The following list represents our fall 2019 course schedule. If you have trouble registering please call our office at (205) 726-4055.

If registering for an extension course be sure to choose your location as some classes are offered at different sites.

Online Certificate Courses

Women's Leadership Certificate Courses

Fall A- ZMTI 606 Introduction to Women's Leadership

August 20- October 14
Instructor: Claudia Johnson
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In this course, participants will learn the latest trends in women's missions and ministry and how spiritual formation transforms a leader. Participants will consider the question, "How do I sense God's call to serve His purposes today?"

Fall B- ZMTI 607 Foundations of Women's Leadership

October 22- December 16
Instructor: Claudia Johnson
Click Here to Register for ZMTI 607 Foundations of Women's Leadership

In this course, participants will survey the biblical and theological foundations of leadership. Attention will be given to the history of missions including the rich heritage of women leaders who have led by spreading the gospel, working for justice, using their talents, and overcoming obstacles.

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.

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Pastoral Leadership Certificate Courses

Fall A- ZMTI 109 Pastoral Counseling

August 20- October 14
Instructor: Rev. Michael Bozeman
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One of the major functions of the pastor involves giving counsel to the congregation. This course examines the various issues of counseling and various types of counseling. Participants will deepen their confidence in crisis, marital and family counseling. Practical instruction will be given to general counseling techniques.

Fall B- ZMTI 111 Church Administration

October 22- December 16
Instructor: Dr. Rob Jackson
Click Here to 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, participants 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

Church Planting Certificate Courses

Fall A- ZMTI 801 Introduction to Church Planting

August 20- October 14
Instructor: Lamar Duke
Click Here to Register for the Certificate in Church Planting
Click Here to Register for only ZMTI 801 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- ZMTI 802 Church Planting Models and Methods

October 22- December 16
Instructor: Lamar Duke
Click Here to Register for ZMTI 802 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.

Register for the Full Certificate

Worship Leadership Certificate

Fall A- ZMTI 701 Introduction to Worship Leadership

August 20- October 14
Instructor: Emily Andrews

Click Here to Register for Certificate in Worship Leadership
Click Here to 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 703 Designing Creative Worship

October 22- December 16
Instructor: Eric Mathis
Click Here to Register for ZMTI 703 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

Certificate in Disciple Making

Fall A- ZMTI 601 Centrality of the Gospel in Disciple Making

August 20- October 14
Instructor: Robert Mullins
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Click Here to Register for ZMTI 601 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- ZMTI 602 Jesus Model of Disciple Making

October 22- December 16
Instructor: Robert Mullins
Click Here to Register for ZMTI 602 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 significant discount on the program.

Register for the Full Certificate

Extension Sites and Course Offerings

Athens-Limestone (First Baptist Church of Athens)

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

August 19- October 7: Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM
Instructor: Rev. Andy John King
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 21- December 9
Instructor: Dr. Harold Fanning
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.

Bessemer (Bessemer Baptist Associational Building)

Fall A- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

August 19- October 7: Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Rick Cato
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Fall B- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

October 21- December 9
Instructor: Rev. Rick Cato
Register for ZMTI 126

This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Centreville-Bibb (Bibb Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 131 The Book of Hebrews

August 19- October 7
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 113 at Bibb Association

Register for ZMTI 113 at FBC Woodstock

An exegetical study of the book of Hebrews. Hebrews is a rich letter giving readers deep theological truths regarding the sufficiency of Jesus Christ. Though we know almost nothing regarding the author or recipients it is obvious that the epistles is written with the goal of presenting Christ as the completion of God’s covenant with the Hebrew people. Participants will find in studying this epistle that Jesus Christ is the fulfillment of each of the Old Testament themes and covenants.

Fall B- 126 Exploring the Psalms

October 21- December 9
Instructor: Dr. Bill Russell
Register for ZMTI 114 at Bibb Association

Register for ZMTI 114 at FBC Woodstock

This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Birmingham (Samford University-Dwight Beeson Hall 112)

Fall A- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

August 20- October 8: Class meets Tuesday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Randy Norris
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Fall B- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

October 22- December 10
Instructor: Dr. Randy Norris
Register for ZMTI 126

This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Birmingham-West (Grace Covenant Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

August 19- October 7: Class meets Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Barry Cosper
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Fall B- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

October 21- December 9
Instructor: Dr. Barry Cosper
Register for ZMTI 126

This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Chattanooga-Hamilton County (Hamilton County Baptist Association)

Fall A- ZMTI 113 The Person of the Holy Spirit

August 20- October 8: Class Meets Tuesday nights at 6:00PM
Hamilton County Baptist Association Building
Instructor: John Trewhella
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 the students’ knowledge of the work, person and doctrine of the Holy Spirit.

Fall B- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines

October 22- December 10
Instructor: Rev. Brian Smith
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. Students will also learn more about the uniqueness of Baptist polity among the landscape of denominationalism.

Choctaw County-Butler (Choctaw Baptist Association)

Fall A- ZMTI 105 The Minor Prophets

August 19- October 7: Classes meet on Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Terry Long
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. Students will learn more about the authors, their prophecies and the historicity behind their message.

Fall B- ZMTI 106A Biblical Foundations I

October 21- December 9
Instructor: Rev. Justin Olvey
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 students 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.

Escambia-Atmore (First Baptist Church of Atmore)

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

August 19- October 7: Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM
Instructor: Rev. Kevin Garrett
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 28- December 16
Instructor: Dr. Wendell 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.

Heflin (Cleburne Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 121 The Writings of Moses

August 22- October 10: Classes meet Thursday nights at 6:00PM
Instructor: Rev. Thomas Glander
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.

Fall B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics

October 24- December 12
Instructor: Rev. Phillip Morris
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.

Coffee (Coffee Baptist Association, New Brockton/Enterprise)

Fall A- TBD

August 19- October 7: Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM
Instructor: TBD

Registration Link Coming Soon!

Fall B- TBD

October 21- December 9
Instructor: TBD

Registration Link Coming Soon!

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

Fall A- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

August 19- October 7: Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Dwight Wilson
Register for ZMTI 126

This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Fall B- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

October 21- December 9
Instructor: Rev. Darrell Pace
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Talladega-Coosa River (Coosa River Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

August 20- October 8: Classes meet Tuesday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Bill Pruitt
Register for ZMTI 126

This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Fall B- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

October 22- December 10
Instructor: Rev. Robert Klotz
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

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

Fall A- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

August 22- October 10: Classes meet Thursday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Lee Joyner
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Fall B- ZMTI 131 The Book of Hebrews

October 24- December 12
Instructor: Rev. Bill Pritchett
Register for ZMTI 131

An exegetical study of the book of Hebrews. Hebrews is a rich letter giving readers deep theological truths regarding the sufficiency of Jesus Christ. Though we know almost nothing regarding the author or recipients it is obvious that the epistles is written with the goal of presenting Christ as the completion of God’s covenant with the Hebrew people. Participants will find in studying this epistle that Jesus Christ is the fulfillment of each of the Old Testament themes and covenants.

Cullman (West Cullman Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

August 20- October 8: Classes meet Tuesday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Dennis Trimble
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Fall B- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

October 15- December 10
Instructor: Rev. Dennis Trimble
Register for ZMTI 126

This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Decatur-Hartselle-Morgan County (Morgan Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 105 The Minor Prophets

August 20- October 8: Classes meet Tuesday nights at 6:00PM
Instructor: Rev. Wally Blackman
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. Students will learn more about the authors, their prophecies and the historicity behind their message.

Fall B- ZMTI 106A Biblical Foundations I

October 22- December 9
Instructor: Dr. Chris Martin
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 students 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.

Montgomery (Montgomery Baptist Association Office)

Fall A- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

August 12- October 7: Classes meet on Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Danny Gillenwater
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Fall B- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

October 14- December 2
Instructor: Dr. D'Linell Finley
Register for ZMTI 126

This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Gadsden (Etowah Baptist Association)

Fall A- ZMTI 121 The Writings of Moses

August 20- October 8: Classes meet Tuesday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Craig Carlisle
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.

Fall B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics

October 22- December 9
Instructor: Rev. Mat Alexander
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.

Oneonta-Blount County (FBC Oneonta)

Fall A- ZMTI 105 The Minor Prophets

August 19- October 8: Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM
Instructor: Dr. Larry Gipson
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. Students will learn more about the authors, their prophecies and the historicity behind their message.

Fall B- ZMTI 106A Biblical Foundations

October 21- December 9
Instructor: Dr. Larry Gipson
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 students 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.

Carrollton (Pickens-Lebanon Ministry Center)

ZMTI 120 The Origins of the Bible

September 10- November 26: Classes meet Tuesday nights at 6:30PM. This location offers two courses simultaneously in a semester system.
Instructor: Rev. Chris Wriley
Register for ZMTI 120

Can the Bible be trusted? How can we be sure that what we have today is what was passed down to us from the writers? This course will teach students how the scriptures came together through a process called canonization. Special attention will be given to the authority and inspiration of Scripture as well as giving assurance that the proper books are included in both the Old and New Testament Canons.

ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

September 10- November 26
Instructor: Rev. Seaphues Dailey
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Huntsville (House of Hope and Restoration Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics

August 19- October 7: Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Jarman Leatherwood
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 130 Effective Disciple Making

October 21- December 9
Instructor: Rev. Jarman Leatherwood
Register for ZMTI 130

This course presents a study of the practices and methods of effective disciple making in the church and individual context. Without an effective and intentional disciple making strategy a church will only partially fulfill the Great Commission as found in Matthew 28: 19-20. Participants will learn how Christ developed, equipped and sent disciples who make disciples.

Pell City-St. Clair (Eden Westside Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 121 The Writings of Moses

August 19- October 8: Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Rick Earnest
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.

Fall B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics

October 21- December 9
Instructor: Rev. Rick Earnest
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.

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

Fall A- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

August 20- October 8: Classes meet Tuesday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Josh Sammons
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Fall B- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

October 22- December 10
Instructor: TBD
Register for ZMTI 126

This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Pensacola (First Baptist Church of Pensacola)

Fall A-ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

August 22- October 10: Classes meet Thursday nights at 6:00PM
Instructor: Dr. Dave Snyder
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 24- December 12
Instructor: Rev. Josha Wallnofer
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.

Rockford-Coosa County (Rockford Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

August 19- October 7: Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Chris Todd
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 21- December 9
Instructor: Dr. Jeff Fuller
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.

Tarrant (Central Baptist Church-Destinay Covenant Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation

August 19- October 7: Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. James Purnell

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 21- December 9
Instructor: Rev. Cedric Brown
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.

Troy (Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, Troy)

Fall A- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

August 19- October 7 Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Rev. Carl Hollis
Register for ZMTI 126

This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Fall B- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

October 21- December 9
Instructor: Rev. Rubin McKinnon
Register for ZMTI 125

This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Trussville (Ridgecrest Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 121 The Writings of Moses

August 20- October 8. Classes meet Tuesday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Ric Camp & Rev. Jeff Gardner
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.

Fall B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics

October 22- December 10
Instructor: Dr. Ric Camp & Rev. Jeff Gardner
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 125 John's Epistles

August 19- October 7. Classes meet Monday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. Gil McKee
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This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Fall B- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

October 21- December 9
Instructor: Rev. David Woods
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This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Tuskegee Lee (Rock of Ages Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

August 8- October 3. Classes meet Thursday nights at 6:00PM.
Instructor: Dr. D'Linell Finley
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This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.

Fall B- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

October 10- December 5
Instructor: Dr. D'Linell Finley
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This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Jasper-Walker County (Glory Fellowship Baptist Church)

Fall A- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms

August 20- October 8: Classes meet Tuesday nights at 6:00PM
Instructor: Dr. Adam Brewer
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This course gives participants an overview of the Psalms including the nature, purpose and message of the Psalms. The collection of Psalms offers us God’s heart related to our tragedies, triumphs, sorrows and joys. Participants will learn to interpret the Psalms in order to use them effectively for the purpose of enhancing their walk with the Lord.

Fall B- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles

October 22- December 8
Instructor: Rev. Scott McCullar
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This course is an exegetical study of John’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd epistles. John writes his epistles to the 3rd generation of Christians who were battling heresies and also had a waning passion for Christ. Within these epistles participants will learn of the deity of Christ, the humanity of Christ and a Messiah who offer light, life and love.