Course objectives and challenges to interpreting the Old Testament
Key Concept: This course aims to train you to be faithful and practical Christian minsters in the context where you live, which involves growing in knowledge, character and practical ministry. Beware of problematic approaches to reading and applying the Old Testament.
Content and Cognitive Competencies (CCC)
a) Know about and understand the objectives and design of this course.
b) Know about (recognize) negative views (misunderstandings) about the Old Testament
c) Know about problematic (unwise and unfruitful) ways of interpreting the Old Testament
Character and Spiritual Maturity (CSM)
a) Reflect on times when I have approached the Old Testament negatively
b) Recognize and give relevant examples of the dangers of misusing the Old Testament
c) Pray and ask the Lord to open your eyes to his message to you in the Old Testament
-Pray for a love and hunger to know Him and his message in the Old Testament
Mission & Ministry Competencies (MMC)
Reflect and write about how you hope this course will impact your marriage and/or family, your work and ministry in your church.