Homiletics Studies Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

SHM 635: Principles & Methods of Teaching Bible

2 credits

A study of principles and methods for teaching the Bible with an emphasis on understanding the core themes of biblical passages and articulating those themes in a semi-formal fashion that is appropriate for Sunday school classes, conferences, and special ministry events.

  • Dates: Jan. 17–Mar. 5, 2022
  • Registration closed

Creative Bible Teaching, rev. & exp. – 1998 or 2020 Edition
Richards, Lawrence O. and Gary J. Bredfeldt
ISBN: 9780802416445
Note: You may purchase either edition: ISBN 978-0802416445 or ISBN 978-0802419590.

SHM 634: Expository Sermon Preparation

2 credits

A step-by-step approach to the development of expository sermons, with careful attention to exegetical accuracy and effective homiletical formatting. Students will prepare sermons from a variety of biblical genres, including Old Testament and New Testament passages.

  • Dates: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • Register by: May 6, 2022

Christ-Centered Preaching – 2nd Edition
Bryan Chapell
Grand Rapids
Baker, 2005
ISBN: 0801027985