance and other information for this course.

  • STUDY INSTRUCTIONS:
    (You will find these instructions repeated in the textbook.)

    SIMPLE STEPS TO USING THE TEXTBOOK

    Read the introduction to the book. This will give you some background information as to why this book was written. Next read over the "Dear Sunday School" letter and fill in the blanks on the Prayer List Page.

    Go over the "Daily Declaration" and "Memory Verse" each morning and evening.

    This book is designed with a grading procedure. You, as the Sunday School Class member, are to read each daily assignment on the day assigned before answering any of the questions. Then fill in the blanks on the day designated: Monday’s on Monday, Tuesday’s on Tuesday, etc. The answer to each question is found in the text by the symbol(+).

    This grading system is on the honor system.
        A = Excellent: Did the work on a daily basis.
        B = Good: Did all the work, but not on a daily basis.
        J = Future Judgment: Did not complete all the blanks
    .

    The same procedure is followed each week.

  • ATTENDANCE:
    Minimum suggested attendance for the complete course is 5 weeks.
       Although there are only 4 lessons, one extra week of attendance is required.  Use that week to study the text for the Closed Book Final Test. 
    Minimum suggested attendance for each lesson is 1 week.

  • SIGN-IN first for this course and mark the form "Begin" unless you have done so previously.  You do not sign in when you finish each lesson.  You only do so and mark the form "Finish" when you have completed the entire course and you are ready for the Final Test.

  • Review Instructions:
    Review pages are completed in the textbook.
  • FINAL TEST
    - Once you have completed all sections of the textbook and passed all of the corresponding section reviews, and found the correct answers to any questions missed, then you may take the Final Test for the course.  Final Test is "closed book" and you must submit the Closed Book Test Contract Form in order to receive the Password to gain access to the test.  There is a 20 minute time limit on the test.  You will see a time-remaining clock in the upper right hand corner of the test.  Time doesn't start until your first question comes up on the screen.
    If you fail the final test then you need to restudy both the textbook and all of the section tests and then retake the final test.  It is recommended that you take one day for restudy and then retake the test the next day.  Repeat this process until you pass the Final Test.
    - If you miss any questions on the Final Test, even though you passed the test, then you need to review the textbook and all of the section tests and find the correct answers to the questions you missed.  This process will afford you the best opportunity to gain the most from taking this course.

  • You may now proceed to an pdf copy of the textbook by clicking this link:
    Through The Eyes of Compassion
  • After you have completed all of the lessons and review tests you will return to this page to retrieve the Password and take the Final Test.

This Final Test is "closed book."
Please click here before proceeding to the Final test
to submit the "Closed Book Test contract form" and
receive your password.  This password is necessary
in order for you to gain access to the Final Test.

FINAL TEST