OTS Courses

Various awards are offered for both adults and teenagers. Courses are carefully graded according to levels:

The OTS academic programme for adults consists of four awards at four levels; certificate, diploma, degree. The Christian Education Curriculum for Teenagers offers ten courses for youth, aged 11-17. The Discipleship Certificate is a great encouragement for students, with an initial target to complete the first five courses. Following this there are three accredited awards culminating in the Bachelor of Theology degree. A Masters programme is under development. In summary the awards are:

DISCIPLESHIP-LEVEL COURSES

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DISCIPLESHIP-LEVEL COURSES

Discipleship level courses provide a balanced foundation for the Christian life, giving students confidence in their faith and an introduction to the Bible.

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ABUNDANT LIFE

This introductory course teaches how to live the abundant Christian life Jesus offers to every believer. Written in very simple language, it is especially suitable for young people, new believers and new literates. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes
English/Urdu
Rs 170
Tutor’s guide (Sindhi/Farsi/Pushtu)
Rs 100

THE LIGHT OF THE BIBLE

This course follows on from Abundant Life, and is in simple Urdu. It is designed to introduce the Bible to those with little Bible knowledge. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 170
Tutor’s guide(Sindhi)
Rs 100

TALKING WITH GOD

This straightforward course helps the student to understand the `how' and `why' of prayer, and to pray more effectively. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 200
Tutor’s guide (Sindhi)
Rs 100

CHRISTIAN FAMILY LIFE

This course gives practical guidance for Christian marriage and family life. A 'must' for husbands and wives and for those preparing for marriage. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes
English/Urdu
Rs 200
Tutor’s guide (Sindhi)
Rs 100

LIFE OF CHRIST Part-1

This course discusses about the birth and early years of Jesus Christ.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes
Urdu (each part)
Rs 100
English (each part)
Rs 200
Tutor’s guide (Farsi/Sindhi)
Rs 100

LIFE OF CHRIST Part-2

This course highlights the ministry of Jesus Christ in Gospels.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

CERTIFICATE-LEVEL COURSES

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CERTIFICATE-LEVEL COURSES

Certificate level courses engage the students in systematic Bible study and help them to influence their neighbors and families for Christ.

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LIFE OF CHRIST Part-3

This course describes how the ministry of Jesus was popular and focused among the people.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

LIFE OF CHRIST Part-4

This course focuses death and ressurection of Jesus Christ

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

CREATOR AND CREATION

This basic course explains the meaning of the Apostles’ Creed and prepares the believer for spiritual warfare. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes
Urdu
Rs 200
Sindhi
Rs 100

MEMBERS OF CHRIST’S BODY

This course considers what the Church is and does, and what are our responsibilities as Church members. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes
Urdu
Rs 200

LIFE & LETTERS OF PAUL Part-1

How God used the Apostle Paul to spread the gospel. How the events of Paul's life link with his epistles. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 200

LIFE & LETTERS OF PAUL Part-2

It talks about the connection between Paul's life and his letters.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

DIPLOMA LEVEL COURSES

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DIPLOMA LEVEL COURSES

At Diploma level we concentrate on training lay leaders to play an active part in their churches as lay preachers, evangelists, Sunday School teachers etc.

Details

PENTATEUCH I (Genesis)

This course emphasizes a personal faith in God and introduces important Bible characters and doctrines. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes
English/Urdu
Rs 230

PENTATEUCH II (Exodus – Deuteronomy)

This course covers the significant events of the Exodus, the Law, the tabernacle, sacrifice and priesthood. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 230

BIBLE SURVEY (Historical Books)

This covers the history of Israel from Joshua to Esther, with a book-by-book survey. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 230

LIFE OF CHRIST APPLIED

This course contains material additional to Life Of Christ parts 1-4, especially relating to the period of the passion. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 230

I - CORINTHIANS

This course tackles the problems which troubled the church at Corinth, and are still relevant in Pakistan today. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 230

EPHESIANS

This course teaches principles of inductive study, exegesis and some Greek. The main theme is the universal church. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 230

SUNDAY SCHOOL TRAINING

This course intends to train Sunday School teachers in the practical skills of teaching the Bible more effectively to children. Tutor’s guide and audio-visuals aids available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes
English/Urdu
Rs 230

INTRODUCTION TO CHURCH HISTORY

This brief survey introduces Church History from Pentecost to 1850 AD, from a South Asian perspective, focussing on issues particularly relevant to the Church in Pakistan. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 230

EXPOSITORY PREACHING

This course introduces the principles of Biblical interpretation. Tutor’s guide available. Course must be taught by tutor with preaching experience.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 230

DEGREE - LEVEL COURSES

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DEGREE - LEVEL COURSES

Bachelor level courses provide more in-depth training for pastors and full-time Christian workers.

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BIBLE SURVEY (Poetical Books)

This course explains the nature of Hebrew poetry and wisdom literature.It surveys the books from Job to Song of Songs. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 270

BIBLE SURVEY (Prophetical Books)

This course looks at O.T. prophecy in its historical context, explaining the main themes of all the prophetical books. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 270

NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY

This course surveys the historical background, authorship and main themes of the New Testament books. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes
English/Urdu
Rs 270

II - SAMUEL

This course gives practice in inductive Bible study, covering the the main themes of II-Samuel. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 270

JEREMIAH

This course gives practice in analysing metaphors and helps students to understand the themes and background of Jeremiah. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 270

1 PETER (Revised)

Inductive study of 1 Peter, giving practice in using commentaries and exploring themes arising from the text. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 270

ROMANS

A thorough inductive study of Paul’s Letter to the Romans. Tutor’s Guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes
English/Urdu
Rs 270

EFFECTIVE PASTORAL MINISTRY

This course examines the character and calling of a Christian Pastor and his role as leader, teacher, preacher, evangelist and counselor. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes
English/Urdu
Rs 270

EARLY CHURCH HISTORY

This course is a workbook based on Bishop William Young's book on early church history. Tutor’s guide available.

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No
English/Urdu
Rs 270

SPECIAL COURSES FOR TEENAGERS

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SPECIAL COURSES FOR TEENAGERS

This special curriculum is designed for teenagers of age 11-17 with interesting activities. These courses can also be taught in schools from class 6 to class 10.

Details

ME & MY GOD

This course talks about God and how can a person make a personal relationship with Him

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

ME & MY BIBLE

It provides introduction to the Bible, it realiability and big story

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

ME & MY IDENTITY

Different aspects of our identity in Christ and as Pakistani Christians

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

ME & MY FAMILY

Biblical priciples for family life, some contextual problems and solutions

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

ME & MY CHURCH

It talks about Church and what does it do with an introduction to Church history

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

ME & MY STEWARDSHIP

Biblical priciples of stewardship with different examples

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

ME & MY ENVIRONMENT

Bible mandate for creation care, some contemporary problems and solutions

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
Yes

ME & MY ETHICS

Bibical principles for ethical decision-making and dealing with temptation

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No

ME & MY SOCIETY

Biblical principles for good citizenship, some social problems and solutions

Guide available:
Yes
Is featured:
No