Carroll Offers Video Conferencing for Face-to-Face Classes during Alpha Term 2016

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Face-to-Face & Zoom Video Classes

Four courses are being taught face-to-face on site at various churches and the Carroll Center while streaming live online.

Christian Heritage III (FHCHS5113.111)

Taught face-to-face at First Baptist Church Waxahachie on Mondays from 6:15pm – 9:00pm. The class meets once a week for eight weeks.

This course reviews the history of Christianity in the modern era. Particular attention will be given to the persons, events, and movements involved in the growth of the Christian church and the development of Christian theology during the last four centuries on the European continent, in Europe, and in America. Two Units.


Karen Bullock, Ph.D.

Dr. Bullock is a Fellow and the Director of the Ph.D. program at Carroll Institute. She earned a B.S. in Education from the University of North Texas, and M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She served for ten years on the theology faculty at Southwestern, teaching Church History and directing the Ph.D. program as Associate Dean. Dr. Bullock went to Dallas Baptist University in 2004, where she taught Christian History and directed the Ph.D. in Leadership Studies program before joining the staff of Carroll Institute in 2007.

As a public speaker and author of numerous books, chapters, and articles, Dr. Bullock strives for personal excellence in her roles as scholar, teacher, and mentor. Fascinated about all areas of history, she is especially passionate about missions, the persecuted church, Baptist heritage, and justice. Dr. Bullock and her husband John have two adult children, six grandchildren, and live near Granbury, Texas.

Spirituality and Counseling (MFPSY 5511.111)

Taught face-to-face at Agape Baptist Church in Fort Worth on Mondays from 6:00pm – 10:00pm.

This class is an overview of the Christian Counseling field, including the history of Christian Counseling, issues of integrating psychology and theology, and developing a Christian world view as a part of the caregiving ministries. This course is a prerequisite to Practicum I.


Dr. Dan Clements

Dr. Clements is a Resident Fellow and Professor of Psychology and Counseling at B. H. Carroll Theological Institute. Dr. Clement earned a Ph.D. in Psychology and Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Currently, he is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Argosy University and a therapist

At Pathways Counseling Center, both in Dallas. Dr. Clements is an approved supervisor through LMFT and LPC Boards in Texas.

Old Testament 1 (SWBLI5111.111)

Students and Readers can participate in a class taught face-to-face or by live video conferencing at Legacy Church, Plano. The class meets once a week for eight weeks on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 9:10 p.m.

This course is an introduction to each Old Testament book with emphasis on historical issues, theological interpretations, and contemporary applications. Pentateuch, Joshua, and Judges. Two Units.


Dr. Bill Bryan

Dr. Bryan is a Resident Fellow and Professor of Old Testament at B. H. Carroll Theological Institute. He holds the Ph.D. in Old Testament from B. H. Carroll Theological Institute; a D.Min. in Pastoral Care from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.Div. in Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.B.A. from the University of Houston; and a B.S. in Aerospace/Ocean Engineering from Virginia Tech. Dr. Bryan has taught at the West Virginia Baptist Convention School of Christian Studies (1995-1998); Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Adjunct Instructor (1998-2004); and Texas Baptist Laity Institute (2000-2006).

1 Corinthians (SWBLI 5226.114)

Taught face-to-face or by live video conferencing at First Baptist Church, Midland on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 8:40 p.m.

This course is an exegetical study of 1 Corinthians designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting. Two Units.


Dr. Sheila Griffith

Dr. Griffith is a Resident Fellow at B. H. Carroll Theological Institute and Professor of New Testament Greek and Biblical Languages. She holds the Ph.D. in Religious Studies, Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity, from the University of Virginia; an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; and a B.A. in Psychology, Anthropology, and Behavioral Sciences from Rice University. Dr. Griffith has done additional studies including “Aestivae Romae Latinitatis MCMXCIX,” (Summer Latin Institute) at the University of Virginia, and post graduate research at the University of Tübingen.

Dr. Griffith has taught at Dallas Baptist University, Dallas Christian College, Houston Baptist University, and as a Faculty Instructor at the University of Virginia. Sheila and her husband, Kevin, have taught as adjunct professors for Wayland Baptist University’s Kenya campus. The Griffiths currently reside in France.

Published: Jul 28, 2016


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