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Crossroads College Compass Adult Studies Program

Degree Completion. Personal Enrichment. Continued Education. Bible Certificate.

  •                                           Unsure about going back to school? 

  •                         Apply now through September 1st and your first Class is FREE!*

*The free class is only for student who have not taken a Crossroads class in the past 12 months and does not cover the student fee or cost of books

Here is what actual students from our Adult Studies programs have to say about the program.                                                                                                                                   

MICHELLE said, “I am a financial adviser and business owner, but with my clients, it is more about emotion than about money.”  We said, “We can get you ready for that.”  We did, and she graduated from the Counseling program, using her learned skills, and loving it.

PAUL said, “I am a retired executive, feeling led to go to central China and start a Christian school, but I have no experience with the Bible or ministry.”  We said, “We can get you ready for that.”  We did, and Paul and his wife are one year into the ministry, still taking classes online from China, and loving it.

SUSAN said, “I am a pastor’s wife, always involved in ministry but feeling unprepared as I serve.”  We said, “We can help you get ready for that.”  We did, and she completed a Bible Certificate and now more confidently serving in local church ministry, and loving it.

STAN said, “I am a manager and need a better understanding of business.”  We said, “We can get you ready for that.”  We did, completing his bachelor degree in Business in Compass and completed an MBA online, now a supervisor of his entire department, and loving it.

TONY said, “I am a spokesperson for a local company, constantly in the public media, and want to learn how to write better.”  We said, “We can get you ready for that.”  We did, he took classes in Communications and Business, continues in his position, and loving it.



There are many good institutions and programs available, but what is unique about the Compass Adult Studies program here at Crossroads College:

  • We pay attention to get you ready for what you do best, so you too can say, “I love this!”
  • You know us, we know you – smaller classes, flexible schedules, experts in class and behind the scenes.
  • 100 plus years of experience; yes, that kind of track record matters in the quality and scope of learning.
  • Solid commitment to character-based and Christian worldview in all areas of life and learning.

So, if you are feeling the “next” part of life coming on - the next level, the next season, the next change of your learning and experience…  We know what you want: you are “here”, you want to be “there” - we can get you ready for that Starting today. 

What does the class schedules look like?

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The Adult Studies program, as part of Crossroads College, serves Christ and His Church through academic excellence in a Christ-centered education by developing Christian leaders who impact the world for Christ and by providing resources that strengthen churches and enrich the community.



Dr. Joe Sprinkle in cooperation with Crossroads College and Autumn Ridge Church is offering a one-credit Introduction To Christian Doctrine Class.  Topics covered would include:

· What is Christian Doctrine?

· The Doctrine of Scripture

· The Existence and Knowablity of God

· The Attributes of God

· The Doctrine of the Trinity

· Creation and Providence

· Doctrine of Angels and Demons

· Doctrine of Sin


Crossroads College is offering this class for college credit (normally $370).  You would be expected to complete all assignments and a grade will be given as per a normal college course.  A junior or  senior in high school can take the class for free and if completed successfully can count it as a one-credit PSEO class. 

There is a separate PSEO application.  Auditing the class is the same cost as taking it for credit.


Those taking the class will be completing homework out of selected parts of  Bible Doctrine by Wayne Grudem (ISBN:0310222338; ed. Jeff Purswell) and taking two on-line exams. The class constitutes the first third of a three-credit course in Christian doctrine at Crossroads College.  A venue will be created for completing the class in the Spring for those interested in doing so.  The Autumn Ridge Christos Bookcenter will have   copies of the book to purchase or you may order it online.



The Class will meet from 7:00-8:15 PM each Saturday from September 10 thru November 17, 2016 at Autumn Ridge Church.




· Apply online at by and choose, “Applying to Crossroads” Autumn Ridge Application

· Pick up an application at the ARC Cristos Bookcenter or Crossroads College.

· By mail, call 507-288-4563 and we’ll send you an application. 

· For more information, contact




The price is the same whether you take the class for College credit or audit.  Members of the class may pay via credit card by calling            507-535-3308 or by a check (payable to Crossroads College) mailed to Crossroads College.  The class is free for Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) students.  




Joe M. Sprinkle, Ph.D., is a Professor of Old Testament at Crossroads College and member and former elder of Autumn Ridge Church.  He is the author of a recent commentary on Leviticus and Numbers (Baker) as well as two other books.  He has taught at Toccoa Falls College and has been on faculty at Crossroads College for 13 years. 


We look forward to coming along beside you as you grow in your relationship with Christ!




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