Religion Courses

AGVA Religion Courses

Amazing Grace Virtual Academy currently offers 11 religion courses. All of these courses are Biblically sound. Look below to learn more about each of the courses we offer.

Old Testament History, Digging Deeper

This course builds on the foundation of what Sunday Schools or Lutheran elementary schools teach about Old Testament history. It is intended to strengthen the students’ knowledge of the facts, to help students counter arguments against the Bible record, to help students find application of Old Testament history to their daily lives, and to expand students’ awareness of how the Old Testament leads us to Christ.

Grade Level: 9-12

Length: 1 semester

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisites: None

Old Testament Christian Faith

This course examines the essentials of Christian faith and traces the development of knowledge about Christ through the Old Testament as it examines the faith, understanding, whether weak or strong, of the people of faith in the Old Testament.

Grade Level: 9-12

Semester: 1

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisites: None

The Life of Jesus Christ, Our Savior (Matthew, Mark, Luke)

An in-depth study of the life and ministry of our Savior as recorded in the three Gospels. Each of the Gospels will be studied in detail to gain appreciation for the special insights each provides and to understand the unique purpose for which each was written.

Grade Level: 9-12

Length: 1 semester

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisites: None

The Life of Jesus Christ, Our Savior (John)

Insights into the life and ministry of our Savior as recorded by an eyewitness. The Gospel of John will be studied in detail to gain an appreciation for its special emphasis.

Grade Level: 9-12

Length: 1 semester

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisites: None

How the Church Grows Close to Home (Acts 1-8)

A careful examination of the growth and spread of the Christian Church in the First Century as recorded in the Book of Acts, Chapters 1-8. This study will also provide a framework for understanding the epistles of the New Testament.

Grade Level: 9-12

Length: 1 semester

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisites: None

How the Church Grows In the World (Acts 9-28)

A careful examination of the growth and spread of the Christian Church in the First Century as recorded in the Book of Acts, Chapters 9-28. This study will also provide a framework for understanding the epistles of the New Testament.

Grade Level: 9-12

Length: 1 semester

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisites: None

Living Christianity-Now What? I'm a Church Member!

This course addresses the topics of Worship, Stewardship and Friendship Evangelism.

It also addresses the privileges and responsibilities that come with church membership. Students will be encouraged to become more active in service to their congregation.

Grade Level: 11-12

Length: 1 semester

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisites: None

Living Christianity-Daily Christian Living

This course explores current issues such as Apologetics, Christian Life Planning, From Friendship to Marriage, Christian Financial Planning, Religion/Science, Popular Social Trends, and others. It also will offer guidance on what the Christian teen may experience on a college campus and/or in the world of work.

Grade Level: 11-12

Length: 1 semester

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisites: None

What Others Believe- Religious Organizations in America

This class is a survey study of the history of the Christian Church from the time of the apostles until the present day. There is an emphasis on the Reformation and Lutheranism in the USA, as well as a comparison between confessional Lutheranism and other mainline denominations.

Grade Level: 11-12

Length: 1/2 semester

Credit: 0.25

Prerequisites: None

What Others Believe- Religions of the World

The course includes a study of major world religions including Islam, Hinduism/Buddhism, Judaism, Secularism/Atheism/Agnosticism, Mormonism, Jehovah Witnesses and others.

Grade Level: 11-12

Length: 1/2 semester

Credit: 0.25

Prerequisites: None

Say Pastor I Was Wondering

This course invites students to submit topics/questions about matters pertaining to their Christian living. After multiple topics are identified, students will select six for in depth study. Students will be expected to research, explore and report on assigned topics.

Grades: 11-12

Length: 1/2 semester

Credit: .25

Prerequisites: None