Proclaiming the Faith

Class Dates: Aug 03, 2021 - Sep 28, 2021
Day/time: Tuesdays 6-8 PM (Pacific)
Length: 8 WEEKS / 16 HOURS
Instructor: Rev. Bo Baumeister

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Course Description

MTC004 PROCLAIMING THE FAITH

The purpose of this course is to assist the student in understanding and applying the principles of Gospel communication and proclamation through preaching. This is, therefore, a marriage of theory and practice. The theory involves understanding Biblical and historical theology and practices of preaching (often called homiletics). The practice involves writing and preaching law/Gospel missional sermons.

8 weeks / 16 hours

Goals and Objectives

Being Objectives (Spiritual Formation): The student will

  1. understand the impact of missional preaching as the declarative proclamation of the Word of God delivered from the responsibility of the pastoral office;
  2. grow in faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior;
  3. exemplify a life lived under the Gospel of the forgiveness of sins;
  4. increase reliance upon the Means of Grace for ministry;
  5. strengthen commitment to the Scriptural truth that God desires all to be saved and to come to knowledge of truth;
  6. be faithful to the pastoral office and recognized as a man of faith and integrity;
  7. engage in personal study and application of the Scriptures, the Lutheran Confessions, and other theological devotional writings in personal and public life;
  8. exhibit a teachable spirit.

Knowing Objectives (Cognitive Formation): The student will

  1. learn the components of a well-designed Lutheran sermon;
  2. learn appropriate delivery techniques of sermonic material;
  3. learn how to use media to support the delivery of sermon material.

Doing Objectives (Conative Formation): The student will

  1. demonstrate effective pastoral leadership based on the Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions, emphasizing outreach to the lost;
  2. properly interpret the Scriptures, rightly dividing Law and Gospel;
  3. prepare, deliver, and evaluate expository, topical, and narrative sermons.

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