What Is the School of the Bible?
The School of the Bible is a Bible training program that helps believers to expand their understanding of the Bible and to be equipped for ministry in the local church. The school is designed for members and workers in local churches, including deacons, Sunday School teachers, youth and children’s workers, Bible study leaders, and many others who simply desire to deepen their Bible knowledge and increase their effectiveness in serving the Lord.
Who can enroll?
Enrollment is open to men and women who have a sincere desire to know more of God’s Word. No academic prerequisites are in effect. Students come from all types of backgrounds and professions. Enrollment is open to adults of all ages and also to high school Juniors and Seniors.
 
Admission Requirements
1) Adult students of all ages are invited to enroll in the School of the Bible. Also, high schoolers who are in their Junior or Senior year are welcomed to participate.
2) No previous educational experience or credential is required of students. Enrollment is open to all who have a desire to learn more of God’s Word and to be further trained to serve in God’s work.
 
Graduation Requirements
1) Students must complete all twelve courses offered through the School of the Bible in order to graduate and earn a Biblical Studies Certificate.
2) A student is considered to have earned credit for a course by his/her consistent attendance and participation in the class. Each class must meet for a minimum time period of forty (40) minutes, and must hold a minimum of twelve (12) class sessions per semester. A student receives credit for a class when he/she is in attendance not less than ten (10) of the class sessions.
 
Cost
Student tuition is $25 per course for each semester or $60 if student is enrolled in all three course in that given semester.
 
When
Classes are held once a week for 12 weeks each Tuesday evening. First class starts at 7:00 pm and the last classes will end around 9:10.
 
Student Notebooks
A beautifully-prepared Student Notebook has been designed for each of the twelve courses in the School of the Bible. The Student Notebooks is included in the student tuition fee. Each student will want to bring their Bible along with any pens and highlighters they may desire to use in notetaking.
 
Textbooks
For each of the twelve courses in the School of the Bible, a textbook is recommended in addition to the Student Notebook. Textbook acquisition is not mandated, but is strongly recommended to provide the student supplemental reading and instruction, and also to aid the student in building a personal Bible resource library. The following textbooks are recommended and are available through the Crown Bookshop (1-877-MY-CROWN):

Personal Evangelism- Following Christ and Fishing for Men by Clarence Sexton

Survey of the Old Testament I – Exploring the Scriptures by John Phillips

Basic Bible Doctrine I – Elemental Theology by Emery Bancroft

 
Upcoming Courses
Semester runs 12 weeks and begins August 23nd 
7:00 – 7:40                                                   7:45 – 8:25                                                       8:30 – 9:10
 
Survey of the Old Testament 1
 
A survey of the Books of Law (Genesis through Deuteronomy) and the Historical Books (Joshua through Esther) of the Old Testament. The main theme of each book is highlighted along with other significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.
 
Personal Evangelism

Practical instruction in witnessing to unbelievers and leading them to Jesus Christ. Emphasis is laid on key Bible principles relating to evangelism.  Students are taught how to use their personal testimony in witnessing and how to present the gospel clearly.
 
 
 Basic Bible Doctrine 1 
 
Bible teaching in the subjects of bibliology (the study of the Bible), theology (the study of God), Christology (the study of Jesus Christ), pneumatology (the study of the Holy Spirit), and angelology (the study of angels). Bible answers are given to commonly asked questions concerning the Christian faith.