Bible Academy Session I 2017-2018
Service Times: 7:45am & 11:00am
1714 Olive Road Augusta, GA 30903

Bible Academy Session I 2017-2018

Bible Academy students may enroll in the Certificate of Progress Program (COPP) of the Sunday School Publishing Board and earn a Diploma of Christian Education from the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.

All persons interested in COPP are asked to please contact Dean Roberta Hatcher through the church office at (706) 733-0341

Session I | October 15, 2017 | Through | February 4, 2018

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
Dates:
October 17, 2017 – November 21, 2017
Class Day/Time:
Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

1007 – Introduction to 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: Dr. Henry Baptiste
Class Dates:
October 17, 2017 – January 30, 2018
Class Day
Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

1104 – Survey of James
Study the letter of James, with emphases on authority date, theme, and recipients. The course offers an excellent tool for students looking for a more practical application of their faith.

INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Rhonda Daigs
Class Dates:
October 16, 2017 – November 20, 2017
Class Day/Time:
Mondays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

2007 – Christian Stewardship
This course will cover the basic tenets of Christian stewardship – time, talent, and tithe. Students will learn how to effectively manage their resources through knowledge and a better understanding of the Bible, spiritual principles, practices, and the contributions of Christian stewardship.

INSTRUCTOR: Sis. Joyce Murry
Class Dates:
December 5, 2017 – January 9, 2018
Class Day/Time:
Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. –8:00 p.m.

2015 - Foundation of Christian Ethics
The course is designed for the student to understand the philosophical and Christological approaches to Christian ethics. The students will engage in Biblical principles for decision making and conduct for living.

INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Ken Allen
Class Dates: November 28, 2017 – January 30, 2017
Class Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

8066 – Christianity and Contemporary Issues
This course challenges the students to identify and confront contemporary issues. The students will look at issues that affect the church, home, and community. They will be encouraged to think through practical solutions and approaches to immediate and emerging social and certain types of ecclesiological concerns.

INSTRUCTOR: Sis. Helen Brown
Class Dates: October 16, 2017 – November 20, 2017
Class Day/Time: Mondays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

8066 – Christianity and Contemporary Issues
This course challenges the students to identify and confront contemporary issues. The students will look at issues that affect the church, home, and community. They will be encouraged to think through practical solutions and approaches to immediate and emerging social and certain types of ecclesiological concerns.

INSTRUCTOR: Sis. Helen Brown
Class Dates: October 16, 2017 – November 20, 2017
Class Day/Time: Mondays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

7010– Introduction to Discipleship
This course is designed to help students develop a fundamental understanding of what it means to acknowledge Christ as Lord and Savior of their lives. It provides Biblical truths related to true discipleship and examples for Christians to follow. It also provides students with practical ways to live out their faith on a daily basis.

INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Clarence Moore
Dates: October 22, 2017 – February 04, 2018
Class Day/Time: Sunday, 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

7024 – Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts
Students will gain an understanding of who God has uniquely made them to be. Students will work
through a spiritual gift assessment that will help them to discover their spiritual gift(s). Discovering their spiritual gift(s) will prepare students to move into a meaningful area of service where they best fit into the body of Christ.

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Mary Ramsey
Class Dates: November 27, 2017 – January 8, 2018
Class Day/Time: Mondays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

9005 – Writing Techniques II
The course is designed to assist students with the Certificate of Progress Program (COPP). The course emphasizes the techniques for documenting research and the development of other skills necessary to enhance writing skills overall. The course also introduces students to the use of reference materials.

INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Oscar O. Brown
Class Dates: October 19, 2017 – February 1, 2018
Class Day/Time: Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

9024 - Computers in Life of the Church
This course is designed for teachers, students, office workers, pastors, and others who want to utilize computer technology in the church. Issues in administration, setting up computer labs, tutorials on Bible study, making flyers, as well as membership record keeping and nurture will be covered in this course. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions or find answers to their questions and apply what they have learned in practical examples.

INSTRUCTOR: Sis. Karen Palmer
Class Date: December 5, 2017 – January 9, 2018
Class Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.