Registrations for the spring semester will be accepted through January 19.

Please contact Dr. Carr or email: sgts@sffwbc.org.

Due to restrictions and guidelines regarding the pandemic,
ALL classes are online for the spring semester.

New student information is on the Forms page. 

Please bring your signed pastoral reference letter to registration,
or have your pastor mail it to SGTS before the registration date.
It will be beneficial if you print and mail the transcript request (for previous credits) before registering.
Only credits earned in theological classes will be eligible for transfer.

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    From the Bible Study Course, Letters That Shaped The Church, we have part two, The Foolish Galatians. 

    "A man is not justified by the works of the Law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ." Galatians 2:16

    We will look at the letter the Apostle Paul wrote to the Galatians in five major lessons:

    Lesson One - Paul's Ministry In Galatia

    Lesson Two - Galatians 1:1-24 The Backstory

    Lesson Three - Paul and Barnabas and the Rise of The Contentious Issue

    Lesson Four - The Choice For the Galatians

    Lesson Five - Practical Christianity

    The course instructions are contained within the workbook, on the Scope and Sequence, within the Moodle site and during class lectures.  


    Students receive introductory information to New Testament Greek.

    Learn the Greek Alphabet

    Learn Vowels and Diphthongs

    Learn Greek Verbs

    Learn Greek Nouns

    New Testament Survey II is one of the required courses in the Associate of Theology Degree Program. It covers the last half of the study of the New Testament, Colossians through Revelation. In clear and concise language, What the Bible is All About, Bible Handbook, gives an excellent overview and understanding of every book covered in the course.

    TEXT BOOK: WHAT THE BIBLE IS ALL ABOUT, Bible Handbook, Author: Dr. Henrietta C. Mears HOLY BIBLE, KJV.

    In addition to the homework worksheets the students must learn the books of the New Testament.  (This semester learn Colossians - Revelation.) 

    Students will also be required to write summaries for three different books, which MUST chosen from the books being studied this semester.


    All homework will come from Worksheet Questions. Please return these worksheets in a timely manner. Points will be deducted for tardiness. The final exam will be made up from the homework worksheets, and the Doctrines Chart.

    Text Book used: BIBLICAL BELIEFS (DOCTRINES BELIEVERS SHOULD KNOW)


    You & Your Bible will allow students to discover how the Bible came to be, as we have it today. Topics will include who wrote the Bible, when various books were written, why there are so many translations and versions today, and what criticisms are leveled against the Bible.  The course will include help on how to study the Bible.


    Homework will come from Worksheet Questions. Please return these worksheets in a timely manner.


    Textbook: Perspectives From Church History by James P. Eckman, Ph.D

    Church History gives an understanding of the complex and rich heritage found in Christianity.  It will give students a Biblical view of the cultural and doctrinal battles faced today. 

    Homework assignments are specified on the Scope and Sequence, as well as in each class period.


    To complete the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls discovery and importance.  

    Text Book: HOW WE GOT THE BIBLE. Author: Neil Lightfoot

    Required Writing: Psalm Manuscript


    Text Book: HOW WE GOT THE BIBLE. Author: Neil Lightfoot (3rd Edition)

    • How old are the earliest Biblical manuscripts? 
    • How has the Bible been preserved and transmitted to us? 
    • Why do we have so many different translations of the Bible? 
    • How did early Christians decide which writings to include in the Bible?

     How we got the Bible provides well researched, accessible answers to many questions like these.

    This course covers the second half of the text book.

    Required Writing: Isaiah Manuscript


    To explore, study and understand the Biblical and historic roots of Christian worship.A journey through the biblical narrative with a focus on the principles of worship that are communicated throughout God's story.  Believers are called to a lifestyle of worship characterized by devotion, obedience, service, faithfulness and personal integrity.

    This course will explore the religious, political, social, economic and family demographics of the world of Israel during the time of the Bible.

    World of Biblical Israel

    DVD Series

    Author: Professor Cynthia R. Chapman, Th.D.

    Publisher:The Great Courses

    ISBN: 162997000.X


    This course is designed to assist in and encourage the study of the Holy Scriptures. This course is not designed or intended to indoctrinate in the beliefs of any denomination or group but rather to direct the student to the Bible as their only source for doctrine.

    Each unit consists of unit and lesson introductions, teacher outline, reading assignments and exams for each lesson. Questions in each lesson come from the information contained in the unit and lesson introductions and from the assigned reading. This course operates through the offerings of our students and supporters.

    This course is designed to assist in and encourage the study of the Holy Scriptures. This course is not designed or intended to indoctrinate in the beliefs of any denomination or group but rather to direct the student to the Bible as their only source for doctrine.

    Each unit consists of the unit and lesson introductions, teacher outline, reading assignments and exams for each lesson. Questions in each lesson come from the information contained in the unit and lesson introductions and from the assigned reading. This course operates through the offerings of our students and supporters.

    2 Corinthians is part of a Bible study course called, Letters That Shaped The Church, By Dr. James C. Maynor.  It is an in-depth look at the Apostle Paul's second letter to the Corinthian church. The Apostle Paul makes his unequivocal stand as he presents his case to the church.  "Our care for you in the sight of God." 2 Corinthians 7:12

    There are five lessons in this unit.  

    Lesson One - Issues in the Church

    Lesson Two - Paul and His Ministry

    Lesson Three - On Suffering

    Lesson Four - Paul The Teacher

    Lesson Five - On Ministry

    New Testament Survey I is one of the required courses in the Associate of Theology Degree Program. It covers half of the study of the New Testament, Matthew through Philippians. In clear and concise language, What the Bible is All About Bible Handbook, gives you an excellent overview and understanding of every book covered in the course.

    TEXT BOOK: What the Bible is All About Bible Handbook. Holy Bible, KJV. Author: Dr. Henrietta C. Mears.

    In addition to the homework worksheets the students must learn the books of the New Testament. (This session Matthew - Philippians.}  The writing assignment will be to write a brief summary of three of the books studied during this session.  Students must know the doctrines from the Apostle's Creed, the Fruit of the Spirit, and the names of the twelve disciples.  Students must also be able to define 'hypostatic union.'



    COURSE OBJECTIVES:

    • To study the foundational basics of Bible Doctrine,
    • gain confidence in God
    • be grounded in the Christian faith
    • look at the doctrines of: Basic Theology, Christology, and Pneumatology.

    TEXT BOOK: The Triune God by Clarence H. Benson for in-house students.
                           The One True God by Clarence H. Benson for distance students.

    There will be a mid-term exam and a final exam. The exams will consist of multiple choice questions derived from homework assignments.


    The term apologetics comes from the Greek word apologia which means a verbal defense or answer.  Therefore apologetics is that branch of Christianity that defends and establishes the Christian faith, convincing people to change their lives.  it deals with answering critics who oppose or questions the revelation of God in Christ and the Bible, or it can simply be giving an answer to a question about Jesus.  The end goal of apologetics  is to bring a soul to Christ.  

    I Peter3:15-15 is a foundational text for apologetics.  During those years, Christians were suffering from persecution because of the gospel of Christ.  He was encouraging the saints to remain faithful and stand in their belief by being ready to give an answer for the hope, and to remain humble, and reverent.  "But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks for a reason for the hope that you have that is in you; yet do this with gentleness and respect, having a good conscience, so that when you are slandered by those who rebukes your good behavior in Christ, they may be put to shame." IPeter 3:15-16 (ESV)




    This course is based on Ten Who Changed the World, a powerful tribute to the transformational work done by some truly inspiring Christian missionaries. With each profile, the student will journey into the heart of that gospel servant's mission-minded story and makes a compelling connection to a similar account from the Bible.

    Systematic Theology 3 is part of the Master/Doctoral degree program of SGTS.  It is a systematic study on the fundamental Christian doctrines of the Bible. 

    Purpose:   The primary focus of this course will be to study the Tabernacle, The Levitical Priesthood with its sacrificial order of worship and ceremony as found in the books of Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy.  An In-depth study of the Tabernacle Moses built during the wilderness journey will bring a deeper understanding of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God.  

    During this course we will be studying about the Feasts of Israel.  Leviticus chapter 23 gives a list of God's appointed feasts.  Looking at these feasts we see how relevant for our lives today are these appointment times with the Lord.  They point to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ who is the fulfillment of all the feasts of Israel.