The School of Research and Development was added in January 2016 as a course to further the skills of our students in sermon preparation. Students learn how to research and develop new curricula for the Advanced School of Theology and also basic concepts to use in sermon writing.
Subject matters scheduled for research and development are:
Emblems of the Holy Spirit
The Sure Mercies of David
Romans Chapter 1-3: The Acceptable Righteousness
The Letter to the Ephesians
This School also offers two courses in hermeneutics:
Course BTH 205
How to Prepare a Sermon, Part I
This course is a study of how to rightly divide the Word of God for the written formation and release of sound doctrine.
Book for Course: RD Curriculum BTH 205
Course BTH 208
How to Prepare a Sermon, Part II
This course is a study of how to utilize reference materials and rightly divide the Word of God for the sermon preparation.
Book for Course: RD Curriculum BTH 208
Requirements for Completion of TSRD
Two (2) courses required as electives
Associate Degree Program Credit Hours (if applicable) 4