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The Certificate Program

Offering Specialized Training

Christian Leadership University offers certificate programs in each of our major concentrations. These can be considered specialized training since the student is taking only courses which train for skill in a specific area.

In addition to the certificate programs which Christian Leadership University offers, you may develop your own program with the assistance of the Dean. This can be personalized to your specific needs by choosing courses of interest from our various majors.

We encourage people pursuing certificate programs to strongly consider also taking the following.

REN103 Communion With God (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

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.

HEA102 Take Charge of Your Health (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

We have a covenant of health with our God, which is based on four prerequisites (Ex. 15:26). One of these is to keep all His statutes. In this course, we will learn the statutes of God which will keep us from cancer and the other “Black Plagues” of our century. We need not die prematurely if we become responsible by keeping God’s simple health commands.

BUS102 Fulfill Your Financial Destiny (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

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.

COU203 Cornerstones of Communication (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

Communication is the center of all relationships, yet most of us are untaught on the dynamics of great communication skills. This course will teach you these skills. With practice, every relationship you enter into will be much more effective, including relationships with your spouse and children. Give yourself the gift of outstanding communication skills.

At least one semester of any of the following:

BIB100 Understanding the Bible (Course Syllabus)
1 credit

The purpose of this course is to survey the Bible, learn how it is organized, how to study books and topics, how to correctly interpret the Bible, and how to use Bible study aids. At the end of this course, the student will have a general knowledge of the whole Bible and a working knowledge of how to study and correctly apply the Bible to everyday life.

MIN310 Experiencing God in the Small Group (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

The Bible teaches that truth comes through revelation knowledge rather than through rational knowledge. Discover how biblical meditation (Josh.1:8) precipitates the flow of revelation. Learn the differences between analytical study and prayerful reflection, and discover how to meditate continuously on the Scriptures.

BIB101 Pentateuch (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

The student will read through Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy at a rate of about two chapters per day. He will discover, record, and share his insights from each chapter. The background and theme of each book are studied, and major biblical themes are traced. The student is exposed to proper principles of biblical interpretation and is required to work with them. The revelation of the Holy Spirit as the Author of the Scriptures is central throughout.

BIB102 History I – United Kingdom (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

The student will read through Joshua, Judges, Ruth, I and II Samuel, I Chronicles, and the first half of I Kings and II Chronicles at a rate of about two chapters per day. He will discover, record, and share his insights from each chapter. The background and theme of each book are studied, and major biblical themes are traced. The student is exposed to proper principles of biblical interpretation and is required to work with them. The revelation of the Holy Spirit as the Author of the Scriptures is central throughout.

BIB103 History II – Divided Kingdom (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

The student will read the second half of I Kings and II Chronicles, II Kings, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi at a rate of about two chapters per day. He will discover, record, and share his insights from each chapter. The background and theme of each book are studied, and major biblical themes are traced. The student is exposed to proper principles of biblical interpretation and is required to work with them. The revelation of the Holy Spirit as the Author of the Scriptures is central throughout.

BIB104 Poetry Books (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

The student will read Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon at a rate of about two chapters per day. He will discover, record, and share his insights from each chapter. The background and theme of each book are studied, and major biblical themes are traced. The student is exposed to proper principles of biblical interpretation and is required to work with them. The revelation of the Holy Spirit as the Author of the Scriptures is central throughout.

BIB105 Major Prophets (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

The student will read Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, and Daniel at a rate of about two chapters per day. He will discover, record, and share his insights from each chapter. The background and theme of each book are studied, and major biblical themes are traced. The student is exposed to proper principles of biblical interpretation and is required to work with them. The revelation of the Holy Spirit as the Author of the Scriptures is central throughout.

BIB106 Life of Christ (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

The student will read Matthew, Mark, Luke and John at a rate of about two chapters per day. He will discover, record, and share his insights from each chapter. The background and theme of each book are studied, and major biblical themes are traced. The student is exposed to proper principles of biblical interpretation and is required to work with them. The revelation of the Holy Spirit as the Author of the Scriptures is central throughout.

BIB107 Acts and Epistles (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

The student will read the Acts of the Apostles, Romans, I and II Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians and Colossians at a rate of about two chapters per day. He will discover, record, and share his insights from each chapter. The background and theme of each book are studied, and major biblical themes are traced. The student is exposed to proper principles of biblical interpretation and is required to work with them. The revelation of the Holy Spirit as the Author of the Scriptures is central throughout.

BIB108 Epistles & Revelation (Course Syllabus)
3 credits

The student will read I and II Thessalonians, I and II Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, I and II Peter, I, II and III John, Jude, and Revelation at a rate of about two chapters per day. He will discover, record, and share his insights from each chapter. The background and theme of each book are studied, and major biblical themes are traced. The student is exposed to proper principles of biblical interpretation and is required to work with them. The revelation of the Holy Spirit as the Author of the Scriptures is central throughout.

BIB109 New Testament Survey (Course Syllabus)
4 credits

Study the entire New Testament, verse by verse. Receive background information on each book. The Gospels will be covered as a single, chronological account. The rest of the New Testament is covered in the order it was written, not in the order found in the Bible. Apply all of this to your everyday life. You will know the New Testament when you are finished. (Option #1: Do the study as part of a Bible study group – receive 1 additional credit; Option #2: Initiate and lead the group – receive 1 additional credit.)