LTS Online 2014-2015 Schedule

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August
2014
IB553Social Ethics1Newton8/4-8/30
IF576Contemporary Atheisms1Rodkey8/4-8/30
IF553Made in the Image of God: Theological Anthropology1Askew8/4-8/30
IS573Ruth and Jonah0.5Hull8/18-8/30
IS540Reading the Torah in the Church Today1Glass8/4-8/30
LC520Pastoral Care Modalities0.5Van Denend8/4-8/16
LW550Introduction to Worship0.5Allen8/4-8/16
LW551Liturgical Time0.5Allen8/18-8/30
LW552Congregational Song0.5Allen8/18-8/30
SIS571The Two P's of Seminary: Prayer and Praxis1Allen8/4-8/30
CO501Covenant Group (August-October)0.5Askew
September 2014
IB577Consumed: Ethical Transactions in Consumer Culture0.5Newton9/15-9/27
IF550Theology and Theological Language1Askew9/1-9/27
IS520The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church's Scripture0.5Sumney9/1-9/13
IS554The Gospels as Resources for the Church1Sumney9/1-9/27
LC550Creating a Congregational Culture of Care1Van Denend9/1-9/27
LF550Biblical and Vocational Foundations of the Teaching Ministry0.5Bischoff9/1-9/13
LM520Pastoral Leadership Concepts0.5Blodgett9/15-9/27
LW553New Birth to Dying in Christ: Baptism, Table, Wedding, Funeral1Allen9/1-9/27
LW577Practice Preaching0.5Allen9/1-9/27
SIS570The Three R's of Seminary: Reading, Writing & Research1Weis9/1-9/27
LC673Pastoral Care and Substance Abuse2Park9/1-10/25
DM814Interpreting the Resources of the Faith for Contemporary Contexts2Weis9/1-10/25
CO601Covenant Group (Sept.- Nov.)0.5Sumney
CO501Covenant Group (Sept.- Nov.)0.5Sumney
October
2014
IF554The Nature of God: Theology1Askew9/29-10/25
IF555"One Bread, One Body": Theology of the Church1Rodkey9/29-10/25
IS541Reading the Prophets in the Church Today1Lowery9/29-10/25
IS584Reading Colossians0.5Sumney9/29-10/11
LC520Pastoral Care Modalities0.5Van Denend9/29-10/11
LC554The Art of Visitation0.5Van Denend10/13-10/25
LF551Congregation as Context0.5Bischoff9/29-10/11
LF576Christian Education in the Black Church1Hooper9/29-10/25
November
2014
IF557Theology and Pastoral Care: Discussing Suffering and Hope1Shin10/27-11/22
IP570Disciples History and Polity I1Breeding10/27-11/22
IS556Pauline Letters as Resources for the Church1Sumney10/27-11/22
LC574Trauma and Recovery1Park10/27-11/22
LF552Cultural Shifts Impacting Teaching of Faith0.5Bischoff10/27-11/8
LM560Resources for Mission: Stewardship as Vision and Practice1Barkhauer10/27-11/22
LM572Hosting a New Kind of Conversation: Congregational Planning That Makes a Difference1Blodgett10/27-11/22
SIS570The Three R's of Seminary: Reading, Writing & Research1Weis10/27-11/22
December
2014
IF552Theology of Sermons0.5Allen & Askew12/1-12/13
IS520The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church's Scripture0.5Sumney12/1-12/13
IS553Preparing to Help the Church Read the NT Today0.5Sumney12/1-12/13
LC552Diagnosis and Referral0.5Van Denend12/1-12/13
LF553Stages of Faith0.5Bischoff12/1-12/13
LM520Pastoral Leadership Concepts0.5Blodgett12/1-12/13
LW550Introduction to Worship0.5Allen12/1-12/13
LW552Congregational Song0.5Allen12/1-12/13
January
2015
IS542Reading the Deuteronomistic History in the Church Today0.5Hull1/19-1/31
LC520Pastoral Care Modalities0.5Van Denend1/5-1/17
LF578The Arts of Youth Ministry: An Introduction0.5Rodkey1/19-1/31
DM815Leading Congregations through Adaptive Change2Blodgett1/5-2/28
ON SITE: INTENSIVES
January 23 - February 1, 2015
IS560Exegesis For the Church2Sumney2nd block
LW554Sermon Preparation2Allen3rd block
IF556Who Do We Say That I Am: Christology2Askew1st block
IF558God Save Us: Soteriology
LM561Governance and Management2Blodgett2nd block
LM562When Conflict Comes Calling
IP550Early and Medieval Western Church2Breeding1st block
IP551From Reform to Individualistic Freedom
IB551Ethical Forms2Bowie3rd block
IB552God & Science: Issues in Biomedical Ethics
LW671Technology in the Sanctuary2Allen1st block
IF672Theology on the Border: US and Mexico2Askew3rd block
IP670Disciples History & Polity II2Oliver2nd block
February
2015
IB573Church, Society and the Ethics of Global Warming0.5Newton2/16-2/28
IF550Theology and Theological Language1Askew2/2-2/28
IF553Made in the Image of God: Theological Anthropology1Askew2/2-2/28
IS520The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church's Scripture0.5Sumney2/2-2/14
IS554The Gospels as Resources for the Church1Sumney2/2-2/28
IS571The Book of Ezekiel1Glass2/2-2/28
LF550Biblical and Vocational Foundations of the Teaching Ministry0.5Bischoff2/2-2/14
LW576Worship Space0.5Allen2/2-2/14
LW550Introduction to Worship0.5Allen2/16-2/28
SIS571The Two P's of Seminary: Prayer and Praxis1Weis2/2-2/28
CO701Covenant Group (Febr. - April)0.5Blodgett
CO601Covenant Group (Febr. - April)0.5Allen
CO501Covenant Group (Febr. - April)0.5Allen
March
2015
IF557Theology and Pastoral Care: Discussing Suffering and Hope1Shin3/2-3/28
IS520The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church's Scripture0.5Sumney3/2-3/14
IS556Pauline Letters as Resources for the Church1Sumney3/2-3/28
IS572The Catholic Epistles1Sumney3/2-3/28
LC571Loss and Grief in a Community of Faith1Park3/2-3/28
LF551Congregation as Context0.5Bischoff3/2-3/14
LM520Pastoral Leadership Concepts0.5Blodgett3/2-3/14
LM560Resources for Mission: Stewardship as Vision and Practice1Barkhauer3/2-3/28
LW550Introduction to Worship0.5Allen3/16-3/28
IB672"Want Fries with That?": Cultural Globalization, Economic Ethics and Church Life2Newton3/2-5/2
LM672Church Administration and Property2Blodgett3/2-5/2
April
2015
IB553Social Ethics1Newton4/6-5/2
IF555"One Bread, One Body": Theology of the Church1Rodkey4/6-5/2
IP580“Heaven Below:” An Exploration of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity0.5Artman4/6-4/18
IS540Reading the Torah in the Church Today1Glass4/6-5/2
LC520Pastoral Care Modalities0.5Van Denend4/6-4/18
LM520Pastoral Leadership Concepts0.5Blodgett4/20-5/2
LM564Developing a Mission-Focused Congregation1Jimenez4/6-5/2
LW550Introduction to Worship0.5Allen4/6-4/18
LW551Liturgical Time0.5Allen4/20-5/2
LW552Congregational Song0.5Allen4/20-5/2
SIS570The Three R's of Seminary: Reading, Writing & Research1Weis4/6-5/2
May
2015
IB551Ethical Forms1Bowie5/4-5/30
IF552Theology of Sermons0.5Allen & Askew5/4-5/16
IF554The Nature of God: Theology1Askew5/4-5/30
IP570Disciples History & Polity I1Breeding5/4-5/30
IS541Reading the Prophets in the Church Today1Lowery5/4-5/30
LF552Cultural Shifts Impacting Teaching of Faith0.5Bischoff5/4-5/16
LF553Stages of Faith0.5Bischoff5/18-5/30
LW577Practice Preaching0.5Allen5/4-5/30
LW553New Birth to Dying in Christ: Baptism, Table, Wedding, Funeral1Allen5/4-5/30
June
2015
IS542Reading the Deuteronomistic History in the Church Today0.5Hull6/1-6/13
LC520Pastoral Care Modalities0.5Van Denend6/15-6/27
LM520Pastoral Leadership Concepts0.5Blodgett6/1-6/13
LW576Worship Space0.5Allen6/15-6/27
ON SITE: INTENSIVES
June 19-28, 2015
IS560Exegesis For the Church2Sumney6/19-6/22
LW554Sermon Preparation2Allen6/23-6/25
IF556Who Do We Say That I Am: Christology2Askew6/26-6/28
IF558God Save Us: Soteriology
LM561Governance and Management2Blodgett6/26-6/28
LM562When Conflict Comes Calling
IP550Early and Medieval Western Church2Breeding6/19-6/22
IP551From Reform to Individualistic Freedom
LC550Creating a Congregational Culture of Care2Van Denend
LC552Diagnosis and Referral6/23-6/25
LC554The Art of Visitation
LF670Liberative Pedagogies and Practices2Bischoff6/23-6/25
IS676Flourshing Together: Creation and the Human Community2Lowery6/19-6/22
IS670A Troubled Church and What It Can Teach Us: Exegesis of 1 Corinthians 2Sumney6/26-6/28
July
2015
IB552God & Science: Issues in Biomedical Ethics1Bowie7/6-8/1
IF577Narrative Theology1Shin7/6-8/1
IF572Special Topics in Theological Anthropology: Disabilities0.5Askew7/20-8/1
IP571The Church in North America0.5Artman7/20-8/1
IS520The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church's Scripture0.5Sumney7/6-7/18
IS553Preparing to Help the Church Read the NT Today0.5Sumney7/20-8/1
LF572Teaching the Bible0.5Bischoff7/20-8/1
LM573Funding Special Ministries0.5Gillett7/20-8/1

♦ NOTE: updated February 27, 2015