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    Baldwin

    Introduction to Old Testament 

     Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.  Instructor: Rick Ellison

    Introduction to New Testament

    Students will be given an overview of the various sections of the New Testament. Instruction will be given on the authors, context and content of the New Testament books. Attention will be given to the history of the New Testament and the development of the New Testament Canon.

    Pastoral Counseling

    One of the major functions of the Pastor involves giving counsel to his congregation. This course examines the various issues of counseling and the types of counseling. Students will deepen their confidence in crisis, marital and family counseling. Practical instruction will be given in relation to general counseling techniques.

    Bessemer 

    Introduction to Old Testament 

    Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer. 

    Church Renewal and Revitalization 

    This class has been developed with the help of state Baptist leaders to enhance the leader's ability to lead a church into a healthy pattern of growth. The student will study the traits of a healthy church and examine his/her own context to determine what areas need improvement  

    Bibb

    Introduction to Old Testament  

    Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer. 

     Baptist Practice and Doctrines

    Using "The Baptist Faith and Message" as a guide, students will deepen their knowledge of historic Baptist beliefs and their relevance to the Church today. Students will also learn more about the uniqueness of Baptist policy among the landscape of denominationalism. 

     Birmingham

    Baptist Practice and Doctrines

    Using "The Baptist Faith and Message: as a guide, students will deepen their knowledge of historic Baptist beliefs and their relevance to the Church today. Students will also learn more about the uniqueness of Baptist policy among the landscape of denominationalism.  Instructor: TBA

    Introduction to Old Testament

     Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.  Instructor: TBA

    Introduction to the New Testament 

    Students will be given an overview of the various sections of the New Testament. Instruction will be given on the authors, context and content of the New Testament books. Attention will be given to the history of the New Testament and the development of the New Testament. 

    Church Administration 

    Administration is one of the greatest challenges faced by pastors and church staff. It requires the knowledge of key facets of ministry, coupled with wisdon, foresight, and the ability to deal with critical issues set in a primarily volunteer setting. In this class the student will study administrative principles and practices for the local church. The course examines staff, finances, buildings, and other areas of administration that are key to effective leadership. 

    Coffee

     Biblical Interpretation 

    Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit. Students will learn how to interpret the Scriptures with regard to the languages of the Bible, context in which it was written and how the various genres affect interpretation.  Instructor: TBA

    Introduction to Old Testament

     Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.  Instructor: TBA

    Colbert-Lauderdale

    Biblical Interpretation

    Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit. Students will learn how to interpret the Scriptures with regard to the languages of the Bible, context in which it was written and how the various genres affect interpretation.  Instructor: Jim Warren and Eddy Garner

    Introduction to Old Testament 

    Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer. 

    Coosa River

    Biblical Interpretation

    Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit. Students will learn how to interpret the Scriptures with regard to the languages of the Bible, context in which it was written and how the various genres affect interpretation.  Instructor: Rick Cato

     Introduction to Old Testament 

     Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.  Instructor:  TBA

    Covington

    Spiritual Disciplines of the Christian Life

     This course will assist the student in pursuing intimacy with and conformity to Jesus Christ through personal spiritual disciplines such as Bible intake, prayer, fasting, silence and solitude, and journaling. The student will learn valuable disciplines that will greatly enhance their walk with God.  Instructor: Marty Holley

    Introduction to Old Testament 

    Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer. 

    Cullman

    Biblical Interpretation

    Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit. Students will learn how to interpret the Scriptures with regard to the languages of the Bible, context in which it was written and how the various genres affect interpretation.  Instructor: Dr. Wayne Shelton

    Introduction to Old Testament

    Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.  Instructor: Dr. Wayne Shelton

    East Liberty

    Introduction to Preaching 

    Preachers are called to be effective communicators to God's people. This course will take the preacher from the preparation of the sermon to the delivery of the sermon. Attention will be given to styles of communication, understanding your audience, giving clarity to the message and the invitation.  Instructor: Don Downs

    Intro to Old Testament

    Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings.  Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.

    Montgomery

    Biblical Interpretation

    Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit. Students will learn how to interpret the Scriptures with regard to the languages of the Bible, context in which it was written and how the various genres affect interpretation.  Instructor: Ken May

     Introduction to Old Testament

    Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.  Instructor: D'Linell Finley

    Pickens-Lebanon

    Ephesians

    This class is designed to help students gain a greater understanding of these Pauline Epistles through verse by verse study, contextual discussions and application to our lives today. Students will enjoy learning the meaningful messages behind these beautiful letters. These letters from Paul include some of the most rich verses on the doctrine of salvation found anywhere in the Bible.  Instructor: Reverend Seaphus Dailey 

    Romans 

     This class is designed to help students gain a greater understanding of these Pauline Epistles through verse by verse study, contextual discussions and application to our lives today. Students will enjoy learning the meaningful messages behind these beautiful letters. These letters from Paul include some of the most rich verses on the doctrine of salvation found anywhere in the Bible.  Instructor: Reverend Christopher Wriley  

    Rainsville

    Paul's Letters

    The Pauline Epistles make up more than a third of the new Testament writings, and therefore it is important that Christians have an understanding of why Paul wrote his letters. Students will study the content of the letters and find application for their own Christian journey.  Instructor: Dr. Kevin McCreless

    Biblical Interpretation

    Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit. Students will learn how to interpret the Scriptures with regard to the languages of the Bible, context in which it was written and how the various genres affect interpretation. 

    Sand Mountain

    Baptist History 

    Students will gain an understanding of what made the Southern Baptist Convention the largest protestant denomination in the world. Students will also learn early Baptist History in England and the shift to life in America and how the Southern Baptist Doctrine developed over time and how the Baptist Faith and Message developed over the years. Instructor: Dr. Charles Smith

    Baptist Practice and Doctrines 

    Using "The Baptist Faith and Message" as a guide, students will deepen their knowledge of historic Baptist beliefs and their relevance to the Church today. Students will also learn more about the uniqueness of Baptist policy among the landscape of denominationalism. Instructor: Dr. Ed Fossett

    Shelby 

     Baptist Practice and Doctrines 

     Using "The Baptist Faith and Message" as a guide, students will deepen their knowledge of historic Baptist beliefs and their relevance to the Church today. Students will also learn more about the uniqueness of Baptist policy among the landscape of denomination.  Instructor: TBA

    Introduction to Old Testament

    Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.  Instructor:  TBA

    Southeast Regional

    Evangelism

    Attention will be given to the biblical basis for evangelism and its implementation through personal witness and church evangelism. This course will explore designs for preparing for outreach and equipping laity for effective witnessing. It will also provide methods for implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the ministry.  Instructor: Demetria Smith Jones

    Introduction to Black Church History 

    This course will devote to the study of the Black Church. Primary attention will be given to the historic Black Church tradition. Further attention will be given to the early history of the Black Church in America.  Instructor: Mary Moss

    Introduction to New Testament

    The purpose of this course is to help the student develop an understanding of the New Testament. This study moves from the background study of the New Testament to being devoted to a content summary of the books of the New Testament.  Instructor: Demetria Smith Jones

    Study of the Book of Acts 

    This course will help students to develop an understanding of the chronology and contents of Acts. Attention will be given to Paul's missionary journeys, the development of the early Church, and the development of early Christian theology as seen in Acts.  Instructor: Mary Moss

    Troy

    Church Administration

    Administration is one of the greatest challenges faced by pastors and church staff. It requires the knowledge of key facets of ministry, coupled with wisdom, foresight, and the ability to deal with critical issues set in a primarily volunteer setting. In this class, the student will study administrative principles and practices for the local church. The course examines staff,finances, buildings, and other areas of administration that are key to effective leadership.  Instructor:  Dr. Stephen Hudson 

    Introduction to New Testament

    The purpose of this course is to help the student develop an understanding of the New Testament. This study moves from the background study of the New Testament to being devoted to a content summary of the books of the New Testament.  Instructor: Reverend Rubin McKinnon

    The Minor Prophets 

    The Minor Prophets are not minor in their importance or significance. These often-overlooked prophetic books hold incredible relevance for our world today. Students will learn more about the authors, their prophecies and the historicity behind their message.

    Overcoming and Managing Church Conflict

    This course will enable church leadership to better understand and manage conflict in the local church. the course will address issues of the source and nature of conflict, the role of leadership in conflict management, and the cycle of church conflict.  Instructor: Dr. Stephen Hudson

    Tuskegee-Lee

    Biblical Interpretation

    Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit. Students will learn how to interpret the Scriptures with regard to the languages of the Bible, context in which it was written and how the various genres affect interpretation.  Instructor: D'Linell Finley

     Introduction to Old Testament

    Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.  Instructor: TBA

    Tuscaloosa

    Overcoming Church Conflict

    This course will enable church leadership to better understand and manage conflict in the local church. The course will address issues of the source and nature of conflict, the role of leadership in conflict management, and the cycle of church conflict. 

    Spiritual Disciplines 

    This course will assist the student in pursuing intimacy with and conformity to Jesus Christ through personal spiritual disciplines such as Bible intake, prayer, fasting, silence and solitude, and journaling. The student will learn valuable disciplines that will greatly enhance their walk with God. 

    Walker 

    Intro to Old Testament 

    Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer. 

    Intro to New Testament  

    Students will be given an overview of the various sections of the New Testament. Instruction will be given on the authors, context and content of the New Testament books. Attention will be given to the history of the New Testament and the development of the New Testament Canon.