Systematic Theology III: Eschatology/Ecclesiology

Course number: DETS3203 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


Distance Education Course: Systematic theological approach to the emerging church and eschatological themes the Bible.

Course Description: The third of three courses designed to cover the key topics of Christian theology in a systematic approach. Topics include: the Holy Spirit; the Church; and the End Times. Students will engage in a study of an example of a “Young Adult” church with over one thousand attendees and unique features of reaching today’s emerging adult with an uncompromising message of salvation and the good news of the gospel.

Prerequisite: DETS2102 Soteriology/Christology OR DETS2202 Christology AND 3 credits of study in Soteriology.

Course Textbooks:
Eschatology: A Futurist View.
 Thomas L. Holdcroft. Abbotsford, BC: CeeTec, 2001. ISBN: 0968058043
The Essence of the Church: A Community Created by the Spirit. Craig Van Gelder. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2000. ISBN: 0801090962
The Younger Evangelicals

    Instructor:  Anil Satralkar

Biography: Anil and his family live in Kolkata, India what is known as the ‘City of Joy’ where Mother Teresa worked and went to be in heaven. His wife, Asha, is the headmistress at the Assembly of God Church School providing education to the underprivileged children for the last seventeen years. They have two daughters, Ashnil and Anisha.

Anil grew up in the home of a rural pastor and has overcome tremendous poverty. For the past 20 years, he has taught in Bible Colleges and engaged in ministry in India, the USA and most recently in Canada.

I love Cricket as majority Indians do, especially a one-day game and what is recently known as 20, twenty one-day game.

Bachelor of Theology, 1984, South Asia Bible College, Bangalore, South India, India
Bachelor of Divinity, 1988, South Asia Bible College, Bangalore, South India, India
Masters in Theology, 1994, South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies, Bangalore, South India, India