Ashville-St Clair

Spring A- ZMTI 118 The Book of Revelation
Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
St. Clair Baptist Association
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: Paul Brasher

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Spring B- ZMTI 113 The Person of the Holy Spirit
Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
St. Clair 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 student’s knowledge of the work, person, and doctrine of the Holy Spirit.
Instructor: Michael Mills

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Athens - Limestone

Spring A- ZMTI 127 The Gospels
Monday nights at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
First Baptist Church of Athens, 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.
Instructor: Noah Hicks

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Spring B- ZMTI 128 The Acts of the Apostles
Monday nights at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
First Baptist Church of Athens, 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: Keenan Braden

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Baldwin

Spring A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation
Thursday nights at 6 p.m. January 25- March 14
Baldwin Baptist Association
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, the context in which it was written, and how the various genres affect interpretation.
Instructor: Josh Vance

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Spring B- ZMTI 102 Intro to Old Testament
Thursday nights at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
Baldwin Baptist Association
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: Brad Baxter

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Beech-River-Lexington-TN

Spring A- ZMTI 103 Intro to New Testament
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
Beech River Baptist Association, 771 E. Church St. Lexington, TN
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: Marty Comer

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Spring B- ZMTI 104 Paul's Letters
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
Beech River Baptist Association, 771 E. Church St. Lexington, TN
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 applications for their own Christian journey.
Instructor: Clay Hallmark

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Bessemer

Spring A- ZMTI 139 The Book of Job
Monday nights at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Hueytown, AL
This course will assist participants in answering the deepest questions pertaining to human suffering and God’s allowance of it. The course is designed to follow the story of Job and his personal tragedies, relational interactions, and his grand conversation with God. Why would a loving God allow his followers to endure difficult trials? This question will be paramount to this exegetical study. Note: Zoom will be offered as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Lee Praytor

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Spring B- ZMTI 140 Doctrine of Heaven
Monday nights at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Hueytown, AL
There are 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.
Instructor: Bill Johnson

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Bibb

Spring A- ZMTI 140 Doctrine of Heaven
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Bibb Baptist Association Office, Centreville, AL
There are 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.
Instructor: Bill Russell

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Spring A- ZMTI 140 Doctrine of Heaven
Wednesdays at 9 a.m. January 24- March 13
First Baptist Church, Woodstock, AL
There are 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.
Instructor: Bill Russell

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Spring B- ZMTI 133 New Testament Backgrounds
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Bibb Baptist Association Office, Centreville, 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 that help to form the world of the New Testament. We know Jesus better when we know the political and historical events that 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: Bill Russell

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Spring B- ZMTI 133 New Testament Backgrounds
Wednesdays at 9 a.m. March 27- May 15
First Baptist Church, Woodstock, 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 that help to form the world of the New Testament. We know Jesus better when we know the political and historical events that 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: Bill Russell

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Birmingham

No classes at this location for Spring Term
Please find one of our other locations in the Birmingham Metro and register.
No classes will meet at this location for Spring
Please find one of our other locations in the Birmingham metro to register.

Birmingham - West

Spring A- ZMTI 124 The Life and Ministry of Jesus
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Grace Covenant Church, Birmingham, 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 offers Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Michael Frazier

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Spring B- ZMTI 137 The Letters of Peter
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Grace Covenant Church, Birmingham, 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 epistle participants will find foundational truths of the Christian faith, encouragements for daily living despite trials, and the sufficiency of the grace of God as given through Jesus Christ. Note: This site offers Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Michael Frazier

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Calhoun - Anniston

Spring A- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Anniston First Baptist Church at McClellan
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 site will offer Zoom as an online option for attending class.
Instructor: Trey Brown

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Spring B- ZMTI 121 Deuteronomy
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Anniston First Baptist Church at McClellan
As the second generation of Israelites prepares to enter the Promised Land, Moses delivers several discourses for the purpose of preparing them to effectively live as people who are loyal and loving to God. This course examines these discourses found in the book of Deuteronomy. The course will offer a chapter-by-chapter exegesis of the book while examining the main themes, historical context, and application for the Christian today. Zoom will be offered as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Donnie Sills

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Chattanooga

Spring A- ZMTI 135 Pastoral Epistles
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
Hamilton County Baptist Association Office, Chattanooga, TN
This course is an exegetical verse-by-verse study of first and second 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: Seton Tomyn

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Spring B- ZMTI 136 Doctrine of Prayer
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
Hamilton County Baptist Association Office, Chattanooga, TN
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: Alan Rogers

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Chilton - Clanton

Spring A- ZMTI 137 Letters of Peter
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
Chilton Baptist Association Office, Clanton, 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 epistle participants will find foundational truths of the Christian faith, encouragements for daily living despite 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: Kent Dodson

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Spring B- ZMTI 136 Doctrine of Prayer
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
Chilton Baptist Association Office, Clanton, 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: Tyler Eiland

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Choctaw - Butler

Spring A- ZMTI 132 Christian Leadership
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Choctaw Baptist Association Office, Butler, AL
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 effective leaders and how to fill in the leadership gaps that currently exist.
Instructor: Ben James

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Spring B- ZMTI 131 Book of Hebrews
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Choctaw Baptist Association Office, Butler, AL
An exegetical study of the book of Hebrews. Hebrews is a rich letter that gives 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 epistle 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.
Instructor: Terry Long

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Clarke

Spring A- ZMTI 118 The Book of Revelation
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Clarke Baptist Association
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: Mark Presswood

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Spring B- ZMTI 120 The Origins of the Bible
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Clarke Baptist Association
Can the Bible be trusted? How can we be sure that what we have today is what was passed down to us by 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.
Instructor: Mark Presswood

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Cleveland

Spring A- ZMTI 118 The Book of Revelation
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
Westwood Baptist Church, Cleveland, TN
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: David Thomas

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Spring B- ZMTI 120 The Origins of the Bible
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
Westwood Baptist Church, Cleveland, TN
Can the Bible be trusted? How can we be sure that what we have today is what was passed down to us by 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.
Instructor: Coby Goins

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Coffee

Spring A- ZMTI 128 The Acts of the Apostles
January 22- March 11
Coffee Baptist Association
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: TBD

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Spring B Course Coming Soon
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
Coffee Baptist Association
Courses TBD

Colbert - Lauderdale

Spring A- ZMTI 139 The Book of Job
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Colbert-Lauderdale Baptist Association Office, Sheffield, AL
This course will assist participants in answering the deepest questions pertaining to human suffering and God’s allowance of it. The course is designed to follow the story of Job and his personal tragedies, relational interactions, and his grand conversation with God. Why would a loving God allow his followers to endure difficult trials? This question will be paramount to this exegetical study. Note: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: TBD

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Spring B- ZMTI 140 Doctrine of Heaven
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Colbert-Lauderdale Baptist Association Office, Sheffield, AL
There are 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.
Instructor: Tyler Armstrong

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Coosa - River

Spring A- Courses Coming Soon
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
Coosa River Baptist Association, 28344 County Road 21 Talladega, AL. 35160
Courses TBD
Spring B- Courses Coming Soon
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
Coosa River Baptist Association, 28344 County Road 21 Talladega, AL. 35160
Courses TBD

Covington

Spring A- ZMTI 139 Book of Job
Thursdays at 6 p.m. January 25- March 14
Ed Ganus Center at Covington Baptist Association Office, Andalusia, AL
This course will assist participants in answering the deepest questions pertaining to human suffering and God’s allowance of it. The course is designed to follow the story of Job and his personal tragedies, relational interactions, and his grand conversation with God. Why would a loving God allow his followers to endure difficult trials? This question will be paramount to this exegetical study. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending classes.
Instructor: Bill Pritchett

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Spring B- ZMTI 137 Letters of Peter
Thursdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
Ed Ganus Center at Covington Baptist Association Office, Andalusia, 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 epistle participants will find foundational truths of the Christian faith, encouragements for daily living despite 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 Pritchett

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Cullman

Spring A- Courses Coming Soon
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
West Cullman Baptist Association
Courses TBD NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Spring B- Courses Coming Soon
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
West Cullman Baptist Association
Courses TBD. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.

Dekalb - Fort Payne

Spring A- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
Ruhama Baptist Church
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 site will offer Zoom as an online option for attending class.
Instructor: Jacob Daniels

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Spring B- ZMTI 123 Parables of Jesus
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. April 2- May 21
Ruhama 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 a careful examination of each of the parables found in the Gospels and teach students how to apply the heavenly meanings to increase their intimacy with God. Note: Zoom will be offered as an alternative to attend class.
Instructor: Michael Miller

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Escambia - Atmore

Spring A- ZMTI 123 The Parables of Jesus
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
First Baptist Church of Atmore, 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 a careful examination of each of the parables found in the Gospels and teach students how to apply the heavenly meanings to increase their intimacy with God.
Instructor: Jonathan Hill

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Spring B- ZMTI 136 Doctrine of Prayer
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
First Baptist Church of Atmore, 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: Jeff Edwards

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Etowah - Gadsden

Spring A- ZMTI 139 The Book of Job
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
Etowah Baptist Association Office, Gadsden, AL
This course will assist participants in answering the deepest questions pertaining to human suffering and God’s allowance of it. The course is designed to follow the story of Job and his personal tragedies, relational interactions, and his grand conversation with God. Why would a loving God allow his followers to endure difficult trials? This question will be paramount to this exegetical study.
Instructor: Hunter Hindsman

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Spring B- ZMTI 140 The Doctrine of Heaven
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 19- May 14
Etowah Baptist Association Office, Gadsden, AL
There are 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.
Instructor: Colt Hudson

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Harriman TN

Spring A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
Big Emory Baptist Association, 1245 S Roane St, Harriman, TN 37748
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, the context in which it was written, and how the various genres affect interpretation.
Instructor: Jason Lowe

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Spring B- ZMTI 102 Intro to Old Testament
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
Big Emory Baptist Association, 1245 S Roane St, Harriman, TN 37748
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: Mike Hammonds

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Hoover

Spring A- ZMTI 105 The Minor Prophets
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
The Station Church, 6270 S Park Drive Bessemer, AL 35022
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 messages. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Alvin Reid

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Spring B- ZMTI 113 The Person of the Holy Spirit
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
The Station Church, 6270 S Park Drive Bessemer, AL 35022
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 student’s knowledge of the work, person, and doctrine of the Holy Spirit. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Kyle Sullivan

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Huntsville

Spring A- ZMTI 105 The Minor Prophets
Thursdays at 6 p.m. January 25- March 14
Madison Baptist Association, 2318 Whitesburg Dr, Huntsville, AL 35801
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 messages. Note: This location will offer Zoom as an option for class attendance.
Instructor: Robby Boyd

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Spring B- ZMTI 106A Biblical Foundations I
Thursdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
Madison Baptist Association, 2318 Whitesburg Dr, Huntsville, AL 35801
Many Christians have not taken the 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. Note: This site will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Bob Wilson

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Kenai Alaska

Spring A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation
Sundays at 4:00 p.m. January 21- March 10
Anchor of Hope Church, 12815 Kenai Spur Hwy, Kenai, AK
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, the context in which it was written, and how the various genres affect interpretation. Note: This location will offer Zoom as an option for class attendance.
Instructor: Jim Hamilton

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Spring B- ZMTI 102 Intro to Old Testament
Sundays at 4:00 p.m. March 24- May 12
Anchor of Hope Church, 12815 Kenai Spur Hwy, Kenai, AK
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 site will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Jim Hamilton

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Mobile

Spring A- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. January 22- March 11
First Baptist Church of Tillman's Corner
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. Students will learn valuable disciplines that will greatly enhance their walk with God. Note: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Roy Stebbins

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Spring B- ZMTI 118 The Book of Revelation
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. March 25- May 13
First Baptist Church of Tillman's Corner
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. This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: TBD

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Montgomery

Spring A- ZMTI 139 Book of Job
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Class Meets on Webex
This course will assist participants in answering the deepest questions pertaining to human suffering and God’s allowance of it. The course is designed to follow the story of Job and his personal tragedies, relational interactions, and his grand conversation with God. Why would a loving God allow his followers to endure difficult trials? This question will be paramount to this exegetical study. NOTE: This location will offer Webex as an option for attending class.
Instructor: D'Linell Finley

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Spring B- ZMTI The Doctrine of Heaven
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Class Meets on Webex
There are 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 Webex as an option for attending class.
Instructor: D'Linel Finley

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Morgan

Spring A- ZMTI 131 The Book of Hebrews
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
Central Park Baptist Church, Decatur
An exegetical study of the book of Hebrews. Hebrews is a rich letter that gives 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 epistle 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.
Instructor: Walter Blackman

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Spring B- ZMTI 133 New Testament Backgrounds
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
Central Park Baptist Church, Decatur
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 that help to form the world of the New Testament. We know Jesus better when we know the political and historical events that shaped the world in which he lived. This course will help you understand and explain the cultural setting in the Gospels.
Instructor: Brandon Keel

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Oneonta - Blount

Spring A- ZMTI 131 The Book of Hebrews
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
First Baptist Church of Oneonta, AL
An exegetical study of the book of Hebrews. Hebrews is a rich letter that gives 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 epistle 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: Larry Gipson

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Spring B- ZMTI 132 Christian Leadership
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
First Baptist Church of Oneonta, AL
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 effective leaders and how to fill in the leadership gaps that currently exist. 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 104 Paul's Letters
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Eden Westside Baptist Church, Pell 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 applications for their own Christian journey.
Instructor: Rick Earnest

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Spring B- ZMTI 136 The Doctrine of Prayer
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Eden Westside Baptist Church, Pell City, 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: Danny Courson

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Pensacola

Spring A- ZMTI 127 The Gospels
Thursdays at 6 p.m. January 25- March 14
First Baptist Church of Pensacola, FL
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: Eric Mitchell

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Spring B- ZMTI 128 The Acts of the Apostles
Thursdays at 6 p.m. April 4 - May 23
First Baptist Church of Pensacola, FL
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: Jeff Spooneybarger

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Pickens - Lebanon

ZMTI 123 Parables of Jesus
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. January 9- March 26
Pickens-Lebanon District Ministry Center, Carrollton, 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 a careful examination of each of the parables found in the Gospels and teach students how to apply the heavenly meanings to increase their intimacy with God.
Instructor: Chris Wriley

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ZMTI 132 Christian Leadership
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. January 9- March 26
Pickens-Lebanon District Ministry Center, Carrollton, AL
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 effective leaders and how to fill in the leadership gaps that currently exist.
Instructor: David Johnson

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Rockford

Spring A- ZMTI 127 The Gospels
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Rockford Baptist Church
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: Mike Jones

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Spring B- ZMTI 128 The Acts of the Apostles
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Rockford Baptist Church, Rockford, 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 class.
Instructor: Jeff Fuller

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Russell - Chatt Valley

Spring A- ZMTI 115 Spiritual Disciplines
Thursdays at 6 p.m. January 25- March 14
Russell Baptist Association, 1501 Broad Street Phenix City, 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. Students will learn valuable disciplines that will greatly enhance their walk with God. Note: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Marty Holley

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Spring B- ZMTI 114 Baptist Doctrines
Thursdays at 6 p.m. March 28- May 16
Russell Baptist Association, 1501 Broad Street Phenix City, 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 in the landscape of denominationalism. Note: This location will offer Zoom as an alternative for class attendance.
Instructor: Greg Hyche

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Selma University

Spring A- ZMTI 106B Biblical Foundations II in Partnership with Selma University
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Zoom
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 lives. The course will meet through Zoom.
Instructor: Allen J. Sims

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Spring B- ZMTI 113 The Person of the Holy Spirit In Partnership with Selma University
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Zoom
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 student’s knowledge of the work, person, and doctrine of the Holy Spirit. Participants will take part in the class through Zoom.
Instructor: John H. Williams Jr.

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Shelby Helena

Spring A- ZMTI 106B Biblical Foundations II
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
The Church at Old Town, 815 HWY 52 W, Helena, AL 35080
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 lives. NOTE: Zoom will be offered as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Jason Hobbs

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Spring B- ZMTI 113 The Person of the Holy Spirit
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
The Church at Old Town, 815 HWY 52 W, Helena, AL 35080
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 student’s knowledge of the work, person, and doctrine of the Holy Spirit. NOTE: This location will offer Zoom as an option for attending class.
Instructor: Scott Bush

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Tallahassee

Spring A- ZMTI 127 The Gospels
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 15- March 4
Missions Training Center at Celebration Baptist Church
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: Scott Carter

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Spring B- ZMTI 122 Christian Apologetics
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Missions Training Center at Celebration Baptist Church
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: Scott Carter

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Tallapoosa - Alexander City

Spring A- ZMTI 135 Pastoral Epistles
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. January 23- March 12
Tallapoosa Baptist Association Office, Jackson's Gap, AL
This course is an exegetical verse-by-verse study of first and second 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: Josh Sammons

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Spring B- ZMTI 136 The Doctrine of Prayer
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. March 26- May 14
Tallapoosa Baptist Association Office, Jackson's Gap, 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 site will offer Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Faron Golden

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Tarrant

Spring A- ZMTI 127 The Gospels
Mondays at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
Pillar of Hope Church, 520 5th St, Birmingham, AL 35217
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 offers Zoom as an alternative for class attendance.
Instructor: Nate French

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Spring B- ZMTI 128 The Acts of the Apostles
Mondays at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
Pillar of Hope Church, 520 5th St, Birmingham, AL 35217
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: The location offers Zoom as an alternative for attending class.
Instructor: Nate French

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Troy

Spring A- ZMTI 130 Effective Disciple Making
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. January 22- March 11
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, Troy, 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: Carl Hollis

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Spring B- ZMTI 118 The Book of Revelation
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. March 25- May 13
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, Troy, 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: Carl Hollis

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Tuscaloosa

Spring A- Classes have been cancelled for this location
Monday nights at 6 p.m. January 22- March 11
First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa, AL
Check back for fall course offerings
Spring B- Class has been cancelled
Monday nights at 6 p.m. March 25- May 13
First Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa
Our Tuscaloosa site has been closed as we discern a new path for future courses. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Tuskegee

Spring A- ZMTI 139 The Book of Job
Thursday nights at 6 p.m. January 25- March 14
Webex
This course will assist participants in answering the deepest questions pertaining to human suffering and God’s allowance of it. The course is designed to follow the story of Job and his personal tragedies, relational interactions, and his grand conversation with God. Why would a loving God allow his followers to endure difficult trials? This question will be paramount to this exegetical study. Note: This site will meet on Webex only. There is no in person option.
Instructor: D'Linell Finley

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Spring B- ZMTI 140 The Doctrine of Heaven
Thursday nights at 6 p.m. March 21- May 9
Webex
There are 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 class will meet on Webex only. There is no in person meeting.
Instructor: D'Linell Finley

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