Bible Academy Session I 2018-2019
Service Times: 7:45am & 11:00am
1714 Olive Road Augusta, GA 30903
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Good Shepherd Baptist Church
1714 Olive Road
Augusta, GA 30903
Phone: 706-733-0341
Fax 706-667-0205

Bible Academy Session I 2018-2019

*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 21, 2018 | Through | February 3, 2019

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 23, 2018 – November 27, 2018
Class Day/Time: Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

1072 – Introduction to the New Testament
This course identifies methods and approaches to Bible study that can lead to spiritual growth and Christian maturity. Students will also be exposed to areas in the Bible that cover the structures of the New Testament, resources and tools for effective study, and other related subjects.

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Henry Baptiste
Class Dates: October 23, 2018 – January 29, 2019
Class Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

1094 – Survey of Ephesians
Study the letter of Ephesians, with emphases on authority date, theme, and recipients. The course, while confirming the role of Christ in the church, also highlights responsible Christian living and unity in Christ.

INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Lorenzo Williams
Class Dates: October 25, 2018 – December 6, 2018
Class Day/Time: Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 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: December 4, 2018 – January 31, 2019
Class Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m

 

2011 – Baptist Doctrine
This course will 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: Sis. Joyce Murry
Class Dates: October 23, 2018 – November 27, 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: December 4, 2018 – January 15, 2019
Class Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

2023 – Creative Ways of Teaching
This course will assist teachers and those who plan to teach, in discovering innovative way to instruct that can lead to transforming the lives of students. The participants will also discover new ways of teaching that will include learning behavior and strategies of the teaching and learning process.

INSTRUCTOR: Sis. Beatrice Brown
Class Dates: October 23, 2018 – December 4, 2018
Class Day/Time: Mondays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

3007 – History of Baptists
This course will examine the roots of the Baptist faith. Students will study the historical development of the Baptist denomination.

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Mary Ramsey
Class Dates: December 3, 2018 – January 14, 2019
Class Day/Time: Mondays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

7005 – Christian Evangelism
This course is designed to teach the basic steps in developing a program of evangelism. Students will discover the appropriate Scriptures to use, and the methods, techniques, and media best suited for witness to nonbelievers. Students will have an opportunity to participate in field training in the practice of witnessing to individuals in the local community.

INSTRUCTOR: Sis. Suzanna Mitchell
Class Dates: October 22, 2018 – November 26, 2018
Class Day/Time: Monday, 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 daily.

INSTRUCTOR: Rev. Clarence Moore
Dates: October 21, 2018 – February 3, 2019
Class Day/Time: Sunday, 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.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 22, 2018 – November 26, 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 24, 2018 – January 31, 2019
Class Day/Time: Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.