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BIBLICAL GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY
Issue No. 21

25 - 31 May 2009

Chapel Summary

Chapel on 20th May was taken by Dr Ng Peh Cheng, who took us through various incidents in the life of Samson as recorded in Judges 13-16 (not forgetting Hebrews 11). Dr Ng focused on the themes of consecration and calling, dependence on God and vulnerability to temptation, bringing together reflections on the biblical text and illustrations taken from her own experience. If you want to hear her entertaining and wide-ranging message, a recording is available.

Weekly Highlights

Rev Leonard Leow will be our Chapel Speaker on 3rd June. He is the Director of Mobilization with Pioneers in Asia (S) Ltd., a ministry focusing on “Church Planting Movements Among the Unreached.” He will be speaking on “ Made In the Image of God: Implications for Ministry (Gen. 1:26, 27). Chapel begins at 12pm every Wednesday. You are welcome to join us.

Courses Commencing June & July

The Educational Ministry of the Church (ECF500/CE101, 3 cr); July 7,14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 (Tue 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer: Dr Ng Peh Cheng

Contemporary Theologian & Theologies (TS160, 3 cr)(Video class); July 7,14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 20 (Tue 7.30 - 9.30pm);
Lecturer: Dr Douglas Milne; Tutor: Mr Edwin Tay

*Preaching in the Church: Homiletics II (AT245, 1.5cr); July 9, 16, 23, 30 (Thu 7.15-10.15pm);
Lecturer: Rev Song Cheng Hock

*Counselling Skills: Dealing with Crisis Situations (CO231, 1.5cr); July 9, 23, Aug 6, 20 (Thu 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer: Mr Yam Keng Mun

Spirituality & Ministry [Work] (MM260, 3 cr);July 13, 20 27, Aug 3, 17, 24, 31, Sep 7 (Mon 7.15 -10.15pm)
Lecturer: Mr John Chong Ser Choon

New Testament Foundations I (NT101, 3 cr); July 13, 20, 27,Aug 3, 17, 24, 31 Sep 7, 14, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26; (14 sessions) (Mon 7.30 - 9.30pm);
Lecturer: Dr Aquila Lee

Introduction to Evangelism & World Mission (ME101, 3 cr)(Video class) July 31, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 (Fri 7.30– 9.30pm) Lecturer: Mr Martin Goldsmith;Tutor: Ms Irene Tay [Required for MDiv]
 
TENT Modules

Understanding Culture, Jun 16, 23, & Jul 7 (Tue 7.20 - 10pm) Lecturer: Dr Ng Peh Cheng

Biblical Basis for Tentmaking Mission, Jul 21, 28 (Tue 7.20 - 10pm) Lecturer: Mr Andre De Winne

* Courses marked with an asterisk are not offered on audit basis. Registration is open for all courses. Visit www.bgst.edu.sg for course description and registration (under Course & Events/Course schedules).

News Bits

Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies
Angelo Tirhas is a Greek now residing in Singapore. He has several years of work experience in the marketplace. His ministry experience includes counseling, outreach and international student ministry.

The Library will be closed at 12noon on 30 May so that the Library staff can prepare for our 18th Convocation & Thanksgiving Service & 9th TENT Graduation.

SPECIAL OFFER from BGST Bookshop
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