Courses

At B. H. Carroll, our courses are grouped into learning clusters. You can browse the the full catalog by entering your search criteria below:


33 Results
Code
Course
Credits
WMWOR 5211

Christian Disciplines

(WMWOR 5211)
An introductory study of the biblical foundations, traditions, and practice of Christian disciplines. Students will be encouraged to enrich their own spiritual lives and to mentor others in the disciplines of the Christian life.
2
WMWOR 5111

Christian Worship

(WMWOR 5111)
An introductory study of the biblical foundations, traditions, and practice of Christian worship. Emphasis will be given to the nature, purpose, forms, planning, and leading of corporate worship.
2
WMEVA 5111

Christian Witness

(WMEVA 5111)
An introductory study of the biblical foundations, traditions, and practice of Christian witness. Emphasis will be given to developing creative methods to share Christ and transform the church and surrounding community.
2
WMMIS 5111

Missiology I

(WMMIS 5111)
An introductory study that seeks to stimulate concern about, commitment to, and involvement in the Christian World Mission. The study considers a definition and explanation of the study of missions, the biblical and theological foundations of the mission, and the history of the expansion of the Faith from the New Testament times to the present.
2
WMWOR 5611

Liturgy and Ceremony

(WMWOR 5611)
A study of liturgies and ceremonies employed in settings beyond Baptist congregational life. Attention will be given to the liturgical beliefs and practices of Protestant denominations, Roman and Orthodox Catholicism, and other major world religions. Students will learn how to develop and lead: worship in interdenominational and ecumenical settings; religious programs in interfaith settings; and ceremonies in public, secular, and religiously diverse settings.
2
WMWOR 5112

Foundations of Christian Worship

(WMWOR 5112)
A study of the biblical, theological and historical foundations of Christian worship.
2
WMWOR 5113

Worship Planning and Design

(WMWOR 5113)
A study of the principles of worship planning and design with an emphasis on developing services for the church year that are adaptable to various cultural contexts.
2.0
WMWOR 5114

Worship and Missions

(WMWOR 5114)
A study of the intrinsic and cyclical relationship of worship and missions. Attention will be given to the use of music and worship in evangelism, the understanding of communication theory and its application in worship within a global community. The course will also focus on issues related to the use of indigenous music in Christian worship.
2.0
WMWOR 5115

Worship Leadership and Technology

(WMWOR 5115)
A study of the biblical foundations, traditions, and practice of the use of technology in corporate worship. The course will prepare leaders and ministers of music to lead and communicate the Gospel through sound, lighting, visuals, and multi-media forms. The course includes hands on planning and developing of worship services using technology.
2.0
WMWOR 5116

Worship, Context, and the Witness of Christian Community

(WMWOR 5116)
A study of diverse considerations for nurturing the church's full, conscious, and active participation in corporate worship. Emphasis will be given to the interrelationship between the church’s worship, its context, and the impact of its communal witness.
2.0
WMMIS 5112

Missiology II

(WMMIS 5112)
An introduction to the cultural, religious, and strategic elements in Christian missions. The study includes the cultural milieu for, the strategies of, and relationship with other religions involved in the mission. The study presents the teaching of Jesus as the only Savior.
2
WMMIS 5121

Growing Healthy Churches

(WMMIS 5121)
A study of traditional teachings, innovative strategies and effective methods that cause churches to grow and strengthen in health.
2
WMMIS 5122

Christian Community Development

(WMMIS 5122)
A study of the theological foundations, biblical principles, practical issues, and best practices of Christian community development to help the student and practitioner positively impact blight and systemic decay of urban neighborhoods.
2
WMMIS 5125

New Paradigm Church

(WMMIS 5125)
The course will identify and analyze New Paradigm churches. The study will look at the influence these churches have on music, preaching, church structure, evangelism, discipleship, finances, and other church characteristics. The course will help students to understand the place of church growth principles and the reaction of the Emergent Church movement against such a “market-place” mentality.
2
WMMIS 5131

The Gospel and Islam

(WMMIS 5131)
The course introduces students to the religion of Islam and guides to understanding of the comparison of the teachings of Islam and Christianity on the subjects of God, Jesus Christ, and salvation. Students will do extensive reading and research on these subjects as well as noting some of the ways of presenting the truth of Jesus Christ to followers of Islam. Students will develop their own approaches to sharing the Good News with Muslims.
2
WMMIS 5214

Ethnodoxology in Christian Ministry

(WMMIS 5214)
Ethnodoxology in Christian Ministry is a foundational course introducing theoretical and practical tools for missionaries, church leaders, and worship facilitators to serve more effectively in cross-cultural ministry, whether overseas or in multi-ethnic North American churches. This course outlines a missiological framework for contextualizing music and arts in multicultural and cross-cultural church contexts as well as presenting models and tools for field research and catalyzing local creativity. In addition, students will gain knowledge of a body of worship expressions from diverse world traditions. Music skills not required.
2
WMMIS 5215

Introduction to World Religions

(WMMIS 5215)
Introduction to World Religions considers the origin and meaning of religion among humankind before turning to an introduction to many of the religious expressions various peoples currently observe. The study seeks understanding of the religions that are based on traditional worldview (Traditional Religion, animism); Religions based on a cyclical worldview (Hinduism Buddhism and, and New Age); Religions based on linear worldview (Judaism and Islam); Religions based on secular worldviews (Materialism, Atheism, Secularism). Students will study Christian approaches to followers of these religions and write a paper on ways to share the Gospel with followers on one of the religions.
2
WMMIS 5222

Guiding Churches to Missional Ministry

(WMMIS 5222)
Guiding Churches to Missional Ministry introduces students to the concept of the missional church, guides them to comprehend the basic differences in missional congregations and traditional churches, helps them gain basic comprehension of the methods and practices of missional congregations, and develops the passion for leading believers and congregations to missional living and service.
2
WMEVA 5211

Narrative in Biblical and Cultural Contexts

(WMEVA 5211)
Understanding the role narrative plays in shaping cultures, worldview, beliefs, values, and behaviors. Particular attention is given to the way the overarching biblical narrative and individual biblical stories can interact with various cultures to bring transformation in individuals, churches, and communities.
2
WMMIS 5211

Narrative in Biblical and Cultural Contexts

(WMMIS 5211)
Understanding the role narrative plays in shaping cultures, worldview, beliefs, values, and behaviors. Particular attention is given to the way the overarching biblical narrative and individual biblical stories can interact with various cultures to bring transformation in individuals, churches, and communities.
2
WMMIS 5213

Religious Landscape

(WMMIS 5213)
A survey of major religious groups, including their heritage beliefs, and practices. Attention will be given to major Protestant denominations, Roman and Orthodox Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, East Asian religions, other religious sects and non-Christian cults. This course will focus on how to relate to other religious groups and how to minister in a diverse setting to persons from these religious backgrounds.
2
WMEVA 5212

Using Biblical Storytelling in Church and Community

(WMEVA 5212)
Developing skill in selecting, preparing, and telling biblical stories to communicate Scriptural truth effectively in a particular church, cultural group or other ministry context.
2
WMMIS 5212

Using Biblical Storytelling in Church and Community

(WMMIS 5212)
Developing skill in selecting, preparing, and telling biblical stories to communicate Scriptural truth effectively in a particular church, cultural group or other ministry context.
2
WMEVA 2111

Christian Witness

(WMEVA 2111)
An introductory study of the biblical foundations, traditions, and practice of Christian witness. Emphasis will be given to developing creative methods to share Christ and transform the church and surrounding community.
2.0
WMMIS 2111

Missiology I

(WMMIS 2111)
An introductory study that seeks to stimulate concern about, commitment to, and involvement in the Christian World Mission. The study considers a definition and explanation of the study of missions, the biblical and theological foundations of the mission, and the history of the expansion of the Faith from the New Testament times to the present.
2.0
WMWOR 2111

Christian Worship

(WMWOR 2111)
An introductory study of the biblical foundations, traditions, and practice of Christian worship. Emphasis will be given to the nature, purpose, forms, planning, and leading of corporate worship.
2.0
WMWOR 2211

Christian Disciplines

(WMWOR 2211)
An introductory study of the biblical foundations, traditions, and practice of Christian disciplines. Students will be encouraged to enrich their own spiritual lives and to mentor others in the disciplines of the Christian life.
2.0
WMEVA 2210

Christian Evangelism

(WMEVA 2210)
A study of the biblical foundations, traditions, and practice of witnessing to share Christ with individuals and the surrounding community.
2.0
WMWOR 2210

Spiritual Growth

(WMWOR 2210)
An introductory study of the biblical foundations, traditions, and practice of spiritual disciplines that contribute to individual Christian growth and maturity.
2.0
WMMIS 2210

The Missional Church

(WMMIS 2210)
A study of biblical principles and current practices that show how to mobilize the local church and its members to live with a vision and purpose that daily engages and transforms their community.
2.0
WMWOR 2110

Leading Worship

(WMWOR 2110)
An introductory study of the biblical, traditional, and practical foundations of Christian worship, with emphasis on its nature, purpose, forms, planning, and how to lead corporate worship.
2.0
WMMIS 2110

Christian Missions

(WMMIS 2110)
A study of the biblical and historical foundations of the missional expansion of Christianity, with a view towards developing a strategy for, commitment to, and involvement in the Christian World Mission.
2.0
WMEVA 2210

Growing Churches

(WMEVA 2210)
An overview of principles and practices that enable churches to evangelize communities effectively, to sustain healthy growth, and to plant and multiply new churches.
2.0