Registration

Below are the available modules available this term.

Please complete the foundation and pre-requisite module, Bible Overview, before registering for any other modules.

Preliminary Theology Certificate (PTC) Level

Foundation: Bible Overview

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BT111 Foundation: Bible Overview

An overview of the entire Bible, plus helpful hints on how to understand its main themes.

Syllabus
1. The Book of Books
2. Interpreting the Bible
3. From creation to new creation
4. Israel and God’s purposes
5. The promised land and God’s good purposes
6. The Kingdom of David & God’s purpose
7. God’s purpose renewed
8. Jesus the fulfiller of God’s purpose
9. The Gospel for the nations
10. Awaiting the fulfilment – The Apostles’ writings

Zoom Online – Daytime
Term 3
Thursdays 10am – 12pm
Start Date: 9 September 2021
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Zoom Online – St. Mary’s Cathedral
Term 3
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 21 September 2021
Tutor: Andrew Cheah

Self-Study – Bible Overview

Term 3

Start Date: 1 September 2021
End Date: 31 November 2021

Ephesians

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NT112 Ephesians

This letter teaches us that we can only understand the present by relating it to what God has done in the past, and therefore to his intentions for the future. Ephesians presents a big picture, with cosmic dimensions, of God and his world for us to take in.

Syllabus
1. Why write to the Ephesians
2. The big picture of God’s salvation
3. The Christian and the Church
4. The mystery in focus
5. The new humanity: in church
6. The new humanity: the old self and the new self
7. The new humanity: out of darkness into light
8. The new humanity: living by God’s wisdom
9. The new humanity: living in the overlap of the ages
10. To sum up all things in Christ

Term 3

Saturdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 21 August 2021
Tutor: Martin Rushworth

Start Date: 1 September 2021
End Date: 30 November 2021

Christian Worship

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CW111 Christian Worship

What is the biblical meaning of ‘worship’? How will that meaning be expressed?

Syllabus
1. Worship in the Old Testament
2. Worship under the New Covenant
3. Why the early Christians met together
4. The Lord’s Supper
5. The Development of Liturgies
6. Continental Reformation Liturgies
7. British Reformation Liturgies
8. Modern Liturgies
9. Hearing God’s Word
10. Singing Together​

Zoom Online – Melaka

Term 3

Wednesdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 1 September 2021
Tutor: Daniel Wong

Self Study
Term 3

Start Date: 1 September 2021
End Date: 30 November 2021

Promise to Fulfilment

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BT121 Promise to Fulfilment

This module is designed to help students interpret the Bible and so is particularly useful for those who are involved in any teaching ministry.

Syllabus
1. Biblical Theology
2. Jesus and the Old Testament
3. Abraham and the Children of Promise 1
4. Abraham and the Children of Promise 2
5. Exodus and God’s Redemption 1
6. Exodus and God’s Redemption 2
7. The King of God’s Kingdom
8. The Covenant of Grace
9. The Gospel for the Nations
10. The Eternal Inheritance

Self-Study
Term 3

Start Date: 1 September 2021
End Date: 30 November 2021

Doctrine 1

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CT101 Doctrine 1

We explore the Bible’s teaching about God – how we get to know him, what he is like, what he has done for us.

Syllabus
1. The Gospel of God
2. Knowing God
3. Sources for the knowledge of God
4. The Bible as the Word of God
5. The God we know (1)
6. The God we know (2): the Trinity
7. The God who creates
8. The God who saves
9. The God who rules history
10. The God who renews

Term 3
Saturdays 10.30am – 12.30pm 
Start Date: 4 September 2021
Tutor: Brian King

Term 3

Start Date: 1 September 2021
End Date: 30 November 2021

Intermediate Theology Certificate (ITC) Level

Romans

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NT122 Romans

Romans opens up the central truths of the gospel. This book has changed many lives. Some of these lives have changed history. A detailed walk through the book of Romans in this module.

Syllabus
1. The background of the letter
2. Why we need the gospel
3. How God meets our need
4. The fruit of justification
5. The Christian and sin
6. The Christian and God’s law
7. Life in the Spirit
8. The problem of Israel’s unbelief
9. Jews and Gentiles in the plan of God
10. Love in action

Zoom Online
Term 3

Mondays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 6 September 2021
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Self Study
Term 3

Start Date: 1 September 2021
End Date: 30 November 2021

Reformation Church History

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CH122 Reformation Church History

The Reformation was the time when the gospel was rediscovered. Learn how Christians found the freedom that Christ brings.

Syllabus
1. The medieval Background
2. Martin Luther
3. Lay Reformation in the cities
4. The radical Reformation
5. John Calvin & international Calvinism
6. The papal Reformation
7. The monarchical Reformation in England
8. Liturgical Reformation & Marion Counter Reformation
9. Elizabethan England & international
10. Scotland and Presbyterianism

Term 3
Mondays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 21 September 2021
Tutor: Martin Rushworth
Term 3

Start Date: 1 September 2021
End Date: 30 November 2021

Advanced Theology Certificate (ThC) Level

Christian Ethics

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ET132 Christian Ethics

The course as a whole concentrates on the foundations of the Bible, Doctrine and Church History. Our primary aim is to equip people for ministry by exploring the great story of God’s faithfulness written for us in the Bible and grasping its meaning for all of life. In our experience, this course can help make an impact on your Church that will continue to shape its ministry and witness well into the future.

Syllabus

Study 1 An Introduction to Ethics
Study 2 Using the Bible in Ethics
Study 3 Doing Normative Christian Ethics
Study 4 The Unity of Christian Ethics – The Mutual Love Ethic
Study 5 The Unity of Christian Ethics – Five Things that Matter
Study 6 Ethical Passages – The Sermon on the Plain (Lk 6:17-49)
Study 7 Ethical Issues – Relationships and Sexuality
Study 8 Ethical Issues – Relationships and Society
Study 9 Ethical Issues – Ethics at the Extremes of Life
Study 10 Ethical Issues – Making Disciples of all Nations

Zoom Online
Term 3
Thursdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 9 September 2021

Tutor: Todd Bordow

Self Study
Term 3

Start Date: 1 September 2021
End Date: 30 November 2021

John’s Gospel

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NT142 Gospel According to John

This study of John focuses solely on John’s Gospel, drawing out what is distinctive about the Gospel both in terms of content and style.

Syllabus
1. The Word of God becomes flesh (John 1)
2. From Cana to Cana
3. Deciding about Jesus (John 5-6)
4. The light of the world (John 7-9)
5. My sheep hear my voice (John 10-12)
6. Abide in me (John 13:1-15:17)
7. In that day (John 15:18-17:26)
8. In my place condemned he stood (John 18:1-19:42)
9. Resurrection (John 20:1-21:23)
10. A fourth Gospel

Zoom Online
Term 3

Fridays 10am – 12pm
Start Date: 10 September 2021
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Self Study
Term 3

Start Date: 1 September 2021
End Date: 30 November 2021

New Testament 3

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NT131 New Testament 3

Paul and his ministry. Investigating the problems he faced, the gospel he preached and the letters he wrote.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to Paul’s Letters
2. Paul and the Gospel
3. The Defence of the Gospel of grace
4. The Nature of Christian Freedom
5. Paul the Pastor
6. Problems at Corinth
7. The Apostolic Ministry
8. Philippians and Ephesians
9. Fullness of Life in Christ
10. The Pastoral Epistles

Zoom Online – Taman Midah Lutheran Church
Term 3

Thursdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 5 August 2021
Tutor: Dr. Lee Chul Woo

Thursdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 21 September 2021
Tutor: Lee Kon Yim

Self Study
Term 3

Start Date: 1 September 2021
End Date: 30 November 2021