Homiletics (HOMI)

Homiletics (HOMI)

HOMI 500  Preparation of the Sermon  3 Credit Hour(s)  

A basic study of the principles of sermon construction which includes selecting and interpreting the text, forming sermon objectives, and structuring sermons for content and style. (Formerly HOMI 501)

Offered: Resident and Online

HOMI 601  Foundations of Expository Teaching and Preaching  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: NBST 610

This course explores the biblical foundation for the ministry of teaching and extracts a template for a step-by- step procedure for the practice of pedagogy, whether for pulpit presentation, classroom instruction, or small group discipleship, etc. As a result, the student will be able to add to his instructional skill set and tool kit direction and resources for personal preparation, lesson message presentation (including methods, materials, and differentiated instruction to address learning styles), and comprehensive assessment. (Formerly DSMN 601)

Offered: Resident and Online

HOMI 605  Expository Preaching  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: (HOMI 500 or HOMI 501)

A study in the preparation of expository sermons. Attention is given to the types of expository preaching: paragraph, parable, biographical, etc. A study of the methods of interpretation, the formula of expository sermon outlines, and the preaching of expository sermons. (Formerly HOMI 611)

Offered: Resident and Online

HOMI 612  Evangelistic Preaching  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Resident Prerequisite: HOMI 605 or HOMI 611

Online Prerequisite: HOMI 605

A study of the content, principles and delivery of expositional evangelistic sermons. Emphasis will be on preaching evangelistically from the Old and New Testaments.

Offered: Resident and Online

HOMI 635  Preaching for Special Occasions  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: (HOMI 605 or HOMI 611) and (LEAD 635 or PLED 635)

This course is a study in the selection, preparation and delivery of sermons to meet the needs of the contemporary church family. Attention is given to the preaching of the special occasion sermons (i.e. Christmas, Easter, Weddings, Funerals, etc).

Offered: Resident and Online

HOMI 660  Great Preachers and Their Preaching  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HOMI 605 or HOMI 611

A study of Christian history's outstanding preachers. Special attention is given to their lives, their sermons, and their homiletical methods. Students will then be challenged to adapt these great texts and homilies to their current cultural context. (Formerly HOMI 610)

Offered: Resident

HOMI 670  Preaching from the Old Testament  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Resident Prerequisite: HOMI 605 or HOMI 611

Online Prerequisite: HOMI 605

This course is designed to prepare students to preach from the Old Testament. Special attention will be given to genres and theological themes that arise from the Old Testament text.

Offered: Resident and Online

HOMI 675  Preaching from the New Testament  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Resident Prerequisite: HOMI 605 or HOMI 611

Online Prerequisite: HOMI 605

This course is designed to prepare students to preach from the New Testament. Special attention will be given to genres and theological themes that arise from the New Testament text.

Offered: Resident and Online

HOMI 679  Homiletics Capstone  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HOMI 500 and HOMI 605 and NBST 610

This course is designed to prepare students to preach expository sermons from the book of Romans. Special attention will be given to theological themes that arise from the text, to include: salvation, sanctification, suffering/death and hope, God's plan and purpose, and Christian liberty. This course is available as an intensive, in residence, and online.

Offered: Resident and Online

HOMI 695  Directed Research in Homiletics  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  

Designed for the advanced student in good standing who has demonstrated an ability to work independently. The student will work with the instructor in developing a proposal for guided research in a specified area of homiletics.

Offered: Online

HOMI 697  Seminar in Homiletics  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  

An intensive study in a specific subject of homiletics. This course allows variation in the approach and content of the regular curriculum and often will be used by visiting professors.

Offered: Resident and Online

HOMI 698  Homiletics Practicum  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  
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