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Course Description: Wisdom Literature has 41 lectures (each 35-45 minutes in length). Wisdom Literature is a study of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Solomon with emphasis given to practical application. TO PREVIEW A LECTURE CLICK HERE Course Objectives:  To gain a working knowledge of the content of these books. To explore the meaning of these books. To learn to apply their lessons to our lives and to our world. Course Outline: Lectures 1-3: Introduction Lectures 4-18: Job Lectures 19-35: Proverbs Lectures 36-38: Ecclesiastes Lectures 39-41: Song of Solomon 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

Many believers acknowledge the Holy Spirit as a component of faith, but perhaps not as a reality in their daily spiritual walk. Yet the Bible is clear: The Holy Spirit is a co-equal member of the Godhead/Trinity, promised by the Father to all Christians, who testifies and reminds of the testimony of Jesus and leads to a life of surrender, trust and dependency upon Him - the abundant life. Upon His earthly departure, He promised us a Helper, who would come and dwell in us to direct us. Yet many believers today, don’t fully understand or embrace the role of the Holy Spirit in their daily lives. And without the Holy Spirit working in us, with us and for us, we cannot accomplish our God-ordained purposes. The goal of this series is to inspire and equip every believer to understand and embrace the active, daily role of the Holy Spirit in every area of their lives. We will take the time necessary to learn how to experience and live daily in the Holy Spirit and give every person the opportunity to engage in the Holy Spirit in practical ways [Baptism, healing, cleansing, strengthening, etc.] Read More

Course Description: Intro to Counseling is designed as a 2 credit course. This course includes 24 lectures at approximately 45 minutes each. When students pursue this course for credit, additional time must be added (apart from lecture time) for assignments and study. TO PREVIEW A LECTURE CLICK HERE Course Outline: Lectures 1-4: Ministry Philosophy Lectures 5-6: Christian Approaches to Counseling Lectures 8-11: Biblical Basis for Counseling Lectures 7, 12, and 20: Life Issues Summaries Lectures 13-17: Common Care Counseling Lectures 18-19: Conflict Resolution Lectures 20-24: Various Topics Instructor: Mark Daniels 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: Advanced Theology is a 2 credit class; as such, it has 26 lectures (each 35-45 minutes in length). Advanced Theology is designed to take a summary look at the major doctrines of the Bible, and the theological systems used by various Christian groups around the world. So many conflicts arise in the church because believers from one Christian background don’t understand the distinctive beliefs of those from another background. Too often these conflicts result in argumentation which leads to isolation from other Christians. The result is that the universal Church remains divided and yet the believers attending the various assemblies are supposed to all be members of the same universal Body of Christ. Advanced Theology is designed to address the theological differences between Christian groups with the goal that it can hopefully enable more unified cooperation between believers from differing backgrounds. There will be points that people from different groups cannot agree. There are also many areas where they share common beliefs. TO PREVIEW A LECTURE CLICK HERE Course Objectives:   To allow the graduating seniors the opportunity to think through each of the ten major areas of doctrine that they have been taught in their PBC program; the goal of this is to reacquaint students with the various opinions held on each subject so that they can then formulate their own personal belief on each point. To show how the beliefs about certain doctrines affect current trends or ideas present in the world and church today; this is to help prepare each student as to how they should respond to these issues as they encounter them in the future. To acquaint the seniors with the belief systems used by other Christians from various groups and denominations; this is to help the students understand the cause for distinctions between the various Christian groups, and enable them, in the future, to relate to people in various groups with a greater sense of understanding and charity. As future leaders, the students should be able to better support and cooperate with other segments of the church. Course Outline: Lectures 1-11: Areas of Doctrine Lectures 12-14: Role of the Theologian Lectures 15-26: System of Theology Instructor: Lanny Hubbard 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 INTRODUCTION: Prison Epistles is designed as a 3 credit course. This course includes 44 lectures at approximately 45 minutes each. It is an exegetical study of the epistles of Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon, including the background of each book, its major emphases, theological implications and practical application. TO WATCH A PREVIEW LECTURE CLICK HERE COURSE OBJECTIVES: To familiarize the student with the major themes and content presented in the Prison Epistles To inform the student of the various theological and practical implications of the material presented in this portion of Scripture To acquaint the student with the historical and cultural background of the Prison Epistles To provide the student with exegetical insight into these books through both lecture and assigned personal research COURSE OUTLINE: Lectures 1-3a: Introduction Lectures 3b-13: Ephesians Lectures 14-22: Philippians Lectures 23-29: Colossians Lecture 30: Philemon 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 INTRODUCTION: Women and Ministry is designed as a 2 credit course. This course includes 28 lectures at approximately 45 minutes each. This course is designed to give insight concerning their concept of, attitude toward, and function in ministry. It addresses a variety of perspectives on the issue of women and their scriptural function in relation to ministry. TO PREVIEW A LECTURE CLICK HERE COURSE OBJECTIVES: To challenge the student with the potential of a woman’s calling and her impact on the world and the kingdom of God. To address the issue of women and their scriptural function in relation to ministry. To give a basic understanding of a woman’s ministry in her daily life as well as in her public life. To offer a balanced perspective in blending the call of God in the life of a woman pursuing active involvement in ministry whether she is single or married. COURSE OUTLINE: Lectures 1-5: The Call to Minister Lectures 6-9: Controversial Verses Lectures 10-16: Ministry Roles and Relationships Lectures 17-26: Word Ministry Lecture 27-28: Undefeatable Faith COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Glenda 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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