Course Schedule

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Course textbooks are available at the Briercrest College and Seminary Bookstore.

NOTE: Course schedule subject to change based on enrolment and faculty availability. 

April - June 2015

Carl Hinderager BLST 723 Semon on the Mount April 20-24
Ken Moser CM 819 Christian Ministry Specialty: Career Youth Ministry April 20-24
Donovan Mutschler PSY 706 Adult Development April 20-24
David Guretzki  THEO 751 Life in the Mess: A Theology of Forgiveness and Reconcilliation (CrossRoads Church; Red Deer) May 4-7
Neil Soggie CO 621 Pastoral Counselling Online

August - December 2015

Semester - In class HEB 600 Introductory Hebrew I E. Ortlund
Semester - In class GRK 600 Introductory Greek I  W. Olmstead
Semester - In class GRK 700 Greek Syntax D. Miller
Semester - In class GRK 800 Greek Exegesis II W. Olmstead
Semester - Online CM 600 Spiritual Formation for Ministry M. Wessner
August 24-28 LE 848 Leadership Resilience P. Magnus
August 24-28 BLST 610 Pentateuch E. Ortlund 
August 28-29 LE 850 Courageous Leadership - Leadercast (afternoons, starting 1:30 pm) PART I (Caronport, SK)
Prerequisite: Attended Leadercast May 8, 2015
P. Magnus
August 31-Sept 4  CO 603 Foundations of Marriage & Family Counselling  N. Soggie 
September 14-18  THEO 752 These Three are One: The Trinity and the Christian Life  D. Guretzki 
September 21-25 LE 703 Coaching and Mentoring Strategies P. Magnus 
September 21-25  BLST 715 Old Testament Wisdom Literature (Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes)  E. Ortlund 
September 25-26  LE 850 Courageous Leadership - Leadercast (afternoons, starting at 1:30 pm) PART II (Caronport, SK)  P. Magnus
September 28-October 2  PSY 608 Adolescent Development and Counselling  M. Penner 
October 19-23  LE 701 Strategic Thinking, Learning and Planning  M. Pawelke 
October 26-30  THEO 650 Theology of God and Creation  D. Guretzki 
October 26-30  BLST 825 Romans  D. Miller 
October 26-30  PSY 701 Psychological Research Methods  C. Hackney 
October 26-30 BLST 610 Pentateuch (Red Deer, AB)  E. Ortlund 
October 26-27  LE 641 Creative Problem Solving and Polarity Management - PART I (Saskatoon, SK)  P. Magnus 
October 28  LE 850 Leadership Excellence - Leadership Summit - PART I (Saskatoon, SK)  P. Magnus 
November 4  LE 850 Leadership Excellence - Leadership Summit - PART I (Toronto, ON)  P. Magnus 
November 5-6  LE 641 Creative Problem Solving and Polarity Management - PART I (Toronto, ON)  P. Magnus 
November 12  LE 850 Leadership Excellence - Leadership Summit - PART I (Caronport, SK)  P. Magnus 
November 13-14  LE 641 Creative Problem Solving and Polarity Management - PART I (Caronport, SK)  P. Magnus 
November 16-20 CO 604 Counselling Practicum I (Online) N. Soggie
November 18  LE 850 Leadership Excellence - Leadership Summit - PART I (Edmonton, AB)  P. Magnus 
November 19-20  LE 641 Creative Problem Solving and Polarity Management - PART I (Edmonton, AB)  P. Magnus 
November 30-December 4  LE 603 Leadership and Management Foundations  P. Magnus 
November 30-December 4  BLST 728 Hebrews  S. Bramer 
December 14-18  CO 705 Counselling Ethics  N. Soggie 

January - April 2016

Semester - In class HEB 601 Introductory Hebrew II E. Ortlund
Semester - In class GRK 601 Introductory Greek II W. Olmstead
Semester - In class GRK 701 Greek Exegesis I D. Miller
Semester - In class GRK 801 Advanced Greek Exegesis W. Olmstead
Semester - Online CO 621 Pastoral Counselling N. Soggie
January 4-8 CM 632 Homiletics B. Banting
January 11-15 CO 613 Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy T. Schnare
January 18-22 BLST 717 The Former Prophets: Joshua through Kings E. Ortlund
February 8-9 LE 641 Creative Problem Solving and Polarity Management - PART II (Saskatoon, SK) P. Magnus
February 8-12  CO 605 Counselling Practicum II (Online) N. Soggie
February 11 LE 850 Leadership Excellence - Leadership Summit - PART II (Saskatoon, SK) P. Magnus
February 22-26 BLST 721 Studies in the Gospel of Matthew W. Olmstead
February 22-26 CM 819 Human Rights, Justice, and Global Mission D. Miller
February 25 LE 850 Leadership Excellence - Leadership Summit - PART II (Caronport, SK) P. Magnus
February 26-27 LE 641 Creative Problem Solving and Polarity Management - PART II (Caronport, SK) P. Magnus
February 29-March 4 LE 845 Governance and Board Development P. Magnus
February 29-March 4 CO 714 Counselling Systems and Approaches N. Soggie
March 7-11 LE 745 Leadership Communication P. Magnus
March 14-18 BLST 819 Seminar: Current Issues in Old Testament Studies E. Ortlund
March 16 LE 850 Leadership Excellence - Leadership Summit - PART II (Edmonton, AB) P. Magnus
March 17-18 LE 641 Creative Problem Solving and Polarity Management - PART II (Edmonton, AB) P. Magnus
April 4-8 CO 707 Procedures in Marriage and Family Counselling N. Soggie
April 14 LE 850 Leadership Excellence - Leadership Summit - PART II (Toronto, ON) P. Magnus
April 15-16 LE 641 Creative Problem Solving and Polarity Management - PART II (Toronto, ON) P. Magnus

April - June 2016

TBD CM 615 Child, Church and Mission
Note: Course offered cross-culturally with Compassion Canada 
TBD
April 18-22 BLST 627 Pastoral Epistles: Studies in New Testament Church Leadership C. Hinderager
May 2-6 THEO 751 Life in the Mess: A Theology of Forgiveness and Reconciliation D. Guretzki 
May 2-6 BLST 620 Pauline Epistles (Red Deer, AB) S. Wendel
June 23-24  LE 641 Creative Problem Solving and Polarity Management - PART I (Lower Mainland, BC)  P. Magnus 
June 27-28  LE 641 Creative Problem Solving and Polarity Management - PART II (Lower Mainland, BC)  P. Magnus 

September - December 2016

Semester - In class HEB 600 Introductory Hebrew I TBD
Semester - In class HEB 700 Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis I E. Ortlund
Semester - In class GRK 600 Introductory Greek I TBD
Semester - Online BLST 849 Gospels M. Wessner
August 22-26 LE 641 Creative Problem Solving & Polarity Management P. Magnus
August 22-26 CO 603 Foundations of Marriage & Family Counselling N. Soggie
August 29-September 2 BLST 610 Pentateuch E. Ortlund
September 19-23 LE 605 Personal and Service Development P. Magnus
September 19-23 CO 705 Counselling Ethics N. Soggie
September 26-30 BLST 719 Latter Prophets: Isaiah E. Ortlund
October 17-21 CO 604 Counselling Practicum I TBD
October 24-28 THEO 654 Theology of the Holy Spirit and Redemption D. Guretzki
October 24-28 CM/LE 661 Issues in Ministry Leadership M. Pawelke
November 14-18 CO 613 Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy T. Schnare
November 28-December 2 BLST 620 Pauline Epistles S. Wendel
December 5-9 LE 603 Leadership and Management Foundations P. Magnus
December 12-16 PSY 706 Adult Development TBD

January - April 2017

Semester - In class HEB 601 Introductory Hebrew II TBD
Semester - In class HEB 800 Hebrew Syntax & Exegesis II E. Ortlund
Semester - In class GRK 601 Introductory Greek II TBD
Semester - Online CO 621 Pastoral Counselling N. Soggie
January 9-13 CO 712 Dynamics of Abuse T. Schnare
January 9-13 BLST 817 Old Testament Specialty E. Ortlund
January 16-20 LE 601 Organizational Design P. Magnus
January 23-27 CM 835 Advanced Preaching B. Banting
January 30-February 3 CO 605 Counselling Practicum II TBD
February 6-10 BLST 714 Psalms E. Ortlund
February 27-March 3 PSY 607 Child Development N. Soggie
March 6-10 LE 742 Change, Power and Conflict Management P. Magnus
March 6-10 HIS 761 The Patristic Fathers D. Resch
March 6-10 CO 606 Marriage and Family Counselling N. Soggie
March 13-17 THEO 827 Kingdom and Resurrection: Themes in Eschatology D. Guretzki
April 3-7 PSY 611 DSM and Psychopharmacology N. Soggie
April 3-7 BLST 725 The Acts of the Apostles S. Wendel


April - June 2017

Online CM 600 Spiritual Formation for Ministry M. Wessner
April 24-28 THEO 754 Shepherd the Flock: Pastoral Theology of Church, Sacraments, Missions, and Preaching D. Guretzki
April 24-28 BLST 723 Sermon on the Mount C. Hinderager
May 1-5 CO 703 Counselling Problems and Procedures N. Soggie
May 8-12 LE 849 Leadership and Management Current Issues - Leadercast M. Wojda

August - December 2017

Semester - In class HEB 600 Introductory Hebrew I E. Ortlund
Semester - In class GRK 600 Introductory Greek I TBD
Semester - Online HEB 700 Introductory Exegesis E. Ortlund
August 28-September 1 LE 848 Leadership Resilience P. Magnus
August 28-September 1 CO 603 Foundations of Marriage and Family Counselling N. Soggie
September 11-15 BLST 610 Pentateuch E. Ortlund
September 18-22 LE 703 Coaching and Mentoring Strategies P. Magnus
September 25-29 PSY 608 Adolescent Development and Counselling M. Penner
October 2-6 CM 600 Spiritual Formation for Ministry TBD
October 16-20 BLST 722 Studies in the Gospel of Luke S. Wendel
October 16-20 THEO 751 Life in the Mess: A Theology of Forgiveness and Reconciliation D. Guretzki
October 23-27 PSY 701 Psychological Research Methods C. Hackney
October 30-November 3 LE 701 Strategic Thinking, Learning and Planning M. Pawelke
November 13-17 BLST 717 The Former Prophets: Joshua through Kings E. Ortlund
November 20-24 CO 604 Counselling Practicum I TBD
December 4-8 LE 603 Leadership and Management Foundations P. Magnus
December 11-15 BLST 601 Intro to Biblical Interpretation S. Wendel
December 18-22 CO 705 Counselling Ethics N. Soggie

January - April 2018

Semester - In class HEB 601 Introductory Hebrew II E. Ortlund
Semester - In class GRK 601 Introductory Greek II TBD
January 8-12 CO 711 Addictions Counselling T. Schnare 
January 15-19  BLST 729 OT Wisdom Literature (Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes) E. Ortlund 
January 22-26  CM 632 Homiletics  B. Banting 
February 5-9  CO 605 Counselling Practicum II  TBD 
February 12-16  BLST 819 Seminar: Current Issues in OT Studies  E. Ortlund 
February 26-March 3  THEO 650 Theology of God and Creation  D. Guretzki 
February 26-March 3 LE 845 Governance and Board Development  P. Magnus 
March 5-9 CO 714 Counselling Systems and Approaches  N. Soggie 
March 5-9  LE 745 Leadership Communication  P. Magnus 
March 19-23  BLST 620 Pauline Epistles  S. Wendel 
April 9-13  CO 707 Procedures in Marriage and Family Counselling  N. Soggie 

April - June 2018

April 23-27 THEO 753 Thy Kingdom Come: The Church, Politics, and Eschatology D. Guretzki
April 23-27 BLST 627 Pastoral Epistles: Studies in New Testament Church Leadership C. Hinderager