The following list represents our fall 2018 course schedule. If you have trouble registering please call our office at (205) 726-4055.

Be sure to choose your location as some classes are offered at different sites.

Online Certificate Courses

Online Pastoral Leadership Certificate Courses

Fall A- ZMTI 109 Pastoral Counseling

August 21-October 15
Instructor:  Michael Bozeman
Register for ZMTI 109 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.

Fall B- ZMTI 111 Church Administration

October 23-December 17
Instructor: Rob Jackson
Register for ZMTI 111 Church Administration

Administration is one of the greatest challenges of 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 of the local church. This course examines staff, finances, buildings, and other areas of administration that are key to effective leadership.

Full Certificate

It is advantageous to register for the full certificate instead of registering for individual classes. Full certificate registration gives you a significant discount on the program.

Register for the Full Certificate

Online Church Planting Certificate Courses

Fall A- Introduction to Church Planting

August 21-October 15
Instructor: Lamar Duke
Register for Introduction to Church Planting

This course is a study of the essential principles for planting and multiplying churches with New Testament characteristics. This course establishes the calling for church planting along with the biblical, missiological, spiritual, historical, sociological, evangelistic, leadership, strategic and practical foundations for reproductive church planting.

Fall B- Church Planting Models and Methods

October 23-December 17
Instructor: Lamar Duke
Register for Church Planting Models and Methods

This course will give participants an overview of the various models of church planting recently used and the methodologies behind the models. 

Full Certificate

It is advantageous to register for the full certificate instead of registering for individual classes. Full certificate registration gives you a significant discount on the program.

Register for the Full Certificate 

Online Worship Leadership Certificate

Fall A- ZMTI 701 Introduction to Worship leadership

August 21-October 15
Instructor:  Emily Andrews
Register for ZMTI 701 Introduction to Worship leadership

This introductory course surveys basic principles, strategies, and skills for worship planning and leadership.  Attention will be given to best practices that contribute to a healthy and vital music ministry and worshipping community, including overviews of worship ministry’s administrative, musical, and pastoral tasks.  

Fall B- ZMTI 704 Designing Creative Worship

October 23-December 17
Instructor:  Eric Mathis
Register for ZMTI 704 Designing Creative Worship

Leaders called to serve the church through the ministry of music and worship should strive to become theologically perceptive leaders.  This course studies musical, theological, philosophical, and technological principles that inform public Christian worship.  Particular attention will be given to application through guided experience in multiple models of worship design.

Full Certificate

It is advantageous to register for the full certificate instead of registering for individual classes. Full certificate registration gives you a significant discount on the program.

Register for the Full Certificate

Online Certificate in Disciple Making

Fall A- The Centrality of the Gospel in Disciple Making

August 21-October 15
Instructor: Robert Mullins
Register for The Centrality of the Gospel in Disciple Making

In this course participants will learn the essential theological and doctrinal truths of the Gospel.  The course will also seek Biblical answers to the question, “What is a Gospel centered Disciple?” Love God, Love people, Make disciples.  

Fall B- The Jesus Model of Disciple Making

October 23-December 17
Instructor: Robert Mullins
Register for The Jesus Model of Disciple Making

In this course participants will learn the key aspects of Jesus’ model and method of disciple making as revealed in the Gospels.  The ministry of Jesus Christ clearly reveals an intentional plan to make disciples who make disciples.

Full Certificate

It is advantageous to register for the full certificate instead of registering for individual classes. Full certificate registration gives you a signficant discount on the program.

Register for the Full Certificate

Extension Sites and Course Offerings

Albertville (Mt. Calvary Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 116 The Book of Revelation

August 23- October 11:  Class meets on Thursday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor:  Dr. Jonathan Powell 
Register for ZMTI 114

The book of Revelation contains key elements of future events while pointing to Christ our victorious Lord.  Many bible students shy away from the study of this book based on fears and misconceptions of its content.  This class will give comprehensive attention to the themes and messages of Revelation through careful exegesis. 

Fall B- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines

October 25-December 13
Instructor:  Dr. Jonathan Powell
Register for ZMTI 115

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

Bessemer (Bessemer Baptist Associational Building)

Fall A- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus

August 20-October 8: Class meets on Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Rick Cato
Register for ZMTI 124

Rarely do we find a comprehensive study on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.  Sometimes the task seems too daunting.  This course is designed to give participants a survey of the life of Jesus using a harmonious approach with the Gospel narratives.  From his pre-incarnate ministry to his ascension this survey will examine the various highlights of his life and ministry in order for you to better understand your commitment to him through your Christian witness.

Fall B- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

October 22-December 10
Instructor: Rev. Rick Cato
Register for ZMTI 101

Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit.  Participants 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.

Centreville-Bibb (Bibb Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus

August 27-October 15
Class meets on Monday nights at 6:00PM at Bibb Association or Wednesdays at 9:00AM at FBC Woodstock. 
Instructor:  Dr. Bill Russell
Register for ZMTI 124

Rarely do we find a comprehensive study on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.  Sometimes the task seems too daunting.  This course is designed to give participants a survey of the life of Jesus using a harmonious approach with the Gospel narratives.  From his pre-incarnate ministry to his ascension this survey will examine the various highlights of his life and ministry in order for you to better understand your commitment to him through your Christian witness.

Fall B- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

October 22-December 10
Instructor: Dr. Bill Russell
Register for ZMTI 101

Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit.  Participants 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.

Birmingham (Samford University-Dwight Beeson Hall 112)

Fall A- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus

August 21-October 9: Class meets on Tuesday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Randy Norris
Register for ZMTI 124

Rarely do we find a comprehensive study on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.  Sometimes the task seems too daunting.  This course is designed to give participants a survey of the life of Jesus using a harmonious approach with the Gospel narratives.  From his pre-incarnate ministry to his ascension this survey will examine the various highlights of his life and ministry in order for you to better understand your commitment to him through your Christian witness.

Fall B- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

October 23-December 11
Instructor: Dr. Randy Norris
Register for ZMTI 101

Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit.  Participants 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.

Birmingham-West (Grace Covenant Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 113 The Person of the Holy Spirit

August 20-October 8:  Class meets on Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Barry Cosper
Register for ZMTI 113

The Holy Spirit is the most misunderstood person of the trinity and yet his role is critical to our salvation, growth and work of the church.  This course is designed to increase participants knowledge of the work, person and doctrine of the Holy Spirit. 

Fall B- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus

October 22-December 11
Instructor: Dr. Barry Cosper
Register for ZMTI 124

Rarely do we find a comprehensive study on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.  Sometimes the task seems too daunting.  This course is designed to give participants a survey of the life of Jesus using a harmonious approach with the Gospel narratives.  From his pre-incarnate ministry to his ascension this survey will examine the various highlights of his life and ministry in order for you to better understand your commitment to him through your Christian witness.

Chattanooga-Hamilton County (Hamilton County Baptist Association)

Fall A- ZMTI 118 The Book of Revelation

August 22-October 9:  Class Meets on Tuesday nights at 6:00PM
Hamilton County Baptist Association Building
Instructor: Brian Smith
Register for ZMTI 118

The book of Revelation contains key elements of future events while pointing to Christ our victorious Lord.  Many bible students shy away from the study of this book based on fears and misconceptions of its content.  This class will give comprehensive attention to the themes and messages of Revelation through careful exegesis. 

Fall B- ZMTI 105 The Minor Prophets

October 24-December 12
Instructor: Alan Rogers
Register for ZMTI 105

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

Choctaw County (Choctaw Baptist Association)

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

August 20-October 8: Classes meet on Mondays at 6:00PM at Toxey Baptist Church
Instructor: Rev. Tim Mathis
Register for ZMTI 101

Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit.  Participants 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.

Fall B- ZMTI 102 Introduction to Old Testament

October 22-December 11
Instructor: Rev. Justin Olvey
Register for ZMTI 102

Participants 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.

Heflin (Cleburne Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines

August 23-October 11.  Class meets on Thursdays at 6:00PM
Instructor: Rev. Phillip Morris
Register for ZMTI 114

Using “The Baptist Faith and Message” as a guide, participants will deepen their knowledge of historic Baptist beliefs and their relevance to the Church today.  Participants will also learn more about the uniqueness of Baptist polity among the landscape of denominationalism. 

Fall B- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines

October 25-December 13. 
Instructor: Rev. Thomas Glander
Register for ZMTI 115

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

Coffee (Coffee Baptist Association, New Brockton/Enterprise)

Fall A- ZMTI 123 The Parables of Jesus

August 20- October 8. Class meets on Mondays at 6:00PM
Instructor: Rodney George
Register for ZMTI 123

Jesus Christ was a master story teller and often taught in parables.  A parable is an earthly story with a heavenly meaning and Jesus would often use this type of communication when speaking to the crowds.  This course will take careful examination on each of the parables found in the Gospels and teach students how to apply the heavenly meanings to increase their intimacy with God.

Fall B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics

October 22-December 10
Instructor: Rev. Nathan Sims
Register for ZMTI 122

What is apologetics?  Some Christians believe it to mean apologizing for their faith, however the word comes from the Greek, apologia from 1 Peter 3:15.  It means to “give a defense” for the things we believe as believers.  This course will prepare students to “give a defense for the hope that is within them.”  Study will be given on creationism, the resurrection, suffering and Christ as the only way to salvation.

Florence-Muscle Shoals (Colbert-Lauderdale Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus

August 20-October 8  Class meets on Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor:  Rev. Chad Hess
Register for ZMTI 124

Rarely do we find a comprehensive study on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.  Sometimes the task seems too daunting.  This course is designed to give participants a survey of the life of Jesus using a harmonious approach with the Gospel narratives.  From his pre-incarnate ministry to his ascension this survey will examine the various highlights of his life and ministry in order for you to better understand your commitment to him through your Christian witness.

Fall B- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

October 22-December 10
Instructor:  Rev. Kevin Johnson
Register for ZMTI 101

Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit.  Participants 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.

Talladega-Coosa River (Coosa River Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus

August 21-October 9.  Class meets on Tuesday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Robert Klotz
Register for ZMTI 124

Rarely do we find a comprehensive study on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.  Sometimes the task seems too daunting.  This course is designed to give participants a survey of the life of Jesus using a harmonious approach with the Gospel narratives.  From his pre-incarnate ministry to his ascension this survey will examine the various highlights of his life and ministry in order for you to better understand your commitment to him through your Christian witness.

Fall B- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

October 23-December 11
Instructor: Dr. Bill Pruitt
Register for ZMTI 101

Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit.  Participants 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.

Andalusia-Covington (Ed Ganus Center at Covington Baptist Association)

Fall A- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics

August 23-October 11.  Class meets on Thursday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Lee Joyner
Register for ZMTI 122

What is apologetics?  Some Christians believe it to mean apologizing for their faith, however the word comes from the Greek, apologia from 1 Peter 3:15.  It means to “give a defense” for the things we believe as believers.  This course will prepare participants to “give a defense for the hope that is within them.”  Study will be given on creationism, the resurrection, suffering and Christ as the only way to salvation.

Fall B- ZMTI 102 Introduction to Old Testament

October 25-December 13
Instructor: Rev. Keith Ray
Register for ZMTI 102

Participants 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 (West Cullman Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus

August 21-October 9.  Class meets Tuesday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Dennis Trimble
Register for ZMTI 124

Rarely do we find a comprehensive study on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.  Sometimes the task seems too daunting.  This course is designed to give participants a survey of the life of Jesus using a harmonious approach with the Gospel narratives.  From his pre-incarnate ministry to his ascension this survey will examine the various highlights of his life and ministry in order for you to better understand your commitment to him through your Christian witness.

Fall B- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

October 23-December 11
Instructor: Rev. Dennis Trimble
Register for ZMTI 101

Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit.  Participants 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.

Decatur-Morgan County (Cave Springs Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

August 21-October 9. Classes meet on Tuesday nights at 6:00PM
Instructor: Dr. Joel Carwile
Register for ZMTI 101

Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit.  Participants 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.

Fall B- ZMTI 102 Introduction to Old Testament

October 23-December 11
Instructor: Dr. Brad Doss
Register for ZMTI 102

Participants 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 (Montgomery Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics

August 13-October 8.  Class meets on Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Danny Gillenwater
Register for ZMTI 122

What is apologetics?  Some Christians believe it to mean apologizing for their faith, however the word comes from the Greek, apologia from 1 Peter 3:15.  It means to “give a defense” for the things we believe as believers.  This course will prepare participants to “give a defense for the hope that is within them.”  Study will be given on creationism, the resurrection, suffering and Christ as the only way to salvation.

Fall B- ZMTI 121 The Writings of Moses

October 15-December 3
Instructor: Dr. D'Linell Finley
Register for ZMTI 121

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy collectively are written by Moses and are often referred to as the Pentateuch or Law books.  Included in these books readers find a wide array of writing genres such as narrative, poetry, songs, law and genealogies.  In this course participants will examine the major themes of each book and how best to interpret those themes.

Gadsden (Etowah Baptist Association)

Fall A- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines

August 21-October 9.  Class meets on Tuesday nights at 6:00 PM.
Instructor:  Rev. Mat Alexander
Register for ZMTI 114

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.  Participants will also learn more about the uniqueness of Baptist polity among the landscape of denominationalism. 

Fall B- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines

October 23-December 11
Instructor:  Dr. Craig Carlisle
Register for ZMTI 115

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

Oneonta-Blount County (FBC Oneonta)

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

August 20-October 8: Classes meet on Monday nights at 6:00PM
Instructor: Dr. Larry Gipson
Register for ZMTI 101

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.

Fall B- ZMTI 102 Introduction to Old Testament

October 22-December 11
Instructor: Dr. Larry Gipson
Register for ZMTI 102

Participants 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.

Carrollton (Pickens-Lebanon Ministry Center)

ZMTI 106A- Biblical Foundations I

September 11-November 27.  Class meets on Tuesdays from 6:30PM. This location offers two courses simultaneously in a semester system.
Instructor: Rev. Chris Wriley
Register for ZMTI 106A

Many Christians have not taken time to study the various doctrines of the Bible that are critical to our spiritual growth.  The first section of Biblical Foundations will engage participants in doctrines such as the trinity, the second coming, the afterlife, etc.  An Understanding of these Biblical foundations will lead believers to a deeper relationship with God.

ZMTI 123- Parables of Jesus

September 11-November 27
Instructor: Rev. Seaphues Dailey
Register for ZMTI 123

Jesus Christ was a master story teller and often taught in parables.  A parable is an earthly story with a heavenly meaning and Jesus would often use this type of communication when speaking to the crowds.  This course will take careful examination on each of the parables found in the Gospels and teach students how to apply the heavenly meanings to increase their intimacy with God.

Pell City (Eden Westside Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines

August 20-October 8.  Class meets on Monday nights at 6:00 PM.
Instructor: Dr. Chris Crain
Register for ZMTI 114

Using “The Baptist Faith and Message” as a guide, participants will deepen their knowledge of historic Baptist beliefs and their relevance to the Church today.  Participants will also learn more about the uniqueness of Baptist polity among the landscape of denominationalism. 

Fall B- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines

October 22-December 11
Instructor: Rev. Rick Earnest
Register for ZMTI 115

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

Alexander City- Jackson's Gap- Tallapoosa (Tallapoosa Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus

August 21-October 9  Class meets on Tuesdays at 6:00 PM.
Instructor: Josh Sammons
Register for ZMTI 124

Rarely do we find a comprehensive study on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.  Sometimes the task seems too daunting.  This course is designed to give students a survey of the life of Jesus using a harmonious approach with the Gospel narratives.  From his pre-incarnate ministry to his ascension this survey will examine the various highlights of his life and ministry in order for students to better understand our commitment to him through our Christian witness.

Fall B- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

October 23-December 11
Instructor: Josh Sammons
Register for ZMTI 101

Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit.  Participants 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.

Troy (Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, Troy)

Fall A- Biblical Foundations II

August 20-October 8.  Class meets Monday nights at 6:00PM. 
Instructor: Rev. Rubin McKinnon
Register for Biblical Foundations II

This course is a continuation of the first section.  Participants will learn the doctrines of redemption, the church, the return of Christ and how these doctrines impact their everyday life.

Fall B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics

October 22-December 11
Instructor: Rev. Rubin McKinnon
Register for ZMTI 122

What is apologetics?  Some Christians believe it to mean apologizing for their faith, however the word comes from the Greek, apologia from 1 Peter 3:15.  It means to “give a defense” for the things we believe as believers.  This course will prepare students to “give a defense for the hope that is within them.”  Study will be given on creationism, the resurrection, suffering and Christ as the only way to salvation.

Tuscaloosa (First Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa)

Fall A- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus

August 20-October 8.  Class meets on Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Gil McKee
Register for ZMTI 124

Rarely do we find a comprehensive study on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.  Sometimes the task seems too daunting.  This course is designed to give students a survey of the life of Jesus using a harmonious approach with the Gospel narratives.  From his pre-incarnate ministry to his ascension this survey will examine the various highlights of his life and ministry in order for students to better understand our commitment to him through our Christian witness.

Fall B- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

October 22-December 11
Instructor: Rev. David Woods
Register for ZMTI 101

Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit.  Participatns 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.

Tuskegee Lee (Rock of Ages Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics

August 16-October 4.  Class meets on Thursday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. D'Linell Finley
Register for ZMTI 122

What is apologetics?  Some Christians believe it to mean apologizing for their faith, however the word comes from the Greek, apologia from 1 Peter 3:15.  It means to “give a defense” for the things we believe as believers.  This course will prepare students to “give a defense for the hope that is within them.”  Study will be given on creationism, the resurrection, suffering and Christ as the only way to salvation.

Fall B- ZMTI 121 The Writings of Moses

October 11-December 6
Instructor: Dr. D'Linell Finley
Register for ZMTI 121

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy collectively are written by Moses and are often referred to as the Pentateuch or Law books.  Included in these books readers find a wide array of writing genres such as narrative, poetry, songs, law and genealogies.  In this course students will examine the major themes of each book and how best to interpret those themes.

Trussville (Ridgecrest Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines

August 21-October 9.  Class meets on Tuesdays at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Ric Camp
Register for ZMTI 114

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.  Participants will also learn more about the uniqueness of Baptist polity among the landscape of denominationalism. 

Fall B- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines

October 23-December 11.
Instructor:  Dr. Ric Camp
Register for ZMTI 115

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

Huntsville (House of Hope and Restoration Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines

August 20-October 8.  Class meets on Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Jarman Leatherwood
Register for ZMTI 114

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.  Participants will also learn more about the uniqueness of Baptist polity among the landscape of denominationalism. 

Fall B- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines

October 22-December 11
Instructor: Rev. Jarman Leatherwood
Register for ZMTI 115

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

Jasper-Walker County (Glory Fellowship Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 123 Parables of Jesus

August 21-October 9.  Class meets on Tuesdays at 6:00PM
Instructor: Dr. Adam Brewer
Register for ZMTI 123

Jesus Christ was a master story teller and often taught in parables.  A parable is an earthly story with a heavenly meaning and Jesus would often use this type of communication when speaking to the crowds.  This course will take careful examination on each of the parables found in the Gospels and teach students how to apply the heavenly meanings to increase their intimacy with God.

Fall B- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus

October 23-December 11 
Instructor: Rev. Scott McCullar
Register for ZMTI 124

Rarely do we find a comprehensive study on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.  Sometimes the task seems too daunting.  This course is designed to give students a survey of the life of Jesus using a harmonious approach with the Gospel narratives.  From his pre-incarnate ministry to his ascension this survey will examine the various highlights of his life and ministry in order for students to better understand our commitment to him through our Christian witness.