VBBC 2022

Second Semester

Monday-Tuesday Year 1
Wednesday-Thursday Year 2

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Attendance

We would encourage all students that are able to attend class on campus to do so. However, if you are unable to attend class on campus, then please contact us to pre-register your interest in electronic attendance by July 10th.

Textbooks

Please source your own textbooks (unless specifically stated that the textbook is supplied by the college) before the start of class whenever possible. Admin has some second hand textbooks for sale.

Term Dates

Term Dates                                                                                     
Term 3: 11 July - 8 September                                                     
Term 4: 03 October - 1 December                          

 

Monday (Year 1)

OT Survey
2 hour class

Times: 10:30-12:20pm
Lecturer: Ps Richard Hester (rec.)
Location: On Skype

Subject Description:
This subject studies each book in the Old Testament with the purpose of giving the student a comprehension of the Old Testament as a whole. In the course of study, the student will read the entire Old Testament while receiving an overview of each book, insight into how it fits in with the rest of the Bible, and a basic outline and exposition of the book. Key information is also given regarding authorship of each book, its historical and cultural background, its place in the time line of biblical history, etc.

Textbooks:
A Survey of Israel's History - Leon J Wood (ISBN 0-310-34770-X) limited supply available from Admin $10
Old Testament Survey by Hester (sourced by VBBC textbook is $20 and the workbook is $15)

Prerequistie: BI 101

 

Bible Study Methods

2 hour class

Times: 1:00-2:50pm
Lecturer: Bro Alan Parry
Location: On Zoom

Subject Description:
This subject focuses on learning the basic Bible study skills to properly interpret the Word of God. The student learns to do basic inductive Bible study and word studies according to proper interpretative principles.

Textbooks:
How to Study the Bible For Yourself (30th Anniversary Edition) by Tim Lahaye

 

English Grammar and Intro to Biblical Languages

2 hour class 

Times: 5:30-7:20pm
Lecturer: Evangelist Kevin Currell
Location: On Zoom

Subject Description:
English Grammar is run in Term 3. This subject is intended to give the student the necessary English Grammar skills to effectively study the truths given in Scripture. These skills are also necessary for all other Bible college subjects, especially Bible Study Methods, Hermeneutics, and Biblical Languages.
Intro to Biblical Language is run in Term 4 and is intended to give the student a grasp of the basics of the Hebrew and Greek languages used in the writing of the Scriptures. It is designed to give enough exposure to working with language that the student can make a clear determination of which major should be pursued in the second and third years of study.

Textbooks:
Provided by Lecturer

 

Teaching Methods
2 hour class

Times: 7:30-9:pm
Lecturer: Ps Robert Apps
Location: On Zoom

Subject Description:
This subject is designed to develop the skills required to effectively teach in all areas of ministry. Principles of both teaching and learning are studied. The student is equipped for all facets of teaching including pastoral, Sunday School, youth, group studies, and children.

Textbook:
"Effective Bible Teaching" by Jim Wilhoit & Leland Ryken

Tuesday (Year 1)

Cults and Religions
2 hour class

Times: 10:30-12:20pm
Lecturer: Bro Robert Gunter
Location: Online

Subject Description:
This subject gives an overview of all the major world religions and cults. It covers their origin and history, doctrine, and practice. Where appropriate, scriptural arguments are presented to refute their errors. Insights into witnessing to people caught up in these faiths are also given.

Textbook:
Recommended readings given by the lecturer in class.

Evangelism and Discipleship
2 hour class

Times: 7-8:50pm
Lecturer: Evangelist Kevin Currell and Bro Alan Parry
Location: On Zoom

Subject Description:
This subject teaches the student the complete plan and pattern of the Great Commission. Biblical principles and methods of witnessing and leading souls to a personal acceptance of Christ as Saviour are given, as well as principles and methods of nurturing new believers in the Faith.

Textbook:
The Soul Winner - CH Spurgeon
Creation Evangelism for the New Millennium - Ken Ham
There will also be a student workbook supplied by the lecturer for the Discipleship part of this class

Wednesday (Year 2)

Biblical Languages 2
2 hour class

Times: 7-8:30am
Lecturer: Evangelist Kevin Currell
Location: On Zoom

Subject Description:
This subject continues the work firmly establishing the fundamentals of the structure and workings of the Greek language used in the New Testament, and expands into translation work touching on key nuances involved. It also continues to build upon the basics of the Hebrew lanuage of the Old Testament.

Textbook:
Greek NT
Hebrew OT
Others advised by lecturer

Prerequisite: BL 101 and BL 201


Thursday (Year 2)

The Book of Romans
2 hour class

Times: 7-8:50pm
Lecturer: Ps Charlie Williams
Location: Online

Subject Description:
This subject gives a detailed analysis with special attention directed to its doctrinal and practical values for the believer. Chapters 1-8 are viewed as “Doctrinal,” chapters 9-11 as “Dispensational,” chapters 12-16 as “Duty.”

Textbook:
TBC

Textbooks should be purchased before the start of class whenever possible