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 – BEM KUCHING
Term 1
Saturdays 10.30am – 12.30pm
Start Date: 27 February 2021
Tutor: Brian King

Zoom Online – ST. MARY’S CATHEDRAL KL
Term 1
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 2 March 2021
Tutor: Andrew Cheah

Zoom Online with Oliver Wong
Term 1
Thursdays 10am – 12pm
Start Date: 4 March 2021
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Bible Overview Self-Study

Term 1

Start Date: 1 March 2021
End Date: 31 May 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 1

Wednesdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 3 March 2021
Tutor: Daniel Wong

Start Date: 1 March 2021
End Date: 31 May 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

Promise To Fulfilment Self-Study
Term 1

Start Date: 1 March 2021
End Date: 31 May 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 1
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 2 March 2021
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Term 1

Start Date: 1 March 2021
End Date: 31 May 2021

Old Testament 1

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OT111 Old Testament 1

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy together. What do they teach? What holds them together.

Syllabus
1. Creation and God’s purposes
2. Rebellion and judgement
3. The patriarchs
4. The book of Exodus
5. The redemption of Israel
6. Israel at Sinai
7. The sacrificial system
8. The book of Numbers
9. The book of Deuteronomy
10. Major ideas in Deuteronomy

Zoom Online with Paul Lau
Term 1

Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 2 March 2021
Tutor: Paul Lau

Old Testament 1 Self-Study
Term 1

Start Date: 1 March 2021
End Date: 31 May 2021

New Testament 1

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NT111 New Testament 1

Exploring God’s purposes in sending Christ. Getting to know Jesus through the Gospel of Mark.

Syllabus
1. The gospel and the Gospels
2. Prepare the way for the Lord
3. The Kingdom of God is near
4. Jesus spoke to them in parables
5. Jesus cares for the perishing
6. Responding to Jesus
7. Following Jesus on the ‘way’
8. Jesus comes to Jerusalem
9. The Coming of the Son of Man
10. The King and his Kingdom

Zoom Online – ST. GEORGE’S CHURCH PENANG

Term 1
Wednesdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 24 February 2021
Tutor: Tim Nicholls

Intermediate Theology Certificate (ITC) Level

Early Church History

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CH121 Early Church History

Early Church History takes a look at the life of the church (its struggles, persecution, and consolidation) through the first five centuries AD.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to Early Church History
2. Apostles and ‘Apostolic Fathers’
3. Challengers and Champions: Heresies in the first centuries
4. Christian Life: 2nd and 3rd centuries
5. The Hour of Trial: Persecutions of the Early Church
6. A New Era: Accepted and Respected
7. Trinitarian Controversies
8. Men and Women of East and West
9. The Road to Chalcedon: Christological Controversies
10. Popes, Monks and Missionaries

Zoom Online with Nick Gonyea
Term 1

Mondays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 1 March 2021
Tutor: Nick Gonyea

Early Church History Self-Study
Term 1

Start Date: 1 March 2021
End Date: 31 May 2021

New Testament 2

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NT121 New Testament 2

We trace how the risen and ascended Christ continues to achieve his gospel purposes through the events of the book of Acts.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to the Acts of the Apostles
2. The beginning of the church
3. The Church and the Jewish authorities
4. The Church begins to expand
5. The beginnings of the Gentile mission
6. The mission to Asia Minor and its repercussions
7. Paul’s missionary campaign in Macedonia & Achaia
8. Paul’s missionary campaign in Asia Minor
9. Paul’s arrest and imprisonment Part 1
10. Paul’s arrest and imprisonment Part 2

Term 1
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 2 March 2021
Tutor: Andy Woodliffe

Term 1
Start Date: 1 March 2021
End Date: 31 May 2021

Advanced Theology Certificate (ThC) Level

Old Testament 3

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OT131 Old Testament 3

This unit focuses on the Latter prophets from Isaiah through to the Minor prophets.

Syllabus 

1. The prophets in historical and canonical context
2. The prophets in theological context
3. Overview of Isaiah
4. Isaiah 1-39
5. Isaiah 40-66
6. Jeremiah
7. Ezekiel
8. The Twelve (1): Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah
9. The Twelve (2): Nahum, Micah, Habakkuk, Zephaniah
10. The Twelve (3): Haggai, Malachi, Zechariah

Zoom Online – ST. MARY’S CATHEDRAL KL
Term 1
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 2 March 2021
Tutor: Lee Kon Yim

Old Testament 3 Self-Study

Term 1
Start Date: 1 March 2021
End Date: 31 May 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

Thursdays 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 4 March 2021
Tutor: Todd Bordow