ABOUIT US: The Bible Academy is a church-based school that was organized in 1999, and is nationally accredited through the Sunday School Publishing Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. All participants will receive a national course card and a Bible Academy certificate upon completion of sessions and required work. Students may take courses for self-enhancement or work toward a national Diploma of Christian Education through the Certificate of Progress Program (COPP). Contact Dean Roberta Hatcher at christed@goodshepherdaugusta.org or visit www.sspbnbc.com for more information regarding the COPP.

Pastor/President – Rev. Dr. Clarence Moore
Dean – Dr. Roberta J. Hatcher

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS FOR FALL 2020 (Registration Coming Soon)

  • 1001 – Introduction to the Bible

    This course will introduce the sixty-six (66) books of the Bible, its origin, and the important events, periods, and personalities that led to the development of the Bible in its present form.

    INSTRUCTOR: Sis. Karen Clark

  • 1007 – Introduction to the Old Testament

    Survey the Old Testament. Included in this survey will be a general overview of the divisions, times, and places, with emphasis on the nation of Israel, events, people, and archaeology of the Old Testament.

    INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Henry Baptiste

     

  • 1032 – Survey of Psalms III - Divisions 72-89

    This course identifies methods and approaches to Bible study that can lead to spiritual growth and Christian maturity. Areas that will be covered include the structure of the Bible, resources for study and other related subjects.

    INSTRUCTOR:  Helen Brown

     

     

  • 1066 – Women in the Old Testament

    This course identifies methods and approaches to Bible study that can lead to spiritual growth and Christian maturity. Areas that will be covered include the structure of the Bible, resources for study and other related subjects.

    INSTRUCTOR: Veronica Harris

     

     

  • 1104 – Survey of James

    Study the letter of James, with emphasis on the authorship, dates, theme, and recipients. This letter highlights Christian suffering.

    INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Rhonda Daigs

     

     

  • 2011 – Baptist Doctrine

    Examine with simplicity and clarity the basic teachings of the Baptist faith. Explore each doctrinal position and the basis for each doctrinal position taught in the class.

    INSTRUCTOR:  Joyce Murry

  • 2015 – Foundation of Christian Ethics

    The course will focus on understanding the philosophical and Christological approaches to Christian ethics. Students will engage in biblical principles for decision making and conduct for living.

    INSTRUCTOR:  Rev. Oscar O. Brown

  • 2023 - Creative Ways of Teaching

    The focus of this course is to assist teachers in discovering ways to teach that lead to transformed students’ lives, and in discovering new ways of teaching that will include learning behavior and strategies of student learning and behavior.

    INSTRUCTOR: Beatrice Brown

  • 7010– Introduction to Discipleship

    This course is designed to introduce the biblical principle of discipleship. Students will examine the character traits of believers, while looking at the overall examples of Jesus. Students will study discipleship methods of Jesus and the differences between discipleship and membership.

    INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Clarence Moore

  • 9024 - Computers in Life of the Church

    This course is designed to train pastors, office workers, Christian educators, and others who want to utilize computer technology in the church. Issues in administration, setting up computer labs, tutorials on Bible study, as well as membership record keeping, and nurture will be covered in this course.

    INSTRUCTOR: Gwendolyn Watts

GRADUATION AND CLOSING PROGRAM:

Due to the ongoing response to the Coronavirus, the Bible Academy will not convene for the 2019-2020 Graduation and Closing Program. Course cards and certificates will be mailed to students.

CONTACT US:

Bible Academy Office of the Dean Good Shepherd Baptist Church 1714 Olive Road
Augusta, GA 30906

Phone: 706-733-0341 Fax: 706-667-0205 Email: christed@goodshepherdaugusta.org