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Emmaus Distance Learning extends the mission of Emmaus Bible College to students from around the world, providing accredited online courses for college credit without the constraints of a traditional classroom. Emmaus Distance Learning is an affordable and convenient way to receive the trusted bible teaching you need to deepen your relationship with Christ and to enrich your ministry to others. Explore our current and future courses below, and take the next step by applying online today.
EDL Fall Session (Aug 30 - Oct 24)
A basic foundation in theology is provided through a study of the major themes of the Bible, including Theology Proper, Bibliology, Christology, Pneumatology, Angelology, Soteriology, Anthropology, Hamartiology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology. A personal Statement of Faith is required of each student as a term project.
An introductory course explaining what Business as Mission is, and how to do it. Topics include an examination of strategies and platforms including Tentmaking; Marketplace Ministries; Enterprise Development; and Business as Mission, Kingdom and Great Commission Companies. The focus is on how these strategies in a properly motivated and managed business can draw attention to Christ and have a profound spiritual, physical, and economic impact on the neediest and less reached in a community. Case studies are used to present examples of how Kingdom Professionals have successfully integrated their faith with the goals of the business and the call to share the Gospel, whether in restricted or limited access countries or a neighborhood in the United States.
EDL Fall Second Session (Oct 25 - Dec 19)
An introductory course in biblically-integrated counseling. The student will gain an understanding of counseling with a biblical foundation while being exposed to various techniques and theories of counseling. A foundation will be set for basic skill and technique in counseling. Ethics, referral training, and available resources will be addressed. Pre-requisite: PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology
This course will introduce the student to philosophy through a consideration of various theistic and non-theistic worldviews, giving attention to the historical departure from Christian Theism in Western civilization and focusing on current thinking with respect to worldview options. The student will be introduced to the concepts of secular humanism, mystical humanism, modernism, and post-modernism, with a special emphasis on how these compare and contrast to Christian Theism. Attention will be given to how the underlying presuppositions of these ways of viewing reality affect one’s ability to think and evaluate his or her world and to how presuppositions relate to morality and ethics.
An exposition of Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinthians with careful attention being paid to the argument of the book, its problem passages, and its contribution to New Testament church practices.