How to Understand and Apply the New Testament

Group or Class Description

This course aims to introduce the core disciplines of studying the New Testament well. Though it is designed especially for Bible teachers (of small groups, Sunday school, family worship, student Bible studies, etc., whether active or aspiring), anyone interested in the New Testament will profit.


Course Objectives:


  • To study the text well. This includes understanding the genre, literary and historical context, and words within New Testament texts to extract their precise meaning, as well as situating the text’s meaning into broader Biblical, historical, and systematic theology
  • To obey each text’s meaning
  • To communicate each text’s meaning effectively to others around us
  • To equip others to study, obey, and communicate the New Testament

Leader Information

Bradley Pinkerton/Lane Smith