YMI450 – Systematic Theology

Course Dates: January 22 – April 16, 2018
Accepting enrollments until Monday, January 29

One’s understanding of God is largely influenced by close friends and relatives and various other cultural influences.  We are unable to consider God in a vacuum.  It is impossible.  Being able to identify and own our influences and moving to a place of considering our influence on others is critical to building a strong theology we can call our own.

Youth Ministers will:

• Analyze Christian theological claims from all sides using Biblical texts.
• Articulate their own personal theology as related to primary Christian doctrines.

This course is eligible for 3.0 CEU.

Price: $600.00



Jonathan Grenz

Dr. Jonathan Grenz has more than 20 years of ministry experience. He has served as associate pastor in youth ministry and Christian education, and lead pastor and director of a parachurch ministry. His ministry experience has spanned the Midwest, northwest, southern California, western Canada, and now Florida. He has led numerous short-term mission groups and recently has enjoyed opportunities to teach pastors in the Philippines and Ukraine.
Jon graduated from Taylor University College and Seminary with a bachelor of arts and a masters of divinity. He received his Ph.D. from Biola University. He is a full-time faculty member at Palm Beach Atlantic University, teaching Ministry Leadership Studies and Student Ministries. He is married to Susan and has two children, Jesse and Phoebe. Jon teaches the Systematic Theology core theology course for the Youth Ministry Institute.

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