Prospective Students

Online Option

Begins August 11 with semester concluding December 14, 2019. Spring term will resume at the beginning of March and conclude early-May.
This training is designed for participants who enjoy online learning, engaging in social forums or are unable to participate in a weekly classroom setting. The same content is presented in TNT Online as it is in the classroom option (not available 2019), and includes added threaded online discussions and video requirements. Personal internet access is required to participate in TNT Online.
Register for TNT

Overview of TNT Course

The content below is the same for both classroom and TNT Online options. The only difference is that TNT Online will include videos in place of a live professor and require threaded online discussions for accountability to reading assignments.

Fall Term: Biblical Studies and the Life of Christ

Outcomes

  • Proficient understanding of the Gospels and the life of Christ.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the life, mission, message, death, and resurrection of Christ.

Assignments

  • Read Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
  • Read assigned pages from textbook(s)
  • Final Paper: Essay on Jesus and the Gospels

Fall Mid-Term: Basic Christian Theology

Outcomes

  • A proficient understanding of some vital beliefs of the Christian faith with an emphasis on thinking biblically and critically.
  • An ability to articulate the core beliefs of a student’s faith.

Assignments

  • Read assigned pages from textbook(s)
  • Final Paper: What do you believe? Statement of Faith

Winter Term: Self-Study

  1. Interview BBC Minister
    Write out a summary of your interview
  2. Read a book related to “Ministry in the 21st Century.” and write a 3-5 page paper
    This may be a book on church or culture such as:
    –  Simple Church
    –  Present Future
    –  The Reason for God
  3. Complete assigned assessments, such as PLACE, Enneagram and/or Strengths Finders.

Spring Term: Spiritual Leadership & Ministry Presentation

Outcomes

  • An understanding of principles and characteristics of spiritual leadership, focusing on such things as character, servant leadership, leadership skills, etc.
  • An understanding of how the individual student is wired by God (gifts, personality, experiences, passions, leadership styles, calling, mission, etc.) to make a contribution to God’s Kingdom

Assignments

  • Any assigned readings
  • Ministry Presentation