What is the New Life Bible Institute?
As a ministry of New Life Baptist Church the New Life Bible Institute (NLBI) exists to help equip Christian leaders discover the Bible, deepen their understanding of theology, and develop a Christian worldview. The NLBI is excited to offer in-depth certificate programs in partnership with BiblicalTraining.org.
What is BiblicalTraining.org?
BiblicalTraining.org is an international ministry that strives “to make fully-devoted disciples by creating world-class educational resources for use within the community of the church.” Currently, BiblicalTraining.org offers over 70 classes that represent 900+ hours of instruction from top professors from 14 evangelical schools. The ministry’s classes cover a wide spectrum ranging from new believers classes, lay training, elder training, and seminary level instruction.
Who is the New Life Bible Institute designed for?
The NLBI is designed for anyone who desires to discover the Bible, deepen their understanding of theology, and develop a Christian worldview. Currently, New Life Bible Institute certificate programs are open to the leadership, members, and guests of New Life Baptist Church.
What is a certificate program?
The NLBI is not a college or seminary. Likewise, NLBI does not offer accredited degrees or class credits. Instead the NLBI offers in-depth, concentrated training programs that helps equip believers. Upon completion of these formal programs the NLBI will offer the student a certificate of completion through BiblicalTraining.org. NLBI’s goal is to provide Christians the opportunity to continue their education in a structured manner and obtain practical training that is useful to Christ’s church.
How do certificate programs work?
Instruction is provided by leading speakers via audio recordings which can be streamed from the website or downloaded as mp3 files. Certificates can be pursued individually or with others in a group. Each program includes study notes, assessment tools like quizzes, various Bible resources, and please contact the church office to discuss topics in more detail.
Is there a cost for certificate programs?
Yes. Each program has a minimal fee that helps cover BiblicalTraining.org’s operating costs. In addition to certificate programs, BiblicalTraining.org also offers countless, FREE classes and seminars.
What certificate programs are currently available?
NLBI currently offers several certificate progarms. The “Foundations in Biblical Studies” certificate program provides an overview of the content and themes in the Old and New Testaments. Dr. Paul House from Beeson Divinity School walks students through the Old Testament in 15 core lectures. Dr. Craig Blomberg from Denver Seminary takes students through the New Testament in 12 core lectures. Instruction time totals around 20 hours. Program cost is available here. Additional, recommended textbooks are available for purchase.
How can I get started?
If you are interested follow the links below to register for a certificate. BiblicalTraining has provided this video overview of the registration process. If you have any questions feel free contact the church office.