Arab World Ministries International

Programme Detail: Progressing Together CHUR 204:Teaching in the church (1): Interpreting & applying the message of t

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Progressing Together CHUR 204:Teaching in the church (1): Interpreting & applying the message of t
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number
Description Courses BIBL201-206 should have been studied before taking CHUR204. This course should enable the student to do the following: Be able to take into consideration the context (Biblical, historical, cultural and linguistic) of the original message. This will require a global idea of biblical history and especially an appreciation of both the continuity and discontinuity between the OT and NT. Identify the purpose of the author at the time of writing and be able to apply the message to today. Find the main idea of a given Biblical text. Be able to explain the meaning of a text in one's own words. Be able to test a particular teaching / doctrine in the light of Scripture and accept or reject it accordingly (develop discernment). Explain the role of Jesus Christ through the OT and NT, being able especially to explain the presence, prophecies and types of Christ in the OT. Have an appreciation of the existence, and value, of different translations. Be able to use the following Bible study tools: concordance, Bible dictionary, cross references, commentaries, and Bible atlas.
Keywords translations, Bible, study, concordance, commentaries, references, church, interpretation, interpreting, application, applying, message, history, context, doctrine, Scripture, discernment, prophecy, types, study
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Country and region where programme is available International (e.g. distance learning) / All international
Area of Ministry and Focus Bible Teaching and Training / Theology; Prayer, Worship and Spiritual Gifts / Worship; Pastoral Encouragement and Counselling / Pastoral Care and Counselling; Personal Life and Holiness / Personal and Family Holiness; Pastoral Encouragement and Counselling / Church Growth and Development
Residential/Non Residential Mixed
Full-time or Part-time Part-time
Level Introductory
Cost Range Free
Actual Cost 0
Bursaries/scholarships available
Actual Length 300 hrs
Average hours of study per week 30
Methods of instruction personal study, internet, group study/leader, personal reading, correspondence
Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.)
Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.)
Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork).
Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated)
Prerequisite Programmes Progressing Together Level 1 Courses, BIBL 201-206
Other Prerequisites
Qualifications gained
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by
Other Accrediting Bodies PALM Progressing Together