Cannot be credited toward a degree or certificate.
In this course you will study what
God says about the Pastor. Who, why, how, his qualifications, his
family, etc., are some of the subjects that will be studied.
This class is based upon the notes from a class taught by
Dr. Loys Vess who is now with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.
This study is taken chiefly from that class and has been expanded
somewhat by Dr. T.E. VanBuskirk, one of Dr. Vess' students.
This is a class from pastors to pastors about pastors as
taught by the Lord in His Bible.
read these instructions completely before proceeding to the class.
textbook, Pastoral Theology.
is recommended that
the student not complete
more than one section of the workbook per week.
do not keep records for students who are Monitoring Only. If you
want to keep track of your own progress through the course, you can
download and print the COURSE
RECORD FORM. On it you can keep a record of all pertinent
information on such as date and score for each test so that you will be
able to keep track of your progress through the course.
Suggested attendance for this course overall is 16 weeks.
Suggested attendance for each lesson in this course is 1 week per lesson.
all of the
After completing the book, then retrieve the
for the final
- 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 the
Password and, upon receiving the Password, take the Final Test for the
Section Test links
are incorporated into the textbook.
- If you
the final test then you need to
restudy both the textbook and all of the section tests and then retake
the final test. Repeat this process until you pass the Final Test.
It is suggested that you spend one day in restudy before retaking
- If you
miss any questions
on the Final Test, even though
you have passed it, then it is suggested that you 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 greatest
understanding of the material presented in the course.
may now proceed to the textbook