Athens - Limestone

Fall A- ZMTI 121 Writings of Moses
Monday nights at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
First Baptist Church of Athens, 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.
Instructor: Keenan Braden

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Fall B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics
Monday nights at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
First Baptist Church of Athens, 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 Jesus Christ as the only way to salvation.
Instructor: Keenan Braden

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Bessemer

Fall A- ZMTI 133 New Testament Background
Monday nights at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Hueytown, 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 location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Kyle Sullivan

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Fall B- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Monday nights at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Hueytown, 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 location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Kyle Sullivan

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Bibb

Fall A- ZMTI 137 The Letters of Peter
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Bibb Baptist Association Office, Centreville, AL
This course will teach participants the theological themes, historical context and present-day application of first and second 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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Bill Russell

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Fall A- ZMTI 137 The Letters of Peter
Wednesdays at 9 a.m. August 24- October 12
First Baptist Church, Woodstock, AL
This course will teach participants the theological themes, historical context and present-day application of first and second 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. NOTE: Zoom will be offered as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Bill Russell

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Fall B- ZMTI 136 The Doctrine of Prayer
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Bibb Baptist Association Office, Centreville, 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: Bill Russell

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Fall B- ZMTI 136 The Doctrine of Prayer
Wednesdays at 9 a.m. October 26- December 14
First Baptist Church, Woodstock, 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: Bill Russell

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Birmingham

Fall A- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
The Alabama Baptist Media Group Building, 3310 Independence Drive, Homewood, 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. NOTE: This site will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Randy Norris

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Fall B- ZMTI 113 The Person of the Holy Spirit
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
The Alabama Baptist Media Group Building, 3310 Independence Drive, Homewood, 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. 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

Fall A- ZMTI 106B Biblical Foundations II
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Anniston First Baptist Church at McClellan
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. Note: This site will offer Zoom as an online option for attending class.
Instructor: Donnie Sills

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Fall B- ZMTI 113 Person of the Holy Spirit
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Anniston First Baptist Church at McClellan
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. 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

Fall A- ZMTI 129 Personal Evangelism
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
Hamilton County Baptist Association Office, Chattanooga, TN
This course presents a study on the message, methods and urgency of sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ. Participants will study the foundational priorities of personal evangelism and various approaches and strategies both historically and currently. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Brady Wood

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Fall B- ZMTI 130 Effective Disciplemaking
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
Hamilton County Baptist Association Office, Chattanooga, TN
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 option for attending classes.
Instructor: David McBryar

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Chilton - Clanton

Fall A- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
Chilton Baptist Association Office, Clanton, 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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Eddie Vines

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Fall B- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrine
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
Chilton Baptist Association Office, Clanton, 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 location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Marc Hodges

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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

Fall A- ZMTI 105 Minor Prophets
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Tompkins Baptist Church, 14130 Hwy 43. Grove Hill, AL 36451
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: Johnny Kendrick

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Fall B- ZMTI 106A Biblical Foundations I
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Tompkins Baptist Church, 14130 Hwy 43. Grove Hill, AL 36451
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: 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

Fall A- ZMTI 106A Biblical Foundations II
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
Westwood Baptist Church, Cleveland, TN
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: Coby Goins

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Fall B- ZMTI 113 Person of the Holy Spirit
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
Westwood Baptist Church, Cleveland, TN
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: Daniel Malone

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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

Fall A- ZMTI 136 Doctrine of Prayer
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Colbert-Lauderdale Baptist Association Office, Sheffield, 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: Barrett Long

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Fall B- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Colbert-Lauderdale Baptist Association Office, Sheffield, 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: Chris Aday

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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

Fall A- ZMTI 133 New Testament Backgrounds
Thursdays at 6 p.m. August 25- October 15
Ed Ganus Center at Covington Baptist Association Office, Andalusia, 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: Otis Corbitt

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Fall B- ZMTI 103 Intro to New Testament
Thursdays at 6 p.m. October 27- December 15
Ed Ganus Center at Covington Baptist Association Office, Andalusia, 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 classes.
Instructor: Otis Corbitt

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Cullman

Fall A- ZMTI 133 New Testament Backgrounds
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
West Cullman Baptist Association
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 alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Jason Murphree

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Fall B- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
West Cullman Baptist Association
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 alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Eric Martin

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Dekalb - Fort Payne

Fall A- ZMTI 106B Biblical Foundations II
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
Ruhama Baptist Church
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. This site will offer Zoom as an online option for attending class.
Instructor: Jacob Daniels

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Fall B- ZMTI 113 Person of the Holy Spirit
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Ruhama 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. Zoom will be offered as an alternative to attend class.
Instructor: Michael Miller

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Escambia - Atmore

Fall A- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
First Baptist Church of Atmore, 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 alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Jonathan Hill

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Fall B- ZMTI The Doctrine of Heaven
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
First Baptist Church of Atmore, AL
There is rampant misunderstandings in our culture today related to heaven. Who will be there? What will we do in heaven? Will we recognize one another and what will we look like? This course is designed to help participants construct a biblical understanding of eternity through examining what the Bible says about heaven. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Jeff Edwards

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Etowah - Gadsden

Fall A- ZMTI 133 New Testament Backgrounds
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
Etowah Baptist Association Office, Gadsden, 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.
Instructor: Craig Carlisle

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Fall B- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 18- December 13
Etowah Baptist Association Office, Gadsden, 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: Eric Reaves

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Hoover

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. August 22- October 10
The Station Church, 6270 S Park Drive Bessemer, AL. 35022
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.
Instructor: Mark David Bradford

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Fall B- ZMTI 102 Intro to Old Testament
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. October 24- December 12
The Station Church, 6270 S Park Drive Bessemer, AL. 35022
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.
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

Fall A- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
Morgan Baptist Association
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: Michael Gill

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Fall B- ZMTI 136 Exploring the Psalms
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
Morgan Baptist Association Office, Hartselle, 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: Wally Blackman

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Oneonta - Blount

Fall A- ZMTI 125 John's Epistles
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
First Baptist Church of Oneonta, 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. NOTE: This location will offer WebEx as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Larry Gipson

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Fall B- ZMTI 126 Exploring the Psalms
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
First Baptist Church of Oneonta, 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 option for attending classes.
Instructor: Larry Gipson

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Pell City - St Clair

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Eden Westside Baptist Church, Pell City, AL
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.
Instructor: Rick Earnest

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Fall B- ZMTI 133 New Testament Backgrounds
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Eden Westside Baptist Church, Pell City, 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.
Instructor: Rick Earnest

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Pensacola

Fall A- ZMTI 121 The Writings of Moses
Thursdays at 6 p.m. August 25- October 15
First Baptist Church of Pensacola, FL
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 option for attending class.
Instructor: Zach Johnson

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Fall B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics
Thursdays at 6 p.m. October 27- December 15
First Baptist Church of Pensacola, FL
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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Joshua Wallnofer

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Pickens - Lebanon

ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. September 6- November 22
Pickens-Lebanon District Ministry Center, Carrollton, AL
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: Chris Wriley

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ZMTI 129 Personal Evangelism
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. September 6- November 22
Pickens-Lebanon District Ministry Center, Carrollton, AL
This course presents a study on the message, methods and urgency of sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ. Participants will study the foundational priorities of personal evangelism and various approaches and strategies both historically and currently.
Instructor: David Johnson

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Rockford

Fall A- ZMTI 121 Writings of Moses
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Rockford Baptist Church
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: Jeff Fuller

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Fall B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Rockford Baptist Church, Rockford, 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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Christopher Todd

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Russell - Chatt Valley

Fall A- ZMTI 103 Intro to New Testament
Thursdays at 6 p.m. August 25- October 15
The Depot at Golden Acres Baptist Church in Phenix City, 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.
Instructor: Barry Fleming

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Fall B- ZMTI 104 Paul's Letters
Thursdays at 6 p.m. October 27- December 15
The Depot at Golden Acres Baptist Church in Phenix City, 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.
Instructor: Greg Hyche

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Selma University

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation- In partnership with Selma University
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
Zoom
This course is offered through a partnership between Samford University and Selma University. 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. The course will meet through Zoom.
Instructor: Allen Sims

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Fall B- ZMTI 102 Intro to Old Testament- In partnership with Selma University
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
Zoom
This course is offered through a partnership between Samford University and Selma University. 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. Participants will take part in the class through Zoom.
Instructor: John Williams

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Shelby Helena

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. August 23- October 11
Community Baptist Church, 8254 HWY 17 Maylene, AL. 35114
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: Zoom will be offered as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Jason Hobbs

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Fall B- ZMTI 102 Intro to Old Testament
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
The Church at Old Town, 815 HWY 52 W, Helena, AL 35080
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.
Instructor: Scott Bush

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Springville

Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation
Thursdays at 6 p.m. August 25- October 15
First Baptist Church of Springville, AL.
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.
Instructor: Andy Waits

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Fall B- ZMTI 102 Intro to Old Testament
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. October 25- December 13
First Baptist Church of Springville, 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. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Andy Waits

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Tallahassee

Fall A- ZMTI 106A Biblical Foundations I
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Missions Training Center at Celebration Baptist Church
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: Scott Carter

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Fall B- ZMTI 106B Biblical Foundations II
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
Missions Training Center at Celebration Baptist Church
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: Scott Carter

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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

Fall A- ZMTI 120 Origins of the Bible
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
Birmingham Metro Baptist Association 750 Montclair Road Birmingham, AL.
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. This location will offer their courses through Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Bob Weber

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Fall B- ZMTI 121 The Writings of Moses
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
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

Fall A- ZMTI 118 The Book of Revelation
Monday nights at 6 p.m. August 22- October 10
First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa, 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.
Instructor: Jeff Knight

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Fall B- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines
Monday nights at 6 p.m. October 24- December 12
First Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa
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: Jason Bowman

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Tuskegee

Fall A- ZMTI 133 New Testament Backgrounds
Thursday nights at 6 p.m. August 15- October 13
Rock of Ages Baptist Church, Tuskegee, 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 site will offer Zoom as an online option for attending class
Instructor: D'Linell Finley

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Fall B- ZMTI 134 The Book of Romans
Thursday nights at 6 p.m. October 20- December 8
Rock of Ages Baptist Church, Tuskegee, 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: You can also take this course through our online option, Zoom.
Instructor: D'Linell Finley

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