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Foundations Syllabus

Foundations Syllabus

Module 1: For module 1, you will need to purchase 1 book that will be used for the first two modules. All other readings will be linked to in your syllabus

Reading:

Class 1: Oct 4

There’s no way around it, class 1 is always an introduction. We will be introducing you to the books, learning format, expectations and introducing you to your ministry cohort.

Homework to be completed by Oct 11:

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Class 2: Oct 11

Class Time:

  • Discuss 30 Days
  • Class Discussion: What is meant by Divine Revelation?
  • Intro to OT interpretation
  • Cohort Work: Interpreting Genesis passages

Homework to be completed by Oct 18:

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Class 3: Oct 18

Class Time:

  • OT Survey- Discussion of OT Historical Books and Creation Account
  • Class Discussion: Is there authority in this text?
  • Exposition of Genesis continued
  • Cohort: Genesis project

Homework to be completed by Nov 1: (next week off)

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Class 4: Nov 1

Class Time:

  • OT Survey- Group Project- explain these 12 events in chronological order- Creation, fall, flood, babel, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, deliverance, Law, Kadesh, wandering.
  • Class Discussion: How did Jesus view the Old Testament? What can we learn from Jesus’ view of the OT?
  • Exposition of the Genesis 12-50 and Exodus

Homework to be completed by Nov 8:

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Class 5: Nov 8

Class Time:

  • OT Survey- Group Project- explain these 12 events in chronological order- Creation, fall, flood, babel, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, deliverance, Law, Kadesh, wandering.
  • Class Discussion: How did Jesus view the Old Testament? What can we learn from Jesus’ view of the OT?
  • Class Discussion: The Ethics of OT Conquest  
  • Cohort: Interpreting Judges

Homework to be completed by Nov 22: (Next week off)

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Class 6: Nov 22

Class Time:

  • OT Survey- The Story of the Old Testament
  • Class Discussion: Put it all together- The Story of how we got the Bible
  • Class Discussion: Exile and the Character of God   
  • Cohort: Final Class Project, OT Timeline

Homework: Read chapters 12-14 during the break