Lutheran East Course Catalog: Religion Department
Faith Formation 9
Description: This course examines the root of our Christian Faith, the foundations of it, by looking at scripture in the Old Testament. We study the stories and learn how they connect to us and our faith in our modern day. We examine famous stories like creation, the flood, Cain and Abel, Abraham and Isaac, the Ten Commandments, and more. We also learn how God used these people in history to speak to us now.
Faith Formation 10
Prerequisite: Completion of Faith Formation 9
Description: Faith Formation 10 is a two semester course focused on learning about God and God’s people through Biblical and supporting texts. Through this course, students will learn about central teachings, key figures, and the history of God's people. Through this course of study, students will gain the ability to articulate how the New Testament and the teachings therein impact our current world on both a global and a personal level.
Prerequisite: Completion of Faith Formation 10
Description: This course will examine the nature of Christian beliefs and how to defend those beliefs. Students will examine the claims of Jesus, salvation, the work of the church, and the end times, among many other doctrines. Students will then analyze the historical, societal, and scientific information that validates the claims of the Scriptures.
Prerequisite: Completion of Christian Faith
Description: This course will examine what the Bible says about how to best live our lives – focusing on practical aspects of living the Christian faith in the 21st Century. Students will study Biblical teachings which apply to numerous circumstances people deal with throughout the course of their life – including sexuality, money, marriage, and relational conflict. Students will see how the Gospel of Jesus Christ changes our hearts and motivates us to live in line with His will.