Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry Course

International Career Institute
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Professional Course
Self-paced Online
24 weeks
From 1,199 USD

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Course description

Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry Course

Take our Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry as stepping stone towards pastoral work or simply towards pursuing further learning interests.

How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career as a pastoral work
  • Quickly develop skills in months not years!
  • Study a biblical studies / ministry course that was designed in conjunction with senior professionals
  • Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $39 per week
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Who should attend?

There are no previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level.

Training content

Introduction to the Bible

  • The meaning and books of the Bible
  • History of Authorship
  • History of the Old Testament
  • Inspiration of the New Testament
  • Development of the Canon of the New Testament

Major Religions in the World

  • Concepts of Comparative Religion
  • Christianity
  • Judaism
  • Islam
  • Baha’ism

Christian Ethics

  • Definition of Christian Ethics
  • The Sources of Christian Ethics
  • The Ethics of Jesus
  • Christian Character
  • The Nature of Sin
  • The Christian and the Family
  • The Ethics of Interpersonal Relations
  • The Christian Duties to Self The Christian
  • Duties to the Society
  • The Christian Family
  • The Christian and the Problem of Divorce

Christian Counselling

  • The Meaning of Counselling
  • The Importance of Counselling
  • The Ethics of Christian Counselling
  • The Counselling Process
  • Character of a Counsellor
  • The Need for Your Best Attention
  • The Value of Discussion
  • Accepting the Counsellee
  • Patience in Counselling
  • The Therapeutic Process
  • Addressing the Basic Problems in Counselling
  • Problems and their Settings
  • Tracing the Origin of Problems
  • Physical Causes of Problems
  • Motives and Perspectives for Discussion
  • Focusing on the Problem of Self Reliance

Christian Doctrines

  • Names and Attributes of God
  • Transcendence and Imminence of God
  • Theodicy: The Problem of Evil
  • God-head (Trinity)
  • The Doctrine of Humanity
  • The Doctrine of Sin
  • Various Conceptions of Salvation
  • Introduction to Ecclesiology
  • The Initiatory Rite of the Church
  • Government of the Church
  • Three Views on the Millennium

Old Testament Theology

  • Meaning, History and Methodology of Old Testament
  • God I – Existence and Nature
  • God II – Names and Manifestations
  • God III – Attributes
  • Divine Revelation
  • Creation, Providence and Theodicy
  • Humankind – Designation, Origin and Nature
  • Election and Covenant
  • Theocracy and The Law
  • Sacrifice and Worship
  • The Problem of Sin
  • Redemption and Mission
  • Human Destiny and Hope

The New Testament

  • Name
  • Description
  • Origin
  • Transmission of the Text
  • Contents, History, and Doctrine

Course delivery details

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.

Course Length

ICI courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.

  • Completing your course with ICI is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.
  • The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

Certification / Credits

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

  • A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, DipBStMin

Continuing studies

Many students take the ICI Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry course to simply better understand faith and religion at a personal level. Actual paid career roles that the course could steer you towards include:

  • Pastor / Priesthood
  • Preacher
  • Theologian
  • Teacher
  • Chaplain
  • Writer / Editor
  • Counsellor
  • Missionary
  • Evangelist
  • Non-profit and charity organizations

Why choose ICI?

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