In this course you will study what
God says about the Pastor. Who, why, how, his qualifications, his
family, etc., are some of the subjects that will be studied.
This class is based upon the notes from a class taught by
Dr. Loys Vess who is now with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.
This study is taken chiefly from that class and has been expanded
somewhat by Dr. T.E. VanBuskirk, one of Dr. Vess' students.
This is a class from pastors to pastors about pastors as
taught by the Lord in His Bible.
read these instructions completely before proceeding to the class.
textbook, Pastoral Theology.
one section of the workbook per week.
Do not take
more than one section test
per week in this subject.
If you fail a test, you may retake the test on or after the next
day; but, your next test cannot be taken less than one week after
Submit a BEGIN SIGN-IN form to begin your attendance for this course unless you have done so previously. You do not sign in when you finish each lesson. When you have completed the entire course
and you are ready for the Final Test, then you will submit a FINISH SIGN-IN form.
Download and print the COURSE RECORD FORM. On it you will keep a record of your sign in "Begin" date because you will be required to enter it on the Sign In "Finish" form that you will submit at the end of the entire course. You
will also keep other pertinent information on that form such as date and score for each test so that you will be able to keep track of your progress through the course.
Minimum attendance for this course overall is 16 weeks.
Minimum attendance for each lesson in this course is 1 week per lesson.
The course is
worth 2 credits.
all of the
Do not submit more than one Section
Test per week.
Make sure you
read and submit the testing
instructions form if you have not
already done so. Only one copy of that form is required from each student.
take any test more than once on any one day. If you fail a
test you must wait until at least the
next day to repeat it.
After completing the book, then retrieve the
for the final
- Once you have completed all sections of the
textbook and passed
all of the corresponding
tests, and found the correct
answers to any questions missed on any test, then you may Retrieve the
Password and, upon receiving the Password, take the Final Test for the
Section Test links
are incorporated into the textbook.
the final test do not take it again.
- If you
the final test then you need to
restudy both the textbook and all of the section tests and then retake
the final test. Repeat this process until you pass the Final Test; but,
take the Final Test,
or any test, more than once on any one day.
- If you
miss any questions
on the Final Test, even though
you have passed it, then you need to review the textbook and all of the section tests and
find the correct answers to the questions you missed.
may now proceed to the textbook