CHURCH AND SOCIETY TTPT 703 Fall 2019 TTPT 703 – Church & Society: This course focuses on A study of biblical ethics and the role the local church plays in the community. Special attention will be given to contemporary social and political issues. Title: Church & Society Term: Fall 2019 Location: Myers 108 Office Phone: x5539 Office Hours: By appointment E-Mail: [email protected]University Website: Course Code/#: TTPT 703 Brandon Cash Class Days/Time: Online and 9/14, 10/5, 11/23 9:00am-12:00pm Credit Hours/Units: 3 hours Office Location: Feinberg 127 Meetings with Professor: Make Appt via email Admin Assistant: Megan Bergk, x4823 Dept. Website: Disability Services exists to assist any student who thinks he or she may need such assistance. Students desiring accommodations for this class on the basis of physical learning, psychological and/or emotional disabilities are to contact The Learning Center that houses both learning assistance and disability services. The Learning Center is located in the Biola Library, Upper Level, Room U-137, and this department can be reached by calling 562.906.4542 or by dialing extension #4542 if calling from on campus. TRUTH. TRANSFORMATION. TESTIMONY. DISABILITY SERVICES COURSE DESCRIPTION PROFESSOR/CLASS INFORMATION BIOLA UNIVERSITY MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of Biola University is biblically-centered education, scholarship, and service; equipping men and women in mind and character to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ. TTPT 703 – Church & Society: This masters course is a core course required of all MACML and MDiv majors. It is designed to be taken at any time during the program. Successful completion of this course (see next section) will prepare students to demonstrate a developing proficiency toward the accomplishment of the following Program Learning Outcomes: Demonstrate a commitment to and ability to develop redemptive church ministries to their communities in society and culture, being relevant to current sociopolitical issues and ethical problems (MACML #5); students will learn basic relationship skills, counseling skills, ethical guidelines in pastoral counseling, and develop a plan for referring some counselees (MDiv #7); students will be able to dialog with those who are outside of a biblically centered faith confidently and effectively, applying the knowledge of biblical doctrine to refute errors and to utilize practical techniques of dialog with the intent to reach those who "seek to know the reason for the hope that lies within you."(MACML #2). By the completion of this course, including class participation, class assignments (referred to as “Assignments”), class readings and group interaction, the following objectives and learning outcomes will be assessed and demonstrated: IDEA OBJECTIVE #3: Learning to apply course material to improve thinking, problem solving, and decisions with regard to ethical dilemmas faced in pastoral ministry. (Essential emphasis).