How it works:
The simplicity of study in a local
The local Pastor
organises the Bible Institute programme for the church on a week night
or on Saturday.
This Bible Institute
programme is run by the Pastor of the local church, under guidelines
that are set by the overall Director of the Bible Institutes programme.
The students will study
three subjects each session held. There will be three 45 minute long
lectures with a short break in between each lecture on those three
Homework will be required
and a record of the marking of that homework will be sent into the Bible
Institutes programme Director in order to tally up credits in the
students progress toward gaining a completion to graduate at either
Certificate or Associate level.
Visiting Lecturers will come to
your local church as part of the Jacobus Arminius Courses programme.
If students in the local
church have graduated at the Certificate or Associate level, or indeed
the leadership of a local church deem that an individual should be
supported and encouraged to enrol in one the Higher Religious
Educational Courses offered through studying Jacobus Arminius Courses,
then Study Days or Conferences will be arranged for those Jacobus
Arminius Courses in the local church and the respect lecturers will
visit the local church to conduct those Study Days or Conferences.
The local Pastor and
leadership team should decided whether those Study Days and or
Conference should be open to all congregational members or not.