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Mobile Ed: Preaching and Discipling Foundations Bundle (10 courses)
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Mobile Ed: Preaching and Discipling Foundations Bundle (10 courses)

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Lexham Press 2014

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Overview

Be better prepared to proclaim God’s Word and equip others with Mobile Ed’s Preaching and Discipling Foundations Bundle. These 10 courses will provide you with valuable training from leading pastors, professors, and authors such as J. Kent Edwards, Greg Ogden, Michael W. Goheen, and more. Learn helpful principles of communication you can use whether preaching from a pulpit, teaching a Sunday school class, leading a small group, or meeting one-on-one in a discipling relationship. The lessons are practical and relevant and will help you grow both in your ministry and your everyday spiritual life. Whether you are a pastor, an aspiring pastor, or involved in teaching and discipling others, the Preaching and Discipling Foundations Bundle will help you take your minstry to the next level.

Individual Courses

CM100 Basic History of Preaching

  • Instructor: Gary Carr
  • Video hours: 2

In Basic History of Preaching, Dr. Gary Carr surveys the history of preaching from the early church to the present. He begins with an introduction to the origins of preaching in classical Greek rhetoric and then highlights notable preachers and their contribution to the nature of preaching in the time of the Church Fathers, the Middle Ages, the Reformation, and the succeeding centuries up to modern times.

Contents:

  • Origins of Preaching and the Early Church
  • The Medieval Ages
  • The Reformation
  • The 18th Century
  • The 19th Century
  • The 20th Century

Dr. Gary Carr is vice president for adult and graduate studies at Southern Wesleyan University, overseeing administration operations and providing leadership for faculty services, student services, and chaplains’ services. He served as vice president for translations for the International Bible Society and as division chaplain, 2nd Marine Division and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit. In addition, Dr. Carr has served as command chaplain aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk and Battle Force Seventh Fleet. He is an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church and served as pastor for the Diamond Springs Wesleyan Church in Michigan.

CM101 Basic Elements of Preaching: An Introduction to Homiletics

  • Instructor: Gary Carr
  • Video hours: 4

Dr. Gary Carr provides a brief survey of the basic elements of sermon preparation and delivery. The course delineates the basic parts of a sermon, defines the terms involved in preaching, and describes several different types of sermons. Carr discusses other issues related to preaching, like the preacher’s character, humor, logic, mannerisms, and speech.

Contents:

  • Sermon Style Analysis
  • The Preparation of a Sermon
  • The Introduction and Illustration of a Sermon
  • The Reasoning in a Sermon
  • The Conclusion of a Sermon
  • The Structure of a Sermon
  • The Delivery of a Sermon
  • The Types of a Sermon
  • The Elements of a Sermon
  • The Preacher of a Sermon

Dr. Gary Carr is vice president for adult and graduate studies at Southern Wesleyan University, overseeing administration operations and providing leadership for faculty services, student services, and chaplains’ services. He served as vice president for translations for the International Bible Society and as division chaplain, 2nd Marine Division and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit. In addition, Dr. Carr has served as command chaplain aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk and Battle Force Seventh Fleet. He is an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church and served as pastor for the Diamond Springs Wesleyan Church in Michigan.

CM102 Invitation to Biblical Preaching I: Theological, Historical, and Pragmatic Reasons for Preaching

  • Instructor: J. Kent Edwards
  • Video hours: 4

Preaching is one of the highest callings; it is also one of the most challenging. In this foundational course, Dr. J. Kent Edwards answers the question “Why preach?” He discusses what a biblical sermon looks like, what challenges you'll face, and what you can do to overcome them.

Contents:

  • The Challenge of Preaching
  • Theological Reasons to Preach
  • Other Reasons to Preach
  • Marks of a Biblical Sermon
  • What to Preach

Dr. J. Kent Edwards (MDiv, DMin, PhD) is the tenured professor of preaching and leadership at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University; the founding pastor of Oasis Community Church in Yorba Linda, California; and the founder and president of CrossTalk Global. Dr. Edwards is known for his passion for preaching, and brings over 30 years of Christian leadership experience, both as a senior pastor and a church planter. He is a popular conference speaker, the founder of The Journal of Christian Ministry, and the author of the award-winning books Effective First-Person Biblical Preaching and Deep Preaching.

CM103 Invitation to Biblical Preaching II: Preaching Biblical Sermons

  • Instructor: J. Kent Edwards
  • Video hours: 8

After looking at the reasons for preaching in Invitation to Biblical Preaching I, Dr. J. Kent Edwards walks through the important aspects of sermon preparation. Edwards moves from exegesis to exposition, showing students how they can apply the original context of Scripture to the context of their congregations. He also covers important presentation and delivery aspects of preaching like word choices, intonation, and nonverbal signals. This course will give you the tools you need to prepare and deliver biblical sermons.

Contents:

  • How to Create a Sermon
  • How to Preach a Sermon
  • The Role of the Holy Spirit
  • The Homiletics of a Sermon

Dr. J. Kent Edwards (MDiv, DMin, PhD) is the tenured professor of preaching and leadership at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University; the founding pastor of Oasis Community Church in Yorba Linda, California; and the founder and president of CrossTalk Global. Dr. Edwards is known for his passion for preaching, and brings over 30 years of Christian leadership experience, both as a senior pastor and a church planter. He is a popular conference speaker, the founder of The Journal of Christian Ministry, and the author of the award-winning books Effective First-Person Biblical Preaching and Deep Preaching.

ED101 Introducing Discipleship

  • Instructor: Greg Ogden
  • Video hours: 8

Dr. Greg Ogden examines what it means to be a disciple and how disciple-making can occur in the church context. In three major sections, the course considers the church’s missional mandate and core theological challenges to carrying it out, biblical models of disciple-making as seen in the ministries of Jesus and Paul, and the application of disciple-making models in the context of the local church.

As Dr. Ogden describes, “You will walk away from this course with a way to go about making (and) reproducing disciples in your church. That’s the takeaway.”

Contents:

  • Discipleship as an Emphasis in the Church
  • The Missional Mandate
  • The Biblical Model of Discipleship
  • The Tested Method
  • Criteria for a Good Curriculum
  • Practical Steps in Implementing a Discipleship Strategy
  • Supplementary Sessions

Dr. Greg Ogden (DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary) is a writer, speaker, and discipleship teacher. He served as the academic director of the doctor of ministry program and associate professor of lay equipping and discipleship at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. For 23 years, he served as a pastor with the Presbyterian Church (USA). During that time he developed a discipleship program used by over 15,000 people. He is the author of the popular Essentials Series, including Discipleship Essentials, Leadership Essentials (with Dan Meyer) and The Essential Commandment, as well as Unfinished Business, and Transforming Discipleship.

ED201 Empowering God’s People for Ministry

  • Instructor: Greg Ogden
  • Video hours: 7

In Empowering God’s People for Ministry, Dr. Greg Ogden considers the concept of the “horizontal priesthood” of believers and their role as ministers to one another in the body of Christ. The course begins by considering what it means for the church to be a living organism and how historic approaches to church leadership have failed to empower believers to minister. Ogden evaluates various models of ministry and proposes a way forward that involves God’s call to all believers, the essential ingredients for life transformation, and the role of all believers to be ministers.

Contents:

  • The Need for a Paradigm Shift
  • An Organism Paradigm of the Church
  • Where the Reformation Failed
  • The Corruption of Biblical Language
  • Pastoring between the Paradigms
  • A Vision for Equipping Ministry
  • Vocation and Call
  • Small Groups
  • Ministry Teams
  • Life Transformation Groups
  • Disciple-Making Groups
  • Wesley’s System of Interlocking Groups

Dr. Greg Ogden (DMin, Fuller Theological Seminary) is a writer, speaker, and discipleship teacher. He served as the academic director of the doctor of ministry program and associate professor of lay equipping and discipleship at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. For 23 years, he served as a pastor with the Presbyterian Church (USA). During that time he developed a discipleship program used by over 15,000 people. He is the author of the popular Essentials Series, including Discipleship Essentials, Leadership Essentials (with Dan Meyer) and The Essential Commandment, as well as Unfinished Business, and Transforming Discipleship.

PC101 Pastoral Ministry in a Missional Church

  • Instructor: Michael W. Goheen
  • Video hours: 7

In Pastoral Ministry in a Missional Church (PC101), Dr. Michael Goheen examines the identity of the church according to the Bible and then considers the implications of this identity for the church’s mission. Beginning with the concept of a missional community in the OT, Goheen traces God’s work among His people into the NT community of believers and offers perspective on how the ministries of today’s church can be structured to fulfill God’s calling.

Contents:

  • Missional Church in the Biblical Story
  • Missional Community in the Old Testament
  • Missional Community in the New Testament
  • Pastoral Ministry in a Missional Church: Nurturing Ministries
  • Pastoral Ministry in a Missional Church: The Calling of the Church in the World
  • Pastoral Ministry in a Missional Church: Organizing to be Missional

Dr. Michael W. Goheen, professor of missiology at Calvin Theological Seminary, served as the Geneva Chair of Worldview Studies at Trinity Western University and teaching fellow in mission studies at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He began his professional life as a church planter and pastor in the Toronto area. Dr. Goheen has authored several books, including A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church in the Biblical Story and As the Father Has Sent Me, I am Sending You: J.E. Lesslie Newbigin’s Missionary Ecclesiology. He has also coauthored and coedited several other works.

PC131 Shepherding Women

  • Instructor: Bev Hislop
  • Video hours: 4

Dr. Bev Hislop provides strategies to improve pastoral care to women. The course examines the biblical portrayal of women, considers the effect of physiological and psychological differences between men and women on pastoral care, and offers a profile of effective shepherding of women.

Contents:

  • A Pastoral Understanding of Women
  • Physiological and Psychological Differences
  • Women Shepherding Women
  • Profile of Shepherding

Dr. Bev Hislop is a writer and professor with over 30 years of experience in women's ministry. She is the founder of the Women’s Center for Ministry at Western Seminary, where she currently teaches. Dr. Hislop has served on the board of Network for Women in Leadership, hosted a weekly radio program, and established and directed several women’s ministries.

PC151 Theology of Everyday Life

  • Instructor: Daniel M. Doriani
  • Video hours: 5

In Theology of Everyday Life, Dr. Daniel Doriani shows how theology can inform social and personal life. From eating and playing, to friendship and weddings, this course looks at the importance of developing a deeper sense of the relevance of Scripture and Christian ethics to physical and relational life. Reflecting deeply on what the Bible has to say about various everyday topics, Doriani gives rich ethical guidance and provides tools to help you find insight from Scripture.

Contents:

  • Social Dimensions of Everyday Life
  • Friendship
  • Play
  • Food
  • Calling
  • Sleep
  • Work
  • Weddings
  • The Body

Dr. Daniel M. Doriani (STM, PhD) is vice president of strategic academic projects and professor of theology at Covenant Seminary. He has also served in various pastoral roles and has been involved in planning and study committees at the presbytery level in both the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) and the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC). He is the author of several books, including Getting the Message: A Plan for Interpreting and Applying the Bible, Putting the Truth to Work: The Theory and Practice of Biblical Application, and commentaries on Matthew and 1 Peter in the Reformed Expository Commentary series.

PC201 Pastoral Ethics

  • Instructor: Daniel M. Doriani
  • Video hours: 6

In this course, Dr. Daniel Doriani looks at Christian ethics through the lens of the Ten Commandments. He shows how each of the ethical principles interacts with the rest of the Bible and affects our lives today. Doriani also examines the history and purpose of Christian ethics and surveys other religions and their ethical systems.

Contents:

  • Pastoral Ethics
  • The First Commandment
  • The Second Commandment
  • The Third Commandment
  • The Fourth Commandment
  • The Fifth Commandment
  • The Sixth Commandment
  • The Seventh Commandment
  • The Eighth Commandment
  • The Ninth Commandment
  • The Tenth Commandment

Dr. Daniel M. Doriani (STM, PhD) is vice president of strategic academic projects and professor of theology at Covenant Seminary. He has also served in various pastoral roles and has been involved in planning and study committees at the presbytery level in both the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) and the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC). He is the author of several books, including Getting the Message: A Plan for Interpreting and Applying the Bible, Putting the Truth to Work: The Theory and Practice of Biblical Application, and commentaries on Matthew and 1 Peter in the Reformed Expository Commentary series.

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With any Logos base package, you will be able to view the lectures and interact with the transcripts. For the best learning experience, we recommend Logos Platinum.

  • Readings for the courses are often tailored to Platinum because the larger library provides access to a wide range of suggested resources and increases search results for further study.
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