The Biblical Training Institute offers some of the finest seminary-level classes from some of the top professors in the English-speaking world.
Preparation for ministry begins with a thorough knowledge of the biblical text, an understanding of it overall structure and themes, and a detailed knowledge of specific key books.
Old Testament Survey, Dr. Douglas Stuart
Introduction to the New Testament: The Gospels and Acts, Dr. Craig Blomberg
Introduction to the New Testament: Romans – Revelation, Dr. Craig Blomberg
How to read and understand the content
Biblical Hermeneutics, Dr. Robert Stein
Biblical Greek, Dr. William Mounce
Greek Tools for Bible Study [Greek for the Rest of Us] (6 hours), Dr. William Mounce
Hebrews, Dr. George Guthrie
The process of moving the content and theology of the Bible must continue into the development of a Christ-like character in you. Without this stage, our righteousness will never exceed that of the Scribes and Pharisees, it will never become that deep obedience that must characterize all kingdom travelers.
Worship Dr. Gary Parrett
Biblical and Systematic theology helps us synthesize biblical content, learning the overall truths of the biblical text, and pushing those truths into our hearts.
Old Testament Theology, Dr. Paul House
New Testament Theology, Dr. Frank Thielman
Christian Apologetics, Dr. Ronald Nash
Choose two of the following
Advanced Worldview Analysis, Dr. Ronald Nash
Christian Ethics, Dr. Ronald Nash
History of Philosophy and Christian Thought, Dr. Ronald Nash
Martin Luther, Dr. Gordon Isaac
Contemporary World Missions, Dr. Timothy Tennent
Once you have learned your content and theology, and once you have applied them personally in your own discipleship, it is time to learn how to use this knowledge and personal growth in the context of your community.
Developing Godly Leaders, Dr. John Johnson
Educational Ministry of the Church, Dr. Gary Parrett
Pastoral Theology, Dr. John Piper
Preaching, Dr. Bryan Chapell