BUILD curriculum overview

An overview of the basic BUILD curriculum, with its modules, components and units is given below. It includes the types of learning in brackets. This information can be downloaded as a document here.

Module One – 2 Timothy and the Pastoral Epistles:
Preaching the Gospel and Godly Leadership

Unit 1. Introducing BUILD (Reflection)
Unit 2. Understanding 1 Timothy (Tools)
Unit 3. How to encounter a passage of the Bible (Tools)
Unit 4. Encountering 2 Timothy 1:8-12 (Encounter
Unit 5. What is the gospel? (Reflection)
Unit 6. Sharing the gospel (Action)
Unit 7. Encountering 2 Timothy 2:1-7 (Encounter)
Unit 8. Gospel centred ministry (Reflection)
Unit 9. Encountering 2 Timothy 3:14-17 (Encounter)
Unit 10. The Bible and biblical ministry (Reflection)
Unit 11. Personal Bible study and prayer (Action)
Unit 12. Encountering 2 Timothy 4:1-5 (Encounter)
Unit 13. How to preach a passage of the Bible (Action)
Unit 14. Encountering Titus 1:5-9 (Encounter)
Unit 15. Leaders of integrity (Action)

Module Two – Genesis and the Pentateuch:
Understanding God’s Story and Leading by Faith

Unit 1. The Pentateuch and the Bible’s story (Tools)
Unit 2. Genesis 12:1-9 and God’s plan of salvation (Tools)
Unit 3. Encountering Bible stories (Tools)
Unit 4. Encountering Genesis 1:1-2:3 (Encounter)
Unit 5. God’s world and our worldviews (Reflection)
Unit 6. Stewardship and sustainability (Action)
Unit 7. Encountering Genesis 11:1-9 (Encounter)
Unit 8. Sin and evil (Reflection)
Unit 9. Encountering Genesis 15 (Encounter)
Unit 10. God’s covenants and our covenants (Reflection)
Unit 11. Encountering Exodus 3:1-12 (Encounter)
Unit 12. Jesus and the Old Testament (Reflection)
Unit 13. Encountering the Law (Tools)
Unit 14. Encountering Deuteronomy 5:6-21 (Encounter)
Unit 15. Leading by faith (Action)

Module Three – Mark and the Gospels:
The Servant King and Servant Leadership

Unit 1. How to encounter Mark and the gospels (Tools)
Unit 2. Encountering Mark 2:1-12 (Encounter)
Unit 3. Understanding the kingdom of God (Reflection)
Unit 4. How to encounter parables (Tools)
Unit 5. Encountering Mark 4:26-33 (Encounter)
Unit 6. Proclaiming the kingdom of God (Reflection)
Unit 7. Encountering Matthew 5:1-12 (Encounter)
Unit 8. Poverty and prosperity (Reflection)
Unit 9. Making disciples (Action)
Unit 10. Encountering Matthew 6:5-15 (Encounter)
Unit 11. Prayer and the kingdom (Action)
Unit 12. Encountering Luke 9:18-27 (Encounter)
Unit 13. The Servant King and servant leadership (Reflection)
Unit 14. Encountering Mark 12:1-12 (Encounter)
Unit 15. The cross and the Lord’s Supper (Reflection)

Module Four – Nehemiah and the Historical Books:
Building God’s People and Strategic Leadership

Unit 1. Building the Bible’s story (Tools)
Unit 2. Encountering an historical book – Ruth (Tools)
Unit 3. Encountering Nehemiah 1 (Encounter)
Unit 4. Intercession (Action)
Unit 5. Encountering Nehemiah 2:11-20 (Encounter)
Unit 6. Mobilising God’s people (Action)
Unit 7. Encountering Nehemiah 4 (Encounter)
Unit 8. Facing opposition (Action)
Unit 9. Encountering Nehemiah 5 (Encounter)
Unit 10. Poverty and development (Reflection)
Unit 11. Encountering Nehemiah 8:1-12 (Encounter)   
Unit 12. Expository preaching (Action)   
Unit 13. Leading small groups (Action)
Unit 14. Rebuilding God’s people (Reflection)   
Unit 15. Strategic leadership (Action)

Module Five – Acts and the New Testament Story:
The Church in Mission and Missional Leadership

Unit 1. Encountering Acts and the NT Story (Tools)
Unit 2. Encountering Acts 2:1-11 (Encounter)
Unit 3. God’s mission and our mission (Reflection)
Unit 4. Encountering Acts 2:42-47 (Encounter)
Unit 5. Mission shaped church (Reflection)
Unit 6. Encountering Acts 8:9-25 (Encounter)
Unit 7. The Holy Spirit and Baptism (Reflection)
Unit 8. Deliverance and healing (Action)
Unit 9. Encountering Acts 15:36-41 (Encounter)   
Unit 10. Handling conflict (Action)
Unit 11. Mission and culture (Reflection)   
Unit 12. Encountering Acts 17:16-34 (Encounter)   
Unit 13. The Lordship of Christ and other religions (Reflection)   
Unit 14. Evangelistic speaking (Action)
Unit 15. Missional leadership (Action)

Module Six – Psalms and Poetry:
Worshipping the King and Passionate Leadership

Unit 1. Encountering the Psalms and Poetry (Tools)
Unit 2. Encountering Psalm 23 (Encounter)
Unit 3. Guidance: How God leads his people (Reflection)
Unit 4. Kingship and Christ in the Psalms (Tools)   
Unit 5. Encountering Psalm 51 (Encounter)
Unit 6. Passionate leadership (Reflection)
Unit 7. Encountering Psalm 73 (Encounter)
Unit 8. Reflection & action, learning & teaching (Tools)
Unit 9. Songs of suffering (Reflection)
Unit 10. Dying and death, burial and bereavement (Action)
Unit 11. Encountering Psalm 95 (Encounter)
Unit 12. Worshipping the King and leading worship
Unit 13. Encountering Psalm 127 (Encounter)
Unit 14. God’s family and the pastor’s family (Action)
Unit 15. Learning from your church’s story (Reflection)

Module Seven – Ephesians and the Epistles:
God’s Plan for the Church and Local Church Leadership

Unit 1. Understanding Ephesians and the Epistles (Tools)
Unit 2. Encountering Ephesians 1:15-23 (Encounter)
Unit 3. Confidence in Christ (Reflection)
Unit 4. Encountering Ephesians 3:2-13 (Encounter)
Unit 5. God’s plan for the church (Reflection)
Unit 6. Understanding the Trinity (Reflection)
Unit 7. Encountering Ephesians 4:7-16 (Encounter)
Unit 8. Transforming church leadership (Action)
Unit 9. Encountering Ephesians 4:17-5:2 (Encounter)
Unit 10. Building a new community (Action)
Unit 11. Encountering Ephesians 5:21-33 (Encounter)
Unit 12. Building Bible interpretation skills (Tools)
Unit 13. Marriage and Gender (Reflection)
Unit 14. Encountering Ephesians 6:10-20 (Encounter)
Unit 15. Spiritual warfare (Action)

Module Eight – Proverbs and Wisdom:
The Fear of the Lord and Practical Leadership

Unit 1. Introducing Wisdom (Tools)
Unit 2. Encountering Proverbs (Tools)
Unit 3. Proverbs 3:1-12 (Encounter)
Unit 4. Wisdom for leadership I (Reflection)
Unit 5. Proverbs 5:15-23 (Encounter)
Unit 6. The Song, sex and sexuality (Reflection)
Unit 7. Issues facing the church: HIV and AIDS (Action)
Unit 8. Proverbs 11:23-27 and 13:17-11 (Encounter)
Unit 9. Wisdom with funds (Action)
Unit 10. Proverbs 20:5-12 (Encounter)
Unit 11. Wise counsel (Action)
Unit 12. Proverbs 27:11-22 (Encounter)
Unit 13. Working with children and young people (Action)
Unit 14. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (Encounter)
Unit 15. Wisdom for Leadership II (Action)

Module Nine – Isaiah and the Prophets:
The Sovereign King and Prophetic Leadership

Unit 1. Encountering the Prophets (Tools)
Unit 2. Introducing Isaiah (Tools)
Unit 3. Encountering Isaiah 6 (Encounter)
Unit 4. Preaching the Prophets (Action)
Unit 5. Encountering Isaiah 12 (Encounter)
Unit 6. Prophecy today (Reflection)
Unit 7. Encountering Isaiah 40:1-11 (Encounter)
Unit 8. “Here is your God!” (Reflection)
Unit 9. Encountering Isaiah 53:1-6 (Encounter)
Unit 10. Isaiah, Christ and the New Testament (Reflection)
Unit 11. Encountering Isaiah 58:6-9 (Encounter)
Unit 12. A great commission (Reflection)
Unit 13. Advocacy and the local church (Action)
Unit 14. Encountering Isaiah 61:1-4 (Encounter)
Unit 15. Prophetic leadership (Action)

Module Ten – Revelation and Apocalyptic:
The Victorious Christ and Leaders that Endure

Unit 1. Introducing Revelation and Apocalyptic (Tools)
Unit 2. Exploring Revelation (Tools)
Unit 3. Encountering Revelation 1:12-20 (Encounter)
Unit 4. A leader’s vision of Christ (Reflection)
Unit 5. Encountering Revelation 2:1-7 (Encounter)
Unit 6. Christ’s vision of the church (Reflection)   
Unit 7. Encountering Revelation 5:1-10 (Encounter)
Unit 8. A leader’s vision of heaven (Reflection)
Unit 9. Encountering Revelation 6:1-8 (Encounter)
Unit 10. A leader’s vision of history (Reflection)
Unit 11. Persecution and martyrdom (Action)
Unit 12. Encountering Revelation 19:11-21 (Encounter)
Unit 13. A leader’s vision of final judgment (Reflection)
Unit 14. Encountering Revelation 21:1-8 (Encounter)
Unit 15. Leaders that endure (Action)