Distance Learning Theology Courses Applied Toward an Online Theology Degree
Spirit-led Christian theology distance learning
The aim of the theology courses in our online theology
degree program is to provide you with a theological education that
will not only help you understand the Bible but will also transform
your life. If you are a Christian minister or worker
and you desire a systematic study of Scripture, this is an ideal program
for you. The primary objectives are:
To present the Word of God in such a manner that you can
understand it with clarity and depth.
To help you develop a deeper relationship with God.
To assist you in gaining wisdom on how to apply the Bible
to your everyday life.
To equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to communicate
To help you mature in your walk with God, discover your
ministry and calling and prepare you for Christian service and leadership.
Graduate and undergraduate Christian distance learning thelogy degrees
theology courses offered by CLU may
be applied as a major concentration toward any of the following Christian
online theology degrees:
Additional work is required
when an undergraduate-level course is taken on the graduate level.
Course substitutions and combining major concentrations are
possible when working toward your online
Discuss these options with the Dean. The key is to follow God’s passion
within your heart. Students in the
programs earn approximately 30 credits for each degree from
specific courses, and the remaining
10 credits by doing practical ministry work and earning “practica” credits.
Online theology courses built around the voice
The following courses may
be purchased individually or as a total package. If purchased as a pre-paid package, the cost of tuition is reduced by 20%. Two to five courses are
sent at a time, as the student requests. Prices are subject to change
without notice. Payment may be made by
A thoroughly practical course on hearing
God's voice. Biblical techniques of
vision and journaling will be combined to help one discern and clarify the
spontaneous thoughts that come from God. (Key verses: Habakkuk 2:1-4) The
goal is that one commune (converse) with God through the fellowship of the
Holy Spirit and that this communion flow both ways.
Through the working of Almighty God, He has joined
His Spirit to our spirits. We will study and experience the glory of
Christ living within us, as well as ways of approaching Him and releasing
His indwelling presence. We abide in Christ to the extent that we know
that Christ abides in us. We will also learn how to allow the gifts
and fruit of the Holy Spirit within us to flow out through us. Prerequisite:
REN103 Communion With God.
If the foundations be destroyed what can the righteous
do? (Ps. 11:3) This course is a non-technical presentation of the foundations
of Christianity. It deals with the basics of the Scriptures, salvation,
Christian culture, the Holy Spirit, ceremony, faith, worship, healing,
satan, righteousness, peace, joy, prayer, giving, ministry, heaven,
intensive study of the six foundational experiences of the Christian
life as found in Hebrews 6:1,2: repentance from dead works, faith
towards God, doctrine of baptisms, laying on of hands, resurrection
of the dead, eternal judgment. Students will learn how to live in
The law and the flesh always war against faith and
Spirit. The battle is as old as Isaac and Ishmael, and recounted for
us clearly in Galatians chapters 3-5. Each of us battles daily between
law and Spirit in our own lives. Discover how God's voice sets us free
from the bondage of legalism and error. God's vision is for a triumphant,
empowered, overcoming Church that lives out of intimacy with His Holy
Spirit. Learn what a church which is free of religion looks like. Let
the Church be the Church! Let us be children of the faith!
A look at God's true plan for women: a plan of equality
and release, in the home and in the Church. All the major portions
of Scripture dealing with the role of women will be carefully studied.
You will study several contemporary books on the subject and apply
the truth to your own life.
The Church triumphant through the book of Acts.
Jesus said, "I will build My church and the gates of hell will
not prevail against it." The book of Acts is the story of that
Church in action and thus a pattern for our lives and ministries today.
God is using this study to restore signs and wonders to His Church.
THE501 The Names and Attributes of God Graduate (Course
Syllabus) 4 credits $388.97
This course presents the majestic and moral attributes
of God, showing how He works in time and space consistent with Himself
to accomplish His redemptive plans and purposes for our lives and the
nations. At the end of this course, the student will have a deeper
understanding of the person of God and how to relate to Him more intimately
on a daily basis.
The purpose of this course is to help the student
understand the concept of a blood covenant and how it relates to the
covenant God has made for us through Jesus Christ. The student learns
the basic blood covenant ritual and how God made it known to Adam,
Abraham, Moses, and the prophets as a picture of the blood of the everlasting
covenant He made for us with the Lord Jesus Christ.
The purpose of this course is to help the student
understand the Feasts of the Lord in the Old Testament and how they
pointed the Jewish people to Jesus. The student will learn the historical,
redemptive, personal, and prophetic aspects of each feast and how to
apply each one to a personal walk with God to experience His peace,
power, and rest. The student also learns how God has restored the spiritual
significance of each feast to the Church.
In this course we will examine the foundation of
Christian ethics. We will study the Scriptures to discover the precepts
and principles we are given about such subjects as sex, family, honesty,
suicide, abortion, the education of children, welfare, inflation, humanism,
and gambling. We will then go one step further to discover the character
of God which provides the foundation of the commands. We will learn
to apply the Test of Truth and the Evidence of Truth in any situation.
Finally, and perhaps of greatest importance, we will learn how to pass
our moral standards on to the next generation.
A look at the growing, worldwide house-church movement.
How to start and conduct a house-church. How to evangelize the world
by a multiplication of simple house-churches. (Option #1: Be part of
a functioning house-church - receive 1 additional credit; Option #2:
Start a house-church - receive 1 additional credit.)
This course will give you Scriptural support for the
belief that God delights in the prosperity of His children (Ps. 35:27).
It is His desire that we lend and not borrow. We are to be the head
and not the tail, above and not underneath (Deut. 28:12,13). God Himself
teaches us to profit (Is. 48:17) and has given us the power to make
wealth (Deut. 8:18). Several hundred verses on silver and gold will
be examined, showing that we are to create and release wealth into
the kingdom of God.
Your body, soul and spirit are intrinsically connected.
Sickness in any one of these three areas contributes to sickness in
the other areas. In this course you will learn many natural, biblical
approaches to caring for the health of your body, soul and spirit.
It is only as we minister in the anointing of the Holy Spirit
that we can effectively touch the hearts of others. This practical
course trains you how to sense the Holy Spirit Who lives within you,
how to get to know Him as a Person, and how to release His power
to heal a hurting people.
them elders in every church…" (Acts 14:23). Biblical precedent
indicates that local churches were governed by a team of elders.
God never let the rulership of the body rest on the shoulders of
one man, knowing that each of us has weaknesses and limitations,
and that no one man can completely represent full truth, wisdom and
power as Jesus did. This course will help local church leadership
function more effectively as a team, honoring the gifts of all. Prerequisites:
LEA103 Gifted to Succeed (required); MIN210 Five Fold Ministry Gifts
(recommended). This course will be most useful if you are currently
part of a leadership team.
This course teaches a series of seven specific prayers
that will break bondages within your heart caused by spiritual forces.
These prayers include breaking generational sins and curses; severing
ungodly soul ties; removing negative beliefs and inner vows; healing
traumatic scenes; and casting out demonic energy that has connected
itself to these inner wounds of the heart and soul. The entire healing
process is sealed by doing an intensive meditation on biblical passages
that bear on the issues being healed so God can grant you illumined
insights from His Word.
REN510 Wisdom Through Dream Interpretation
(Graduate) 4 credits $393.87
Psalms declares that
God counsels us at night through our dreams (Ps. 16:7). The dreams
in the Bible illustrate this principle, and all of us can learn to
hear from God during the two hours of dream life we have each night.
In this course, we will examine all 50 dreams of the Bible seeing
how God interprets the symbolism and speaks to His children through
their dreams (Num. 12:6; Acts 2:17). Prerequisite: REN103 Communion
Classtimes are to be times of experiencing God and
sensing the transmission of the life flow of the precious Holy Spirit
among the classroom participants. They are to be much more than studies
of God. They are to be experiences with God. This course will teach
you how to make every classtime a time of encounter with the Lord where
each one receives an impartation of the anointing of the Holy Spirit.
Generally the student will take this course during
his third year, near the completion of the core courses. In it he will
be asked to do a complete Scriptural study, discovering what the Bible
has to say about the vocation/ministry he is planning to enter. This
will give him a biblical worldview. The student will be trained to
do original Bible study utilizing the Greek and Hebrew, by learning
to use an Interlinear Greek-English New Testament, a complete concordance,
a Bible dictionary, a Greek lexicon, a study Bible, and an expository
dictionary. No previous knowledge of Greek or Hebrew is required.
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You don't have to settle for programs offering online
theology degrees and theological courses from a Christian seminary that merely
give you biblical theological education. You can let God speak directly
to you about theology, and allow Him to shape your theology. You can earn
your theology degree and get closer to God in the process. Earning your theology
degree online can be a fantastic way to enrich your relationship with God. It's
about so much more than mere theology courses and education.