January Term 2013 January 7, 2013

Date: January 7, 2013

Location: Sioux Falls Seminary

January Term at Sioux Falls Seminary offers an opportunity for pastors, alumni, and students to study together in an intensive format.  All courses at Sioux Falls Seminary can be audited for only $50 per credit hour or taken for credit.

Some of the courses offered this January are:

IC 584  Introduction to Islam: Christian
MTWR, 6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

The main objective of this course is to convey to a non-Muslim audience the beliefs, practices, and history of Islam taking into an account the diversity of Muslim life and complexity of contemporary religious and political issues. Special attention will be given to Islam in the U.S. and anti-Western tendencies manifested in Muslim fundamentalism. The main context of this course will be to address above-mentioned issues from the learned Christian perspective. 1 hour.
Christina Hitchcock, Professor of Practical Theology, University of Sioux Falls

PM 547  Ministry and Personal Financial
MTWRF, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

The goal of this course is to help students understand their finances so they can model financial stewardship to their churches and the world. The course will address many of the financial topics encountered both in life and ministry—budgeting, planning, saving, investing, making wise purchases, handling debt, and generosity. 1 hour.
Benjamin Lee, Executive Director of the Leadership Foundation, and Nathan Helling, Director of Enrollment

LE 558  Lifetime Leadership Development
MTWR, 6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

This class is designed to directly support the Seminary’s vision by educating students in proven leadership principles that can be applied to engage in lifetime leadership development. Character development is the foundation of outstanding leadership, providing a platform for integrity, responsibility, vulnerability, and collaboration. This course explores the journey of personal leadership development and the corporate behavioral applications thereof. 1 hour.
Robert McCleland, Executive Director/CEO North American Baptist Conference

To view a full listing of courses offered January 2013, click here.

To register, e-mail the Registrar at registrar@sfseminary.edu