Core Classes

The beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord. This has profound implications for education and learning. This course is the foundation for all other classes as we seek to discuss, examine, and explore what it means to know God, each other, and the world and how to think rightly about each.

We are not born as a blank slate. We see reality through the various relationships we are born into whether it is our family, community, or culture. This course is an introduction to enter the world of the Bible to have our minds renewed to see through new eyes and how this impacts all our relationships as we seek to wisely apply the way the Bible speaks to how we should speak about the world.

An introduction to the theological, historical, and literary features of the Old & New Testament Scripture. Students will gain an understanding of the story of God’s universal Lordship as Creator of the universe and the story of Israel fulfilled in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, the development of the Church and the global advance of Christ’s Kingdom.

An introduction to the historic Christian faith through the lens of early creeds. This overview focuses primarily on the doctrine of the Triune God as the Creator, Redeemer, and Sanctifier.  

An introduction to the biblical understanding of man, created in the image of God and how this reality explains man’s mission and relationship to the church, the family, the local community, and the larger world.

An introduction to the biblical patterns of worship found in the Old and New Testament including how this has been applied and implemented in the history of the Church’s liturgy and practice.

An introduction to monetary theory, economic survival, stewardship, and resource allocation that is discussed and analyzed through the lens of Scripture.

An introduction to political theory, government models, law, Christian citizenship that is discussed and analyzed through the lens of Scripture.

An introduction to literature & art, and its importance in the life and imagination of Christians. Students discuss and develop the interpretive tools to understand the themes expressed in literature, stories, poetry, drama, painting, photography, sculpture, cinema, and architecture. Emphasis on interpretation and criticism of important works. An introduction to the general principles and practices of marketing including how to create imaginative designs to clearly express the intended message for the intended audience with the desired response.

This course is the culmination of the core classes at the Institute. Student will learn to process, integrate, and communicate the biblical and Christian vision of the world in their life. At the end of this course, they will be able to witness to the hope they have within because of Jesus Christ and His rule over all things.

Crash Courses

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An introduction to the principles, tools, and techniques of efficient and effective project management including managerial topics of workflow, forecasting, production, supply, and distribution.

An introduction to management from a leadership perspective including the topics of motivation, teamwork, decision processes, conflict, and organizational change.

An introduction to the primary disciplines of business including decision making, cultural awareness, communication, economic systems, and ethics.

An introduction to entrepreneurship concepts and best practices including the topics of innovation, business plans, marketing plans, financial plans, funding, and launching.

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An introduction to the general principles and practices of marketing including how to create imaginative designs to clearly express the intended message for the intended audience with the desired response.

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Faith Formation

This module covers biblical wisdom, discipline, and habits needed for young Christians to develop and grow in their faith.

This module clarifies the wide range of human callings and vocations. A significant portion of the module evaluates individual student gifts, interests, affections, values, skills, and goals in relation to the current job market, long-term vocational trends, and advancement of Christ’s Kingdom.

Through New Ears: Developing Confidence (Worldview) and Competence (Skills). Class lessons in voice for students of all vocal abilities, with emphasis on the basic skills required for singing, including vocal technique and solo vocal performance. The singing literature will be comprised of a variety of psalm and hymn settings from different styles and periods. Historical study of the music of the Bible times through the present-day using readings, study of scores, listening, and analysis of stylistic characteristics of representative compositions. Introductory study of the history, theology, and practice of the music of the Liturgy and the Church Year. An exploration of music in the broader context of culture and the arts; personal musical experiences through listening (recordings and live concerts) and doing (participating in choir or ensemble); and developing the ability to discern aesthetic excellence through a focused study of representative selections of Western music.

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