The Incredible Journey Bible College

with Pastor Gary Kent, Pastor Louis Torres and Mrs Carol Torres

February 16 – May 24, 2020

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VISION

To hasten the return of Christ by sending out gospel workers to reach Australia, New Zealand and the world.

goal

To provide a training course that will introduce  the students to the Fountain of Life, Love, Truth, & Wisdom to be permeated with His passion for the salvation of all peoples and enabled by His Spirit to intelligently lead searching souls to a saving relationship with Christ.

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The Incredible Journey Bible College: Subject Information*

Personal Evangelism

Description

“The work of Christ was largely made up of personal interviews. He had a faithful regard for the one-soul audience. From that one soul the intelligence received was carried to thousands” (Testimonies for the Church, vol. 6, p. 115). Modelled on Christ’s example, this subject will equip students to work effectively for the salvation of souls one-on-one. 

Hours:

Minimum of 70 class hours, plus personal Bible studies

Additional time commitments:​

30 hours additional personal study

Practical component:​

​Minimum of 3 regular in-home Bible studies over 9 weeks.

Public Evangelism

Description

“The great Teacher laid plans for His work. Study these plans. We find Him traveling from place to place, followed by crowds of eager listeners” (The Review and Herald, January 18, 1912). In this subject, all aspects of public evangelism are discussed. Christ’s method of public evangelism will be presented as the ideal model.

Hours:​

Minimum of 40 class hours

Practical component:​

Field school of evangelism, with a minimum of 45 hours of practical experience.

Pastoral Evangelism

Description

The apostle Peter encouraged the spiritual leaders of the church, “Feed the flock of God which is among you” (1 Peter 5:2, NKJV). This subject will teach the application of both personal and public evangelism in the pastoral setting. Students will also be prepared to train their congregations to do effective outreach.

Hours:​

Minimum of 12 class hours

Bible Doctrines

Description

The apostle Paul wrote to Timothy, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness” (1 Peter 3:16, KJV). This subject will examine the fundamental beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and their relationship to the plan of salvation.

Prophetic Interpretation

Description

“There is need of a much closer study of the Word of God; especially should Daniel and the Revelation have attention as never before…. The light that Daniel received from God was given especially for these last days” (Testimonies to Ministers and Gospel Workers, pp. 112, 113). This subject will provide a fresh approach to the books of Daniel and Revelation. It will examine the significance of their prophetic messages to end-time events, the character of Christ and God’s plan to save us.

Hours:​

50 class hours

Prophetic Guidance

Description

Paul wrote to the Thessalonian church, “Do not despise prophecies. Test all things; hold fast what is good” (1 Thessalonians 5:20, 21, NKJV). This subject will examine the life of a modern prophet and the relevance of such a life to the church of God.

Hours:​

15 class hours

Homiletics

Description

John records of Jesus, our Example, that “No man ever spoke like this Man” (John 7:46, NKJV). This class will develop the talent of speech as it relates to the presentation of Biblical truths. 

Hours:​

Minimum of 30 class hours

Practical component:

Public presentations

Emergency Field Medicine

Description

Mission service is often done in areas not blessed with modern medical facilities. Any available medical services that are available are often costly, which can be difficult to accommodate on a mission budget. This class will provide basic medical knowledge that will enable gospel workers to cope with challenging circumstances. It will be taught by well-qualified medical personnel who can give practical insight into dealing with potential situations.

Contact hours:​

minimum of 15 class hours

Practical component:

Public presentations

Community Health Education

Description

“Christ’s method alone will give true success in reaching the people. The Savior mingled with people as one who desired their good. He showed sympathy for them, ministered to their needs, and won their confidence. Then He invited them, ‘Follow Me’” (The Ministry of Healing, p. 73). This class familiarizes the student with the many health programs available to benefit the community’s general fitness. Also discussed are the limitations of such health educators and how best to cooperate with local health agencies.

Natural Remedies

Description

This class will give the students the tools to handle minor health problems without needing to rely on professional medical advice. Student will learn to recognise the difference between minor and major health problems, so that they will be aware of when they need to seek professional help urgently.

Hours:​

Minimum of 15 class hours

Christian Sales

Description

“We need to realize the importance of the canvassing work as one great means of finding out those who are in peril and bringing them to Christ” (Colporteur Ministry, p. 36). This subject will cover Christian salesmanship, focusing especially on literature evangelism. 

Hours:​

15 class hours

Practical component:​

Minimum of 12 hours

Personal Finance and Stewardship

Description

A special emphasis on how to arrange personal finances so as to be financially independent and how that impacts our Christian calling to be faithful stewards of all that God has entrusted to us.

Hours:​

9 class hours

Church History

Description

This subject will outline the origins and growth of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Students will see how historical events have fulfilled Bible prophecy to date, and the role of the remnant church in preparing the world for Christ’s return.

Hours:​

9 class hours

Some subjects at The Incredible Journey Bible College can be used as credit for certain degrees from Andrews University.

Have you found a new peace and joy at the cross? Do you feel driven to share your joy with others? The Incredible Journey Bible College can show you how! Learn more about our training course and download application forms.

At The Incredible Journey Bible College, we strive to offer the best value in evangelism training. We keep the cost as low as possible while still providing a high-quality learning experience. Use our financial information and schedules to plan your Bible College experience.

Classes with Louis and Carol Torres will give you a thorough knowledge of the Bible. You will be fully equipped to share God’s Word.

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*The Incredible Journey Bible College is brought to you by the generous support of The Incredible Journey donors, Adventist World Radio and Mission College of Evangelism.

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