High School Bible Cirriculum

High School Bible Cirriculum

Discipleship: Taught by Ted Brunner

We explore various aspects of what it means to be more than an admirer of Christ by studying related Scripture and by utilizing the book Not a Fan authored by Kyle Idleman.

Biblical Finances: Taught by Blake Stehr

Students will be taught through a high school curriculum designed by the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace course and will be taught financial topics such as savings, budgeting, avoiding debt, investments and career choices. All of these topics are set in view of a biblical worldview and considered in light of living as a disciple of Christ.

Traveling Through the Bible - Route 66: Taught by Nick Campagna

Fasten your Bible belts. You're about to begin an incredible journey. You're about to explore a book that traces the history of the earth from beginning to end—including the future! Route 66 will be your road map through this book, guiding you through God's Redemptive Love Story. So bring your empty suitcases to pack with the treasures that you'll find along the way. And don't forget your camera.

On Mission with God: Taught by Nick Campagna

This class is designed to equip you to live out your faith. You will see how your Story connects with God's Story in a conversational environment. This highly practical and intensive conversation will focus on the Gospel and being the Gospel to those around us. Let's go to the next level of intentionality in making disciples!

Creation to Christ: Taught by Ben Steward

Creation to Christ is a study of the Narrative of Redemption. Our particular approach focuses on the themes that unify the Bible's Message and culminate in the Person and Work of Christ. Watching these themes unfold and develop from Genesis to Revelation gives us a greater appreciation for Jesus as the fulfillment of all God's Promises and Saving Purposes towards His People.

Confronting Today's Issues: Taught by John Zwart

The following taught by Pastor Ron

Apologetics:

Course Description: In this class we will answer questions concerning origin, meaning, morality, and destiny from a biblical perspective.

Course Outline:

  • Origin
    • To demonstrate that this universe and everything that is implies a first cause.
    • To demonstrate that the stunning order of the universe around us implies an intelligent creator.
    • To demonstrate that the universe is at base a reasonable, rational world, in keeping with the rational mind of a Creator.
    • To demonstrate that it is impossible to live without faith and that faith in God is equally reasonable.
  • Meaning
    • To demonstrate that meaning and purpose are inextricably linked to a Creator God.
    • To demonstrate that beauty nourishes a Christian sense of meaning and purpose.
    • To demonstrate that human beings with infinite longings and finite capacities need more than "stuff" to find meaning.
    • To demonstrate that purpose is the primary motivation behind everything that we do.
  • Morality
    • To discuss how examples of right behavior and wrong behavior point human beings towards an objective standard of morality and a moral Lawgiver.
    • To discover that an objective morality infuses our world.
    • To discuss the problem of evil and to explore the uniqueness of the Christian response to evil.
    • To explore how evil is the byproduct of the violation of God's will.
  • Destiny
    • To explore the unique Christian vision of eternal life as the conqueror of death.
    • To understand that freedom is not simply the power to make choices but is the freedom to become all that God intends for those redeemed by Christ Jesus.
    • To explore the ways in which Christianity promises the believer salvation.
    • To continue the conversation on how Christianity offers the best possible explanation and hope for our future destiny.

Comparative Religions:

This course is designed to teach the students on the teachings and beliefs of various world religions, in contrast to Biblical Christianity.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
    • Overview of course
    • How do we know truth?
    • The important of discernment
  • The authority of scripture
    • Its accuracy
    • Its composition
  • Essentials of the Christian Faith
    • The person and work of Jesus Christ
    • The Trinity
  • Catholicism
    • Overview
    • Clarifying points about Roman Catholic doctrine
    • Common ground shared with Catholics
    • Differences
  • Islam
    • Overview
    • Six Doctrines of Islam
    • The Five Pillars of Islam
    • Comparisons and Contrasts
    • Understanding the Muslim Worldview
  • Jehovah's Witnesses
    • Overview
    • Doctrine
  • Mormonism
    • The organization
    • Structural authority
    • Historical background
    • Doctrine
  • Word of Faith Movement
    • Overview
    • Historical background
    • Key Leaders
    • Doctrines

Ethics:

In this class we will learn various historical philosophical views of ethics and compare those to the biblical worldview concerning ethics.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction : Why Study Ethics?
  • Christian Ethics
  • Ethical Systems and Ways of Moral Reasoning
  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • Abortion and Embryonic Stem Cell Research
  • Reproductive Technologies
  • Genetics and Human Cloning
  • Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
  • Capital Punishment
  • Sexual Ethics
  • The Morality of War
  • Ethics and Economics

Inductive Bible Study:

In this class we will learn and put into practice the method for studying the Bible inductively.

Course Outline:

  • Understanding the problem of misinterpretation
  • Understanding the importance of "Context"
  • Different methods for studying the Bible
  • Inductive Method
    • Observation
    • Interpretation
    • Application
  • Applying the method to various passages
  • A critique of various interpretations based on the inductive method