Portland Bible College Curriculum

Ministry and Bible Training for Church Leaders and Groups

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COURSE DESCRIPTION: This class is designed to help students better understand our responsibility as Christians to serve and influence the society in which they live. Students will explore both practically and philosophically how to apply their faith and values to help shape the institutions of society. COURSE OBJECTIVES To equip students to understand why society is in its current state, how Christians and churches should interact with society, as well as provide practical, spiritual and philosophical foundations to be a reforming influence in society. COURSE OUTLINE God and Politics: L01-07 Government and Religion Around the World: L08-11 American Government: L12-15 Church and State: L16-21 Issues in Life: L22-24 Family and Society: L25-30 Kingdom Economics: L31-35 Issues in Poverty: L36-38 Conclusion: L39-42 COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Sarah Nashif-Tan Portland Bible College is an educational ministry of City Bible Church committed to the formation of Servant-Leaders for local churches and societies throughout the world. PBC has a reputation for not only training your mind, but also speaking to your spirit. Now these courses, which have helped thousands of pastors, church staff, marketplace leaders and committed believers achieve greater success in their churches, ministries and personal lives; is available to people anywhere in the world. This course can be offered for college credit by visiting www.portlandbiblecollege.org/apply-now Copyrights: All courses are the intellectual property of Portland Bible College. Any copying or public presentation of part or all of the courses without express written permission from Portland Bible College is a violation of federal law.  Curriculum developed by Portland Bible College is not ‘for sale,’ but available for use under different licensing options; Extension Campus, Affiliate Program, Group License and Individual License. Each license allows for different usage permissions and periods of time. Churches/Programs that no longer partner with PBC do not retain usage rights to the lectures, PowerPoint or additional curriculum.  Group use: This is the individual licensed curriculum for this course. : If you are interested in facilitating this course for a group, there are group licensing options available. The group license differs from the individual license in that it permits you to present this course publicly as well as provides additional resources including a syllabus and assignment templates. Group License costs are the individual license fee + the very affordable price of $10 per student. If you are interested in facilitating this course for a group, please contact the PBC offices by phone at 503.255.3540 or email at pbconline@portlandbiblecollege.org. Read More

This series of five video lectures provides a great introduction to some of the most frequently debated or misunderstood topics in Christianity.  Each lecture is a preview of content pulled from multiple theology, intercultural studies, and humanities courses at Portland Bible College. Through this sample of biblical doctrines, the leaner will learn more about what the Bible says about how we view the world and ourselves, and how we should engage those around us who have questions about God, themselves, or the world.  Lecture Title  Teacher  What are Worldviews  Sarah Nashif-Tan  World Religions  Chris Hubbard  The Bible on Sexuality  Ken Malmin  Refugees and Immigration  Sarah Nashif-Tan  Sharing Your Faith  Marc Estes This course is not available for credit, but students that desire a more formal education of the Bible can apply at www.portlandbiblecollege.org/apply Portland Bible College is an educational ministry of Mannahouse committed to the formation of Servant-Leaders for local churches and societies throughout the world. PBC has a reputation for not only training your mind, but also speaking to your spirit. Now these courses, which have helped thousands of pastors, church staff, marketplace leaders and committed believers achieve greater success in their churches, ministries and personal lives; is available to people anywhere in the world. Copyrights: All courses are the intellectual property of Portland Bible College. Any copying or public presentation of part or all of the courses without express written permission from Portland Bible College is a violation of federal law.  Curriculum developed by Portland Bible College is not ‘for sale,’ but available for use under different licensing options; Extension Campus, Affiliate Program, Group License and Individual License. Each license allows for different usage permissions and periods of time. People/Churches/Programs that no longer partner with PBC do not retain usage rights to the lectures, PowerPoint or additional curriculum. Read More

This series of five video lectures provides a great introduction to some of the most frequently debated or misunderstood doctrines in Christianity.  Each lecture is a preview of content pulled from multiple theology courses at Portland Bible College. Through this sample of biblical doctrines, the leaner will learn more about why they can trust the Bible and what the Bible says of God, the value of the local church, and even themselves.   Lecture Title  Teacher  Bible: Inspiration  Lanny Hubbard  God: Revelation  Ken Malmin Purpose of Man  Ken Malmin  Why Church Matters  Travis Arnold  Holy Spirit: The Person  Ken Malmin This course is not available for credit, but students that desire a more formal education of the Bible can apply at www.portlandbiblecollege.org/apply Portland Bible College is an educational ministry of Mannahouse committed to the formation of Servant-Leaders for local churches and societies throughout the world. PBC has a reputation for not only training your mind, but also speaking to your spirit. Now these courses, which have helped thousands of pastors, church staff, marketplace leaders and committed believers achieve greater success in their churches, ministries and personal lives; is available to people anywhere in the world. Copyrights: All courses are the intellectual property of Portland Bible College. Any copying or public presentation of part or all of the courses without express written permission from Portland Bible College is a violation of federal law.  Curriculum developed by Portland Bible College is not ‘for sale,’ but available for use under different licensing options; Extension Campus, Affiliate Program, Group License and Individual License. Each license allows for different usage permissions and periods of time. People/Churches/Programs that no longer partner with PBC do not retain usage rights to the lectures, PowerPoint or additional curriculum. Read More

Course Description: Church Planting has 14 lectures (each 35-45 minutes in length). A look at the theological and philosophical basis for church planting, as well as practical approaches in preparation and implementation. This course will assist leaders to develop a theological framework, assemble a strategic plan, and get on a clear pathway for church planting. Course Objectives: To gain an understanding of the place and importance of church planting. To explore various strategies and methods of church planting. To gain an understanding of the process and challenges of church planting. To learn from the experience of church planters. Course Outline: Lectures 01-02: A Theology of Church Planting Lecture 03: Church Planting Today Lecture 04: Preparation of the Church Planter Lectures 05-06: The Call, city, Timing, and Sending Process Lecture 07: Ministry Model Lecture 08: Church Government and Apostolic Relationships Lecture 09: Strategic Planning Lecture 10: Weekend Services Lecture 11: Finances, Structure, and Constitution Lecture 12: Building Healthy Church Culture Lecture 13: Generational Ministry Lecture 14: Next Steps Instructor: Derrill Corbin Portland Bible College is an educational ministry of Mannahouse (formerly City Bible Church) committed to the formation of Servant-Leaders for local churches and societies throughout the world. PBC has a reputation for not only training your mind, but also speaking to your spirit. Now these courses, which have helped thousands of pastors, church staff, marketplace leaders and committed believers achieve greater success in their churches, ministries and personal lives; is available to people anywhere in the world. This course can be offered for college credit by visiting www.portlandbiblecollege.org/apply-now Copyrights: All courses are the intellectual property of Portland Bible College. Any copying or public presentation of part or all of the courses without express written permission from Portland Bible College is a violation of federal law.  Curriculum developed by Portland Bible College is not ‘for sale,’ but available for use under different licensing options; Extension Campus, Affiliate Program, Group License and Individual License. Each license allows for different usage permissions and periods of time. Churches/Programs that no longer partner with PBC do not retain usage rights to the lectures, PowerPoint or additional curriculum.  Group use: This is the individual licensed curriculum for this course. : If you are interested in facilitating this course for a group, there are group licensing options available. The group license differs from the individual license in that it permits you to present this course publicly as well as provides additional resources including a syllabus and assignment templates. Group License costs are the individual license fee + the very affordable price of $10 per student. If you are interested in facilitating this course for a group, please contact the PBC offices by phone at 503.255.3540 or email at pbconline@portlandbiblecollege.org. Read More

Course Description: Major Prophets has 47 lectures (each 35-45 minutes in length). A study of the books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations and Ezekiel. Special attention will be given to the major emphasis of each prophet’s message as pertaining historically to Israel and prophetically to Christ and the Church. Course Objectives: To provide the student with an in-depth acquaintance with the background information for the writings of the Major Prophets To help the student gain a knowledge of the content and interpretation of the Major Prophets To understand the relevance of the prophets’ message to the nations, the person and work of Christ, the ministry of the Church and the lives of individuals Course Outline: Lectures 01-04: Introduction Lectures 05-21: Isaiah Lectures 22-35: Jeremiah Lectures 36-37: Lamentations Lectures 38-47: Ezekiel Instructor: Travis Arnold Portland Bible College is an educational ministry of Mannahouse (formerly City Bible Church) committed to the formation of Servant-Leaders for local churches and societies throughout the world. PBC has a reputation for not only training your mind, but also speaking to your spirit. Now these courses, which have helped thousands of pastors, church staff, marketplace leaders and committed believers achieve greater success in their churches, ministries and personal lives; is available to people anywhere in the world. This course can be offered for college credit by visiting www.portlandbiblecollege.org/apply-now Copyrights: All courses are the intellectual property of Portland Bible College. Any copying or public presentation of part or all of the courses without express written permission from Portland Bible College is a violation of federal law.  Curriculum developed by Portland Bible College is not ‘for sale,’ but available for use under different licensing options; Extension Campus, Affiliate Program, Group License and Individual License. Each license allows for different usage permissions and periods of time. Churches/Programs that no longer partner with PBC do not retain usage rights to the lectures, PowerPoint or additional curriculum.  Group use: This is the individual licensed curriculum for this course. : If you are interested in facilitating this course for a group, there are group licensing options available. The group license differs from the individual license in that it permits you to present this course publicly as well as provides additional resources including a syllabus and assignment templates. Group License costs are the individual license fee + the very affordable price of $10 per student. If you are interested in facilitating this course for a group, please contact the PBC offices by phone at 503.255.3540 or email at pbconline@portlandbiblecollege.org. Read More

Course Description: Kings and Prophets has 27 lectures (each 35-45 minutes in length). A study of the kings and prophets of Israel and Judah placing emphasis on historical content and spiritual application. Course Objectives: Observation - To accurately perceive the facts of each passage and explore relevant background information. Interpretation - To discern the meaning and significance of the events and to determine the principles of the truth they illustrate. Application - To describe how the principles of truth communicated in these passages are relevant to our lives today. Course Outline: Lectures 01-05: Introduction Lectures 06-12: Kings: Jeroboam-Omri & Rehoboam-Jehoshaphat Lectures 13-15: The Prophets Lectures 16-17: Kings: Ahab-Athaliah Lectures 18-22: Prophets: Elijah-Elijah Lectures 23-27: Kings: Joash-Josiah & The Last Kings of Israel Instructor: Ken Malmin Portland Bible College is an educational ministry of Mannahouse (formerly City Bible Church) committed to the formation of Servant-Leaders for local churches and societies throughout the world. PBC has a reputation for not only training your mind, but also speaking to your spirit. Now these courses, which have helped thousands of pastors, church staff, marketplace leaders and committed believers achieve greater success in their churches, ministries and personal lives; is available to people anywhere in the world. This course can be offered for college credit by visiting www.portlandbiblecollege.org/apply-now Copyrights: All courses are the intellectual property of Portland Bible College. Any copying or public presentation of part or all of the courses without express written permission from Portland Bible College is a violation of federal law.  Curriculum developed by Portland Bible College is not ‘for sale,’ but available for use under different licensing options; Extension Campus, Affiliate Program, Group License and Individual License. Each license allows for different usage permissions and periods of time. Churches/Programs that no longer partner with PBC do not retain usage rights to the lectures, PowerPoint or additional curriculum.  Group use: This is the individual licensed curriculum for this course. : If you are interested in facilitating this course for a group, there are group licensing options available. The group license differs from the individual license in that it permits you to present this course publicly as well as provides additional resources including a syllabus and assignment templates. Group License costs are the individual license fee + the very affordable price of $10 per student. If you are interested in facilitating this course for a group, please contact the PBC offices by phone at 503.255.3540 or email at pbconline@portlandbiblecollege.org. Read More

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