Grace Fellows Program participants spend 17 hours per week in preparation, attendance, and homework for their classes. These classes cover a range of theological and ministry topics as seen below.
Introduction to the Biblical Covenants
|The class provides a basic understanding of biblical and systematic theology. Topics include biblical covenants, dispensationalism and covenant theology, contemporary issues in soteriology, discussion of problem passages, and an introduction to systematic theology. [5 hours of homework & 2 hours in class]||Syllabus|
|Ministry Seminars||This interactive time for participants creates an opportunity for deep community to be built through consistent prayer, accountability, and training especially. A series of topics will be covered including leadership, preaching, counseling, and hard bible passages. [2 hours of study and 2 hours in class]||Syllabus|
|Year 2||Advanced Hermeneutics and Ministry Skills||This class provides a detailed survey of every book of the Bible, focusing on major themes, key verses, dates, locations, and people. This class also trains Fellows in how to prepare for their capstone project. [2 hours in class; study time depends on whether you plan on taking Advanced Standing Exam]||Syllabus|
Partnership with Dallas Theological Seminary:
Grace Fellows Program participants who continue on to attend Dallas Theological Seminary can reduce the length of their degree by up to 24 hours (or 25% of a degree) by completing the program over 2 years. In order to stand eligible before DTS for this Advanced Standing credit, each participant must complete the following …
- 70% of All Course Reading Assignments
- All Written Projects including a 2500 word (10 page) biblical or theological paper
- DTS Advanced Standing Entrance Exam
- DTS Interview before Advanced Standing Committee
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