CURRICULUM

The curriculum at RHEMA Bible Training Center Thailand is specifically designed for those who have a spiritual hunger to know more of God’s Word and how to be led by the Holy Spirit.

 

Recognizing that students come to RHEMA with varying levels of scriptural knowledge and spiritual maturity, the RBTCT staff has prayerfully designed the curriculum, creating the same spiritual environment and upholding the same educational standards as RHEMA USA.

At RHEMA Thailand, not only is the curriculum designed to establish the student in the fundamentals of God’s Word and how to be led by the Holy Spirit, but it will also build in them a strong Biblical foundation. The student will receive courses that concentrate on preparing them for successful ministry.

 

The curriculum of Rhema Thailand is designed to equip and prepare those called to full-time pulpit ministry and those called to serve in the ministry of helps. You will receive practical instruction from the Word of God and learn how to make the truths in the Bible become a reality in your life and the lives of those you minister to as you learn how to apply God’s Word in life and ministry.

 

RHEMA Thailand’s training program consists of three semesters. The curriculum includes 48 courses, equivalent to about 720– hours of classroom instruction. Classes are taught Monday Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Almost all classes are taught in the English language and translated into Thai language. Few classes are taught in the Thai language only.

 

CORE SUBJECTS

FIRST SEMESTER

Character of the Believer

This course is designed as an advanced discipleship class teaching students what it means to be a disciple of Christ and challenging them to truly live for and follow Jesus.  Also included is more on how to make disciples.

Christ the Healer

This course is designed to give the students knowledge of the covenant of healing which we as Christians have with God through Jesus Christ. The student should not only grasp this spiritual truth so that they can apply it to their own personal lives, but they should also have such a grasp of the subject that they are able to teach others about healing as well.

Christian Foundations

The purpose of this course is to teach the student foundational Bible truths that are necessary for every believer. The student will also learn how to minister these foundational truths to new believers

Biblical Prayer 1

This subject covers instruction on the fundamentals of prayer, the importance and value of prayer and how to pray effectively.

Personal Evangelism

This course is designed to give the students a working knowledge of personal evangelism. This course will provide the student with structured guidelines that will equip the student with valuable tools necessary for effective evangelism.

Principles of Spiritual Formation

This subject is to identify the basic elements that must be in place for spiritual growth to occur. Special attention will be given to explaining how we may assist God’s people in the maturity process.

Foundations of Faith 1 and 2

This course is designed to give the student a foundational knowledge of the principles that govern true Bible faith. The student will be given a Biblical definition of what faith is, how faith comes, and how to release their faith.

Three Dimensions of Man

This course teaches and grounds the students in how God created man; man is a spirit, has a soul, and lives in a body.  And how to recognize, be familiar and aware of the spirit of man and how this knowledge effects the spiritual growth and life of the believer.

Old Testament Survey

This subject provides an overview of Genesis – Malachi and a study of the history of God’s Covenant People, Israel, God’s nature, the sin of man and its consequences, and the great mercy of God is revealed in the plan of redemption.  The “Scarlet Cord” of redemption is seen through the Old Testament from the beginning.

Righteousness

This course is designed to give the student a greater understanding of his/her “position” of righteousness with The Heavenly Father through Jesus Christ. The student will be taught how we as believers received our righteousness and how knowledge of our righteous position will give us boldness to approach the Throne of God and have confidence in our prayer life.

Believer’s Authority

A study in the spiritual authority that has been given to the believer through the redemptive work of Jesus Christ. Through His death, resurrection and ascension, Jesus, defeated Satan and gave believers access to all the power of God through His Name.

Supportive Ministries

The subject is to increase the understanding and effectiveness of the different supportive ministry functions that aid in the spreading of the Gospel message around the world. It introduces students to basics of children’s, music, youth and practical ministry and volunteers.

Introduction to the Holy Spirit

This course is designed to give the student a greater understanding of the Person and the ministry of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer. Emphasis will be placed upon a personal relationship and a daily fellowship that every Christian can have with the Holy Spirit.

Introduction to the Holy Spirit

This course is designed to give the student a greater understanding of the Person and the ministry of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer. Emphasis will be placed upon a personal relationship and a daily fellowship that every Christian can have with the Holy Spirit.

SECOND SEMESTER

The Local Church

This course is designed to give the student a greater understanding of the purpose, function, and proper structure of the local New Testament Church according to the plan of the Lord Jesus Christ- Head of the Church.

Leadership Principles 1 and 2

This course is designed to teach the students necessary natural and spiritual skills for effective Christian leadership so that they can successfully fulfill the call of God upon their lives as Christian leaders.

Bible Interpretation

This course is designed to teach the student how to properly interpret and “rightly divide” the scriptures in order to live the abundant life, but at the same time guarding against doctrinal error which can destroy the life of  a Christian.

Praise Life

This course is designed to give the student a greater understanding of true New Testament praise and worship. The student will also gain a greater understanding of how daily praise and worship to the Heavenly Father can help the believer in living the abundant, Spirit-filled life.

Biblical Prosperity

This course is designed to give the student a balanced perspective of the natural and spiritual factors, which affect the area of true Biblical prosperity in a Christian’s life.

Church History

This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the beginning and progression of the New Testament Church. Perspectives of the beginning, progression, and modern day Pentecostal, Charismatic, and “Word of Faith” movements will also be presented

 

God’s Love and Grace

This course is designed to establish the students in the truth of God’s love and grace and how grace brings salvation, and affects our Christian walk and ministry. The students are also grounded in the Biblical teaching of God’s love; what it is, how to experience God’s love, and how to walk in God’s love toward others.

 

The Triumphant Church

This course is a continuation study of the Spiritual Authority that has been given to each believer in Christ. The subject matter of the course will primarily deal with the Christian’s authority over demons and the Kingdom of Darkness. A Biblical perspective on what is commonly referred to as “spiritual warfare” and “deliverance ministries” will also be discussed.

 

The Anointing

The purpose of this class is to educate the student about the function and role of the anointing in the Bible.  This course will define the anointing, examine the anointing in the ministry of Jesus, and discuss keys to operating with the anointing.

Bible Doctrines 2

This course is a continuation of Bible Doctrine I in acquainting the student with fundamental doctrinal truths that are essential to a full Gospel ministry as set forth in the Word of God.

New Testament Survey

This course is designed to give the student an overview of the New Testament from Matthew to Revelation and includes a brief background of the inter-testament period between Malachi (the last book of the Old Testament) and Matthew (the first book of the New Testament).

Life of Honor

This course is designed to reveal to the student the necessary elements for living a life of honor as defined by God’s Word and evidenced by Christ-like character. The student will learn just how important the development of true humility and submission are for the believer.

Blood Covenant

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the everlasting and irrevocable Covenant that we as Christians have with the Heavenly Father based upon the Blood of The Lord Jesus Christ. The student will also understand the benefits that are made available to every Christian because of this Covenant with God.

THIRD SEMESTER

Holy Spirit and Guidance

This course is designed to build upon the basic guidelines of how to be led by the Holy Spirit.

Biblical Prayer 2

This course is a continuation study of the principles and factors which when applied to the prayer life of the believer will cause the believer to have an effective prayer life. An effective prayer life is defined as a prayer life that produces results.

Redemptive Realities 1 and 2

These courses are designed to teach the student what God has done for them in the great plan of redemption; what God did for man through the death, burial, resurrection; the present day ministry of Jesus Christ, and the benefits that accompany redemption, which are available to every Christian.

Ministry Gifts

This course is designed to give the student a greater understanding of the calling and function of each five-fold ministry office as established by Jesus Christ, Head of The Church, as indicated in Ephesians 4:11.

The Book of Ephesians

This course is a study of the Book of Ephesians and is designed to bring the student to an understanding of two major themes addressed by Apostle Paul. 1.Doctrinal issues pertaining to the Christian. 2. Responsibilities of the believer

Christian Marriage and Family

This course is designed to give the student a Biblical perspective as to when and how God established the family unit and how the Christian family should operate in order to produce family unity, peace, and God’s divine blessings in the home.

Ministerial Ethics

The purpose of this course is to instill in the student the importance of maintaining a lifestyle of proper ethics and integrity. The student will come to an understanding that Christian Ministers occupy a unique place and are expected to live a higher standard of moral integrity than any other person.

Children’s Ministry

This course is designed to teach the student the mechanics of children’s ministry, and to instill in the student a vision for reaching the children of this generation with the Gospel. Knowledge of how to start and build an effective children’s ministry in the local church will also be given.

Sermon Preparation

The purpose of this course is to acquaint the student with the “art” and the “science” of preaching and teaching the Word of God. It is designed to help the student to organize himself, his material, and his God-given abilities so that the Gospel message when preached can be presented most effectively.

Bible Doctrines 1

This course is designed to give the student a greater understanding of the elementary doctrines of Christ and the Christian church

Spiritual Gifts

This course is designed to teach the students about the 9 manifestation of the Spirit listed in 1 Corinthians 12:1-22

Bible Research and Study Methods

This course is designed to introduce the student to the various Bible study resource material available and how to effectively utilize these study resources. During this course local Christian book stores display the various study material they have available

Financial Peace

This course is designed to give the student a better understanding of financial matters and how to manage one’s own personal and ministry finances. The course will combine a balance of practical as well as Biblical principles to help the student in financial and accounting matters.

Practicum

RHEMA Bible Training Center Thailand (RBTCT) strives to work in cooperation with all local churches in Thailand.  We provide assistance as well as edification to the Body of Christ through the training of leaders and God’s people to be ready to serve God fruitfully.  RBTCT, therefore, has designed the integration of coursework and practicum into our course of study.  The practicum is designed to give the student a broad experience in various areas of ministry.  The practicum location is in Bangkok and surrounding areas, or upcountry; and will be announced each semester.  The cost of the practicum is 1,500 Baht per semester.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees for this program is 14,900.- Baht, which consists of Tuition and fees for this program is 14,900.- Baht, which consists of – Registration fee 500.- Baht- Tuition fee 14,400.- Baht.           

1. Pay up-front plan

2. Semester plan: 4,800.- Baht 3 times, due at the beginning of each semester.

3. Term plan: 1,200.- Baht 12 times, due at the beginning of each term.

 

Due to the situation of COVID-19 RHEMA Bible Training Center Thailand (RBTCT) has provided the “Study at home via Zoom”. We will resume the in-person classes when the situation warrants. Students who applied during the Study at home via Zoom can continue their on-line studies until completion.