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The Green Bay 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 the local church, 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.

 

Motto

The Green Bay School of the Bible follows the biblical pattern given in II Timothy 2:2, which says, “And the things which thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.” The Green Bay School of the Bible motto is “able to teach others also.” This theme permeates every course and every lesson. Through prepared materials and instruction and through personal study of God’s Word, students are equipped to be “able to teach others also.” They are challenged to be filled with the Spirit of God, and to be used of the Lord to commit His Word to others.

 

Goals

Upon completion of the Green Bay School of the Bible program, students will be able to:

  • Explain the overall structure of the Bible and the themes of each book
  • Engage in personal Bible study using proper methods of interpretation
  • Speak to others about their faith in Christ and show others the way of salvation
  • Provide biblical answers concerning key subjects of Bible doctrine
  • Teach others the purpose and mission of the New Testament church
  • Employ effective methods in teaching the Word of God to others
  • Follow biblical principles in establishing a Christian home that is honoring to Christ

 

Admission Requirements

  • Adult students of all ages are inviting to enroll in the Green Bay School of the Bible
    Also, high schoolers who are in their Junior and Senior year are welcomed to participate.
  • 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

  • Students must complete all twelve courses offered through the Green Bay School of the Bible in order to graduate and earn a Biblical Studies Certificate.
  • 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 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.

 

Course Schedule

Fall Semester

SB101                  Personal Evangelism

SB102                  Survey of the Old Testament I

SB103                  Basic Bible Doctrine I

Spring Semester

SB201                  Methods of Bible Study

SB202                  Survey of the Old Testament II

SB203                  Basic Bible Doctrine II

Fall Semester

SB301                  Teaching the Bible

SB302                  The Christian Home

SB303                  Survey of the New Testament I

Spring Semester

SB401                  Survey of the New Testament II

SB402                  The New Testament Church

SB403                  The Life of Christ

 

Semester Schedule

Each semester must include a minimum of twelve (12) class sessions, with classes meeting a minimum of forty (40) minutes. The Green Bay School of the Bible will operate on Monday Nights on the following schedule:

7:00 pm – 7:40 pm          First class
7:45 pm – 8:25 pm          Second class
8:30 pm – 9:10 pm          Third class

A five-minute pause between classes provides needed break time for students and teachers.

A typical fall semester will begin at the beginning of September and continue through the first week of December. A typical spring semester will begin in the middle of January and continue through the end of April.

 

Course Descriptions

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.

Survey of the Old Testament I – 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.

Basic Bible Doctrine I – clear 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.

Methods of Bible Study – helpful methods to assist believers in personal Bible study. Students learn principles of biblical interpretation to guide them in understanding different passages of Scriptures such as narratives, psalms, proverbs, parables, and prophecy. Students also learn how to use Bible study tools to help them in their study of individual books, chapters, verses, and words.

Survey of the Old Testament II – a survey of the Books of Poetry (Job through the Song of Solomon), the Major Prophets (Isaiah through Daniel), and the Minor Prophets (Hosea through Malachi) of the Old Testament. The main theme of each book is highlighted along with others significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.

Basic Bible Doctrine II – clear Bible teaching in the subjects of anthropology (the study of man), hamartiology (the study of sin), soteriology (the study of salvation), ecclesiology (the study of the church), and eschatology (the study of end times). Bible answers are given to commonly asked questions concerning the Christina faith.

Teaching the Bible – practical instruction on teaching the Bible effectively to adults, youth, and children. Biblical methods of teaching are explored and learned. This course is particularly helpful to Sunday School teachers and workers, Bible study leaders, and parents who are teaching the Bible is their homes.

The Christian Home – clear teaching from God’s Word concerning God’s design for the home and for the Christian family. Helpful instruction is given in the areas of marriage and parenting. This course is beneficial also to singles who plan to establish a Christian home some day.

Survey of the New Testament I – a survey of the books of the New Testament (Matthew through Ephesians). The main theme of each book is highlighted along with others significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.

Survey of the New Testament II – a survey of the books of the New Testament (Philippians through Revelation). The main theme of each book is highlighted along with other significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.

The New Testament Church – a study of the first-century church in the New Testament, Emphasis is laid on the biblical purpose of the church and on the involvement of each member of the body. Key topics are studied such as worship in the church and the prayer life of the church.

The Life of Christ – a detailed look at the Person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some topics covered are Christ’s virgin birth; His teaching, miracles, and parables; His suffering and death; His resurrection and ascension. Students also learn Bible answers concerning the deity of Jesus Christ.

 

Students Notebooks

A beautifully-prepared Student Notebook has been designed for each of the twelve courses in the Green Bay School of the Bible. The Student Notebooks contain the following:

  • A weekly instructional schedule
  • A listing of recommended textbooks and reading assignments for each class
  • Notes for each week’s lesson
  • Designated space for the students to write additional notes as the lesson is taught
  • Scripture memory charts and other charts that are needed to accompany each lesson
  • A listing of other recommended books and resources

 

Textbooks

For each of the twelve courses in the Green Bay 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 to aid the student in building a personal Bible resource library.

 

SB101        Personal Evangelism

      Following Christ and Fishing for Men by Clarence Sexton

SB102        Survey of the Old Testament I

      Exploring the Scriptures by John Phillips

SB103        Basic Bible Doctrine I

      Elemental Theology by Emery Bancroft

 

SB201        Methods of Bible Study

        How to Study the Bible by R.A. Torrey

        Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible by James Strong

SB202        Survey of the Old Testament II

        Exploring the Scriptures by John Phillips

SB203        Basic Bible Doctrine II

        Elemental Theology by Emery Bancroft

 

SB301        Teaching the Bible

        The Seven Laws of Teaching by John Milton Gregory

SB302        The Christian Home

        The Christian Home by Clarence Sexton

SB303        Survey of the New Testament I

        Exploring the Scriptures by John Phillips

 

SB401        Survey of the New Testament II

        Exploring the Scriptures by John Phillips

SB402        The New Testament Church

       Becoming a First Century Church by Clarence Sexton

SB403        The Life of Christ

       The Life of Christ by James Stalker

 

Registration

Price – $25 a semester class / $60 for all three-semester classes

For information or registration call Scotty Backhaus: (920) 530-6308

Classes meet at the Riverview Baptist Church 216 N. Main St., Seymour WI, 54165.

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