ID Title Professor
CHS 5500 COL
The Story of the Christian Faith
T: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Stoffer
The Story of the Christian Faith Download Syllabus Tuesday - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Columbus
3 Credit Hours

This course enables students to understand the development of the church in historical context, with special emphasis on the theological, cultural, philosophical, and political factors that shaped the church.

Dale R. Stoffer dstoffer@ashland.edu 419-289-5985
CLD 6630 COL
Leading the People of God
M: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Lewis
Leading the People of God Download Syllabus Monday - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Columbus
3 Credit Hours

This course equips students to develop a philosophy of leadership, based upon a biblical, theological, and Christian tradition. This will include both character and competency issues that leaders must know, develop and apply within their context of ministry. This course will also orient the students to healthy congregational structures, administration, and stewardship with a particular emphasis on essential financial processes. (Ministry Cohort Course)

Matt Lewis, DMin mlewis@ashland.edu 419-289-5485
CLD 7774 COL
Communication and Conflict in the Church - CANCELED
F: 6:00PM-9:00PM, S: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Thompson
Communication and Conflict in the Church - CANCELED Download Syllabus WEEKENDS: Jan 22/23; Mar 4/5; Apr 8/9
Friday - 6:00PM-9:00PM, Saturday - 8:00AM-4:00PM
Columbus
3 Credit Hours

This course will provide an overall view of communication and the process of conflict resolution in the administration of the local congregation including committees, boards and staff.

Michael B. Thompson mthomps5@ashland.edu 419-289-5707
CTH 6642 COL
The Holy Spirit
F: 6:00PM-9:00PM, S: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Pierce
The Holy Spirit Download Syllabus WEEKENDS: Jan 15/16; Feb 19/20; Apr 1/2
Friday - 6:00PM-9:00PM, Saturday - 8:00AM-4:00PM
Columbus
3 Credit Hours

This course deals with the person and work of the Holy Spirit biblically, historically, and experientially. Students will have opportunity to reflect on the role of the Spirit in their own lives as well as in the church and world today.

Onalee Pierce opierce@ashland.edu
NTS 5511 COL
Introduction to the New Testament
Th: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Mournet
Introduction to the New Testament Download Syllabus Thursday - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Columbus
3 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to the critical study and interpretation of the New Testament. The course focuses student on hearing the New Testament writings as pastoral responses shaped by and addressing first-century socio-historical settings. It includes exploration of their theological and narrative content, exposure to diverse interpretive approaches, and examination of literary, historical and cultural issues relevant to their interpretation.

Terence C. Mournet, PhD tmournet@ashland.edu 419-289-5181
OTS 5512 COL
Introduction to the Old Testament (Part 2)
Th: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Hawk
Introduction to the Old Testament (Part 2) Download Syllabus Thursday - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Columbus
3 Credit Hours

This study focuses on the content, interpretation, and theology of the books of the Old Testament canon from Chronicles through Malachi. It will also explore the ancient Near Eastern context for these books and their relevance for the New Testament.

L. Daniel Hawk, PhD dhawk@ashland.edu 419-289-5172
SPF 5542 COL
Spiritual Formation Core (2): Prayer
F: 6:00PM-9:00PM, S: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Jacques
Spiritual Formation Core (2): Prayer Download Syllabus WEEKENDS: Feb 12/13; Mar 18/19; Apr 15/16
Friday - 6:00PM-9:00PM, Saturday - 8:00AM-4:00PM
Columbus
2 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to the varieties of prayer in the Christian tradition. It focuses on the role of prayer in the formation of believers in the image of Christ for the sake of the church and the world. Students will practice a variety of individual and corporate prayer forms for personal and ministry formation. Students have the option of taking this course for a grade or as pass/fail. Students must make this determination at the beginning of the course and may not change after the course has begun.

Jane Jacques jjacques@ashland.edu