Winter Term

Dates: 
Jan 01, 2018 to Feb 02, 2018
During the month of January, Faith Builders offers classes during a five-week term. The courses offered are focused in the areas of Bible, Theology and Music.

This five-week term offers courses and schedules to serve a wide variety of students, from young people seeking spiritual growth and practical teaching to seasoned pastors seeking refreshment and encouragement. Students can attend for two, three, or five weeks. Winter Term includes courses to challenge and deepen your faith, whatever your phase or direction in life. Regular Faith Builders instructors are joined by church and mission leaders with teaching experience. A complete listing of courses follows.

2018 Course Listing

Class Hours Instructor
Reading the Bible 2 Steven Brubaker
The Life of Christ 3 John Coblentz
I Corinthians 2 David Yoder
Church History: Early and Medieval 3 Stephen Russell
Cross-Cultural Communication & Understanding 1 Collier Berkshire
Understanding Abuse 3 John Coblentz
Issues in Church Leadership 1 Melvin Lehman
Kingdom-Centered Business 1 Gary Miller
Music Fundamentals 3 Brandon Mullet
Listening to and Enjoying Good Music 2 Brandon Mullet
Class Voice 1  Brandon Mullet
Beginning Choral Conducting 1 Brandon Mullet
Music in the Life of the Church 1 Brandon Mullet
Life and Leadership for Men 3 Melvin Lehman
Marriage and Mothering 1 Marie Mullet
Growing Into a Godly Woman 1 Marie Mullet
Homemaking: An Art for All Women 1 Cynthia Brubaker
Developing as a Servant 2 Glendon Strickler
An Introduction to Apologetics 1 Ernest Eby
Anabaptism as a Worldview 1 Steven Brubaker
Historical Theology 3 Stephen Russell
Two Centuries of American Mennonite Thought 1 Edsel Burdge
The Kingdom of God 1 Melvin Lehman
Menno Simons Seminar 1 Stephen Russell

Some courses run the entire five weeks while others may run for as little as one week. A typical course load is 6-8 semester hours, or two-three courses. Winter Term is open to students applying for as little as one week, but admissions preference is given to those applying for all five weeks.

Very limited spaces remain for married students. Spaces are available for both single women and men.

Maximum enrollment has been reached for Reading the Bible. When applying, please include a note if you would like to be added to a waiting list for that course.