All Outcomes

Asia Pacific RCOSAC Course Outcomes by Activity

The number at the end of the outcome t indicate the number of times that outcome as been used to date.

Accountability 13 items used 30 times

Outcomes

  1. Explain how the statement of Christ – if you love me you will keep my commands, applies to other loving relationships as well. (Hist1)       CP-1  6
  2. Explain how Biblical submission is seen in the relationship between Christ and the Father and between a husband and wife. (Intro to Bible) CT-1  2
  3. Explain at least 4 of the accountability relationships defined by the Manual for a local church and their theological implications. CT-2  1
  4. Demonstrate how a Church board holds a local pastor accountable. Share an example of a monthly pastor’s report to the board. CP-2 1
  5. Demonstrate how a pastor holds Church leaders and teachers accountable. CP-3        1
  6. Explain how the difference between Biblical understanding of forgiveness, restitution and trust compare and contrast with local cultural understandings and the impact on the accountability relationship.   CP-5 5
  7. Explain the Biblical understanding of stewardship in relationship to accountability. (OT Exegesis) CH-1   4
  8. Compare and contrast the difference between accountability and coercion or manipulation.

CH-2  4

  1. Demonstrate how you are accountable to God. (Spiritual Formation) CH-3  1
  2. Give examples of how you are accountable the DS, your mentor and your disciples. CH-4  2
  3. Explain the role of social media and small groups, both positive and negative benefits. CT-3 1
  4. Demonstrate how small group leader is accountable to his/her small group. CP-4 1
  5. Explain how the Bible, the Manual and cultural expectations help solve or make worse problems that arise in a local church. Give several examples of how problems were or were not resolved. (Hist1) M8 CX-1   1

Administration 14 items used 22 times

Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate how to bring believers into membership in the Congregation according to the Manual. CT-4  1
  2. Demonstrate how to understand the Mission of God for this Congregation i.e. how to find God’s vision for a particular congregation at this time in this place. CX-2  4
  3. Demonstrate how to equip members of the congregation with the knowledge and tools needed for their particular responsibility. (OT Exegesis) CP-6   3
  4. Demonstrate the role of a nomination committee and the annual election process. CT-6  1
  5. Explain the local laws that impact the congregation. CT-7  2
  6. Demonstrate how to train members in stewardship of resources for accomplishing the mission of the Church at all levels; local, district and global. CP-7    3
  7. Demonstrate the proper supervision of auxiliaries; NYI, NMI and SDMI as well as other coordinators the congregation chooses.       CP-8    1
  8. Demonstrate how to train a local church treasurer and church board secretary to report monthly and annually to the church board and congregation. CP-9    1
  9. Demonstrate the budgeting process for the Local Church and for at least one special project. M10 CP-10   1
  10. Demonstrate planning from 3 months to 1 year. CP-11  1
  11. Demonstrate how to report to the local church board and to the district Assembly. CP-12  1
  12. Demonstrate submission to those in authority within the Church. CH-6  1
  13. Demonstrate administration using patience, gentleness, and diligence. (Hist 1) M11 CH-8  2
  14. Demonstrate how the Manual structure interacts/informs the Vision of God for a congregation. CT-5
  15. Demonstrate how a pastor functions in love as the visionary chairperson of a church board. CH-5
  16. Explain the Manual provisions that guide a local congregation through a church year. CT-8
  17. Explain the steps to a successful project that integrates well with the vision of the congregation. CP-13 1
  18. Explain how to Model Christ as an administrator. CH-7

Continuing Education 5 items used 11 times

Outcomes:

  1. Explain every social and environmental aspect that impacts the life of the church and the community. CT-9  2
  2. Demonstrate how to make an in-depth and evaluation of the most pressing issues for the church and community. CX-3 3
  3. Explain the most urgent needs and problems facing the community where the church is located. CX-4  4
  4. Explain the job responsibilities of local officials and demonstrate how to build relationships with those in position of authority.       (Hist1) M13 CX-5       1
  5. Demonstrate how to prioritize issues in order of urgency and then actively seek and bring appropriate solutions to bring remedy or relief. CP-14 1 (These should be some of the first things a new pastor does when assigned to a new church. This information will become very valuable in orienting and tailoring a continuing education plan that will benefit the individual, the church, and the community).
  6. Explain how to request a continuing educational program that will most benefit your ministry in your local church and community. CX-6

Counsel – Listen 7 items used 16 times

Outcomes:

  1. The pastor should be able to understand the biblical foundation of counseling and to explain the importance of knowing how to counsel people using the resources of the body of Christ. CT-10 2
  2. Demonstrate the ability to listen to others. He/she must practice active listening skills so that he/she can grasp the core problem or issues of the person they are talking with. CP-15 5
  3. Demonstrate the ability to ask appropriate and reflective questions. CP-16 2
  4. Demonstrate how to be prayerfully sensitive to nonverbal communication given by the person to help understand potential underlying motives and or problems. CP-17 1
  5. Demonstrate how to express his/her feeling appropriately in situations like accidents, tragedies, lose of a family, losing jobs, etc. (in difficult life situations) (Hist1) M14 CH-9 2
  6. Demonstrate the ability to identify church members who are also gifted in this area, and willing to develop them into good helpers in this ministry. CP-20 1
  7. Demonstrate how to apply basic counseling techniques. CP-18
  8. Explain or demonstrate the difference between confronting and attacking. And he/she should know how to avoid attacking others in the mist of counseling, but at the same time knows how to help the person to see and to admit his/her problem, and they will be willing to move toward the direction of changing lifestyle or stopping sinning. (OT Exegesis)  CP-18  1
  9. Demonstrate the ability to provide pre-marital and marital counseling. CP-19
  10. Explain the limits of counseling and that only God’s power can change people’s hearts.  CT-11
  11. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity. CH-10
  12. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-11

Dealing Biblically with the Spirit World 8 items used 12 times

Outcomes

  1. Clearly explain the Biblical understanding of the spirit world.   MT15       CT-60  3
  2. Identify clear Biblical passages appropriate to responding to the spirit world that does not involve proof texting. CT-12  2
  3. Demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of prayer and fasting in responding to the spiritual world. CT-13 2
  4. Explain how to distinguish between demonic or spirit activity in distinction to physical or psychological phenomena. CP-21   1
  5. Articulate a clear understanding of the role of discernment in spiritual warfare. CT-14    1
  6. Demonstrate how to effectively model and train people to adequately respond to the spirit world. (Caution must be exercised to make sure that anyone dealing with this is free from sin and walking close to Christ). CP-22    1
  7. Explain the most common ways that demonic activities are expressed in your culture / context. CP-23 1
  8. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity.       CH-12 1
  9. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-13

Discipline – Personal and Family 9 items used 12 times

  1. The student will explain the expectations of family as it relates to ministry in their culture. CT-15  1
  2. Demonstrate a practical application of a Biblical understanding of the importance of the spouse and family. (OT Exegesis)       CP-24  2
  3. The student (if married) will have family devotions, and plan for their family to be involved in ministry activities. CH-14  1
  4. The student will develop and demonstrate an effective system for personal spiritual development, holistic personal care and articulate the importance of accountability for these.       CP-26  2
  5. The student will develop a plan with a mentor that balances family and ministry expectations. CP-27  2
  6. Articulate an awareness of family counseling services that are available to ministry families. CP-28  1
  7. The student will develop an activity that reveals the priority of discipling the whole family.  CP-25  1
  8. The student will develop a personal financial priorities with a mentor. CH-15    1
  9. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity. CP-29    1
  10. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-16

Disciple 17 items used 38 times

Outcomes:

  1. The student will be able to explain the basic essential concepts of discipleship, and explain what is a disciple, how to be a disciple, why would a person become a disciple, and how to make more disciples. (Hist1) M16 CP-30  4
  2. The students demonstrate how to care for the growth of the disciples in applying the Word of God in everyday life. CP-34  4
  3. The student should introduce good holiness literature as well as classical Christian literature (audio, video, or other formats) for his/her congregation so that they can continuously to grow in their every day life outside of the church. CT-15 2
  4. The student will demonstrate how to develop questions and make observations of the group that enables the group to more fully understand each other’s spiritual condition. CP-36  2
  5. The students will testify each week to love by putting the needs of someone else ahead of their own. (Spiritual Formation) CH-18  3
  6. The student will demonstrate how to lead a person to the experience of Entire Sanctification. (Doctrine of Holiness) CP-37 2
  7. The student will explain the nature of growth in grace, leading up to and following salvation, leading up to and following Entire Sanctification. (Doctrine of Holiness) CT-16  3
  8. The student will understand how to write then share their conversion/spiritual journey narrative. CP-38 3
  9. The student will model spiritual disciplines to their small group and others including: prayer, devotional reading, fasting, solitude, public worship and others. CH-19    1
  10. To use the reading of God’s Word to improve one’s spiritual growth for personal devotions and to model that for a small group. (M OT Exegesis) CT-60   1
  11. The student will lead by example by demonstrating they are being discipled and discipling others as well. CH-17   2
  12. The student will start a discipleship group. CP-31   2
  13. The student will demonstrate that those they are discipling are equipped to disciple others.  CP-32   2
  14. The student should demonstrate how to establish an accountability group among his/her discipleship groups. CP-33   2
  15. The student will train their disciples in the application of evangelism. CP-35   2
  16. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity. CP-39   1
  17. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-20  1

Evangelize 11 items used 29 times

Outcomes:

  1. The student will bring grace into others’ lives through helping to meet felt needs, being an example of righteous living, be able to explain the fallen state of man, sinful condition, and his need for salvation. CP-41 3
  2. The student will pray for the not yet saved and teach others to do the same CP-42  4
  3. The student will explain how to create church outreach models that give room for interaction with not-yet-believers, and build an inventory of felt needs in the community and discover ways the church can be a part of fulfilling those felt needs CT-18  2
  4. The student will demonstrate passion for reaching the unsaved, and the urgency of reaching the unsaved CH-21 3
  5. The student will explain how to present the necessary claims of Christ on a person. (OT Exegesis) CP-43  3
  6. The student will explain how people come to Christ using a wide pattern of experiences.       CP-44  2
  7. The student will demonstrate at least 5 culturally appropriate patterns for presenting salvation to a non-believer.       CT-19 2
  8. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity.       CP-45  2
  9. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-22       2
  10. The student demonstrates intentionally building and modeling strong and honest relationships with non-believers CP-40   2
  11. The student will develop contact points within the community that creates interaction with unbelievers. CT-17   2

Fasting 2 items used 2 times

Outcomes

  1. The student will fast and explain how their life has changed because of fasting.  CP-47 CH-23  1
  2. Develop a plan to lead the church into healthy fasting understanding and practices. CP-50       1
  3. The student explains what fasting is (and is not) and why should we fast. (hist 1) M17 CP-46
  4. The student will explain various types of possible fasts and when and how to fast CP-48
  5. Articulate the biblical basis for fasting CP-49  1
  6. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity. CP-51
  7. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-23

Impact Community 9 items used 16 times

Outcomes

  1. Identify various tangible ways the church can connect with the community. (Hist 1) CP-52       3
  2. The student explains how to balance meeting humanitarian needs and the sharing the gospel. (Hist 1) M20 CP-54        2
  3. Identify, list and explain biblical examples where the people of God or the church made a positive / negative impact to the community. (OT Exegesis) CX-7 3
  4. In light of the scriptures studied, the student will explain the basic steps toward individual or community disaster relief in cooperation with other organizations or ministries if possible.  CP-57 1
  5. The student will demonstrate involvement in the community. (Doctrine of Holiness) CX-8       3
  6. Identify vocational training opportunities the church can initiate in a given context in partnership with the community leaders. CP-53 1
  7. Explain the process and steps of organizing a culturally appropriate evangelistic outreach such as: a Jesus Film showing project or, a medical and/or dental mission. CP-55    1
  8. Demonstrate the skill in communicating with community and government officials. CP-56   1
  9. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity. CH-24   1
  10. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-25

Leadership 40 items used 45 times (79 times??)

The Students will be able to…

  1. Develop a mentoring agreement with a local church member. CP-59    2
  2. Explain the selection process for mentoring. (prayer, issues such as gender and age).  CP-60 1
  3. Explain the goals of a mentoring relationship.       CP-62    2
  4. Explain the role of evaluating / accountability in the mentoring relationship. CT-20        2
  5. Explain the difference between a friend and a mentor. CT-21    2
  6. Explain the theological reasons and biblical examples why mentoring is an essential part of spiritual growth. CT-22    2
  7. Demonstrate how to form or discover clear core values and the mission of the group.   (NT Exegesis 2 James/1 Peter/1 John) CP-67    3
  8. Demonstrate the ability to create a clear SWOT for the group in their context.   CP-68   2
  9. Demonstrate the ability to analyze the gifting and abilities of the group. CP-69  5
  10. Demonstrate the ability to communicate the vision clearly and consistently.   CP-71   3
  11. Demonstrate how to form a personal vision (case study) then in harmony with a larger group (same case study).   CP-72    2
  12. Explain how the breadth of the vision should match with the breadth of the area of responsibilities. (Hist1) M22   CP-73  1
  13. Explain how a mission statement is expressed very specifically in a vision for the local context. CP-74  1
  14. Explain how the Biblical description of the body (church) relates to teams. CT-23    4
  15. Articulate a Wesleyan perspective of Spiritual gifts – an expression of love rather than power. CT-24   4
  16. Explain the benefits of matching a person’s passions, strengths and personality to specific tasks / ministries on a team.       Strength-finders is one possible tool. (OT Exegesis) CP-75    3
  17. Understand and articulate the importance of demonstrating the worth of each individual within the team. CP-76          3
  18. Explain the importance of a Biblical understanding of the Fruit of the Spirit in creating an effective team. BFS CT-25        2
  19. Demonstrate a capacity to identify tasks as opportunities for team development. CP-77   4
  20. 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. (Hist1) M23-24 CT-26   2
  21. Explain the negative impacts of not forming a team for various ministries or congregational vision. CT-27         2
  22. Develop and articulate a strategy for team creation, team endurance and team termination. (Doctrine of Holiness) CP-78 4
  23. Demonstrate forming a team.   CP-79       3
  24. Demonstrate how to develop trust in a team through personal integrity. CP-81 2
  25. Be able to clearly demonstrate the role of the team in leadership development. CP-82       2
  26. Explain the role of social media and small groups / teams both positive and negative benefits. CT-27  2
  27. Demonstrate that the student is mentoring someone now. CP-58   1
  28. Compare and contrast the benefits of mentoring with not mentoring (Hist 1) M21 CP-61    1
  29. Determine the purpose of the mentoring relationship. (OT Exegesis) CP-63        1
  30. Determine the frequency and length of time for each meeting. CP-65 1
  31. Explain the difference between a formal and informal mentoring relationship. CP-66   1
  32. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity.       CH-26   1
  33. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-27   1
  34. Explain the environment that the group will be ministering in. CX-9   1
  35. Demonstrate the ability to form a clear and compelling vision statement in conjunction with key members of the group. CP-70   1
  36. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity.       CH-28   1
  37. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-29   1
  38. Demonstrate accountability to the team and to the goal of team. CP-80   1
  39. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity. CH-30   1
  40. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-31   1

 

Ministry 9 items used 29 times

The Students will be able to ….

  1. Explain the nature of Christian Ministry. Need improving  CT-28   2
  2. List at least 10 ways a member of their congregation can minister in their daily life context.

CP-83  3

  1. Equip at least one person to implement the gifting God has given them in both the local congregation and their daily life context. CP-84 3
  2. Demonstrate how to help a person understand how to live in God’s will for their lives.

CP-85 5

  1. Explain how the Biblical theology of the Body of Christ applies to ministry activities.

CT-30 3

  1. Explain how the Biblical theology of stewardship applies to ministry. CT-31  2
  2. Tell the story of three ways that ministry has changed during the history of the Church. CT-32  3
  3. Demonstrate diligence by helping others identify their spiritual gifts and natural talents.

CH-32  3

  1. Identify and model the spiritual gifts and natural abilities God has endowed to the student.

CT-29   2

  1. Model stewardship of spiritual gifts in ministry with others. CH-33    1
  2. Compare and contrast different ministry practices used by local congregations in different cultural contexts. (Hist1) M25 CX-10   1
  3. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity.       CH-34 1
  4. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-35   1

 

 

Personal Spiritual Development (Holiness) 12 items used 22 times

Outcomes

  1. Explain the definitions of and compare and contrast the benefits of each of the historical terms used for Entire Sanctification. (Spiritual Formation)   CT-33    2
  2. Explain the kenosis passage (Philippians 2:5-11) as it relates to our “imitation of Christ” (Spiritual Formation)   CT-34 2
  3. The student will explain what the Holy Spirit has shown them will need to change in their life that would make them more like Christ. (Spiritual Formation)   CH-36 3
  4. Explain the differences between a Wesleyan understanding of spiritual development and some other theological traditions. (Spiritual Formation)   (Hist1) M27   CT-35 2
  5. List and explain top ten character traits a pastor should have as it relates to pastoral ministry. (Spiritual Formation)       CH-37 1
  6. List ten persons from Bible or Christian History and list the personal spiritual development practices used by these. (Spiritual Formation). CT-36  1
  7. Identify the spiritual development practices that are important to you, what practices speak to you the most in your spiritual growth. CH-38 2
  8. Develop a system that focuses on the development of spiritual character of the leaders of the church. (Spiritual Formation)   CP-86  1
  9. Develop a yearly Sunday School lesson and yearly preaching plan focusing on character traits a pastor and/or a church must have (love, forgiveness, humility, courage, compassion, justice, etc.) (Spiritual Formation)   CH-40 3
  10. Teach at least one age-group programs / activities that nurture qualities and traits CP-87  2 (Spiritual Formation)
  11. Implement a practical model of Christ in compassionate ministry activities. (Spiritual Formation)   CX-11  2
  12. To identify the key people and events in chronological order in the book(s) and their roles in the context of their times. CT-56    1
  13. The student will develop a program for their own spiritual development. CH-39  (Spiritual Formation)

Preach 12 items used 26 times

Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate how to properly exegete a passage as the basis for a sermon. CP-88 1
  2. Demonstrate an interpretation of Scripture that is in line with Wesleyan Arminian Holiness theology. Teach others a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of the doctrine of God. CP-89 4
  3. Demonstrate 5 different ways to properly organize / deliver a sermon for a culturally appropriate length of time. CP-90 2
  4. Explain the difference between teaching and preaching. CT-37 3
  5. Demonstrate the ability to apply the word to call for obedience or change in response to the sermon. CP-92 3
  6. Explain at least 4 ways that a pastor or evangelist can call people to respond to the truth of the sermon. CT-38 2
  7. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively. CP-93 2
  8. Demonstrate how the message has impacted or changed the preachers own life. CH-41 1
  9. Explain how to use a culturally appropriate illustration that actually supports the point that the sermon is making. CX-12 2
  10. Explain several changes in the methods of sermon delivery in the history of the Church. (Hist 1) M28 CT-40 1
  11. Explain the theological reasons for God using preaching as the means to deliver the message of salvation. CT-42 4
  12. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity. CH-42 1
  13. Develop a one year preaching plan in line with the Christian calender and seasons.   CP-91
  14. Explain at least 4 ways to help the congregation apply the truth of the sermon.   CT-39
  15. Explain the structure of several Biblical sermons. CT-41
  16. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-43

 Prayer 9 items used 14 times

Outcomes:

  1. The student should have a strong passion for a life of prayer, and willing to devote himself/herself into prayer, and can demonstrate a life of prayer by keeping a prayer journal. CH-44    3
  2. The student will explain why we need to pray. CT-43   2
  3. The student should explain the Church of the Nazarene / Biblical position on the issue of speaking/praying in tongues and be able to compare and contrast other positions on this issue. CP-94       1
  4. The student will explain several ways to teach and to influence his/her congregation to have a strong passion of prayer and form various types of prayer groups and meetings. CT-46  2
  5. The student will lead in prayer for lost individuals God has made them responsible for. (Spiritual Formation)       CP-95 2
  6. The student should be able to explain what is a occasional prayer and what is unceasing prayer. CT-47 2
  7. The student should be able to use OT and NT examples to teach the church how to pray. (OT Exegesis)       CP-96 2
  8. The student should be able to distinguish and explain the difference between a biblical prayer and a prayer from other religion, such as Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and folk religions, etc. CT-44 1
  9. The student will read and report about prayers throughout church history. For example, from ancient time to modern time, different spiritual leaders’ insights on prayer. (Hist 1) M29 CX-13
  10. The student explains the different types of prayers and explains how to respond to life situation with different kinds of prayers. For example: prayer on conversion, baptism, wedding, funeral, hospital visit, dedication, etc. CT-45   1
  11. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity. CH-45
  12. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ. CH-46

Ritual 5 items used 6 times

The Student will be able to…

  1. Contrast the purpose of ritual from other faiths and the purpose of rituals in Christianity. (Hist 1) CX-14 1
  2. Explain the impact of any local laws or customs on major rituals. CX-15       1
  3. Explain the steps needed to organize a major ritual such as a wedding or baptism. CP-98 1
  4. Demonstrate several techniques for administration of various rituals. (Weddings, Funerals, Baptisms, and Communion must be included) and where to find the rituals in the Manual. CP-100  2
  5. Demonstrate public reading or memorized scripture quotation during a ritual. CP-101  1
  6. Explain the theological implications of a wide range of rituals. CP-97
  7. Demonstrate basic counseling for both pre-marital and grief. CP-99
  8. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity. CH-47
  9. Demonstrate the Character qualities identified as Modeling Christ – esp wedding. CH-48

Sabbath 6 items used 11 times

  1. Demonstrate how the student is currently taking a weekly defined time of rest. CP-102       1
  2. Explain the Biblical foundations for Sabbath. CT-48  5
  3. Explain the difference between a legalistic understanding of Sabbath and the grace that is available to us in a Sabbath time. (OT Exegesis) CT-49  2
  4. List several benefits that come from regular Sabbath. CX-16 2
  5. Explain why some can consider every day the same before the Lord but each person has a need for a defined time of rest; Colossians. CT-50    1
  6. Explain the difference between an ordinary day and a Sabbath rest day in worship. This is to say explain the difference between rest, relaxation and Sabbath. CT-51   1

Small-Groups 8 items used 10 times

The Student will be able to…

  1. Explain how small groups contribute to the growth of believers and the development of congregations (existing and new). (Doctrine of Holiness) CP-105  2
  2. Explain various hazards to a healthy small group, such as: becoming too self focused, gossip: exclusiveness, eternal non-ending, general stupidity, loss of purpose, power struggles between groups, thinking that just talking makes the group important, disconnected from the mission of the congregation and church. CX-17  2
  3. Explain potential conflicts and how to deal with conflict in a family or a small group.  CP-107   1
  4. Be able to identify and articulate to a small group the Biblical foundations for the Wesleyan understanding doctrine of holiness – without proof texting. (Doctrine of Holiness) CP-108 2
  5. Define the purpose of several types of small groups. CT-52   1
  6. Demonstrate leading and developing leaders for five different types of small groups, using a balance of activities in a culturally appropriate length of time and frequency of meeting. (hist 1) M30 CP-103    1
  7. Explain the theological implications for the Body of Christ for each of the small groups demonstrated. CT-53   1
  8. Explain the teaching theory, concepts and methods at work within each of the small groups. CP-104      1
  9. Explain the role of social media and small groups, both positive and negative benefits. CP-106
  10. Explain how to Model Christ in this activity. CH-49

 

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.

Content

  • Tell the principal events from the Bible in chronological order, including the important people and their roles in that story. 1-CT
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Identify the themes and methods (pedagogy) of Jesus’ teaching and be able to use them. 5-CT
  • Ability to identify and describe the major theological concepts of the Gospels from the message of Jesus. 6-CT
  • Ability to describe the impact of the historical background of the Four Gospels on the message of Jesus. 7-CT
  • Ability to identify the steps of historical, literary, and theological analysis used in exegesis of the Gospels. 8-CT
  • Explain the perspectives and distinctive features of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John in their portraits of Jesus. 9-CT
  • Describe the life and ministry of Jesus in broad Chronological order. 10-CT
  • Clearly state the authority with which Jesus taught in its original setting and how it affects the preaching of His Word today. 11-CT
  • Demonstrate interpersonal relationships according to the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, including forgiveness, honesty, loving the neighbor, and respect for other. 12-CT
  • Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of the doctrine the Triune God. 13-CT
  • 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
  • Clearly explain either orally or in writing a understanding of the Biblical account 8 of the universe and its contents. 15-CT
  • 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
  • Clearly explain either orally or in writing a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of sin and its impact on humanity and the creation. 17-CT
  • Articulate the relationship a biblically based understanding of creation has with the doctrine of God and the doctrine of humanity. 18-CT
  • Explain a biblical understanding of the impact of sin on all of creation and the biblical understanding of the stewardship of creation. 19-CT
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tell the story of the broad movements of Christian history by identifying time periods with certain personalities and ideas. 22-CT
  • Compare and contrast the spread of Christianity within various eras of Christian history. (CN 6, CN 11, CX 1) (Quiz) 23-CT
  • 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
  • Describe the mutual impact of Christianity with Islam, Buddhism, Tribal / Pagan Religions, Hinduism, that they have had on each other. 25-CT
  • 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
  • Compare and contrast the development of the concept of authority within the Church before and after the Nicene Creed. 27-CT
  • Tell several stories of persecution in history, personal tragedy and Christian responses. 28-CT
  • Explain the history of fasting in the Church with examples. 29-CT
  • Cite historical examples of the interaction of meeting human needs and sharing the gospel. 30-CT
  • List historical examples of mentoring. 31-CT
  • 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
  • Explain several changes in the methods of sermon delivery in the history of the Church. (session quiz) 33-CT
  • Compare the differences between historical prayer and modern prayer with examples. (session quiz) 34-CT
  • Ability to identify and explain the main characteristics of the theological foundations of Christianity. 35-CT
  • Ability to explain how the theological foundations of Christianity proceed from Scriptures. 36-CT  
  • Ability to explain scriptural holiness and other distinctive characteristics from the Wesleyan-Arminian theological perspective. 37-CT
  • Compare and contrast a Wesleyan-Arminian understanding of salvation with other traditions. 38-CT
  • Use of the principles of Biblical interpretation. 39-CT
  • 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
  • To recognize different literary genres and the necessity to read and understand a text according to its genre. 41-CT
  • 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
  • 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
  • Be able to evaluate and explain the impact of emotion, both negative and positive, upon communication. 44-CT
  • 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
  • Understand across history the different actors of the Reformation and the evolution of essential Protestant doctrines. 46-CT
  • Knowledge of the basic theory and art of communication, especially that which concerns preaching and teaching. 47-CT

Competency

  • 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).
  • Describe the difference between a “works salvation” and the works that proceed from salvation 2-CP
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Teach others the Nazarene Articles of Faith. 8-CP
  • Articulate the effects of sin on humanity and the condition of humanity as fallen into sin. 9-CP
  • Formulate a theological rationale for leading a missional church. 10-CP
  • Organize and execute a worship service that focuses on the Second Coming of Christ. 11-CP
  • Create a social impact activity that demonstrates holiness as love in action. 12-CP   108
  • 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
  • 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
  • Story telling techniques are important for the student to master. 15-CP
  • 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
  • Give historical examples of how relationships were built with local officials and the negative or positive outcomes of these. (syncretism) 17-CP
  • 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
  • Demonstrate the ability to reflect on ministry practices in light of a Wesleyan focus on ministry. 19-CP
  • Ability to communicate evangelistically and to be engaged with and equip others in personal and congregational evangelism. 20-CP
  • Demonstrate, define, and articulate the importance of personal integrity.   21-CP  
  • 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
  • Ability to conceive and articulate purpose, mission, and vision, and to develop strategic plans in a local church. 23-CP 7
  • Describe the historical context of the Protestant Reformation and its influence on that era. 24- CP
  • 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
  • Ability to communicate publicly through multiple methods (oral, written, media, etc.) with clarity and creativity for the sake of fostering meaning. 26-CP
  • Ability to write and speak clearly and in grammatically correct manner in the modes of discourse used in the ministry. 27-CP
  • Communicate orally and visually what you know while adapting to worldview, culture, sociological dynamics and trends. 28- CP 16-CX
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • Have a deep appreciation for the doctrine of holiness. 1-CH
  • 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
  • Explain the impact of personal integrity citing historical examples. 3-CH
  • Explain how your words and actions impact another person’s feelings of self-worth. 4-CH

Context

  • 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
  • Able to tell historical stories in a contextual way to the community and church and make local application. (Community History Project) 2-CX
  • Explain how some laws have historically impacted congregations. Compare with modern examples.   (Discussion – report). 3-CX
  • Explain how the Church historically responded to the spirit world and other religions. 4-CX
  • Explain with examples historical methods for evangelism and discipleship the Church engaged across cultures. 5-CX
  • Identify at least one historical example of culture and beliefs hindering or helping communication. 6-CX
  • Compare and contrast different ministry practices used by local congregations in different cultural contexts. 7-CX
  • To identify and articulate understanding of the key theological concepts addressed in these books and how they relate to today. 9-CX    
  • 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
  • Identify and explain the variety of ways our communication can be misunderstood and how this impairs good communication 11-CX
  • 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
  • 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
  • Explain with examples, historical methods for evangelism and discipleship the Church engaged across cultures. 14-CX
  • 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
  • Communicate orally and visually what you know while adapting to worldview, culture, sociological dynamics and trends.   28- CP 16-CX

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