There is only one educational plan that is endorsed by Heaven. The plan, often referred to as true higher education, is that educational plan which teaches an experimental knowledge of God. How true this statement is to the Christian, for to truly know God is to experience Him in the life. There is no education to be gained higher than that given to the early disciples, and which is revealed to us through the Word of God. To gain the higher education means to follow His Word implicitly; it means to walk in the footsteps of Christ, to practice His virtues. It means to give up selfishness and to devote the life to the service of God. Higher education calls for something greater, something more divine, than the knowledge to be obtained merely from books. It means a personal, experimental knowledge of Christ. The true object of education is to restore the image of God in the soul. This is the highest goal of education we should aim for. It is God's own method of development, that prepares us for the test we will soon face. Files can be downloaded by right clicking on the link, and clicking "save link as ...
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Provides the prospective teacher a basic understanding of the principles and procedures of Christian teaching. Instruction will be given in planning lessons, methods of teaching, making fair evaluations, handling discipline matters, and other areas vital to successful teaching. Teaching as a life calling will be explored.
A Christian perspective on successful courtship and marriage and proper parenting as presented in the Bible and the writings of Ellen G. White. The lab deals with stewardship and other important family principles.
Explores the major issues relevant to Christian education, thus providing a basis for the development of a personal philosophy of education within the Christian context. An endeavor is made to discover the dynamic relationship between education and redemption, while illustrating means by which Christian principles may pervade every educational facet. Particular emphasis is given to implications for the student's own life and for the educational and youth ministries of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
We are told that "Agriculture is the ABC of industrial education." Gardening will play a much bigger part, as the close of probation draws near. A knowledge of this subject will help us to be modern day Joseph's to our fellow man. This class provides a study of plants, soil, insect pests, and cultivation of vegetable crops and fruits for home production. Presentations on this subject can be found here.
A study of concepts from the Bible, Spirit of Prophecy writings, and the disciplines related to successful self-supporting missionary work. Included is a study of the work of Christians through the ages in fulfillment of the great commission, and an investigation of the present needs of the peoples of the world and the nature of the task remaining before Jesus returns.