Certificate in Biblical Sciences
This program of study will equip the student with a general knowledge in Biblical Studies. It is designed to provide a foundation for personal spiritual development, as well as the pursuit of local ministry. Upon completion of the program the student should possess a strong foundation in the Word of God, and a balanced comprehension of the principle teachings of the Bible. Intended as a one-year program, it can serve as a point of entry into other undergraduate programs of study.
In order to be awarded a Certificate in Biblical Studies, the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:
A minimum of 60 credits (no prerequisite) in a period no superior to a semester.
A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0
All financial obligations settled with KIBAHA
Recommendation by the faculty for graduation
1. SCIENCE OF SALVATION
Understanding the current condition of the human being and his regeneration to recover the image of God as at the beginning of creation is a process that must be known and applied in a genuine conversion and religious experience.
2. PRINCIPLES OF FAITH
Knowing the biblical foundation for the beliefs that make up biblical truth is vital to leading a life consistent with faith and instructing others in the same biblical principles.
The Holy Scriptures in their diversity of authors, historical periods and richness of content in both the Old and the New Testaments are of growing importance to anyone interested in the Bible.
4. BASIC EVANGELIZATION
Knowing the modalities of approach in the process of communicating the gospel in an individual dynamic is essential for every enthusiastic believer of biblical truth.
Application of the general principles of rhetoric to the specific art of public preaching to efficiently present the Word of God.
Biblical predictions throughout the Old and New Testaments in their historical context and projection in time are a fundamental part of the biblical content.
7. ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATION
To be able to fulfil the gospel commission, to accomplish much work in a relatively short time, and to guarantee peace and united action, exact order and organization are indispensable.