New Testament

Class Dates: Mar 2, 2024 - Apr 27, 2024
Day/Time: Saturdays 8-10 AM (Pacific)
Length: 8 Weeks / 16 Hours
Note: No Class Mar 30
Instructor: Rev. Bo Baumeister
Cost: $300

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Course Description


This course provides a brief study of the Gospels and Epistles of the New Testament through a Lutheran missional set of lenses with an emphasis on their authorship and contents.

8 weeks / 16 hours

Goals and Objectives


MTC students will
  1. ground their lives in the truth of God’s Word.
  2. translate their knowledge and skills into mission action.
  3. serve as unifying mission leaders in their communities.
  4. pursue ongoing learning for service in mission and ministry.


Being Objectives (Spiritual Formation): The student will

  1. become more deeply engaged and involved in the study of Scripture.
  2. become spiritually formed as a child of God.
  3. humbly accept the New Testament as God’s Word and self-revelation to the world.
  4. appreciate studying the historical and geographical context of the New Testament.
  5. gain excitement from the study of the God’s activity in the New Testament and its fulfillment in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Knowing Objectives (Cognitive Formation): The student will

  1. recognize that the life of Christ and God’s clear teaching and activity in the New Testament is intricately connected to His mission and purpose for the world.
  2. grasp the importance of genre, local culture, and worldviews to better understand the primary meaning of the New Testament and its teaching for people today.
  3. become familiar with the content and central message of each section of the New Testament.
  4. become familiar with the historical setting and geography of the New Testament.

Doing Objectives (Conative Formation): The student will

  1. identify specific incidents of Jesus’ ministry and show how they fulfill Old Testament prophecy.
  2. identify the occasions, authors, contents, and main themes of key New Testament books in light of God’s missional movement in the world and apply those insights to present realities.
  3. apply appropriate hermeneutical principles to read and interpret the New Testament.
  4. communicate basic New Testament history

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