PNEUMA 2022
Spring Semester
Registration Open

Who We Are

Pneuma Life School of Ministry (PLSM) is an affiliate of Agape Family Worship Center and in partnership with Oral Roberts University’s School of Lifelong Learning Education. It is dedicated to the preparation of men and women for the manifold ministries of Christ and His Church.

What Do We Offer

PLSM offers courses to help students achieve a 33-credit Diploma of Theological Studies. Students can receive a short-term specialized 19-credit certificate in one of the following areas: Christian Workers Certificate, Christian Education Certificate, Biblical Studies Certificate, Christian Missions Certificate, General Theological Studies Certificate and our newly offered Christian Care Giving Certificate.

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Course Descriptions

POETICAL LITERATURE - DBIB457

A study of the poetical books of the Old Testament, including Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, and Lamentations, with emphasis on Hebrew poetry and its relation to other ancient literatures.

OLD TESTAMENT - DBIB 110

This is a historical survey of the Old Testament. Special attention will be given to the cultural background, to the theological and contextual perspectives, as well as to the practical application of major Old Testament themes.

SERMON PREPARATION - DPRM-340

This course is designed to instruct the student in the proper interpretation and presentation of biblical material through preaching. Basic communication skills and sound principles of hermeneutics of Scripture are addressed, and attention is given to the biblical perspective of preaching, principles of sermon construction, and sermon delivery.

SPIRITUAL ISSUES IN SUBSTANCE ABUSE - DPRM 449

Most self-help programs refer to the higher power. This course identifies the spiritual issues associated with seeking a higher power from a uniquely Christian perspective.

MAJOR WORLD RELIGIONS - DTHE303

A survey of the major religions that are practiced in the world today. Emphasizes the major thought, ethics, religious practices, and history of each religion, with a view toward a Christian response to each religion.

HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY II - DTHE-454

Survey of expression from the Reformation era with emphasis on the reformers and the impact made politically and economically. Special reference is made to the great missionary expansion.

MINISTRY PRACTICUM - DPRM 320

(1 Credit requirement for an advanced certificate) The purpose of this ministry practicum is to provide the student with practical experience in ministerial responsibilities and in a broad range of roles performed in ministry. Trainees gain competence in essential areas of local church ministry.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Student Orientation and Book Distribution

Virtual Student Orientation will be held on Thursday January 6th at 7:00 PM.   All interested students must attend the Virtual Student Orientation and are urged to complete their Registration Form and return to Registrar via email at  [email protected] prior to Orientation on January 6th, 2022.   Students will be allowed to take up to two courses per term.

Books will be distributed at the Agape Campus on Sunday January 9th between the hours of 1:00 to 2:00 PM.  Books will be packaged and ready for pickup upon payment of book fees.   All students must comply with FACECOVERING mandates and adhere to social distancing protocols.

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BOOK DISTRIBUTION
On Location at Agape | Sunday January 9
1:00 - 2:00 PM
VIRTUAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
Thursday, January 6
7:00 PM
CLASSES BEGIN
Tuesday January 11 | Thursday January 13
6:50 - 9:50 PM

For More Information

Please contact us for further information via e-mail at [email protected] or [email protected].

Administrative Staff

Dr. Lawrence Powell, President
Dr. Odessa McNeill, Academic Dean
Terri S. Davis, Administrative Assistant
Janice D. Williams, Registrar