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Credit Value: 3

Instructor: Pastor Brad Dewar, M.Th

Course Description: This course is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the Epistle to the Hebrews, its general outlines, and its relevance to the church today. 

Required Textbook: Hebrews - Course Manual

Credit Value: 3

Instructor: Pastor Sheldon Ball, B. Mgt., C.A., M.Th (Candidate) 

Course Description: This course is designed as an advanced leadership training class, moving past personal leadership to the leadership of teams and organizations. The topic provides the students with the understanding of training, reproducing and releasing leaders, effective delegation, building a team, working with volunteers, and effective coaching of staff. It will also provide a brief overview of the legal requirements in starting a church, including discussion on human resources and the Canada Revenue Agency.  

Required Textbook: "Courageous Leadership", by: Pastor Bill Hybels

Credit Value: 3

Course Description: This course familiarizes students with the responsibilities, duties and qualifications of a full-time minister.  It enables a student to recognize whether he or she has the call into full-time ministry, and provides practical and scriptural theory concerning the roles, duties and responsibilities of pastors and other full-time ministers.

Required Textbooks:

  • "Ministerial Etiquette", by: Dr. George Hill
  • "Church Ceremonies and Ordinances", by: Drs. George and Hazel Hill.

(Available through the Victory Bookstore)

Credit Value: 3

Course Description: Beginning with only a handful of oppressed Jewish believers, the church now enfolds, at least in nominal belief, almost one billion people. Church History could be described as a series of revivals and declines, each successive restoration carrying it further than before. It is aggressively evangelistic. Church History covers the world at the time of Christ, the birth of the Church, the old Catholic Church, the Roman Catholic Church, the Reformation, the Evangelical era, the Pentecostal Church and modern outpourings and revivals.

Required Textbooks: no additional textbook

Credit Value: 3

Instructor: Pastor Sheldon Ball, B. Mgt, CPA, CA, M.Th.(candidate) 

Course Description: This course is designed as an introduction to the Biblical concept of pastoral care. The understanding of this topic provides the student with the basic concepts as outlined in Scripture, as well as the different methodologies and strategies for effective pastoral care in the local church. A specific emphasis will be placed on the vital need of establishing and maintaining a small group ministry. 

Required Textbook: "Small Groups for the Rest of Us: How to Design your Small Groups Systems to Reach the Fringes", by: Chris Surratt.