Registration OPEN (2015-T5)

2015-T5 Term (September 1-October 26) DMS classes offered 2015-T5: Touchstone Course (R1300) Theology & Practice of Fellowship (F1301) Church History (D3351) Capstone Course (R4300) MML/MDiv classes offered 2015-T5: Touchstone Course (R5400) Theology & Practice of Evangelism (E5401) New Testament Survey (D5451) Preaching/Teaching for Life Change (W5403) Building an Effective Ministry Team (M6405) Recovery Ministry (M6409) […]

Registration OPEN (2015-T4)

2015-T4 Term (June 30-August 24) DMS classes offered 2015-T4: Theology & Practice of Worship (W1301) Preaching/Teaching for Life Change (W3303) MML/MDiv classes offered 2015-T4: Theology & Practice of Ministry (M5401) Church History II (D6452) Biblical Hermeneutics (D5403) DMin class offered 2015-T4: The Transformational Leader (R7100) Registration Deadline: June 22, 2015 Programs: Diploma in Ministry Studies (DMS) […]

Registration OPEN (2015-T3)

2015-T3 Term (May 5 – June 29) DMS classes offered 2015-T3: Touchstone Course (R1300) Theology & Practice of Evangelism (E1301) New Testament Survey (D2351) MML/MDiv classes offered 2015-T3: Touchstone Course (R5400) Theology & Practice of Discipleship (D5401) Church History I (D6451) Christian Worldview (D6461) DMin class offered 2015-T3: Research Methodology (R7103) Programs: Diploma in Ministry […]

New Virtual Library Opens

The Rockbridge Virtual Library is NOW open to Rockbridge Seminary students, faculty, and alumni. The new virtual library offers an improved research experience compared to the online library that has served seminary students since 2009. The digital reconstruction of the seminary’s library was led by Seth Allen, Rockbridge Seminary’s Theological Librarian. Allen holds a a Master […]

Course Peek: Disciplines

Practicing the Spiritual Disciplines COURSE DESCRIPTION The learner will focus on several spiritual habits such as solitude, prayer, journaling, fasting, and spiritual mentoring. Learners will practice these disciplines individually and in a small group of fellow learners or church members. COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES After completing this course, you will be able to: Assess your spiritual […]

Course Peek: Small Groups

COURSE DESCRIPTION Course Title: Building a Small Group Ministry This course teaches principles for establishing and maintaining healthy small groups, and explores the various types of small groups. Emphasis will be given to how to help groups reproduce themselves to develop a healthy and growing church. COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES After completing this course, you will […]

Course Peek: Church Evangelism

COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is a study of the biblical purpose of evangelism and the practice of evangelism in the church today. An understanding of the postmodern culture and how to communicate the gospel story within that context will be emphasized. The course will also focus on the role of spiritual friendships and how to […]

A Small Group To AVOID

Small groups are NOT created equal. Here’s one to avoid: This video is included in the materials for the course “Building a Small Group Ministry,” an elective course offered fully online by Rockbridge Seminary for the Master of Divinity (MDiv) and Master of Ministry Leadership (MML) programs. This course will be taught next during the 2014 […]

Course Peek: Counseling Skills

Personal Counseling Skills (F6404) This course is an introduction to the basics of pastoral counseling and spiritual guidance. The course examines fundamentals of counseling, the role of prayer and Scripture in counseling, and when and how to make referrals to other caring professionals. Learners will use case studies and interactive techniques to develop their counseling […]

Church Planting: Fears & Doubts

Hear Dr. Tim Keller, founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, challenge church planters to refocus on the Spirit’s call as a way to overcome their fears. This video is included in the materials for the course “Introduction to Church Planting,” an elective course offered fully online by Rockbridge Seminary for the Master of […]