High School Bible
Biblical Theology (9th Grade) – This is a course of study whereby the student gains a practical understanding of how the written Holy Scriptures came into existence. The student is introduced to topics such as inspiration, preservation and canonization. The course also directs the learner into an inductive Bible study methods. The practical side of the course is when students apply their learning by studying verse-by-verse the New Testament book of I Peter.
Biblical Hermeneutics (10th Grade) – This course is designed for the thinking Christian. It is to be challenging both spiritually and mentally. It will engage the student in understanding the Christian worldview as well as the apologetic approach to the Christian faith. It will assist them in recognizing the role of the mind in relation to faith. The goal of the course is to help the student comprehend and articulate the biblical/Christian worldview, and learn how to “give the reason of the hope that is in them with gentleness and respect” (I Peter 3:15). They will survey biblical Theism in contrast to Naturalism, Pantheism, Post-Modernism, Deism, and Nihilism. (Text Books: Invitation to Biblical Interpretation, 40 Questions About Interpreting The Bible, The Drama of Scripture, Guided Scripture readings)
Systematic Theology (11th Grade) – This is a course of study whereby the student studies the ten main doctrines of the Bible in a systematic fashion. The doctrines include God, the Bible, Man and Sin, Salvation, Christ, the Holy Spirit, Christian Living, the Church, Spirit Beings and Future Events. The purpose of the exercise is to develop personal convictions and a clear understanding of the Scriptures to the end that personal lives will be changed and reflect the life of Christ to the world.
Christian Apologetics & Ethics (12th Grade) – Synopsis: Christian Apologetics and Ethics is designed to engage the fundamental questions of existence and purpose with particular attention to Christian theology. The course begins with an examination of difficult topics such as God’s existence, the problem of evil, and the exclusivity of salvation. Having considered these topics, attention is given to specific applications of theology with consideration for major ethics discussion. Topics include abortion, euthanasia, the morality of war and peace, biotechnology, and reproductive technologies. (Text Books: Reasons for God, Moral Choices, Mere Christianity, Guided Scripture readings)