This course prepares students to apply discipleship and evangelistic principles they play at church, places of employment, educational institutions, home, and community. Topics include Bible study basics, field etiquette, basic health principles, church history, and basic theological concepts.
COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Identify the historical foundation of the Bible and the Christian church
Gain a clear understanding of the call of the Christian disciple and the purpose of the church.
Demonstrate the tools of Bible work, Literature work and Medical Missionary work.
Develop awareness of the importance of youth ministry in its uniqueness
Identify strategies for sharing the gospel in any setting
Develop key components in effective field evangelism
Assess effectiveness of a variety Bible study tools
Identify the tools and resources available for assistance in the impoverished communities
Develop skills in teaching, preaching and small groups
Examine soul winning and Bible study obstacles
Identify current and past trends of reclaiming and retaining church members
Define and describe basic Bible principles including prophetic facts.
Johnson, K. (2011). Successful Small Groups: From Theory to Service. Hagerstown, MD: Review & Herald Publishing Association
White, E. G. (2003). Evangelism: Hagerstown, MD: Review & Herald Publishing Association
King James Bible
Johnson, M.J., & Johnson, R. D. ((2010). Seeds of Truth Bible Guides
32 Training manuals
Certification by Southern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists