B1013 Torah / Hermeneutics I
Genesis and Exodus are studied with a
view toward comprehending how they are
foundational documents in understanding
the themes and hermeneutics of the
entire Scriptures, and how they may
be applied to daily life.
B1023 Torah / Hermeneutics II
Leviticus through Deuteronomy are studied
with a view toward comprehending
how they are foundational documents in
understanding the themes and hermeneutics
of the entire Scriptures, and how they
may be applied to daily life.
B1033 Introduction to the Gospels
This course covers the synoptic Gospels
(Matthew, Mark and Luke) with an
emphasis on their major events and
themes, including Jesus Christ’s life,
death and resurrection.
B1043 The Book of Acts
This course focuses on the birth,
development, and global impact of the
Christian church under the ministry of
the Holy Spirit.
B1052 Historical Geography
of the Bible *
A study of the physical and historical
geography of the land of the Bible for the
purpose of understanding the relationship
between events recorded in the Bible and
its physical environment.
B1062 Bible Characters *
The experiences of significant Old
Testament characters are studied with
a view to understanding their personal
character and walk with God.
B1072 Biblical Archaeology OT *
A survey of the results of excavations in
the land of the Bible from the Patriarchal
Period to the Destruction of the First
Temple (587 BC); emphasizing the
cultural and historical background
of the Old Testament.
B1083 Biblical Hebrew I: Grammar*
This course introduces Hebrew Grammar
using the inductive approach. Emphasis
is on reading and pronunciation in the
Hebrew text. All words used more than
100 times in the Hebrew Bible will be
committed to memory.
B1093 Biblical Hebrew II: Grammar*
This course will solidify the student’s
understanding of Hebrew Grammar and
help establish confidence in reading
Biblical Hebrew narrative. ¤ Prerequisite:
B1083 Biblical Hebrew I: Grammar.
B2003 The Gospel and Letters of John
The Gospel and letters of John are
explored with a focus on the deity of
Christ and the signs and discourses
that support that key theme, as well as
instruction related to the Christian life.
B2023 Historical Books I
This course examines the historical books
of Joshua through 2 Kings, with a focus
on the growth and decline of the nation
The book of Isaiah is studied with a
consideration of its historical setting,
as well as its theological importance,
particularly that which relates to the first
and second coming of Christ and the
future of the nation of Israel.
B2043 Jeremiah, Lamentations
This course will explore the major themes
presented in the books of Jeremiah,
Lamentations and Ezekiel. The focus
will be the hope presented by these Old
Testament prophets and the fulfillment of
prophecy in the coming of the Messiah.
The epistle to the Romans is studied in
detail. The student is encouraged to master
the teaching regarding justification and
sanctification, Paul’s explanation of the
relation of this age to God’s program for
Israel, and his practical instruction for
daily Christian living.
B2063 Corinthian Letters
These letters of Paul are examined with
consideration of the great doctrines of the
faith and the practical issues of life
in the Body of Christ.
B2073 Biblical Greek I: Grammar*
This course provides an introduction to
New Testament Greek with emphasis on
reading and pronunciation. Every word
used more than 30 times in the New
Testament will be memorized.
B2082 Biblical Hebrew III: Narrative*
Hebrew narrative is studied with a focus
on the covenants. The student will learn
to sight read selected passages in
Hebrew and correlate them with the plan
of salvation. ¤ Prerequisite: B1093 Biblical
Hebrew II: Grammar.
B2092: Biblical Hebrew IV: Poetry*
Hebrew poetry is studied with a focus on
its form, flow, and structure. The student
will learn to sight read selections from the
Psalms and other songs in the Hebrew
Bible. ¤ Prerequisite: B2082 Biblical
Hebrew III: Narrative.
B2103 Biblical Greek II: Grammar*
This course will solidify the student’s
understanding of Greek Grammar and
help establish confidence in reading the
Greek New Testament. ¤ Prerequisite:
B2073 Biblical Greek I: Grammar
B2112 Biblical Archaeology NT *
A survey of the results of excavations
in the land of the Bible from the Persian
Period to the Destruction of the Second
Temple (70 AD), emphasizing the cultural
and historical background of the
B3003 Daniel and Revelation
Detailed consideration is given to the
books of Daniel and Revelation with
an emphasis on major themes and
divisions, as well as the methods of
interpretation and the theological
implications of these books.
B3013 Prison and Pastoral Letters
A study of Ephesians, Philippians,
Colossians, Philemon, 1 & 2 Timothy, and
Titus is undertaken in light of each book’s
historical setting, theological foundations
and instruction in practical Christian living.
B3023 Historical Books II
This course examines the historical books
1 Chronicles through Esther, with a focus
on the captivity of the nation of Israel and
Israel’s return to the land.
B3033 Minor Prophets
Hosea through Malachi are studied with
a focus on the historical setting, the key
theological themes, and the spiritual
message of each book.
B3043 General Epistles
Hebrews, James, 1 & 2 Peter, and Jude are
studied in detail examining their teachings
and practical implications for believers.
B3053 Old Testament Poetry
and Wisdom Literature
This course concerns itself with an
analysis of the background, content,
and theological considerations of the
Old Testament books of Job through
Song of Solomon.
B3071 & B3072 Independent Study *
Upon the initiative of the student,
Registrar, or instructor and with the
approval of the Dean of Education, a
selected topic and independent course
is studied under the direction of a faculty
member to fulfill a need in the student’s
schedule or program.
B3082 Biblical Hebrew V: Prophecy*
The student will learn to sight read
selections from the Hebrew Prophetic
Literature. Hebrew prophets will be
studied with a focus on use of literary
devices which give clarity and weight
to their message. ¤ Prerequisite: B2092
Biblical Hebrew IV: Poetry.
B3092 Biblical Hebrew VI: Wisdom*
The students will learn to sight read
selected wisdom literature from the
Hebrew Scriptures. The focus will be
on appreciating gnomic truth and godly
insight. ¤ Prerequisite: B3082 Biblical
Hebrew V: Prophecy.
B3112 Biblical Greek III:
The student will learn to sight read
selections from the Pauline Epistles.
The letters will be studied with a focus
on Greek syntax and theological
expression from the apostle Paul in the
original language. ¤ Prerequisite: B2103
Biblical Greek II: Grammar.
B3142 Biblical Greek IV:
The student will learn to sight read
selections from Hebrews, James, 1 & 2
Peter, and Jude. The General Epistles will
be studied with a focus on Greek syntax
and theological expression in the original
language. ¤ Prerequisite: B3112 Biblical
Greek III: Pauline Epistles
T1003 Theology I
This course introduces the subject of
theology and examines theism and the
doctrine of God, angels, man, sin, Christ,
and the Holy Spirit.
T1013 Theology II
This course examines the biblical
teaching on the origin and nature of
humanity, God’s plan for redeeming
sinful man, the nature, purpose and
ministries of the church as well as the
topic of last things.
T1042: Contemporary Issues in
Theology: Creation Evidences*
The biblical doctrine of creation is
introduced and its importance to other
foundational Christian doctrines is
explored. The positive case for taking
the Genesis account of creation as
straightforward, historical narrative is
set forth. Compromise positions are
examined and thorough refutations
from the Bible, philosophy, history,
and science are discussed.
T1052 Contemporary Issues in
This course will discuss issues in
bioethics from a Christian perspective,
comparing the biblical perspective with
that of other ethical systems.
T1062 Biblical Theology of
This course surveys biblical scriptures
and theological themes of worship giving
a foundational perspective for service
and leadership in the local church.
T1072 Secular Trends*
This course examines secularism and its
trends in their historic and contemporary
contexts, how secularism itself is
changing in a post-modern society, and
subsequent challenges to Christianity.
T1082 Contemporary Cults*
The history, theology, and characteristics
of the major cults are studied with a view
to developing a biblical evaluation and
response to their teaching and influence.
T1092 World Religions*
This course examines the nature of
religion as well as the theological and
cultural distinctives of the major
religions of the world.
T2013 Church History I
– Early to Medieval Era
This course covers church history from
the first century through to the end of
the Medieval period and into the early
beginnings of the Reformation period.
T2053 Apologetics & Christian Ethics
This course examines the truth of the
Gospel claims with the goal of responding
to contemporary, secular questions of faith,
truth, absolutism, and approaching ethical
issues in the 21st century. Ecclesiastes and
some of the General Epistles are
foundational texts to this class.
T3013 Church History II
– Reformation to the 21st Century
This course covers the Reformation
period through the Enlightenment
to the present day with a focus on
significant leaders, philosophers,
theologians, and theological ideas.
M1003 Essentials of Discipleship
This study focuses on the nature and
development of personal spiritual growth.
Students will learn to articulate and share
the gospel as portrayed through the book
of Galatians. Emphasis will be given to
living out their faith in the marketplace.
M1013 Written & Oral Communications
This course focuses on written and oral
communication skills. Instruction and
practice are provided, equipping the
student to research and write a theology
paper. A variety of oral communication
skills are taught for the purpose of best
representing Christ. The base texts for this
class are 1 & 2 Thessalonians.
M1032 Personal Financial Management *
This introductory course is designed
to present biblical concepts along with
resources and tools that enable sound
personal financial management.
This is not a bookkeeping course,
but rather seeks to help the student
establish a foundation for faithful
M1042 Ministry to Children*
This course discusses the needs and
characteristics of children with an emphasis
on the preparation and presentation
of effective biblical messages for the
purpose of instruction and evangelism.
M1062 Introduction to Missions*
This course examines the common
but critical issues facing missions and
missionaries. These issues may include
the affluence of the western church, shortterm
missions teams, and the challenges of
contemporary cross-cultural evangelism.
M1072 Ministry to Youth*
Designed to give the student a basic
understanding of contemporary youth
ministry, this study will seek to nurture
a passion for involvement in the youth
culture and examine effective methods
of evangelism, fellowship, and
discipleship for this age group.
M1082 Fundamentals of
In this practical study, attention is given
to the development of a philosophy of
ministry for evangelism and learning skills
for programming, staffing, and directing a
M1092 Introduction to Urban Ministries*
This course provides an overview of urban
ministries and principles for effective
ministry in an urban setting.
M2002 Pastoral Ministry*
This practical course covers the nature and
requirements of pastoral leadership and
pastoral duties such as conducting weddings,
funerals, and baptismal services.
M2032 Essentials of Servant Leadership*
This course investigates the essentials
needed to be a Christian person in leadership.
Areas of focus include the character,
motivation, art, and competencies for
M2052 Foundations for a
Christian Marriage *
God’s design for single, married, and
family life is studied with practical
principles to guide the individual through
the various stages of relational life.
M2062 Principles of Teaching*
The fundamental elements of Christian
education are presented with specific
attention given to principles required
for effective teaching.
M2072 Creative Bible Teaching*
Skills in presenting God’s truth creatively
and in a variety of settings are discussed
and practiced. ¤Prerequisite: M2062
Principles of Teaching
M2092 Practical Personal Evangelism*
This course explores personal methods of
sharing the gospel with those who have
not received the gospel, giving attention
to putting these methods into practice.
M2142 Women and Ministry*
This course focuses on the biblical foundation
for women and ministry and practical experience
in how to apply it to everyday life.
M2712 (A, B, C…) Homiletics*
This course provides principles for and
practice in the preparation, structuring,
and delivery of expository sermons.
M3013 Ministry and Mission
of the Local Church
This course prepares the student to
understand and embrace the ministry
and mission of the local church.
M3041 & M3042 Preaching Practicum*
This instructor initiated course provides
further opportunity for exploring the
discipline of expository preaching.
Students will prepare sermons for delivery
outside the campus setting. ¤Prerequisite:
Fine Arts Courses
F1001 Chapel Worship Team*
This course provides guidance and
instruction to help musicians effectively
lead the church in worship.
F1011 College Choir*
The College Choir is a larger vocal
ensemble, open to all on the basis of
audition. The purpose of the College Choir
is to provide all students the opportunity
to minister in a choral setting. A variety of
sacred choral music will be learned.
F1022 Millar Chorale*
This vocal group is a small, balanced
SATB choir which will perform a variety
of ministry-oriented sacred music on and
off campus. Admission is based on an audition, with preference being given to those
with choral experience and music reading
ability. The Chorale may be involved in a
spring tour (usually two weeks).
F1041 & F1042 Applied Music*
Instruction is available in piano, violin, and
guitar; other instruments may be offered,
depending on instructor availability.
F1072 Instrumental Ensemble*
Ensembles provide opportunity for study
and performance of traditional and/or
contemporary ministry-oriented music.
Ensembles may be instrumental, vocal,
or both. Entrance is on the basis of an
audition. These groups may be involved
in a spring tour.
F1082 Introduction to Drama*
Students will explore the integration
of drama into various forms of ministry.
They will study the seven basic principles
of drama and participate in a drama
F1102 Replica Worship Team*
A ministry team focusing on contemporary
worship music. The focus is on developing
practical leadership skills and musicianship.
Replica is a traveling team that will
visit various church and community
situations throughout the year. Includes
vocalists, piano/synth, guitar, bass, drums
as well as technical support positions.
Admission is based on audition.
F1121 & F1131 Practical Worship
An overview of the skills required for
serving with a contemporary worship
team. Includes musical, technical and
leadership development. Required
classes for those in Chapel Worship
Team or Replica for the first time.
A class for developing creative and
technological skills in writing songs,
beginning at inspiration through to
final product. Topics covered include
writing words, writing music, editing
and rewriting, co-writing, and how to
share a finished song.
F1152 Worship Leadership*
A general leadership class on how to
structure worship in the local church.
Class time will cover various approaches
to service design, how to plan events
and celebrate special seasons, as well
as understanding the place of music and
the arts in contemporary worship.
F1162 Technologies for Worship*
Technology surrounds us and often has
a prominent place in contemporary
worship services. This class will give a
foundation for a Christian response to
the use of technology and give practical
skills in working with current audio and
F1172 History of Christian Worship*
A survey of the rich history of worship in
the Christian church covering apostolic to
contemporary periods. This course will
explore how the church has engaged in
biblical actions of worship and how these
have influenced how we worship today.
F2042 & F2052 Music Practicum I & II*
Advanced students will undertake a
large project involving the leadership
of such areas as a musical ensemble,
arranging music, and developing a
musical production during the academic
year. ¤Prerequisite: Approval of the
Director of Fine Arts
F2082 Drama Essentials*
Students will explore the integration of
drama into various forms of ministry. The
class will include studies on leading workshops,
improv, directing and writing skits
and monologues. Students will also have
opportunity for practical application.
F2092 Drama Team*
A team, chosen by audition, prepares
repertoire allowing for performance in
school, church, and community. We travel
and we serve on campus as needs arise.
S1041 Effective Sports Ministry*
Students participating on Millar sports
teams are required to take this course
which focuses on character development
and evangelism as they relate to athletic
S10(51, 62, 71, 72, 82, 92) Sports Team*
Millar’s sports teams emphasize skill
development, outreach, and evangelism.
Placement on teams is based on ability
and effort. Sports offered are: Soccer,
Volleyball, Indoor Soccer, Basketball,
S20 (72, 82, 92) Coaching and
This course takes a practical look at
integrating coaching with your Christian
faith. As well, it allows the student to
work towards their National Coaching
Certification Program (NCCP) with a focus
on using coaching opportunities to be a
light for God (with Theory, Basketball and
Volleyball in alternate years).