Spring 2014

 

1.  February 5                         
Introduction.  Discuss internship schedule and expectations.

Reading Due:  Mahaney, Humility (all); Dever, 9 Marks of a Healthy Church(introduction).

Papers Due:  Write papers on the following topics:

1) Answer the question “What do you hope to get out of this internship?” (2 pages); 2) Response paper to Mahaney’s Humility (2 pages).

   
2.  February 12

 

Biblical Theology.

Reading Due:  Dever, 9 Marks of a Healthy Church (pp. 56-75); Calvin, Institute (Bk. I, Chs. 1-5).

Papers Due:  Response Paper (2-3 pages).

   
3.  February 19

 

The Gospel. 

Reading Due:  Dever, 9 Marks of a Healthy Church (pp.  76-95); Luther, Two Kinds of Righteousness.

Papers Due:  Response Paper (2-3 pages)

Scripture Memory Due:  Ephesians 1

   
4.  February 26
Conversion.

Reading Due:  Dever, 9 Marks of a Healthy Church (96-117); Edwards, Divine and Supernatural Light.

Papers Due:  Response Paper (2-3 pages)

   
5.  March 5
Break
   
6.  March 12

 

Evangelism.

Reading Due:  Dever, 9 Marks (118-144); Packer, A Quest for Godliness, (291-308).

Papers Due:  Response Paper (2-3 pages)

Scripture Memory Due:  Ephesians 2

   
7.  March 19
Church Membership and Ordinances (Baptism, Communion)

Reading Due:  Dever, 9 Marks (1146-165); Dever, Polity (115-136).

Papers Due:  Response Paper (2-3 pages)

   
8.  March 26

 

Church Discipline

Reading Due:  Dever, 9 Marks (1166-193); Dever, Polity (19-42).

Papers Due:  Response Paper (2-3 pages)

Scripture Memory Due:  Ephesians 3

 
9.  April 2

 

Discipleship and Growth

Reading Due:  Dever, 9 Marks (194-217); Calvin, Institutes (Bk. III, Chs. 6, 7, and 10).

Papers Due:  Response Paper (2-3 pages)

   
10. April 9
Church Leadership

Reading Due:  Dever, 9 Marks (218-243); Strauch, Biblical Eldership (35-50).

Papers Due:  Response Paper (2-3 pages)

Scripture Memory Due:  Ephesians 4

   
11. April 16
BREAK
   
12.  April 23
Worship

Reading Due:  Kauflin, Worship Matters (51-55; 153-157; 165-173, 195-204)

Papers Due:  Worship Paper (3-5 pages)

   
13.  April 30
Preaching (Week 1)

Reading Due:  Piper, Supremacy of God in Preaching (81-105).

Papers Due:  Preaching Paper (3-5 pages)

Scripture Memory Due:  Ephesians 5

   
14.  May 7
Preaching (Week 2)

Reading Due:  Listen to two expositional sermons by different preachers on the same text.

Papers Due:  Sermon Comparison Paper (3-4 pages).  Briefly summarize the two sermons and then evaluate them for effectiveness and faithfulness to the text. Also, state what you learned about preaching by listening to the two sermons.

   
15.  May 14

 

Mercy Ministries

Reading Due:  http://www.togetherforadoption.org/wp-content/media/thegospelandthepooroutline.pdf ; Corbett and Fikkert; When Helping Hurts Pages 51-73.

Papers Due:  Mercy Ministries Paper (3-5 pages); Summary Research Paper Due (10-12 pages)

Scripture Memory Due:  Ephesians 6