Curriculum

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  • The Forming of God’s Covenant People (5 books of Moses)
  • The Mission of God’s Covenant Nation (Historical and Poetic books)
  • The Exile and Return of God’s Covenant Nation (Prophetic and Restoration books)


Old Testament Textbooks:

Click here to purchase these books online or visit the GCTS Charlotte bookstore on the first night of class.

Title

Author

Publisher

The Heart of the Old Testament R. Youngblood Baker, 1998
The Story of Israel Pate, Duvall, et al Zondervan, 2004

Note: The Story of Israel will be used throughout the Old and New Testament course sequence. 

  • The Forming of God’s New Covenant Community (Gospels)
  • The Mission of God’s New Covenant Community (Acts and Paul)
  • The Sojourning of God’s New Covenant Community (General Epistles and Revelation)


New Testament Textbooks:

Click here to purchase these books online or visit the GCTS Charlotte bookstore. (The first night of class, there will be a one-night-only sale of these texts in the bookstore. Come early!)

 

Title

Author

Publisher

How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth                   Fee, G.D.
Stuart, D.
Zondervan, 2003
Encountering the New Testament

Yarbrough, R.
Elwell, W.

Baker, 2013
Grasping God’s Word: A Hands-On Approach to
Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible, 3d ed.
Duvall, J.
Hayes, J.
Zondervan, 2012

Note: The Story of Israel will be used throughout the Old and New Testament course sequence. 

 


Levels


Participant (Level 1):

Participants attend classes but are not required to complete assignments and do not meet in break-out groups. This level provides visitors with exposure to the big picture of the Bible in its context.

     Cost:  $100 per course

    First Time Online Cost:  $50*

 

Student (Level 2):

Students are expected to attend classes, participate in a 30 minute discussion group, and to complete all assignments. This level offers a Certificate in Biblical Literacy. Students completing assignments satisfactorily can receive the equivalent of graduate credit towards a degree program. They are also eligible to take “Interpreting the Bible” and “Teaching the Transforming Word” for credit and certification.

     Cost: $200 per course

     First Time Online Cost: $100*

 

(Churches are encouraged to subsidize the cost for their participants)

*The cost of the online BibleJourney program is discounted 50% during its initial startup phase.

 

How Do I Begin?

Contact

Register for BibleJourney.

Scholarship Information

Woody Breen
hbreen@gordonconwell.edu 

14542 Choate Circle
Charlotte, NC 28273

(704) 527-9909