802 Biblical Ethics 3 HoursAnintroductionofhowtodevelopBiblicalstandardsaboutsubjectsthatscripturemayonlyindirectlyaddresssuchasWeddings,Gambling, Biomedical Issues, Ecology, Political Involvement, Capital Punishment, War, Cremation, Suicide, Euthanasia, Abortion, Funerals, etc.
202 Biblical Stewardship and Finances 2 HoursOneofthepurposesofthisclassistoestablishaBiblicalunderstandingofChristianstewardshipandfindpracticalwaysofapplyingthem. Emphasiswillbeonownership,varyingviewsoffinancesandpossessions,tithingandgivingbeyondthetithe,debt,familybudgeting, brotherhoodandmutualaid,saving,retirement,estateplanning,etc.ThiscoursewillalsoexaminethechangeChristseekstobringinour journeywithHimasHeinteractswithusthroughtheeventsofourlives,andalsowhatrolethetraditionalChristiandisciplinesplayinthis transformation of heart and renewal of the mind.
302 Marriage and Family 3 HoursThiscourseisastudyofprinciplesrelatingtomarriageandfamily.Therewillbepracticalhelptoprepareyoungpeopleforcourtship,marriage, and parenting from a Christian perspective.
402 Peace and the Simple Life 3 HoursIn this course we will examine the biblical basis for peace and nonresistance. We will examine the historical evidence for this position and discuss how to apply this principle in times of war and peace. We will also discuss the biblical basis for a simple life and how to live this out in our culture. We want to rise above the violence and greed of human society, and God has made a way!
502 Christian Peacemaking2 HoursAsapartofthepeacechurchmovement,wearecommittedtoaBiblicalapproachtohandlingconflict.Specificprinciplesofconflict resolutionwillbeaddressedinthiscourse,togetherwithpracticalwaysofbringingtheloveofChristtobearoninterpersonal tensions.
602 Spiritual Preparation for Higher Education 2 HoursWhile we do not necessarily recommend college education, some may find it necessary. This course is offered to assist the pre-college student in maintaining biblical Anabaptist moorings in the college environment.
702 Living in Community 2 HoursIsitrequiredthatabiblicalChristianliveincommunitywithotherbelievers?Howdoeslivingincommunityimpactourchoices?Whatisthe rightful place of the local church in the believer’s life? This course explains what the Bible says about these life sustaining issues.