DBTS is offering three courses this summer in a module format. The following is a list of which courses will be offered, the weeks involved, and the professors who will teach.
First Session: May 16–26 (8:00–11:50 AM)
NT734 Greek Exegesis of 1 Thessalonians (2 hours), Dr. Compton
An exegesis of 1 Thessalonians using a grammatical-historical hermeneutic. Attention is given to the translation, interpretation, and theology of the epistle. The intent is to identify the author’s theme, trace the argument, and apply the message of the letter to the church.
The Letters to the Thessalonians (The Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC))
UBS 5th Revised Edition – Greek New Testament
A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, 3rd Edition
1 and 2 Thessalonians, Volume 45 (Word Biblical Commentary)
The First and Second Letters to the Thessalonians (The New International Commentary on the New Testament)
1 & 2 Thessalonians, Hiebert
1, 2 Thessalonians: An Exegetical and Theological Exposition of Holy Scripture (The New American Commentary)
A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament (Ancient Greek Edition)
1 and 2 Thessalonians (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries (IVP Numbered))
1 and 2 Thessalonians (Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament)
The Epistle to the Thessalonians (The New International Greek Testament Commentary)
1-2 Thessalonians (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament)
First Session (One-Week Module): May 23–26 (8:00 AM–3:50 PM)
MI535 Cross-Cultural Church Planting (2 hours), Missions Director
An analysis of biblical principles and effective strategies for church planting and development in a cross-cultural setting. Emphasis is placed on methods for starting churches committed to church planting. It also includes a study of practical and effective steps and models.
Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours?
Church Planting Movements: How God Is Redeeming A Lost World
The Indigenous Church and the Indigenous Church and the Missionary
The Planting and Development of Missionary Churches
Global Church Planting: Biblical Principles and Best Practices for Multiplication
Second Session: May 30–June 9 (8:00–11:50 AM)
PT527 Marriage & Family Counseling (2 hours), Dr. Doran
An examination of specific topics related to marriage and family. Topics covered include the purpose of marriage, divorce and remarriage, roles of husband and wife, physical intimacy within marriage, communication and conflict resolution, spouse and child abuse, stewardship of time and priorities, preventing adultery and rebuilding after it, parenting, and family counseling.
Click here for a PDF list of required textbooks.
Each of these courses can be taken for Th.M. credit, contingent upon the completion of additional requirements.