2019 - 2020 CHMJI Course Schedule

C. H. Mason Jurisdictional Institute

MS Southern First Jurisdiction COGIC

Year One

Semester ONE

Courses

August 2019 | September 2019

Course Fee $75.00 per course

Textbooks are not included in the course fee.
Students are responsible for securing the required text material.
Please do not pre-purchase the text material for any course.
Text material should only be purchased as it is listed in the course syllabus.

 

Old Testament Survey

This course is a basic overview of the Old Testament. The aim is to acquaint the student with the content, message, and personal application of each book, and to study the unity of all the books in the progress of revelation and redemption.

Textbook(s)

Old Testament Survey | Part 1 

ISBN 978-1-929852-82-6

Old Testament Survey | Part 2

ISBN 978-0-910-566-47-6

New Testament Survey

 

This course is an overview of the four Gospels portraying the life of Christ. The Book of Acts is used as a historical framework for the study of the earlier New Testament letters and as an introduction to its later letters and to its climax. Application of the New Testament’s teachings to our individual and corporate lives as believers in maintained throughout.

Textbook(s)

New Testament Survey 

ISBN 978-1-929852-82-6

Supplement(s):  

What the Bible Is All About 

ISBN 083073869

Year One

Semester Two

Courses

February  2020 | April 2020 | May 2020

Course Fee $75.00 per course

Textbooks are not included in the course fee.
Students are responsible for securing the required text material.
Please do not pre-purchase the text material for any course.
Text material should only be purchased as it is listed in the course syllabus.

 

COGIC History/Polity/Statement of Faith

This combination course examines the life, works, and theology of Bishop Charles Harrison Mason. It also explores the origins and ministry of the Church of God in Christ up to the current year. Students will learn to examine techniques, principles, and standard practices in the delivery of sermons. Students will practice delivering sermons and will critique the sermons of fellow students. This course will also examine the scriptural foundations for the Statement of Faith of the Church of God in Christ and the role of the Statement of Faith (SOF) in the individual life of the believer and the corporate life of the Church. It explores how and why the COGIC statement is similar to, yet different from, statements adopted by other Christians and link the SOF to core Christian doctrines.

Textbook(s)

Bishop C.H. Mason and the Roots of the Church of God in Christ

ISBN 978-1562294519

General Theological Knowledge/Spiritual Formation

This combination course will provide a study of biblical teaching and principles as they relate to the doctrine as taught by the Church of God in Christ. The course will focus on a thorough examination of the student becoming like Christ. It is designed to instruct students on how to walk daily in this life, and yet be effective and disciplined enough to serve God and humanity.

Church Administration

This course will examine all phases of church administration: pastoral management, goal setting, prioritization and time management, delegation of authority, accounting, and decision making. This course will focus on the practical application of these administrative responsibilities.

Textbook(s)

Introduction to Church Administration 

Boyer

Call 785-341-5107 for purchase information.

Supplements

Church Administration: Creating Efficiency for Effective MinistryPreaching with Integrity

ISBN  978-1433673771

Principles of Effective Church Administration

Call 405-501-1036

Year Two

Semester one

Courses

August 2020 | September 2020

Course Fee $75.00 per course

Textbooks are not included in the course fee.
Students are responsible for securing the required text material.
Please do not pre-purchase the text material for any course.
Text material should only be purchased as it is listed in the course syllabus.

 

Women in Ministry

This course examines the rich heritage of the women in the ministry of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC), the issues that continue to stir debate about women in the great commission, and their role in spreading the gospel message worldwide.

Textbook(s)

Women in Ministry in the Church of God in Christ (Dr. Adrienne Israel and Dr. Goldie F. Wells)

Email: wdistmissy@aol.com

ISBN 978-1562294519

Women in the Church of God in Christ: Making a Sanctified World

ISBN 978-0-8078-5808-0

Supplement(s)

Women Come Alive 

ISBN 978-0971928817

Royalty Unveiled

ISBN 978-0-975-3342-4-9

Rediscovering An American Classic: Essays on the Life of American Educator Dr. Areni Conelia Mallory

Year Two

Semester Two

Courses

February 2020 | April 2020 | May 2020

Course Fee $75.00 per course

Textbooks are not included in the course fee.
Students are responsible for securing the required text material.
Please do not pre-purchase the text material for any course.
Text material should only be purchased as it is listed in the course syllabus.

 

The Preaching Course/Homiletics

This combination course will instruct to teach students to prepare and deliver effective sermons that inform, nurture, and inspire the saint who listens for a word from the Lord. It introduces students to the basic steps involved in choosing texts for sermons and how to craft and deliver various styles of sermons. Students will also learn to examine techniques, principles, and standard practices in the delivery of sermons. Students will practice delivering sermons and will critique the sermons of fellow students.

Textbook(s)

Preaching: Principles and Practice
S. Hogan
Call 781-975-2788 for purchase information.

Supplements

Preaching with Integrity

ISBN  0-8254-2021-0

On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons 4th ed Broadus

ISBN: 978-0-06-061112-5

Principles of Effective Leadership

This course examines the diverse variety of leadership methodologies, principles, and practices. It is the foundation for the Leadership Studies Major. Students will learn the importance of developing their leadership styles and of helping organizations develop healthy leadership practices.

Textbook(s)

The Effective Leader 

ISBN 978-0877846208

COGIC Ordained Elders

This course examines the culture which frames and legitimizes present ordination practices and places them within a spiritual and historical context. The course provides an overview of the culture and standards set for Church of God in Christ elders. Students gain an understanding of the duties and relationships elders establish in the church.

Practical Counseling for Clergy

This course will focus on a thorough examination of the issues of law for persons who have limited formal exposure to the principles and practice of American Jurisprudence.

Textbook(s)

Basic Types of Pastoral Care and Counseling

ISBN 978068766380

Supplements

Christian Counseling 

ISBN 08-499312-4x
ISBN 978-1418503291

Legal Issues & Religious Counseling

ISBN 0-664-25386-5

 

 

Stewardship

This course will examine the importance of the role and responsibilities of the lay member at the local, district, and jurisdictional levels.

Textbook(s)

Effective Stewardship 

ISBN 978-0310322290

Supplement(s)

The Christian’s Guide to Effective Personal Management (Second Edition)

ISBN 0-9645014-7-3

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