Athens - Limestone

Spring A- ZMTI 123 Parables of Jesus
Monday nights at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
First Baptist Church of Athens, AL
Jesus Christ was a master storyteller 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.
Instructor: Noah Hicks

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Spring B- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus
Monday nights at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
First Baptist Church of Athens, AL
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 for students to better understand our commitment to him through our Christian witness.
Instructor: Keith Smyser

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Bessemer

Spring A- ZMTI 135 Pastoral Epistles
Monday nights at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Hueytown, AL
This course is an exegetical verse-by-verse study of 1st and 2nd Timothy and Titus. These letters are generally referred to as the Pastoral Epistles because they are written to church leaders. The letters are filled with ecclesiological insights and should be considered collectively as the textbook for the modern church. This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: TBD

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Spring B ZMTI 136 Doctrine of Prayer
Monday nights at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Hueytown, AL
This course is designed to enrich and inform the prayer life of participants. Students will receive biblical guidance on strengthening their prayer life as well as examining specific prayers in the Scriptures for the purpose of establishing a regular practice of prayer. This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: TBD

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Bibb

Spring A- ZMTI 138 The Book of Genesis
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
Bibb Baptist Association Office, Centreville, AL
The book of Genesis is foundational to the canon of Scripture as it answers the most critical questions pertaining to humankind’s relationship with God. The course will present a timeline of creation, the early covenants, and history of the patriarchs through a chapter-by-chapter study. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Bill Russell

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Spring B- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
Bibb Baptist Association Office, Centreville, AL
The book of Romans contains some of the richest theological truths regarding the doctrine of salvation than any book in Scripture. In this course students will come to understand salvation through faith in Christ alone and the eternal truths surrounding that decision. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Bill Russell

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Spring B- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Wednesdays at 9 a.m. March 29- May 17
First Baptist Church, Woodstock, AL
The book of Romans contains some of the richest theological truths regarding the doctrine of salvation than any book in Scripture. It is a treasure trove of theological gems about grace, faith, righteousness, and justification. Some of the greatest theological minds in history trace their salvation back to reading Paul’s letter to the Romans. In this course students will come to understand salvation through faith in Christ alone and the eternal truths surrounding that decision. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Bill Russell

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Spring B- ZMTI 138 The Book of Genesis
Wednesdays at 9 a.m. January 25- March 15
First Baptist Church, Woodstock, AL
The book of Genesis is foundational to the canon of Scripture as it answers the most critical questions pertaining to humankind’s relationship with God. The course will present a timeline of creation, the early covenants, and history of the patriarchs through a chapter-by-chapter study. NOTE: Zoom will be offered as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Bill Russell

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Birmingham

Spring A- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 24- March 14
The Alabama Baptist Media Group Building, 3310 Independence Drive, Homewood, AL.
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. NOTE: This site will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: TBD

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Spring B- ZMTI 118 The Book of Revelation
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
The Alabama Baptist Media Group Building, 3310 Independence Drive, Homewood, AL.
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. Note: This site will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Richard Maddox

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Birmingham - West

Fall A- ZMTI 133 New Testament Background
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Grace Covenant Church, Birmingham, AL
There are 400 years between the Old and New Testaments which some call “the silent years.” In this course students will learn of the influential events which help to form the world of the New Testament. We know Jesus better when we know the political and historical events which shaped the world in which he lived. This course will help you understand and explain the cultural setting in the Gospels. This course will be offered through Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Barry Cosper

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Fall B- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Grace Covenant Church, Birmingham, AL
The book of Romans contains some of the richest theological truths regarding the doctrine of salvation than any book in Scripture. It is a treasure trove of theological gems about grace, faith, righteousness, and justification. Some of the greatest theological minds in history trace their salvation back to reading Paul’s letter to the Romans. In this course students will come to understand salvation through faith in Christ alone and the eternal truths surrounding that decision. This course will be offered through Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Barry Cosper

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Calhoun - Anniston

Spring A- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
Anniston First Baptist Church at McClellan
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. Note: This site will offer Zoom as an online option for attending class.
Instructor: Donnie Sills

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Spring B- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
Anniston First Baptist Church at McClellan
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. Zoom will be offered as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Byron Jackson

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Chambers

Fall A- ZMTI 101 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 regarding the languages of the Bible, context in which it was written and how the various genres affect interpretation. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Fall B- ZMTI 102 Intro to Old Testament
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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.

Chattanooga

Spring A- ZMTI 131 The Book of Hebrews
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 24- March 14
Hamilton County Baptist Association Office, Chattanooga, TN
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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Kenneth Ware

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Spring B- ZMTI 132 Christian Leadership
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
Hamilton County Baptist Association Office, Chattanooga, TN
This course is a study of the essential elements needed to be effective in leading a ministry. Great leaders understand where they are in the process of leadership both regarding weakness and strength. They understand how to enhance their own leadership style and develop leaders around them. Participants will learn where they are in the process of becoming an effective leader and how to fill in the leadership gaps that currently exist. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Dennis Culbreth

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Chilton - Clanton

Spring A- ZMTI 113 The Person of the Holy Spirit
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
Chilton Baptist Association Office, Clanton, AL
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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Kent Dodson

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Spring B- ZMTI 128 The Acts of the Apostles
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
Chilton Baptist Association Office, Clanton, AL
An exegetical study of the book of Acts including the impact of the Gospel, multiplication of the church and foundations of Christian Mission. The book of Acts is a continuation of the Gospel of Luke and gives us insight into the rapid spread of Christianity in the first century. Participants will study the rich history and theological context of this incredible book. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Tyler Eiland

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Choctaw - Butler

Fall A- ZMTI John's Epistles
Mondays at 6 p.m.
Choctaw Baptist Association Office, Butler, AL
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 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.
Instructor: Terry Long

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Fall B- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Choctaw Baptist Association Office, Butler, AL
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.
Instructor: Terry Long

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Clarke

Spring A- ZMTI 106B Biblical Foundations II
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
Clarke Baptist Association
This course is a continuation of the first section. Students will learn the doctrines of redemption, the church, the return of Christ and how these doctrines impact their everyday life.
Instructor: Mark Presswood

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Spring B- ZMTI 113 The Person of the Holy Spirit
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
Clarke Baptist Association
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.
Instructor: Mark Presswood

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Cleburne - Heflin

Fall A- TBD
Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Cleburne Baptist Association Office, Heflin, AL
Classes at this location have been postponed until further notice.
Fall B- TBD
Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Cleburne Baptist Association Office, Heflin, AL
Classes at this location have been postponed until further notice.

Cleveland

Spring A- ZMTI 123 Parables of Jesus
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 24- March 14
Westwood Baptist Church, Cleveland, TN
Jesus Christ was a master storyteller 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.
Instructor: TBD

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Spring B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
Westwood Baptist Church, Cleveland, TN
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.
Instructor: TBD

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Coffee

Fall A- TBD
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
Coffee Baptist Association
Courses for this location will be posted soon!
Instructor: John Granger
Fall B- ZMTI 132 Christian Leadership
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
Coffee Baptist Association
This course is a study of the essential elements needed to be effective in leading a ministry. Great leaders understand where they are in the process of leadership both regarding weakness and strength. They understand how to enhance their own leadership style and develop leaders around them. Participants will learn where they are in the process of becoming an effective leader and how to fill in the leadership gaps that currently exist.
Instructor: John Granger

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Colbert - Lauderdale

Spring A- ZMTI 135 Pastoral Epistles
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
Colbert-Lauderdale Baptist Association Office, Sheffield, AL
This course is an exegetical verse-by-verse study of 1st and 2nd Timothy and Titus. These letters are generally referred to as the Pastoral Epistles because they are written to church leaders. The letters are filled with ecclesiological insights and should be considered collectively as the textbook for the modern church. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Zach Richards

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Spring B- ZMTI 133 New Testament Backgrounds
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
Colbert-Lauderdale Baptist Association Office, Sheffield, AL
There are 400 years between the Old and New Testaments which some call “the silent years.” In this course students will learn of the influential events which help to form the world of the New Testament. We know Jesus better when we know the political and historical events which shaped the world in which he lived. This course will help you understand and explain the cultural setting in the Gospels. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Jerry Rea

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Coosa - River

Fall A- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
FBC Talladega, Talladega, AL
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: Bryan Camp

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Fall B- ZMTI 118 The Book of Revelation
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
First Baptist Church of Talladega
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.
Instructor: Heath Walton

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Covington

Spring A- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Thursdays at 6 p.m. January 26- March 16
Ed Ganus Center at Covington Baptist Association Office, Andalusia, AL
The book of Romans contains some of the richest theological truths regarding the doctrine of salvation than any book in Scripture. It is a treasure trove of theological gems about grace, faith, righteousness, and justification. Some of the greatest theological minds in history trace their salvation back to reading Paul’s letter to the Romans. In this course students will come to understand salvation through faith in Christ alone and the eternal truths surrounding that decision. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Otis Corbitt

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Spring B- ZMTI 136 Doctrine of Prayer
Thursdays at 6 p.m. March 30- May 18
Ed Ganus Center at Covington Baptist Association Office, Andalusia, AL
This course is designed to enrich and inform the prayer life of participants. Students will receive biblical guidance on strengthening their prayer life as well as examining specific prayers in the Scriptures for the purpose of establishing a regular practice of prayer. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Otis Corbitt

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Cullman

Spring A- ZMTI 135 Pastoral Epistles
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 24- March 14
West Cullman Baptist Association
This course is an exegetical verse-by-verse study of 1st and 2nd Timothy and Titus. These letters are generally referred to as the Pastoral Epistles because they are written to church leaders. The letters are filled with ecclesiological insights and should be considered collectively as the textbook for the modern church. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Justin Olvey

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Spring B- ZMTI 136 Doctrine of Prayer
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
West Cullman Baptist Association
This course is designed to enrich and inform the prayer life of participants. Students will receive biblical guidance on strengthening their prayer life as well as examining specific prayers in the Scriptures for the purpose of establishing a regular practice of prayer. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Jason Murphree

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Dekalb - Fort Payne

Spring A- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 24- March 14
Ruhama Baptist Church
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. Note: This site will offer Zoom as an online option for attending class.
Instructor: Jacob Daniels

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Spring B- ZMTI 118 The Book of Revelation
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
Ruhama Baptist Church
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. Note: Zoom will be offered as an alternative to attend class.
Instructor: Michael Miller

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Escambia - Atmore

Spring A- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
First Baptist Church of Atmore, AL
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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Jonathan Hill

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Spring B- ZMTI 130 Effective Disciplemaking
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
First Baptist Church of Atmore, AL
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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Kevin Garrett

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Etowah - Gadsden

Spring A- ZMTI 135 Pastoral Epistles
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 24- March 14
Etowah Baptist Association Office, Gadsden, AL
This course is an exegetical verse-by-verse study of 1st and 2nd Timothy and Titus. These letters are generally referred to as the Pastoral Epistles because they are written to church leaders. The letters are filled with ecclesiological insights and should be considered collectively as the textbook for the modern church.
Instructor: Ryan Morris

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Spring B- ZMTI 136 Doctrine of Prayer
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 21- May 16
Etowah Baptist Association Office, Gadsden, AL
This course is designed to enrich and inform the prayer life of participants. Students will receive biblical guidance on strengthening their prayer life as well as examining specific prayers in the Scriptures for the purpose of establishing a regular practice of prayer.
Instructor: Donny Yarbrough

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Hoover

Spring A- ZMTI 103 Intro to New Testament
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. January 23- March 13
The Station Church, 6270 S Park Drive Bessemer, AL. 35022
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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Mark David Bradford

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Spring B- ZMTI 104 Paul's Letters
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. March 27- May 15
The Station Church, 6270 S Park Drive Bessemer, AL. 35022
The Pauline Epistles make up more than a third of the New Testament writings, and therefore it is important that Christians understand why Paul wrote his letters. Students will study the content of the letters and find application for their own Christian journey. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Mark David Bradford

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Huntsville

Fall A- TBD
Mondays at 6 p.m.
TBD
Classes will return to Huntsville soon as we seek a new location.
Fall B- TBD
Mondays at 6 p.m.
Classes will return to Huntsville soon as we seek a new location for classes.

Jasper - Walker County

Fall A- TBD
Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
We hope to open a new location in Jasper soon!
Fall B- TBD
Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
We hope to return soon to Jasper.

Mobile

Fall A- ZMTI 104 Paul's Letters
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. August 22- October 10
First Baptist Church of Tillman's Corner
The Pauline Epistles make up more than a third of the New Testament writings, and therefore it is important that Christians understand why Paul wrote his letters. Students will study the content of the letters and find application for their own Christian journey. Note: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Joe Stevens

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Fall B- ZMTI 105 Minor Prophets
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. October 24- December 12
First Baptist Church of Tillman's Corner
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. This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Derek Allen

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Montgomery

Fall A- ZMTI 133 New Testament Backgrounds
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Montgomery Baptist Association Office, Montgomery, AL
There are 400 years between the Old and New Testaments which some call “the silent years.” In this course students will learn of the influential events which help to form the world of the New Testament. We know Jesus better when we know the political and historical events which shaped the world in which he lived. This course will help you understand and explain the cultural setting in the Gospels. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: D'Linell Finley

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Fall B- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Montgomery Baptist Association Office, Montgomery, AL
The book of Romans contains some of the richest theological truths regarding the doctrine of salvation than any book in Scripture. It is a treasure trove of theological gems about grace, faith, righteousness, and justification. Some of the greatest theological minds in history trace their salvation back to reading Paul’s letter to the Romans. In this course students will come to understand salvation through faith in Christ alone and the eternal truths surrounding that decision. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: D'Linel Finley

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Morgan

Spring A ZMTI 127 The Gospels
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 24- March 14
Morgan Baptist Association
This course offers participants a study of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Participants will study the different aspects and themes as presented in the Gospels. Attention will be given to the historical, religious and cultural settings within which the Gospel narratives took place.
Instructor: Brandon Keel

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Spring B- ZMTI 128 The Acts of the Apostles
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
Morgan Baptist Association Office, Hartselle, AL
An exegetical study of the book of Acts including the impact of the Gospel, multiplication of the church and foundations of Christian Mission. The book of Acts is a continuation of the Gospel of Luke and gives us insight into the rapid spread of Christianity in the first century. Participants will study the rich history and theological context of this incredible book.
Instructor: Matt Haines

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Oneonta - Blount

Spring A- ZMTI 127 The Gospels
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
First Baptist Church of Oneonta, AL
This course offers participants a study of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Participants will study the different aspects and themes as presented in the Gospels. Attention will be given to the historical, religious and cultural settings within which the Gospel narratives took place. NOTE: This location will offer WebEx as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Larry Gipson

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Spring B- ZMTI 128 The Acts of the Apostles
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
First Baptist Church of Oneonta, AL
An exegetical study of the book of Acts including the impact of the Gospel, multiplication of the church and foundations of Christian Mission. The book of Acts is a continuation of the Gospel of Luke and gives us insight into the rapid spread of Christianity in the first century. Participants will study the rich history and theological context of this incredible book. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Larry Gipson

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Pell City - St Clair

Spring A- ZMTI 102 Intro to Old Testament
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
Eden Westside Baptist Church, Pell City, AL
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.
Instructor: Rick Earnest

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Spring B- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
Eden Westside Baptist Church, Pell City, AL
The book of Romans contains some of the richest theological truths regarding the doctrine of salvation than any book in Scripture. It is a treasure trove of theological gems about grace, faith, righteousness, and justification. Some of the greatest theological minds in history trace their salvation back to reading Paul’s letter to the Romans. In this course students will come to understand salvation through faith in Christ alone and the eternal truths surrounding that decision.
Instructor: Rick Earnest

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Pensacola

Spring A- ZMTI 123 Parables of Jesus
Thursdays at 6 p.m. January 26- March 16
First Baptist Church of Pensacola, FL
Jesus Christ was a master storyteller 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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Peter Burmeister

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Spring B- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus
Thursdays at 6 p.m. March 30- May 18
First Baptist Church of Pensacola, FL
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 for students to better understand our commitment to him through our Christian witness. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: TBD

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Pickens - Lebanon

ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. January 10- March 28
Pickens-Lebanon District Ministry Center, Carrollton, AL
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: Chris Wriley

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ZMTI 130 Effective Disciple Making
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. January 10- March 28
Pickens-Lebanon District Ministry Center, Carrollton, AL
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.
Instructor: David Johnson

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Rockford

Spring A- ZMTI 123 Parables of Jesus
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
Rockford Baptist Church
Jesus Christ was a master storyteller 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.
Instructor: Jeff Fuller

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Spring B- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
Rockford Baptist Church, Rockford, AL
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 for students to better understand our commitment to him through our Christian witness. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Christopher Todd

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Russell - Chatt Valley

Spring A- ZMTI 105 The Minor Prophets
Thursdays at 6 p.m. January 26- March 16
The Depot at Golden Acres Baptist Church in Phenix City, AL.
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.
Instructor: Marty Holley

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Spring B- ZMTI 106A Biblical Foundations I
Thursdays at 6 p.m. March 30- May 18
The Depot at Golden Acres Baptist Church in Phenix City, AL.
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.
Instructor: TBD

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Selma University

Spring A- ZMTI 103 Intro to New Testament in Partnership with Selma University
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 24- March 14
Zoom
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. The course will meet through Zoom.
Instructor: Allen Sims

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Spring B- ZMTI 104 Paul's Letters- In partnership with Selma University
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
Zoom
The Pauline Epistles make up more than a third of the New Testament writings, and therefore it is important that Christians understand why Paul wrote his letters. Students will study the content of the letters and find application for their own Christian journey. Participants will take part in the class through Zoom.
Instructor: John H. Williams

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Shelby Helena

Spring A- ZMTI 103 Intro to New Testament
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 24- March 14
Church at Old Town, Helena
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. NOTE: Zoom will be offered as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Jason Hobbs

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Spring B- ZMTI 104 Paul's Letters
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
The Church at Old Town, 815 HWY 52 W, Helena, AL 35080
The Pauline Epistles make up more than a third of the New Testament writings, and therefore it is important that Christians understand why Paul wrote his letters. Students will study the content of the letters and find application for their own Christian journey. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Scott Bush

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Springville

Spring A- ZMTI 103 Intro to New Testament
Thursdays at 6 p.m. January 24- March 14
First Baptist Church of Springville, AL.
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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Andy Waits

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Spring B- ZMTI 104 Paul's Letters
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
First Baptist Church of Springville, AL.
The Pauline Epistles make up more than a third of the New Testament writings, and therefore it is important that Christians understand why Paul wrote his letters. Students will study the content of the letters and find application for their own Christian journey. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: TBD

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Tallahassee

Spring A- ZMTI 105 Minor Prophets
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
Missions Training Center at Celebration Baptist Church
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.
Instructor: Scott Carter

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Spring B- ZMTI 113 The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
Missions Training Center at Celebration Baptist Church
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.
Instructor: Doug Bedgood

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Tallapoosa - Alexander City

Fall A- ZMTI 113 Person of the Holy Spirit
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
Tallapoosa Baptist Association Office, Jackson's Gap, AL
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. Note: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Josh Sammons

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Fall B- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
Tallapoosa Baptist Association Office, Jackson's Gap, AL
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.
Instructor: Taylor Gurley

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Tarrant

Spring A- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Birmingham Metro Baptist Association 750 Montclair Road Birmingham, AL.
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. This location will offer their courses through Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Bob Weber

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Spring B- ZMTI 123 Parables of Jesus
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
Birmingham Metro Baptist Association 750 Montclair Road Birmingham, AL.
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. Note: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Bob Weber

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Troy

Fall A- ZMTI 138 The Book of Genesis
Saturdays at 9:00AM August 27- October 15
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, Troy, AL
The book of Genesis is foundational to the canon of Scripture as it answers the most critical questions pertaining to humankind’s relationship with God. The course will present a timeline of creation, the early covenants, and history of the patriarchs through a chapter-by-chapter study.
Instructor: Carl Hollis

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Fall B- ZMTI 136 The Doctrine of Prayer
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. October 31- December 19
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, Troy, AL
This course is designed to enrich and inform the prayer life of participants. Students will receive biblical guidance on strengthening their prayer life as well as examining specific prayers in the Scriptures for the purpose of establishing a regular practice of prayer.
Instructor: Carl Hollis

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Tuscaloosa

Spring A- ZMTI 137 The Letters of Peter
Monday nights at 6 p.m. January 23- March 13
First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa, AL
This course will teach participants the theological themes, historical context and present-day application of 1st and 2nd Peter. Through a verse-by-verse examination of the Petrine epistles participants will find foundational truths of the Christian faith, encouragements for daily living in spite of trials, and the sufficiency of the grace of God as given through Jesus Christ.
Instructor: Jeff Knight

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Spring B- ZMTI 138 Book of Genesis
Monday nights at 6 p.m. March 27- May 15
First Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa
The book of Genesis is foundational to the canon of Scripture as it answers the most critical questions pertaining to humankind’s relationship with God. The course will present a timeline of creation, the early covenants, and history of the patriarchs through a chapter-by-chapter study.
Instructor: Chris Waddell

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Tuskegee

Spring A- ZMTI 135 Pastoral Epistles
Thursday nights at 6 p.m. January 26- March 16
Rock of Ages Baptist Church, Tuskegee, AL
This course is an exegetical verse-by-verse study of 1st and 2nd Timothy and Titus. These letters are generally referred to as the Pastoral Epistles because they are written to church leaders. The letters are filled with ecclesiological insights and should be considered collectively as the textbook for the modern church. Note: This site will offer Zoom as an online option for attending class
Instructor: D'Linell Finley

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Spring B- ZMTI 136 Doctrine of Prayer
Thursday nights at 6 p.m. March 23- May 18
Rock of Ages Baptist Church, Tuskegee, AL
This course is designed to enrich and inform the prayer life of participants. Students will receive biblical guidance on strengthening their prayer life as well as examining specific prayers in the Scriptures for the purpose of establishing a regular practice of prayer. Note: You can also take this course through our online option, Webex.
Instructor: D'Linell Finley

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