New Testament Churches
Course Level: College Level
TWO DAY INTENSIVE: 10 hours of class time (not including breaks)
VIRTUAL ONLINE DISCUSSIONS: One weeknight per week (1.5 hours)
From the book of Acts to the book of Revelation, the New Testament talks about churches. How did all the churches in the New Testament get started? Who founded the Christian church? What problems do New Testament churches have? How can there be one capital "C" Church? Why is Christianity so church-oriented? This course encourages students to raise questions about "church" as they read through the New Testament epistles. It's a course that helps students see how books in the New Testament interrelate.
Key Questions To Be Explored:
What is a church? Why is Christianity so church-oriented?
What should local churches aspire to be like?
What can we learn from studying the churches in the New Testament?
How can Christians do church if the government forbids church members to assemble?