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Upcoming Classes

Old Testament Survey

Taught by Steve Perdue
September 27-28, 2013

This class is a great opportunity to start in the Heartland Conference School of Ministry. We are beginning a two-year cycle. Although you don't have to take the classes in any order, a survey of the Old Testament is the perfect time to come find out what School of Minsitry is all about!

  • Adult learning classroom with teacher calling on student with hand raisedOld Testament Survey

    A synopsis of the Old Testament touching on the themes, background and messages of each book

  • Steve PerdueSteve Perdue

    Husband: of Jean Perdue (42 years)

    Father of: Lori (deceased), Lance and Elisabeth

    Grandfather of: Bella & Lyla

    Full-time minister: 40 years

    Pastor of ConnectChurch (formerly Word Aflame Ministries): 24 years

    Graduate of:

    • Equipping the Saints, Heartland Conference
    • Maranatha Institute, Appalachian Conference
    • Southwestern Christian University, Bachelor's and Master's Degrees

    Nominated for the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship (1975)

    Served on Conference Board for 12 years

    Somethings that might surprise you:

    • Earned 12 letters in High School, and made captain of defense (football) as a college freshman. (VA)
    • Have run 26 mile marathons as an adult (7 min/mile).

    I'm excited about the future!


  • What the Bible Is All About BookWhat the Bible Is All About

    by Henrietta Mears

    Henrietta Mears's all-time classic gives an excellent overview and understanding, in clear and concise language, of every book in the Bible. It includes commentary and other study helps, historical background on every key event in the Bible, and an article on "How to Become a Member of God's Family."

  • Typing on computerPre-class Assignment

    1. Read all of the Old Testament section of "What the Bible is All About". The students will sign a reading report indicating what % of the text was read.
    2. Make a chart listing the 39 Old Testament books. For each of them, include a) the category (law, poetry, etc...); b) how Jesus Christ is portrayed; and c) a ONE SENTENCE summary for each book.

    note: # a and b are provided by the writer. # c should be in the student's own words.