Course Curriculum Structure and Description

Advanced Certificate of Theology (34 credits)

The final transcript score composes of the combined score of all tests and examinations, assignments, and the ministry practicum.

Course Code Course Title Course Description and Modules Credit
Biblical Studies
THEO-DBIB-362 Life of Christ A study of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented in the gospels and early Christian literature.

Module:

  • Sermon on the Mount
3
THEO-DBIB-374 Romans: Your Path to Victory A basic study surveying the great truths found in Paul’s letter to the Romans. Key passages are dealt with in detail. Particular attention is given to the major doctrinal and exhortative sections of the book with an application to Christian faith and practice.

Module:

  • Romans: Your Path to Victory

Assignment Book:

  • Prayer That Brings Revival
3
Theological and Historical Studies
THEO-DTHE-101 Holy Spirit in the Now A study of the biblical concepts and principles that reveal the Person and work of the Holy Spirit. Examples of the dynamic ministry of the Holy Spirit in today’s world are highlighted.

Module:

  • Foundation Truths 2

Assignment Book:

  • 4th Dimensional Living in a 3 Dimensional World
3
THEO-DTHE-230 Christian Faith and Ministry I An exploration of the biblical truths and teachings of the Christian Church. These include in-depth studies of foundational truths on repentance, faith, doctrine of baptisms, laying on of hands and resurrection of the dead. Emphasis is placed on the charismatic interpretation of these truths.

Module:

  • Church Introductory Class
  • Getting Started
  • Christian Lifestyle 1
  • Christian Lifestyle 2
  • Victorious Living
3
THEO-DTHE-231 Christian Faith and Ministry II An exploration of the biblical truths and teachings of the Christian Church. These include in-depth studies of foundational truths on repentance, faith, doctrine of baptisms, laying on of hands and resurrection of the dead. Emphasis is placed on the charismatic interpretation of these truths.

Module:

  • Foundation Truths 1
  • Going On To Perfection
  • Song of Solomon

Assignment Book:

  • Faith
3
THEO-DTHE-399 Signs and Wonders A course designed to allow students to study the manifestation of signs and wonders in the history of the Church, to learn from those servants of God whose ministries are characterised by signs and wonders, and to experience signs and wonders in their own lives and ministries.

Module:

  • Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Assignment Book:

  • Surprised by the Power of the Spirit
3
THEO-DTHE-462 Spiritual Warfare This course focuses on the life of a believer in spiritual warfare. Students will be taught important truths in Scripture concerning the origin of spiritual warfare and the nature of the battle. In this course, students will also be equipped with the knowledge of their spiritual weapons of warfare, the power of the Word of God, the blood of Jesus and the name of Jesus.

Module:

  • Authority for Victory

Assignment Book:

  • The Cost of Discipleship
3
THEO-DTHE-313 Bible Doctrine I This course covers the study of theology, the existence of God, Scriptures as revelation, and the nature, works, and decrees of God. It also covers the doctrine of the Trinity, creation, and providence.

Module:

  • Theology
3
THEO-DTHE-314 Bible Doctrine II This course is the study of the nature and the Person of Jesus Christ as recorded in the canonical Gospels and the epistles of the New Testament. Discover the development on the understanding of Christ throughout Church history. It also covers topics like the doctrine of divine healing, the humiliation and the exaltation of Christ.

Module:

  • Christology

Assignment Book:

  • You The Leader
3
Practices of Ministry
THEO-DPRM-320 Ministry Practicum The purpose of ministry practicum is to provide students with practical experiences in a broad range of roles performed in ministry. Trainees gain competence in essential areas of local church ministry. 1
THEO-DPRM-430 Evangelism A course dealing with the evangelistic dimensions of the pastoral ministry such as preaching, counselling, teaching, conducting visitations, and training the laity for outreach.

Module:

  • Home Cell Group Leadership
  • Cultural Mandate

Assignment Book:

  • To be confirmed
3
THEO-DPRM-340 Sermon Preparation This course is designed to instruct students in the proper interpretation and presentation of biblical material through preaching. Basic communication skills and sound principles of the hermeneutics of Scripture are addressed, and attention is given to the biblical perspective of preaching as well as the principles of sermon construction and sermon delivery.

Module:

  • Art of Preaching (Homiletics)

Assignment Book:

  • To be confirmed
3
34

Assignment Book List

S/N Book Title Language Author
1 4th Dimensional Living in a 3 Dimensional World English Yonggi Cho
2 Prayer That Brings Revival English
3 The Cost of Discipleship English Dietrich Bonhoeffer
4 Surprised by the Power of the Spirit English Jack S. Deere
5 You the Leader English Phil Pringle
6 Faith English

Course books can be purchased at The Ink Room (TIR) book store.