Geneva Institute seeking Adjunct History Professor

The Geneva Institute, a non-profit ministry providing dual-enrollment courses from a distinctly Christian world view, is planning to expand its program for the 2020-2021 school year and is seeking a qualified adjunct history professor. If you or someone you know desires to be a part of a growing organization, an organization committed to building up a community of young students focused on preparing for college and deepening roots in the Christian worldview; please consider partnering with us toward those ends!

The following qualifications are required:

  • an accredited Master’s Degree
  • 18 hours of graduate level accredited coursework in the subject discipline
  • a credible confession of faith and faithful membership in a Bible-believing church.
  • a commitment to Christian education and the application of a Biblical worldview to all areas of scholarship and life
  • agreement with the Westminster Confession of Faith and a basic understanding of its teachings. Specific exceptions will be considered.

Please contact Dean Walker at dean.walker@genevainstitute.org, or call (919) 245-7016, for more information.

Geneva Institute Seeking Adjunct Professors

The Geneva Institute, a non-profit ministry providing dual-enrollment courses from a distinctly Christian worldview, is planning to expand its program for the 2020-2021 school year and is seeking qualified adjunct professors in the areas of History, Art, Music, Business/Economics, and Science. If you or someone you know desires to be a part of a growing organization, an organization committed to building up a community of young students focused on preparing for college and deepening roots in the Christian worldview, please consider partnering with us toward those ends!

The following qualifications are required:

  • an accredited Master’s Degree
  • 18 hours of graduate-level accredited coursework in the subject discipline
  • a credible confession of faith and faithful membership in a Bible-believing church.
  • a commitment to Christian education and the application of a Biblical worldview to all areas of scholarship and life
  • agreement with the Westminster Confession of Faith and a basic understanding of its teachings. Specific exceptions will be considered.

Please contact Dean Walker at dean.walker@genevainstitute.org, or call (919) 245-7016, for more information.

Greek for Everyone – Fall 2019

The Institute announces an introductory Greek course designed to cultivate an understanding of biblical Greek concepts in order to enable deeper study of Scripture.

Having taken this course, the student will be able gain insight from the original language of the New Testament and will be able to interact with commentaries and other tools that discuss Greek grammar and its relationship to the meaning of the Biblical text. The student will also gain a knowledge of the most common words of the New Testament and be able to compare and contrast them with their English equivalents. In addition, the student will emerge with a better understanding of English and how to use it to communicate their ideas.

This course is suitable for both students and teachers of the New Testament. It also serves as a first year high school language course and as a preparatory study for a college level New Testament Greek course. The course will run for two semesters and will cost $150 per semester. The class will meet bi-weekly for 90 minutes in an online setting (video-conference) and will be recorded for those who might have other commitments during the scheduled time. Time and Date: Thursday 8:30am -9:50am.

Texts (tentative):

  • Thornhill, A. Chadwick. Greek for Everyone: Introductory Greek for Bible Study and Application, 2016.
  • Trenchard , Warren C. Complete Vocabulary Guide to the Greek New Testament, 1998.

Contact Dean Walker at dean.walker@genevainstitute.org (919-245-7016) to register or obtain further information about this course.

Geneva Scholars Program – Building a Community

The Institute is building up a community of young students focused on preparing for college and deepening roots in the Christian worldview.

Geneva Scholars take up to 12 hours of dual enrollment studies including six hours of worldview centric courses such as Great Books, Critical Survey of Worldview, Psychology, OT/NT Literature. The remaining hours serve to meet important college credits in the areas of English Composition, History, Math, etc. The first seven qualified students to commit to the 2019 program will receive full scholarships*

In addition to the academic studies, the Institute serves to build a community of students working toward common goals. Students will have opportunity to fellowship through both cultural (symphonic concerts, plays, etc.) and recreational events.

For more information contact Dean Walker at (919) 245-7016 or info@genevainstitute.org.

* Program admission requirements apply.

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Spring Semester Course Schedule

The Geneva Institute announces its Spring 2019 course schedule. These courses are great resources for gaining dual credit (college and high school) and studying from a Christian worldview.  Please contact dean.walker@genevainstitute.org for more information.

LA 202 GREAT BOOKS OF THE MODERN WORLD
This dual enrollment course will examine some of the influential works of modernity. Students will be encouraged to critically examine these works from a biblical perspective, discussing, debating, and evaluating the validity of the authors’ ideas and ethics.
Wednesday 8:30am-11:20am

PSY 111 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
Introduction to the general field of psychology. This dual enrollment course emphasizes concepts helpful for understanding contemporary psychology and those basic to further study.
Tuesday 8:30am-11:20am

GRK 112 ELEMENTARY GREEK II*
God’s precious word is worth treasuring by exploring the nuances of its original language.  Studying Greek not only gives students many of the language advantages that studying Latin would but also opens to them the same tools that sparked the reformation and helps spread and preserve God’s truth.
Thursday 8:30am-9:50am

*Dual enrollment hybrid online/onsite class. (Online class with onsite tutorials.)

GICT M11 PRE-CALCULUS WITH TRIGONOMETRY B

Advanced high school math which simultaneously prepares the student to pass the corresponding CLEP exam (Pre-Calc and/or College Algebra).  Pairs with GICT M19 Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry A.  This course is not offered through Bryan College – not a dual enrollment course.  Course fee: $175.
Tuesday and Thursday 11:30am-12:50am

Additional Info
These classes will be held at:

900 Watauga St,
Kingsport, TN 37660.

Online DE classes through our partnering college are also available.

Doug Douma to speak Wednesday on “Practical Apologetics”

This Wednesday, July 18th, Douglas Douma will speak on “Practical Apologetics.”  Come out and explore how to communicate the truth of Christianity to a fallen world! The event will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Kingsport (900 Watauga St, Kingsport, TN) at 7:00 pm.

Douglas Douma (trailname, Banzai) is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Wake Forest University, and Sangre de Cristo Seminary. He is a ordained minister in the Reformed Presbyterian Church – Hanover Presbytery serving as Assistant Pastor at Dillingham Presbyterian Church, and is the author of “The Presbyterian Philosopher – The Authorized Biography of Gordon H. Clark.” Douma is also the founder of Sola (discoversola.com) — a Christian ministry to Appalachian Trail hikers. He completed a northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2013.

Institute Fall Courses Open for Audit Registration

Our fall courses are now open for audit registration. Have a desire to engage the Great Books of western culture? Want to understand more about worldviews? Adults are encouraged and welcome! Contact us at info@genevainstitute.org or (919) 245-7016.

Fall Semester 2018
LA 201 GREAT BOOKS OF THE RENAISSANCE AND REFORMATION
The course will examine some of the influential works of the renaissance and reformation. Students will be encouraged to critically examine these works from a biblical perspective, discussing, debating, and evaluating the validity of the authors’ ideas and ethics.
Wednesday 8:30am-11:20am

CT 113 CRITICAL SURVEY OF WORLDVIEWS
This course compares and contrasts basic worldviews and their implications for life, and will also present the main components of a Christian worldview, as well as respond to challenges to that belief system.
Tuesday 8:30am-11:20am

John Hodges to speak on “Beauty in God’s Economy”

On Wednesday, June 20th, John Hodges will speak on “Beauty in God’s Economy.” Hodges in an engaging speaker who is able to relate creation, culture and art to the Christian life in relevant, practical ways. Come out and learn to appreciate new aspects of the awesome beauty in God’s economy! The event will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Kingsport (900 Watauga St, Kingsport, TN) at 7:00 pm.

Hodges is the Director for The Center for Western Studies. Mr. Hodges is a conductor and composer, holding degrees in Music from the University of Maryland (B.A) and Indiana University (M.M.).  He served as Music Director for various symphony orchestras and church music programs in Memphis from 1983-2009.  He also held the position of Associate Professor of the Arts and Cultural Apologetics at Crichton College where he taught art and music history, philosophy of the Christian Faith, directed theater, and founded and directed the Institute for the Arts and Cultural Apologetics.

This event is hosted by the Geneva Institute of Christian Thought as part of their Summer Studies in Christian Thought. The event is free to the public.