Church, Society and Ethical Issues (Day Course)

IS560/TS561 Church, Society and Ethical Issues (3 credits)
Thursdays, 9.00 am-12.30 pm

While many Christians have personal opinions about various ethical issues, often they have not deliberately taken the time to consider biblical and contextual implications of those issues. This course addresses common issues Christians in Asia must consider as they seek to live as “salt and light” in the world.

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Lewis Winkler, PhD,  joined Cru in 1987 and has taught at EAST since 2006 after he graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary  He travels regularly to teach and speak in formal and non-formal educational contexts.

 

 

 

Raymond Go, PhD, has served in both the Church Resource Ministry and the Chinese Ministry of Philippine Campus Crusade for Christ.  From 1997 to 2018, he served as faculty at the International School of Theology-Asia (now the International Graduate School of Leadership).

 

Registration deadline is Thursday, 2 January 2020. You may register online or contact us for registration form.

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World Missions (Day Course)

IS510 World Missions (2 credits)
Wednesdays, 9.00 am-11.15 pm

An introduction to the exciting biblical, historical, cultural, and strategic perspectives of Christian world missions. Special emphasis is given to the expansion of Christianity, missionary methods used by key people, and lessons for today. Key subjects addressed include how much of God’s global mission has been completed, how much is left to do, how it is being done, and what He wants to do through His people.

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Song Tae Suk Raymond, PhD, served with Cru for 15 years in the USA and Japan (Tokyo and Osaka), and in pastoral ministry among Korean-American churches for 19 years.  He and his wife, Justine Han, also served with the Distance Education program at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (USA).

 

Registration deadline is Thursday, 2 January 2020. You may register online or contact us for registration form.

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Pastoral Leadership (Intensive Course)

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.  

 

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

 

 

Marriage and Family Counseling (Intensive Course)

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.  

 

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

 

Intercultural Communications (Intensive Course)

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.

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

 

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