This course is an introductory study of the end times using a biblical theology approach. Basic themes include the hope of Israel, the second coming of Christ, the afterlife, judgment, hell and heaven.
Learn to appreciate the relevance of eschatology in biblical theology, and how it encompasses God’s plan of redemption through the person of Jesus Christ.
GOALS OF THE COURSE
After completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Distinguish between biblical theology and systematic theology approaches to the end times
- Identify the eschatological themes presented in the Old and New Testaments
- Understand critical issues that confront Christians as they are introduced to the study of eschatology
- Teach and preach the eschatological truths of the Bible with confidence
ABOUT DR. IAN BOND
Dr. Bond serves as Executive Director of the International Center at the Technical College System of Georgia in Atlanta. He is also President of Teach the Nations, Inc., a faith-based educational and humanitarian NGO, and an ordained minister with Evangel Fellowship International.
During his career spanning more than 30 years, Dr. Bond has gained extensive experience as an entrepreneur, educator, author, motivational speaker, and television talk-show host. He has served as a business leader, senior pastor, college professor, and university president.
He has also served on the boards of various community, regional and national arts, humanitarian, and professional organizations; including the Springer Opera House, Columbus Symphony Orchestra and the Georgia Rotary Student Program. He serves on the executive committee of the Association of Christian Educators and Administrators and is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society.
Dr. Bond holds a bachelor’s degree from Lancaster University (UK) and a master’s and doctoral degree from Beacon University (USA).