Foundation Year

This course of studies serves to prepare students for church ministry or further theological studies.

A solid foundation for the Christian life and for further studies; combines biblical knowledge with practical application and discipleship, leading to the following competencies.

  • Understanding the Bible and how to read it.

  • Application of biblical principles in practical ministry situations.

  • A greater awareness of oneself and others.

  • Sensitivity to other cultures.

  • The ability to work in a team.

  • Learn new information and apply it in practical settings.

  • Develop self-discipline and work according to existing rules and procedures.

  • Accountability for one’s own actions.

  • Be able to present ideas and plans clearly.

  • Express opinions without fear of others.

  • Engage in spiritual formation and discipleship in the community.

  • Leading devotions and small group sessions.

 

Curriculum

THEOLOGY ECTS
OT Survey 3
NT Survey 3
Hermeneutics 3
Pentecostalism 3
Introduction to Christian Doctrines 3
Total 15

 

PRACTICAL THEOLOGY ECTS
Music Ministries 3
Understanding Human Behaviour   3
Christian Education 3
Church Planting and Growth   3
Missiology 3

Total 15

 

GENERAL EDUCATION ECTS
Introduction to Psychology 3
Human Sexuality   3
Sociology 3
Introduction to Christian Care 3
Library Research and Writing 3
Total 15

 

SPIRITUAL FORMATION & PRACTICE      ECTS
Practicum I 9
Spiritual Formation I 3
Field Ministry I 3


Total 15

Foundation Year:   60 ECTS