Welcome to the January 2011 Essentials In Worship Theology Course. This scheduled course begins January 7th and wraps up on February 7th. You can dive in and begin at anytime. This course is also available in other formats that allow you to take it at your own pace or download it for your church; for more options, click on the Course tab above.
Here Is How You Can Get Started
1) Say Hello
Write a few lines about yourself on theÂ course forum as a quick introduction.
2) Order Your Book
Wright, N. T.Â Simply Christian: Why Christian Makes Sense. San Francisco: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2006.Â Buy Now
Download Essentials In Worship Theology by Dan Wilt, M.Min. in the Media Library.
3) Get Oriented
If this is your first course in our online classroom you may be asking where you should look to find things. Hereâ€™s what you need to know.
Essentials In Worship Theology Classroom: This is where we gather. The Home tab is for hallway conversation. The Forum tab is where weâ€™ll have classroom discussion. The sidebar on the right is where youâ€™ll see a list of assignments. Which leads us to our next sectionâ€¦
Instructions & Assignments: All instructions and assignments are available on the right hand side of the course classroom. This of this as your home base for information. You’ll find an overview, schedule and instructions here as well as detailed assignments and links to Media (all media is in iPod friendly formats so that you can drag it into iTunes to take it with you on the go).
Here are a few more key links that will give you an introduction to the course, a list of assignments and a few key technical details.
4) Join The Opening Session Live Online
The opening session is on Friday, January 7th at 12pm EST for all who can make it. Register for it here.
5) Any Questions
If you need any help with assignments, technical aspects of the course, or anything else related to WorshipTraining.com, just fire off an email to email@example.com and weâ€™d love to help.
Additional University Requirements
For anyone who is taking this course for university credit there are additional requirements at the bottom of each Week’s page for you.
1. Create A Blog For Your University Assignments
Set up a blog here atÂ WorshipTraining, as they are easier for us to find and access. Start out by posting an initial reflection about the course and what you’re hoping to get out of it.
This blog will become your place for posting all of your university assignments for the Essentials Course.
2. Order Additional Resources (University only)
- Wilt, Dan and others.Â What Is Worship? DVD. Houston: Vineyard Music USA, 2006. Â Buy Now
- Wright, N.T. and Dan Wilt.Â Reclaiming Worship CD. Houston: Vineyard Music USA, 2004. Â Buy Now
- Wright, N.T.Â Surprised By Hope: Rethinking Heaven, The Resurrection and The Mission Of The Church. Grand Rapids: HarperOne, 2008. Buy Now.