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Bible and Theology Certificate Program

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Certificate Program

Bible and Theology Certificate Program offers a range of learning opportunities to Christians as to the Bible and theology. This program is composed of eight courses in aggregate. All courses come from the fields of biblical and theological studies. Education at Olivet Seminary is rooted in a strong Biblical foundation. This certificate must be certified through an examination at a local seminary.

In other words, once you complete eight designated courses, you will be able to receive the Olivet Seminary Certificate in Bible and Theology. The certificate program offers a range of structured and effective learning opportunities to equip Christians to learn about the Bible and those seeking to have a deeper understanding of God and theology.


Dr. Donald Tinder

Dr. Donald Tinder (Ph.D., Yale University)

Dr. Donald Tinder is a world-leading historical theologian. He earned his B.A. from Yale University and M.Div. from Fuller Theological Seminary. He went on to receive a Ph.D. from Yale University. He has taught students in Europe and North America.


Dr. Paul de Vries

Dr. Paul de Vries (Ph.D. The University of Virginia)

Dr. Paul de Vries has tremendous academic background as a dean or associate dean of three Christian Schools (Wheaton College, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary and the Seminary of the East). He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. at the University of Virginia, specializing in applied ethics, critical thinking, and hermeneutics. He is the lead author of three books: The Taming of the Shrewd; Ethics Applied; and Business Ethics Applied.


Dr. Mark Wagner

Dr. Mark Wagner

Dr. Mark Wagner has a rich experience in the mission field in Germany. He earned his PhD degree from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has taught courses and seminars on Evangelism and Discipleship as well as Spirituality and Mission.


Rev. David Y. Chang

Rev. David Y. Chang

Rev. David Y. Chang is a cross-cultural pastor based in Sydney, Australia. He earned his Master of Divinity and completed the D.Min program from Olivet University. Having received a Bachelor of Engineering degree as his undergraduate studies from University of Melbourne, his passion for over 10 years has been to explain the Bible in an unadulterated yet systematic and logical way.


1. Bible

1) BS301 The Epistle to the Romans 3

2) BS302 The Epistle to the Romans 4

3) BS303 The Epistle to the Romans 5

4) BS304 The Epistle to the Romans 6

2. Theology

1) TH301 Christian Doctrines

2) TH302 Biblical Personal Ethics

3) TH303 Biblical Public Ethics

4) TH304 The Leadership Adventure