Curriculum


A student acquires knowledge through:

  • Comprehensive reading.
  • Listening to pre-recorded lectures.
  • Interaction with teachers.
  • Making own discovery on various issues.
  • Attending workshops, seminars etc. organised by the College.
  • Practical involvement in field work under a spiritual supervisor.

The curriculum and coursework has been designed by well-qualified and experienced pastors and teachers in Zimbabwe, South Africa and the United States. In addition to their academic qualifications, the authors all have many decades of experience in the ministry.




Orientation

 
 

Module 1:

  • Introduction
  • Study methods
  • Study guides
  • Writing assignments
  • Background and use of Bible translations

Module 2:

  • Use of the Concordance
  • Research
  • Tools (including computers), methods and evaluation
  • Introduction to theology – types of theology and theological terms
 
 

Fundamentals

 
 

Module 3:

  • Repentance
  • Faith
  • Baptisms:
    • Into Christ
    • Water
    • In the Spirit
    • Suffering

Module 4:

  • Laying on hands
  • Resurrection of the dead
  • Eternal Judgment
  • Going on to maturity
 
 

Biblical Studies 1

 
 

Module 5:

  • Overview
  • Pentateuch
  • Books of History
  • Books of Poetry
  • Prophetic Books

Module 6:

  • Synoptic Gospels
  • Acts
  • Epistles
  • Prophecy

Module 7-9:

  • Genesis
  • Introduction
  • Verse-by-verse study

Module 10-15:

  • Romans
  • Introduction
  • Verse-by-verse study
 
 

Hermeneutics

 
 

Module 16:

  • Context

Module 17:

  • Culture

Module 18:

  • Genre
 
 

Pentecostal Tradition

 
 

Module 19-21:

  • Baptism in the Spirit
  • Gifts of the Spirit
  • The Gift Ministries

 

 
 

Biblical Doctrine 1

 
 

Module 22:

  • Creation

Module 23:

  • God
  • Christology

Module 24:

  • Man
  • Soteriology
  • The Bible
 
 

Biblical Doctrine 2

 
 

Module 25:

  • Church (Ecclesiology)

Module 26:

  • Eschatology
 
 

Church History

 
 

Module 27:

  • First Century
  • Middle Ages

Module 28:

  • Reformation
  • The pilgrim church

Module 29:

  • Pentecostal Church History
  • Zimbabwe Church History
  • (Alternative) South African Church History
  • (Alternative) American Church History
 
 

Pastoral Studies

 
 

Module 30:

  • Biblical Counseling
  • The Christian Family

Module 31:

  • Marriage
  • Preparation
  • Communication

Module 32:

  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Ethics
  • Church Administration

Module 33:

  • Discipline
  • In the home
  • In the church
 
 

Biblical Studies 2

 
 

Module 34-42:

  • Matthew
    • Introduction
    • Verse-by-verse study

 

 
 

Discernment Studies

 
 

Module 43:

  • Anatomy of False Doctrine
  • Angels/Demons
  • Ancestral Worship

Module 44:

  • Prosperity
  • Word of Faith
  • Dominionism

Module 45:

  • Apostles/Prophets
  • Cults/other religions
 
 

Missions and Evangelism

 
 

Module 46:

  • Evangelism
  • Biblical Church Growth

Module 47:

  • Missions
  • Church planting
 
 

Homiletics

 
 

Module 48:

  • Types of sermons

Module 49:

  • Sermon preparation

Module 50:

  • Sermon delivery
 
 

Practical

  • Practical ministry in the local assembly under the oversight of the local ministries.
  • Report by the local oversight on character and spiritual growth.
  • Counseling by local oversight to resolve personal issues.

The Research Project

Before a student is awarded the diploma of the College they must complete the Qualifying Section of the course and submit a Research Project of approximately 5,000 words. The Research Project must be based on work covered during the course.




Note: Minor aspects of the curriculum are in the process of being revised in order to satisfy new requirements by the Higher Education Examination Council (HEXCO). We will adjust this page as soon as the changes have been approved. We are always working towards improving our curriculum and the modules.