Christian Living

1st Year

Semester One Subjects

Christian Disciplines (14 weeks)

This subject introduces fundamental spiritual disciplines for every believer. Everything from the importance and practice of worship, to fasting and prayer.

Church Culture (7 weeks)

This short subject unpacks the key vision, values and culture of Calvary Christian Church.  It is a collection of stories and key messages that underpin who we are and how we operate.

Basic Pastoral Care (7 weeks)

Basic Pastoral Ministry covers key principles associated with Pastoral Care and how to minister to people.  Students will develop a confidence and understanding in how to respond to needs within the local church, with a focus on support, prayer and spiritual encouragement for those in need.

Old Testament (14 weeks)

The Introduction to the New Testament is a survey subject that introduce the 27 books of the New Testament and explores, who wrote them and why.  It covers also the hermeneutical tool of Them, Us and Me.

This twelve-week study familiarizes students with the major themes and key verses of the New Testament.

Faith Principles (14 weeks)

Faith Principles was originally written by David Cartledge in the founding days of Rhema Bible College and is used with permission for this course.  In this subject you will unpack the essential elements of the Christian Faith and how these can be applied in all that you do.

Semester Two Subjects

Christian World View (14 weeks)

This subject serves to provide students with a theological foundation for their Christian faith by outlining basic Bible doctrines. Orthodox Christian doctrines will be outlined and explained combining theology and its application for Christian living.

Evangelism (7 weeks)

This short course builds in the student a confidence in their ability to share the gospel personally in a variety of different contexts, as well as the practical skills to do this well.

New Testament (14 weeks)

The Introduction to the New Testament is a survey subject that introduce the 27 books of the New Testament and explores, who wrote them and why.  It covers also the hermeneutical tool of Them, Us and Me. This study familiarizes students with the major themes and key verses of the New Testament.

The Church (7 weeks)

With a combination of in-depth teaching and practical experience this class helps students to develop an understanding of The Church as a global Christian movement and its function within the local community.

Understanding Leadership (14 weeks)

With a combination of lectures and classroom discussions, this subject causes the individual to understand leadership principles and strategies and how to apply them in a variety of contexts.