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Issue No. 26 27 June - 3 July 2011
Courses Commencing in Term 1 & 2, 2011-2012

Applied theology
Christian Biography (AT151, 1.5cr);
Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4; 7.15-10.15pm
Venue: Zion Bishan BP Church
Lecturer: Dr David Wong

Marketplace Theology (MM255, 1.5cr); (Group Tutorial) by Prof Paul Stevens/ Tutor: Mr Ben Pwee; Oct 20, 27; 7.15-9.45pm;
Venue: Clarus Centre

Biblical Studies
Introduction to Biblical Archaeology (OT/NT 186, 1.5cr); Jul 2, 9, 30, Aug 6, 13; 3.00-6.15pm;
Venue: Clarus Centre
Lecturer: Dr Quek Swee Hwa

*Biblical Hebrew (BH111, 3cr);
Jul 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 16, 23,  Sep 6, 13, 20,  Oct 11, 18, 25,  Nov 1, 22, 29, Dec 6;  7.30-9.30pm
Venue: Telok Ayer CMC
Lecturer: Dr Andrew Lee 

Biblical Hermeneutics & Interpretation (HE101, 3cr);
Jul 18, 25, Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Sep 12, 19,  Oct 10, 17, 24, 31,  Nov 14, 21; 7.30-9.35pm
Venue: Thomson Rd Baptist Church
Lecturer: Dr Philip Satterthwaite

*Greek Exegesis I (BG 211, 3cr);
Zion Bishan BP Church: Jul  21, 28,  Aug  4, 11, 18, 25, Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, Oct 13, 20, 27,
Clarus Centre: Nov  3, 10, 17; 7.30-9.30pm
Lecturer: Mr Quek Tze-Ming (PhD candidate, Uni of Cambridge)

New Testament Foundations I (NT101, 3cr);
Aug 16, 23, Sep 6, 13, 20, Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22;  7.15-9.50pm;
Venue: Thomson Rd Baptist Church
Lecturer: Mr Quek Tze-Ming (PhD candidate, Uni of Cambridge

Understanding Galatians (NT312, 1.5cr);
Aug 5, 12, 19, 26, Sep 2; 7.15-10.15pm
Venue: Clarus Centre
Lecturer: Dr Oh Boon Leong 

Old Testament Foundations I (OT101, 3cr);
Aug  5, 12, 19, 26, Sep 2, 9, 16,  Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4; 7.15-9.50pm
Venue: Prinsep St Presbyterian Church
Lecturer: Dr Andrew Lee

Christian Education & Spiritual Formation
*Counselling Skills: Working with Adolescents (ECF516/CO236, 3cr);
(New Dates) Jul 18, 25, Aug 1, 8, 22, 29, Sep 5, 12, 19, 26; 7.15-10.15pm
Venue: Clarus Centre
Lecturer: Rev Song Cheng Hock

The Educational Ministry of the Church (ECF500/CE101, 3cr); 
July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, Sep 1, 8;
7.15-10.15pm
Venue: Clarus Centre
Lecturer: Dr Ng Peh Cheng

*The Counselling’s Skills: Working with Children  (ECF515/CO235, 3cr);
(New Dates) July 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, Sep 1, 8, 15, 22; 7.15-10.15pm
Venue: Clarus Centre
Lecturer: Mr Yam Keng Mun 

Children’s Spirituality & Ministry Formation (ECF502, 3cr);
Aug  16, 23, Sep 6, 13, 20, Oct 11, 18, 25,  Nov 8, 15; 7.15-10.15pm
Venue: Clarus Centre
Lecturer: Dr Ng Peh Cheng

*Scripture Recitation & Story Telling (ECF514, 1.5cr);
Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4;  7.15-10.15pm
Venue: Clarus Centre
Lecturer: Rev Ng Seng Chuan

Spiritual Retreat Experience: Nature, Purpose, Dynamics (ECF504, 3cr);
Oct 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 7.15-9.45pm;
Venue: Telok Ayer CMC
Lecturer: Mr John Chong Ser Choon; 
Residential Retreat Nov 17-20 (Additional Cost)

Theological Studies
Introduction to Church History I: From Jerusalem to Chang’An (CH101, 3cr);
Jul 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 17,  24, 31,  Sep 7, 14, 21, 28; 7.15-9.50pm
Venue: Prinsep St Presbyterian Church
Lecturer: Dr Lai Pak Wah
[Required for MDiv]

Wesley Then & Now: Introduction to the Theology of John Wesley (TS240/CH254, 3cr);
(Group Tutorial);
by Prof Victor Shepherd/Tutor: Dr Edwin Tay;
July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2; 16; 7.15-9.45pm;
Venue: Telok Ayer CMC

Theological Foundations I (TS211, 3cr);
Zion Bishan BP Church: Aug 25, Sep 1, 8,
Clarus Centre: 15, 22, Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24; 7.15-9.50pm;
Lecturer: Dr Edwin Tay

The Roots of Christianity: The Wisdom of the Church Fathers for the 21st Century
(CH260/TS281, 3cr);
Zion Bishan BP Church: Sep 12, 19,
Clarus Centre: Oct 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 14, 21, 28,  Dec 5, 12, 19; 7.15- 9.50pm;
Lecturer: Dr Lai Pak Wah
  
Intensive course

The Message of the Cross Today (TS285, 3cr); Dr Douglas Milne (Guest Lecturer);
Zion Bishan BP Church: Sep 23 (7.30-9pm), Sep 24  (Sat  9.30am-12pm, 2-5.30pm);
Clarus Centre: Sep 26, 27, 29, 30, Oct 3, 4, 5, 6 (7.15-10.15pm);


*Courses marked with an asterisk are not offered on audit basis.

The course schedule for Semester I, year 2011-2012 is now available. For more information, please visit our website: http://bgst.edu.sg/courses-and-events .

Inaugural Chapel
There will be a BGST Inaugural chapel for the new academic year on 29th June, 12pm.  We pray that our interaction with students through the courses will be purposeful and seek the Lord's blessings for the staff and students of BGST. All are welcome.

Mr Tang Shin Yong, the Executive Director of Healthserve, will be speaking in our chapel on 6 July on topic of “Biblical Perspective of Ministry to Migrants.” Chapel begins at 12 pm.

You are welcome to join us.

Faculty News

Dr Andrew Lee will be preaching at Grace (SCC) Church on 3 July on Luke 1:26-55.

Dr Edwin Tay will be preaching at Bukit Panjang Gospel Chapel on 3 July on Philippians 1:1-11.

TENT 2011 Modules
TENT
Tentmakers Equipping 'N' Training

 

Understanding Culture & Country Profile Studies
Tues. Jul 5, 12, 19 & 26; 2011 (7.20-10.00pm)
Facilitators: Dr Ng Peh Cheng & Miss Valerie Lim

Religions of Asia
Tues. Aug 2, 16 & 23; 2011 (7.20-10.00pm)
Facilitator: Dr Jeanette Hui

Personal Ministry Skills: Practical Considerations for a Tentmaker's Ministry
Tues. Sept 6, 13 & 20; 2011 (7.20-10.00pm)
Facilitator: Mr Toh Kai Hua

Tentmakers & Ethical Issues
Sat. Oct 8 & 15; 2011 (9.30-11.30am; 12.00-2.00pm)
Facilitator: A Former Singaporean Tentmaker

Coping with Stress
Tues. Oct 11, 18 & 25; 2011 (7.20-10.00pm)
Facilitator: Mr Yam Keng Mun

All TENT courses will be held at 37 Jalan Pemimpin, #06-05 Blk B Clarus Centre (former Union Industrial Building)

For more information on TENT courses, please visit our website: http://www.bgst.edu.sg/courses-and-events/tent

Church-Based Lay Training Modules
2011 Modules offered at
Yishun Christian Church (Anglican)

Reformation Theology: Its Significance & Relevance for Christians Today
Wed. Jul 6, 13, 20, 27 (7.30-9.30pm)
Lecturer: Dr Edwin Tay

The Message of the Song of Songs
Wed. Sep 7, 14, 21, 28 (7.30-9.30pm)
Lecturer: Dr Philip Satterthwaite

2011 Modules offered at
Mt Carmel Bible-Presbyterian Church

The Message of the Song of Songs
Thu. Jul 7, 21, 28, Aug 4 (New Date) (7.30-9.30pm)
Lecturer: Dr Philip Satterthwaite

Beginnings: Opening the Gospels
Thu. Sep 1, 8, 15, 22 (7.30-9.30pm)
Lecturer: Mr Quek Tze-Ming

For details about the modules & registrations, please visit:
http://www.bgst.edu.sg/courses-and-events/church-based-lay-training
or contact
 Biblical Graduate School of Theology
Tel: 6227 6815 Fax: 6255 3686

Email: cblt-ycca@bgst.edu.sg (Yishun Christian Church)
cblt-mcbpc@bgst.edu.sg (Mt Carmel BP Church)

37 Jalan Pemimpin, #06-05 Block B, Clarus Centre, S(577177).
Tel: 6227-6815 Fax: 6255-3686 Email: bgst@pacific.net.sg
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