Roanoke Campus

Spring 2024 // Systematic Theology: Church and Sacraments (Online)

Systematic Theology: Church and Sacraments (ST 4)

Dr. Duncan Rankin

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm Eastern time, beginning January 25.

Location: Zoom

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

ST 510: A study of ecclesiology (the biblical doctrine of the church) and sacramentology (the biblical doctrine of the sacraments–Christian baptism and the Lord’s Supper). Our survey of doctrine will be based on the exegesis of Scripture, with continual reference to historical theology. All along we will remember the crucial nexus between faith and life, doctrine and practice, and thus endeavor to stress the importance of these doctrines for Christian thought, life, and ministry.

Note: ST courses can be taken in any order and without prerequisites–e.g., it is not required to have taken ST 1 in order to take ST 2, etc.

Spring 2024 // New Testament: Hebrews to Revelation (Online)

New Testament: Hebrews to Revelation

Dr. Timothy Decker

 

Class Details

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00pm–8:00pm, beginning January 30.

Location: Online (Zoom) only 

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

NT 514: An introduction to the General (or Catholic) Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

Spring 2024 // Care for Marriages and Families in the Church

Care for Marriages and Families in the Church

Rev. Michael Gembola

 

Class Details

Monday Evenings, 6:00pm–8:00pm, beginning February 5.

Location: Citylight Church (1511 Maiden Ln SW, Roanoke, VA 24015)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

PT 514: This course casts a biblical vision of marriage and family in the church. The care and discipline structures of the church will be explored as vital instruments for the care of Christian families and applied to common and severe problems. Conflict, parenting differences, sexuality issues, and pre-marital difficulties will be addressed, as well as divorce, infidelity, and domestic violence. Theories of family dynamics will be explored through a biblical lens, and common family and parenting challenges at various life stages will also be addressed. Special consideration will be given to the basic process dynamics of lay counseling, prayer ministry, and small groups for marriage and family thriving.

Summer 2024 // Biblical Hebrew (Online and in-person)

Hebrew 1 and 2

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

Tuesday AND Thursday Evenings, 6:30pm–8:00pm, beginning June 4.

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church in Roanoke (also available online/join remotely via Zoom)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

For questions or more information, please email the instructor, Rev. Ferguson, at [email protected].

 

Course Description

OT 502 & 504: This course introduces basic elements of the Hebrew language. Lectures and small group sessions cover the Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, and elementary grammatical structures. Hebrew 2 is a continuation of Hebrew 1, covering advanced vocabulary, syntax, morphology, etc. Hebrew 1 counts for three (3) credit hours and Hebrew 2 counts for three (3) credit hours. The total for the 2 summer courses is six (6) credit hours. No prerequisites.

 

Fall 2024 // Systematic Theology: Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture (Online)

Systematic Theology: Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture

Dr. Duncan Rankin

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm Eastern time, beginning September 5.

Location: Zoom

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

ST 500: A study of theological prolegomena (introduction, theological method) and doctrine of Scripture (revelation, inspiration, authority). Our survey of doctrine will be based on the exegesis of Scripture, with continual reference to historical theology. All along we will remember the crucial nexus between faith and life, doctrine and practice, and thus endeavor to stress the importance of these doctrines for Christian thought, life, and ministry.

Note: ST courses can be taken in any order and without prerequisites–e.g., it is not required to have taken ST 1 in order to take ST 2, etc.

Fall 2024 // Hebrew Exegesis

Hebrew Exegesis (Hebrew 3)

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

Tuesday Evenings, 6:30pm–8:00pm, beginning September 3.

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church in Roanoke

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

For questions or more information, please email the instructor, Rev. Ferguson, at [email protected].

 

Course Description

OT 506: This course introduces basic tools for interpreting the Old Testament. Attention is given to a working knowledge of biblical Hebrew and to principles of interpretation.

 

Radford Campus

Spring 2024 // Systematic Theology: Church and Sacraments (Online)

Systematic Theology: Church and Sacraments (ST 4)

Dr. Duncan Rankin

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm Eastern time, beginning January 25.

Location: Zoom

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

ST 510: A study of ecclesiology (the biblical doctrine of the church) and sacramentology (the biblical doctrine of the sacraments–Christian baptism and the Lord’s Supper). Our survey of doctrine will be based on the exegesis of Scripture, with continual reference to historical theology. All along we will remember the crucial nexus between faith and life, doctrine and practice, and thus endeavor to stress the importance of these doctrines for Christian thought, life, and ministry.

Note: ST courses can be taken in any order and without prerequisites–e.g., it is not required to have taken ST 1 in order to take ST 2, etc.

Spring 2024 // New Testament: Hebrews to Revelation (Online)

New Testament: Hebrews to Revelation

Dr. Timothy Decker

 

Class Details

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00pm–8:00pm, beginning January 30.

Location: Online (Zoom) only 

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

NT 514: An introduction to the General (or Catholic) Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

Summer 2024 // Biblical Hebrew (Online)

Hebrew 1 and 2

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

Tuesday AND Thursday Evenings, 6:30pm–8:00pm, beginning June 4.

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church in Roanoke (also available online/join remotely via Zoom)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

For questions or more information, please email the instructor, Rev. Ferguson, at [email protected].

 

Course Description

OT 502 & 504: This course introduces basic elements of the Hebrew language. Lectures and small group sessions cover the Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, and elementary grammatical structures. Hebrew 2 is a continuation of Hebrew 1, covering advanced vocabulary, syntax, morphology, etc. Hebrew 1 counts for three (3) credit hours and Hebrew 2 counts for three (3) credit hours. The total for the 2 summer courses is six (6) credit hours. No prerequisites.

Fall 2024 // Systematic Theology: Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture (Online)

Systematic Theology: Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture

Dr. Duncan Rankin

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm Eastern time, beginning September 5.

Location: Zoom

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

ST 500: A study of theological prolegomena (introduction, theological method) and doctrine of Scripture (revelation, inspiration, authority). Our survey of doctrine will be based on the exegesis of Scripture, with continual reference to historical theology. All along we will remember the crucial nexus between faith and life, doctrine and practice, and thus endeavor to stress the importance of these doctrines for Christian thought, life, and ministry.

Note: ST courses can be taken in any order and without prerequisites–e.g., it is not required to have taken ST 1 in order to take ST 2, etc.

Lynchburg Campus

Spring 2024 // Systematic Theology: Church and Sacraments (Online)

Systematic Theology: Church and Sacraments (ST 4)

Dr. Duncan Rankin

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm Eastern time, beginning January 25.

Location: Zoom

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

ST 510: A study of ecclesiology (the biblical doctrine of the church) and sacramentology (the biblical doctrine of the sacraments–Christian baptism and the Lord’s Supper). Our survey of doctrine will be based on the exegesis of Scripture, with continual reference to historical theology. All along we will remember the crucial nexus between faith and life, doctrine and practice, and thus endeavor to stress the importance of these doctrines for Christian thought, life, and ministry.

Note: ST courses can be taken in any order and without prerequisites–e.g., it is not required to have taken ST 1 in order to take ST 2, etc.

Spring 2024 // New Testament: Hebrews to Revelation (Online)

New Testament: Hebrews to Revelation

Dr. Timothy Decker

 

Class Details

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00pm–8:00pm, beginning January 30.

Location: Online (Zoom) only 

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

NT 514: An introduction to the General (or Catholic) Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

Spring 2024 // Church History 2

Church History 2 (History of Christianity 2)

Dr. Scott Amos

 

Class Details

Wednesday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm, beginning January 10.

Location: Rivermont Presbyterian Church (2424 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

HT 504: Church History 2 is a continuation of Church History 1 (HT502), concentrating on great leaders of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the modern era.

Summer 2024 // Biblical Hebrew (Online)

Hebrew 1 and 2

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

Tuesday AND Thursday Evenings, 6:30pm–8:00pm, beginning June 4.

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church in Roanoke (also available online/join remotely via Zoom)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

For questions or more information, please email the instructor, Rev. Ferguson, at [email protected].

 

Course Description

OT 502 & 504: This course introduces basic elements of the Hebrew language. Lectures and small group sessions cover the Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, and elementary grammatical structures. Hebrew 2 is a continuation of Hebrew 1, covering advanced vocabulary, syntax, morphology, etc. Hebrew 1 counts for three (3) credit hours and Hebrew 2 counts for three (3) credit hours. The total for the 2 summer courses is six (6) credit hours. No prerequisites.

Fall 2024 // Systematic Theology: Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture (Online)

Systematic Theology: Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture

Dr. Duncan Rankin

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm Eastern time, beginning September 5.

Location: Zoom

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

ST 500: A study of theological prolegomena (introduction, theological method) and doctrine of Scripture (revelation, inspiration, authority). Our survey of doctrine will be based on the exegesis of Scripture, with continual reference to historical theology. All along we will remember the crucial nexus between faith and life, doctrine and practice, and thus endeavor to stress the importance of these doctrines for Christian thought, life, and ministry.

Note: ST courses can be taken in any order and without prerequisites–e.g., it is not required to have taken ST 1 in order to take ST 2, etc.

Fall 2024 // Church History 1

Church History 1 (History of Christianity 1)

Dr. Scott Amos

 

Class Details

Wednesday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm, (tentatively) beginning September 4.

Location: Rivermont Presbyterian Church (2424 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

HT 502: This general introduction to Christianity in the early and medieval periods focuses on key Christian doctrines and great leaders from Justin Martyr to Martin Luther who made contributions of lasting significance to the Christian Church.

Charlottesville Campus

Spring 2024 // Systematic Theology: Church and Sacraments (Online)

Systematic Theology: Church and Sacraments (ST 4)

Dr. Duncan Rankin

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm Eastern time, beginning January 25.

Location: Zoom

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

ST 510: A study of ecclesiology (the biblical doctrine of the church) and sacramentology (the biblical doctrine of the sacraments–Christian baptism and the Lord’s Supper). Our survey of doctrine will be based on the exegesis of Scripture, with continual reference to historical theology. All along we will remember the crucial nexus between faith and life, doctrine and practice, and thus endeavor to stress the importance of these doctrines for Christian thought, life, and ministry.

Note: ST courses can be taken in any order and without prerequisites–e.g., it is not required to have taken ST 1 in order to take ST 2, etc.

Spring 2024 // New Testament: Hebrews to Revelation (Online)

New Testament: Hebrews to Revelation

Dr. Timothy Decker

 

Class Details

Tuesday Evenings, 6:00pm–8:00pm, beginning January 30.

Location: Online (Zoom) only 

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

NT 514: An introduction to the General (or Catholic) Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

Spring 2024 // Greek 2

Greek 2

Mr. Andrew Hodge

 

Class Details

Tuesday Evenings 6:00pm–8:00pm, beginning January 30.

Location: Jefferson Park Baptist Church (2505 Jefferson Park Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

NT 504: Greek I and II are designed to equip students to enjoy reading the Greek New Testament, to see its themes and structure more easily, and to exegete, interpret, and communicate the text more faithfully. It does this by introducing the basic grammar and vocabulary of Koine Greek with an eye toward reading fluency. Greek I and II are introductory; additional study is recommended to cultivate the desired skills (reading, exegesis, etc.). With these two courses, students should be prepared to enroll in Greek reading courses (preferred first step) or exegesis courses with BRITE or elsewhere.

Course Objectives:

  • Students will learn the Greek alphabet and its pronunciation
  • Students will learn how to use the computer to type the Greek alphabet
  • Students will learn to confidently recognize basic Greek vocabulary
  • Students will gain familiarity with the Greek morphology and syntax
  • Students will gain some experience reading Greek
Fall 2024 // Systematic Theology: Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture (Online)

Systematic Theology: Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture

Dr. Duncan Rankin

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm Eastern time, beginning September 5.

Location: Zoom

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

ST 500: A study of theological prolegomena (introduction, theological method) and doctrine of Scripture (revelation, inspiration, authority). Our survey of doctrine will be based on the exegesis of Scripture, with continual reference to historical theology. All along we will remember the crucial nexus between faith and life, doctrine and practice, and thus endeavor to stress the importance of these doctrines for Christian thought, life, and ministry.

Note: ST courses can be taken in any order and without prerequisites–e.g., it is not required to have taken ST 1 in order to take ST 2, etc.

Pre-Recorded Online Courses

Church History 1

Church History 1

Rev. Sean Morris

 

Class Details

14 weeks of lectures. 3 credit hours.

Course Syllabus available HERE.

After successfully enrolling and paying the course registration fee, links to the class recordings and study outlines will be emailed to you. 

 

Course Description:

Church History 1 is a general introduction to Christianity in the early and medieval periods focuses on key Christian doctrines and great leaders from Justin Martyr to Martin Luther who made contributions of lasting significance to the Christian Church.

Ugaritic

This course serves as an introduction to the basic foundational elements of Ugaritic. As originally recorded, the format of the class was a communal learning experience, led by a moderator, where students held one another accountable to continue studying throughout the class. Done as an online/individual study course, the structure is, naturally, a bit different than as originally designed.

The course content will be delivered via a video lecture and then by also watching the recorded class discussions. Links to the videos will be provided by the instructor. No prior knowledge of ancient Semitic languages is necessary for this class.

Course Syllabus available HERE.

After successfully enrolling and paying the course registration fee, links to the class recordings and study outlines will be emailed to you. 

Interested in joining BRITE for Ugaritic? Email [email protected] for more information.

Church History 2

Church History 2

Rev. Sean Morris

 

Class Details

14 weeks of lectures. 3 credit hours.

Course Syllabus available HERE.

After successfully enrolling and paying the course registration fee, links to the class recordings and study outlines will be emailed to you. 

 

Course Description:

Church History 2 is a continuation of Church History 1 (HT502), concentrating on great leaders of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the 19th century.

Hebrew 1 and 2

Hebrew 1 and 2

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

3 credit hours. 

Course Syllabus available HERE.

After successfully enrolling and paying the course registration fee, links to the class recordings and study outlines will be emailed to you. 

 

Course Description:

This course introduces basic elements of the Hebrew language. Lectures and small group sessions cover the Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, and elementary grammatical structures. Hebrew 2 is a continuation of Hebrew 1, covering advanced vocabulary, syntax, morphology, etc. Hebrew 1 counts for three (3) credit hours and Hebrew 2 counts for three (3) credit hours. The total for the 2 summer courses is six (6) credit hours. No prerequisites.