November-December 2019 Intensive Courses

 FIRST SEMESTER COURSES

INTENSIVE COURSES

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2019

 

Registration deadline is Wednesday, 20 November 2019.  You may register online or contact us for registration form.

 

Intensive Courses:

All Intensive Courses listed are scheduled for Wednesday, 27 November to Friday, 6 December 2019. Click on each course title for more details. Registration deadline for Intensive Courses is Wednesday, 20 November 2019. You may register online or contact us for registration form.

Maximum Class Size

Depending on the faculty and size of facility, each course may have a class size limit. You will be informed by the Registrar Office if the course that you seek to register has reached the maximum class size.

Please note the following dates in EAST’s academic calendar:

  • Make-up Week: 3-5 September, 2019
  • Reading Week: 10-13 September, 2019
  • Make-up Week: 12-15 November, 2019
  • Exam Week: 19-22 November, 2019

 

 

INTENSIVE COURSES

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2019

 

Registration deadline is Wednesday, 20 November 2019.  You may register online or contact us for registration form.

  


IS521  Intercultural Communications (3 credits)
27 November-6 December 2019 (starts on Wednesday ends on the following Friday), 9.00 am-5.00 pm

Study of the basic principles of and key issues in intercultural communication. Students will learn the complexity of communicating the Gospel cross-culturally through experiential learning activities. They will acquire tools for studying a host culture and learn how to communicate the Gospel in a culturally relevant manner.

Daniel Rupp, PhD, served as a pastor in Arkansas for two years. He has spent the last 11 years serving in East Asia and just completed his PhD in Intercultural Studies from BIOLA. Daniel’s research was in the field of cognitive anthropology and explored differences in the ways that American and Chinese Christians conceptualize themselves as believers. Along with cognitive anthropology, he is passionate about teaching God’s word, specifically the Old Testament. He and his wife Kayla have four children and have been married for 17 years.

  

LF562 Marriage and Family Counseling (3 credits)
27 November-6 December 2019 (starts on Wednesday ends on the following Friday), 9.00 am-5.00 pm

The course explores biblical counseling approaches to common issues faced by engaged and married couples and in family relationships. You will learn to recognize and understand common dysfunctions, how individuals relate and why they do so, and how to bring healing and resolution.

Wilson Phang, PhD, is the founder of Ministry Personnel Care. He is using his background in crisis response, psychiatry, psychology, Biblical counseling and missiology to provide care, counsel and training to Christian workers globally. He and his wife have three grown children.

 

 

LF551 Pastoral Leadership (3 credits)
27 November-6 December 2019 (starts on Wednesday ends on the following Friday), 9.00 am-5.00 pm

Examines the calling, roles, and function of a disciple-making church leader.  The shepherding roles of leading, care, and feeding the congregation are explored. Church ministries and common issues are examined.  Students develop the foundations for an integrated philosophy of church ministry.

Daniel Chua, DMin, served with Mt Carmel B-P Church for the last 30 years, including 22 years as Senior Pastor. He graduated with D. Ministry from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (USA) in 2004. Besides his pastoral duties as Pastor-at-large, he actively trains pastors and leaders in mission countries. He has authored a book on a Christian response to Chinese ancestral worship.

 

 

Online registration of courses at www.east.edu.sg or contact registrar@east.edu.sg for registration form.

 

 

To download the full information in a booklet (PDF, 3 MB), click here or the picture above.