DBTS is offering four courses this summer in a module format. The courses taught residentially include Introduction to Missions, Church Polity, and Greek Exegesis of 2 Peter and Jude. Each course can be taken for credit for either the M.Div. or Th.M.
First Session: May 17-27 (8:00–11:50 a.m.)
515 Introduction to Missions (2 hours), Missions Director, D.Min.
An introductory survey of the theology, history, and methods of the missionary enterprise, with special emphasis on recent developments, crucial issues, and future trends.
Introduction to Missions will be taught by a missionary with experience in three different continents. He will be assisted by others who are currently serving on the field.
246 Greek Exegesis of II Peter and Jude (2 hours), Dr. Compton
This course will involve the student in translation, syntactical study, and other exegetical procedures. Prerequisites: Greek Syntax and Reading and Greek Exegetical Methods.
Second Session: May 31-June 10 (8:00–11:50 a.m.)
345 Church Polity (2 hours), Dr. Snoeberger
A survey and biblical analysis of ecclesiastical polity as practiced broadly within the Christian church, with particular attention given to variations of the congregational model. Specific topics discussed include the relationships of the local church, the number and description of ecclesiastical offices, the interchange between pastoral oversight and congregational rule, as well as church order and discipline.
An additional summer course will be offered at First Baptist Church in Wixom, MI from July 30-August 6. The course will be a study of the Life and Letters of the Apostle Paul. Dr. Tim Miller will lead the study for the week-long module. It will be held in the evenings from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm on August 1-5, plus additional class time on Saturday morning, July 31 and August 6.
Also, the fall class schedule is available at https://dbts.edu/class-schedule/.
If you have any questions about these courses, please feel free to contact the DBTS office at 313.381.0111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.