A Bible School Certificate is awarded to students fulfilling course requirements. A transcript is also issued upon the completion of the course.
By the end of the course, students should have gained:
A good knowledge of the Bible
This will include general overviews as well as more detailed knowledge of specific books, themes, doctrines and characters. Students should be able to study the Bible effectively for themselves after the course and be able to teach others in small study group situations. They should also be able to demonstrate the relevance of the Bible for today's world cultures and defend its importance in an apologetic sense.
Personal, spiritual formation
This forming of Christian character will be shown in students' response to community living in an international setting. They should be able to offer a stable life-style and a mature understanding of human nature and God's purpose for humanity. They should display respect and a servant attitude to others.
An ability in a range of ministry skills
Students should be able to present a clear personal testimony of their commitment to Christ. They should be able to lead another person to understand how to become a Christian. They should be able to encourage another Christian in their spiritual formation (discipleship). They should be able to participate effectively in a range of ministry programmes (eg. youth work, Sunday school teaching etc.), and be able to understand the purpose of the church and contribute to the life of their church on completion of the course.
An understanding of the world of missions
All students should have a basic knowledge of the Biblical basis of missions and an understanding of some of the issues involved in cross-cultural missions. Students should also have a knowledge of a range of mission organisations.