Other Outcomes

Other Course Outcomes

These are identified with a Number-Letters Code referring to which of the 4 C it belongs to and to distinguish them from our original Course Outcome by Activity list above.

Some of these could be grouped together at a later stage under an existing activity such as those above or into a new activity such as Holiness or others as needed.  These are currently grouped according to Content, Competency, Character, and Context.

Content

  1. Tell the principal events from the Bible in chronological order, including the important people and their roles in that story. 1-CT
  2. Recognize different literary genres and the necessity to read and understand the meaning of and biblical text according to the characteristics of its genre. 2-CT
  3. Give examples of the character and the actions of principal people in the Bible in relation to the level of divine revelation available in that era – related to the call and character section. 3-CT
  4. Compare the important events from the Bible in chronological order with the secular history. (need to produce a timeline graphic for the students). 4-CT
  5. Identify the themes and methods (pedagogy) of Jesus’ teaching and be able to use them. 5-CT
  6. Ability to identify and describe the major theological concepts of the Gospels from the message of Jesus. 6-CT
  7. Ability to describe the impact of the historical background of the Four Gospels on the message of Jesus. 7-CT
  8. Ability to identify the steps of historical, literary, and theological analysis used in exegesis of the Gospels. 8-CT
  9. Explain the perspectives and distinctive features of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John in their portraits of Jesus. 9-CT
  10. Describe the life and ministry of Jesus in broad Chronological order. 10-CT
  11. Clearly state the authority with which Jesus taught in its original setting and how it affects the preaching of His Word today. 11-CT
  12. Demonstrate interpersonal relationships according to the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, including forgiveness, honesty, loving the neighbor, and respect for other. 12-CT
  13. Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of the doctrine the Triune God. 13-CT
  14. Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of the source and authority of scripture, compare and contrast with other traditions. 14-CT
  15. Clearly explain either orally or in writing a understanding of the Biblical account 8 of the universe and its contents. 15-CT
  16. Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of humanity as created in the image of God and fallen into sin. 16-CT
  17. Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of sin and its impact on humanity and the creation. 17-CT
  18. Articulate the relationship a biblically based understanding of creation has with the doctrine of God and the doctrine of humanity. 18-CT
  19. Explain a biblical understanding of the impact of sin on all of creation and the biblical understanding of the stewardship of creation. 19-CT
  20. Clearly explain various perspectives of holiness and its application to the Christian life from a variety of theological perspectives eg. Reformed, Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox. 20-CT
  21. Identify the various terms used to express experiential holiness, know their historical context, and express their individual strengths and weaknesses in reference to the cultural context in which the student will most often find themselves. 21-CT
  22. Tell the story of the broad movements of Christian history by identifying time periods with certain personalities and ideas. 22-CT
  23. Compare and contrast the spread of Christianity within various eras of Christian history. (CN 6, CN 11, CX 1) (Quiz) 23-CT
  24. Tell the story of several people who taught holiness doctrine from the Early Church Fathers to the Middle Ages. (CN 6 & CN 7) (Quiz) 24-CT
  25. Describe the mutual impact of Christianity with Islam, Buddhism, Tribal / Pagan Religions, Hinduism, that they have had on each other. 25-CT
  26. Give historical examples of how to equip members of the congregation with the knowledge and tools needed for their particular responsibility. (Wycliff, monastic codes, huss,)   26-CT
  27. Compare and contrast the development of the concept of authority within the Church before and after the Nicene Creed. 27-CT
  28. Tell several stories of persecution in history, personal tragedy and Christian responses. 28-CT
  29. Explain the history of fasting in the Church with examples. 29-CT
  30. Cite historical examples of the interaction of meeting human needs and sharing the gospel. 30-CT
  31. List historical examples of mentoring. 31-CT
  32. Using historical examples, Compare and contrast the effectiveness of a team who has clear task, purpose / vision, or mission statements for the team and a team which does not have these things. Franciscans, Benedictines. 32-CT
  33. Explain several changes in the methods of sermon delivery in the history of the Church. (session quiz) 33-CT
  34. Compare the differences between historical prayer and modern prayer with examples. (session quiz) 34-CT
  35. Ability to identify and explain the main characteristics of the theological foundations of Christianity. 35-CT
  36. Ability to explain how the theological foundations of Christianity proceed from Scriptures. 36-CT  
  37. Ability to explain scriptural holiness and other distinctive characteristics from the Wesleyan-Arminian theological perspective. 37-CT
  38. Compare and contrast a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of salvation with other traditions. 38-CT
  39. Use of the principles of Biblical interpretation. 39-CT
  40. Appreciation of the mission, history, and government of the Church of the Nazarene and his place in the larger Christian community 40-CT CN 7
  41. To recognize different literary genres and the necessity to read and understand a text according to its genre. 41-CT
  42. Identify two major themes from James and either 1 Peter or 1 John and explain how they shape the role of the church. 42- CT
  43. Identify the statements James makes regarding communication, and articulate them in terms of either Peter’s understanding of holiness or John’s understanding of perfect love.   43-CT
  44. Be able to evaluate and explain the impact of emotion, both negative and positive, upon communication. 44-CT
  45. Be able to identify the key components of take a lengthy document, or speech, and re-communicate it in very concise way, with equal or increased effectiveness. 45- CT
  46. Understand across history the different actors of the Reformation and the evolution of essential Protestant doctrines. 46-CT
  47. Knowledge of the basic theory and art of communication, especially that which concerns preaching and teaching. 47-CT

Competency

  1. Demonstrate how to tell the stories and theology of the Bible to a non-believer using language that is easy to understand and appropriate to all ages. 1-CP (the non-believer should re-echo the story in some way, survey, or interview, etc).
  2. Describe the difference between a “works salvation” and the works that proceed from salvation 2-CP
  3. Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of the doctrine of the Person and Work of Jesus Christ in reference to the Second and Sixth Articles of Faith. 3-CP
  4. Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of Salvation, in reference to the Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Articles of Faith. 4-CP
  5. Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of the Holy Spirit in reference to the Third and Tenth Articles of Faith. 5-CP
  6. Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of the Church and its mission and ministry to the world in reference to the Eleventh, Twelfth, Thirteenth and Fourteenth Articles of Faith. 6-CP
  7. Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of End Times in reference to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Articles of Faith. 7-CP
  8. Teach others the Nazarene Articles of Faith. 8-CP
  9. Articulate the effects of sin on humanity and the condition of humanity as fallen into sin. 9-CP
  10. Formulate a theological rationale for leading a missional church. 10-CP
  11. Organize and execute a worship service that focuses on the Second Coming of Christ. 11-CP
  12. Create a social impact activity that demonstrates holiness as love in action. 12-CP   108
  13. The student will prepare a testimony to their personal experience of entire sanctification and deliver it in a non- academic environment. A student that is uncertain of their current experience should clearly identify where they understand themselves to be in that journey, and what steps they are taking to embrace the experience of heart holiness. 13-CP   110
  14. Identify the major themes found within the Pentateuch and create a Sunday School lesson that reflects that theme – preferably a theme that is traceable through a majority of the involved lesson 14-CP
  15. Story telling techniques are important for the student to master. 15-CP
  16. Draw / Tell the story of the development of ecclesiastical/church structures from earliest up to 1500’s (related to denominational polity, leadership perspectives, church health, ministry models, Great Commission strategies) 16-CP
  17. Give historical examples of how relationships were built with local officials and the negative or positive outcomes of these. (syncretism) 17-CP
  18. Demonstrate leading and developing leaders for different types of small groups, using a balance of activities in a culturally appropriate length of time and frequency of meeting. In historical context. 18-CP
  19. Demonstrate the ability to reflect on ministry practices in light of a Wesleyan focus on ministry. 19-CP
  20. Ability to communicate evangelistically and to be engaged with and equip others in personal and congregational evangelism. 20-CP
  21. Demonstrate, define, and articulate the importance of personal integrity.   21-CP  
  22. Analyze various historical forms of Christian worship and devotion and consider how to apply these forms within today’s cultural context. (CP 3; CR 8; CX 1) 22-CP   16-CX
  23. Ability to conceive and articulate purpose, mission, and vision, and to develop strategic plans in a local church. 23-CP 7
  24. Describe the historical context of the Protestant Reformation and its influence on that era. 24- CP
  25. Explain contrasts between the Spirit world of the ancient world and the presentation of Yahweh in the Pentateuch. (Note to teacher, insert background information about the idols, and Egyptian worship, and worldviews of surrounding nations). 25-CP
  26. Ability to communicate publicly through multiple methods (oral, written, media, etc.) with clarity and creativity for the sake of fostering meaning. 26-CP
  27. Ability to write and speak clearly and in grammatically correct manner in the modes of discourse used in the ministry. 27-CP
  28. Communicate orally and visually what you know while adapting to worldview, culture, sociological dynamics and trends. 28- CP 16-CX
  29. Ability to envision Christian education most appropriate for a local church and to assure the development and empowerment of those serving in it. 29-CP
  30. Ability to prepare, organize and deliver a biblically sound basic scheme of teaching/learning discipleship in culturally appropriate ways, using appropriate techniques and skills. 30-CP
  31. Ability to develop and utilize existing ministry forms such as (such as Sunday school administration and oversight, teacher education, curriculum planning and assessment, small group facilitation and training and family nurture and formation, etc.) by which individuals, families, and congregations may be formed into Christlikeness. 31-CP
  32. Ability to assess and implement emerging approaches to Christian education in light of enduring theological (Bible, doctrine, philosophy) and contextual (history, psychology, sociological) perspectives 32-CP

Character

  1. Have a deep appreciation for the doctrine of holiness. 1-CH
  2. Identify and tell the story of three persons within this section of scripture that portray characteristics that are reflective of Christ. From these same stories articulate those characteristics that are not reflective of Christ and show how this distinction can be used in forming a model for contemporary Christians to follow. 2-CH
  3. Explain the impact of personal integrity citing historical examples. 3-CH
  4. Explain how your words and actions impact another person’s feelings of self-worth. 4-CH

Context

  1. Compare the cultural background and the understanding of the universe presented in the Old Testament with the local culture and the understanding of the universe held in the context of ministry. 1-CX
  2. Able to tell historical stories in a contextual way to the community and church and make local application. (Community History Project) 2-CX
  3. Explain how some laws have historically impacted congregations. Compare with modern examples.   (Discussion – report). 3-CX
  4. Explain how the Church historically responded to the spirit world and other religions. 4-CX
  5. Explain with examples historical methods for evangelism and discipleship the Church engaged across cultures. 5-CX
  6. Identify at least one historical example of culture and beliefs hindering or helping communication. 6-CX
  7. Compare and contrast different ministry practices used by local congregations in different cultural contexts. 7-CX
  8. To identify and articulate understanding of the key theological concepts addressed in these books and how they relate to today. 9-CX    
  9. To explain the intended purpose and message of the passage in the cultural and historical context in which it was written and how it translates into a message for today (OT Exegesis Pent) CX-20 10-CX
  10. Identify and explain the variety of ways our communication can be misunderstood and how this impairs good communication 11-CX
  11. Compare and contrast the teaching of the book of Genesis regarding humanity, sin, and creation, with local beliefs and interpretation of these stories. 12-CX
  12. Compare and contrast the development of Christology (doctrine of Jesus Christ) in the Western and Eastern Church and its impact in 21st century Asia. 13-CX
  13. Explain with examples, historical methods for evangelism and discipleship the Church engaged across cultures. 14-CX
  14. Analyze various historical forms of Christian worship and devotion and consider how to apply these forms within today’s cultural context. (CP 3; CR 8; CX 1) 22-CP   15-CX
  15. Communicate orally and visually what you know while adapting to worldview, culture, sociological dynamics and trends.   28- CP 16-CX

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