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ADDRESS

9050 E Pinnacle Peak Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

480.348.9191

The Highlands Institute equips believers to become leaders in their communities for sake of the gospel.

ABOUT US

The Highlands Institute 

2018-2019 COURSE OFFERINGS 
ACADEMICS

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Students simply need to click on the button to take the class of their choice. Individuals who wish to take a class must be at least 16 years of age, be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, and agree with our Statement of Faith and Statement on Diversity. Students who desire to earn a ministry certificate need to apply online for classes to be count toward their program of study.

First Semester

Sep 10, 2018

Online

Online Old Testament Survey 1: Genesis through Esther

This class provides an overview of people and events in the Old Testament as part of God’s overall plan of redemption. This class will provide basic content and themes for the books Genesis through Esther and emphasize real-life application of the material. Students are provided up to 10 weeks to complete this online course. This course begins September 10 and all work must be completed and submitted by November 16.

Sep 10, 2018

Online

Online Old Testament Survey 2: Job through Malachi

This class provides an overview of people and events in the Old Testament as part of God’s overall plan of redemption. This class will provide basic content and themes for the books Job through Malachi and emphasize real-life application of the material. Students are provided up to 10 weeks to complete this online course. This course begins September 10 and all work must be completed and submitted by November 16.

Sep 10, 2019

Online

Online New Testament Survey 1: The Gospels through Acts

This class provides an overview of people and events in the New Testament as the fulfillment of God’s overall plan of redemption through Jesus Christ. This class will provide basic content and themes for the Gospels and Acts and emphasize real-life application of the material. Students are provided up to 10 weeks to complete this online course. This course begins September 10 and all work must be completed and submitted by November 16.

Sep 10, 2018

Online

Online New Testament Survey 2: Romans through Revelation

This class provides an overview of people and events in the New Testament as the fulfillment of God’s overall plan of redemption through Jesus Christ. This class will provide basic content and themes for Romans through Revelation and emphasize real-life application of the material. Students are provided up to 10 weeks to complete this online course. This course begins September 10 and all work must be completed and submitted by November 16.

Sep 10, 2018

Online

Online Systematic Theology 1: The study of God, the Bible, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, and Angels & Demons

This class provides an in-depth study of Theology, Bibliology, Christology, Pneumatology, and Angelology. A sincere study of theology results in greater awe of God, increased love for God, and ultimately more devotion to the work of God. Students are provided up to 10 weeks to complete this online course. This course begins September 10 and all work must be completed and submitted by November 16.

Sep 10, 2018

Online

Online Systematic Theology 2: The study of Mankind, Sin, Salvation, the Church, and End Times

his class provides an in-depth study of Anthropology, Hamartiology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology. Students will examine the origin of man and sin, the plan of God for salvation, the mission of the Church, and the prophecy of end time events. Students are provided up to 10 weeks to complete this online course. This course begins September 10 and all work must be completed and submitted by November 16.

Sep 10, 2018

Online

Online Church History Survey: The Birth and Growth of the Church through the Centuries

This class provides an examination of the major political, historical, and cultural developments, and doctrinal issues that have shaped the Church. Students will also gain an understanding of various denominations and modern church movements. Students are provided up to 10 weeks to complete this online course. This course begins September 10 and all work must be completed and submitted by November 16.

Sep 10, 2018

8:00-9:30 AM

Building and Leading Ministry Teams

A study of the principles for envisioning, building, training, and leading a ministry team. Considerable time will be spent on casting vision and the benefits of a team-led approach to ministry. This class meets Monday and Wednesday mornings on the following dates: September 10, 12, 17, 19, and 24.

 

Sep 11, 2018

6:30-8:30 PM

Genesis: The Beginning of God's Plan for Redemption

This class provides an in-depth study of the book of Genesis and traces the the beginning of mankind through the beginning of the nation of Israel. And while this class will explore topics such as the various theories of creation, the age of the earth, evolution, and the existence of dinosaurs, the focus of the class will be God's sovereign plan for man's redemption. This class meets Tuesday evenings on the following dates: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, and 9.

Sep 11, 2018

6:30-8:30 PM

Care and Counseling - Soul Care

This course provides an introduction to the basics of lay counseling. Students will learn how to care for the sick, learn how to minister to the grieving, and gain insight on how to respond in crisis situations. This class meets Tuesday evenings on the following dates: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, and 9.

Oct 16, 2018

6:30-8:30 PM

The Parables

This class provides a study of the Kingdom parables of Jesus Christ. Students will examine the purposes of parables and make application to their lives as they pursue a life of obedience to Christ. This class meets Tuesday evenings on the following dates: October 16, 23, 30, November 6, and 13.

Oct 16, 2018

6:30-8:30 PM

Introduction to Apologetics

This course is an introduction to defending the Christian faith. We will provide a brief overview of the history of apologetics, share methods for engaging with others in meaningful conversation, and equip believers to answer difficult questions about Christianity and related topics. This class meets Tuesday evenings on the following dates: October 16, 23, 30, November 6, and 13.

Oct 18, 2018

6:30-8:30 PM

The Pentateuch: God's Preparation for His People

This class traces the history and deliverance of the nation of Israel and their preparation for entering into rest in the Promise Land. God desires His people to know the blessings He has prepared for those who are His and who live according to His words. This class meets Thursday evenings on the following dates: October 18, 25, November 1, 8, and 15.

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Second Semester

Mar 12, 2019

6:30-8:30 PM

The Doctrine of Angels and Demons

This class is an in-depth study of the origin and nature of angels and their classification and ministry. Considerable times will be spent discussing the nature of spiritual warfare in an effort to encourage believers to submit themselves to the Lord and grow in sanctification and victory over sin. This class meets Tuesday evenings on the following dates: March 12, 26, April 2, 9, and 16.

Mar 14, 2019

6:30-8:30 PM

The Epistle of Romans: Paul's Theological Masterpiece

This class provides an in-depth study of the epistle to the church in Rome. Of all of Paul's New Testament writings, none is more articulate and challenging than this letter, and students will be challenged to live more Christ-like as a result of studying this profound biblical text. This class meets Thursday evenings on the following dates: March 14, 28, April 4, 11, and 18.

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