VISION STATEMENT

Our vision is to provide an affordable and convenient biblical study program to students who desire to study the Word of God. To grow in knowledge and wisdom while making others aware of the Gospel of Salvation. 

Mission Statement

To teach and train Christ-like servant leaders through higher education that will inspire spiritual change and spiritual transformation. To increase in academic excellence, while gaining spiritual knowledge and insight into God`s word.

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH OF THE COLONY BIBLE INSTITUTE

The school will operate in 16-Week Semesters. There will be a Fall and Spring Semester which will be 16 weeks long. The Summer session which will be called mini session will only be 4 weeks. The 16 weeks semesters will be spilt into two terms. Each Term 1 and Term 2 which is 8 weeks long. During each 8 Week term, students will take one to two courses per term. 

Credit: Each course will be equivalent to 3 credit hours. 

 

SUMMER 2021 MINI-SESSION (4 weeks) 

 

Apologetics: Apologetics Basics is designed to provide a foundational understanding of what Christian Apologetics is and why it is important to practice. According to 1 Peter 3:15, all believers are called to defend the faith they hold dear. This course will examine that call and seek to provide basic answers to the major questions that are commonly raised against the Christian faith.

 

Doctrine of The Holy Spirit:  This course will be a verse-by-verse examination that concisely defines the particular ministry and 3rdperson of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit.

 

FALL 2021 SESSION (16 weeks)

 

FIRST 8 WEEKS – Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 6:15 – 9:15

Foundational Certificate Program: (Tuition: $75.) 

Growing Toward Spiritual Maturity

A strategy for growing toward Christ likeness must be based on the actual ways that people grow and develop into maturity. Through identifying and understanding how we grow spiritually, we become more intentional in our use of time and methods. This book emphasizes our relationship to God's Word for guidance.

Understanding People

To truly understand working with people we must combine the rigorous formal study of developmental issues with our own observations and thorough study of Scripture

 

SECOND 8 WEEKS – Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 6:15 – 9:15

Old Testament Survey I: overview of God's working from creation through the early days of His chosen people. Studying the Old Testament is of immense value to today's reader to affirm the importance of Christian heritage and the rule of God over His creation. The Old Testament reveals a self-portrait of God, what He has done and is doing through history with His grand design to restore relationship with his creation.  

Old Testament Survey II: This book relates the great writings of the prophets to us today. The course is arranged in chronological sequence to avoid duplication of historical background information.

 

SPRING 2022 SEMESTER (16 weeks) JANUARY 10th – APRIL 28th

 

FIRST 8 WEEKS – Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 6:15 – 9:15

Standard Certificate Program: (Tuition: $75. – Those interested in earning Standard Certification must have completed the Foundational Certification Program)

Evangelism for the 21st Century: Contemporary evangelism is not really different--and yet extremely different--than any other time in history. This book focuses on building genuine relationships and emphasizes wholeness.

New Testament Survey: This course focuses on the unity and chronological sequence to New Testament study by weaving the contents of the books around a central theme---the person of Christ.

 

SECOND 8 WEEKS – Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 6:15 – 9:15

You and Your Bible: This book presents the inspiration and authorship of the Bible; how it was preserved, why we believe it, how to deal with its problems and critics, the role of archaeology and ways to study it more effectively

Biblical Beliefs: You will discover what lead to the early church's success? Not success in financial terms or political influence, early Christians overcame persecution to become the most dominant religious force the world has ever known.

 

SUMMER 2022 MINI-SESSION (4 weeks)

 

Study of The Epistles: Description

Characteristics of the Pharisees and Sadducees: Description

 

FALL 2022 SESSION (16 weeks)– AUGUST 24th – DECEMBER 8th

 

Advanced Certificate Program: (Tuition: $95. Advance classes may be taken when offered; however, those interested in earning a Advanced Certificate must have completed Foundational and Standard Certification Programs)

 

FIRST 8 WEEKS – Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 6:15 – 9:15

Beyond Reasonable Doubt: An introduction to the study of apologetics, this book will take a step-by-step approach through the well-documented evidence and help you reach a verdict that could change your life.

Christian Ethics: For the Christian, ethics must be rooted in the absolutes revealed in God's Word to inform and nurture our moral conduct. In the postmodern era, Christians must learn to think biblically and identify how we relate to culture.  This book explores a synthesis, viewed through the lens of Scripture, to formulate a strategy for today.

 

SECOND 8 WEEKS – Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 6:15 – 9:15

Triune God: This work is a popular presentation addressing the contemporary need for confidence in God; the personality and work of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit as Trinity. 

Church History: The focus of this study is to gain perspective, both comforting and challenging, to many current issues faced today. Studying history gives understanding of the complexities and richness of Christian faith and doctrine, as well as reinforcement that the Church will triumph.

 

SPRING 2023 SEMESTER (16 weeks) JANUARY 10th – APRIL 28th

 

Leadership Certificate Program: (Tuition: $95. Advance classes may be taken when offered; however, those interested in earning a Leadership Certificate must have completed Foundational, Standard & Advanced Certification Programs)

 

FIRST 8 WEEKS – Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 6:15 – 9:15

Exalt His Name- Understanding Music & Worship: “The Psalmist” draws all of life into proper perspective he reminds us to ”Magnify and Exalt the Name of the Lord, Together.” His "Oh, . . . Let Us [Magnify and Exalt}" is not a recommendation to be considered. It is an imperative to be obeyed.

Understanding Teaching:  This book provides practical techniques and know-how. 

 

SECOND 8 WEEKS – Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 6:15 – 9:15

Biblical Leadership:  This class will help you grasp a New Testament picture of leadership that is person-centered and team-centered.

Church History: This book covers four major periods of church history: The Ancient Church, The Medieval Church, The Reformation Church, and The Modern Church. The focus of this study is to gain perspective, both comforting and challenging, to many current issues faced today.