Noon start Thursday, March 5

OBU offices will open at noon on Thursday, March 5. All morning classes are cancelled. Afternoon classes will follow normal schedule beginning at noon. The RAWC will open at noon also.

Spring MTI Classes Forming Now

Oklahoma Baptist University is offering courses in Christian studies this spring at 19 centers in Oklahoma and five other states through its Ministry Training Institute.

Ministry Training Institute offers courses for college credit that can be applied to degree programs at OBU or other colleges and universities. The courses are available at convenient locations throughout Oklahoma and in Indiana, Kansas, Oregon, Montana and Wisconsin.

Through the program, OBU offers a diploma in Christian studies with the completion of 42 hours. Students can earn an associate of arts degree from OBU with the completion of 64 hours, or a bachelor's degree in Christian studies with the completion of 128 hours.

These reasonably-priced classes ($50 per credit hour) meet once each week and are taught by qualified instructors. Members of the School of Christian Service faculty at OBU prepare materials for the courses.

For more information on MTI courses available in your area contact OBU at 405-878-2230, or visit the OBU website at www2.okbu.edu.

Below is a listing of the MTI course offerings, instructors, meeting dates and times, starting dates, and meeting places in your area.

MTI CLASSES--SPRING 2004

ANADARKO

Course: REL 201 Life of Christ (3 hours)

Instructor: Don Rogers Starts: January 19, 2004

Location: Caddo Baptist Association

Meeting Times: Monday 7-10 p.m.

Course: REL 341 Christian Doctrines (3 hours)

Instructor: L. M. Woodson Starts: February 2, 2004

Location: Rogers Assoc. Office

Meeting Times: Monday 6-9 p.m.

Course: US 102 New Test. Hist. & Lit. (3 hours)

Instructor: L. M. Woodson Starts: February 3, 2004

Location: Rogers Assoc. Office

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6-9 p.m

Course: AMIN 275 Survey of Missions (3 hours)

Instructor: L. M. Woodson Starts: February 4, 2004

Location: Rogers Assoc. Office

Meeting Times: Wednesday 6-9 p.m.

DURANT

Course: US 307 Bib Ethics (3 hours)

Instructor: Terrell Suggs Starts: January 20, 2004

Location: Bryan Baptist Association

Meeting Times: Monday 6-9 p.m.

Course: REL 199 James (1 hour)

Instructor: Terrell Suggs Starts: January 20, 2004

Location: Bryan Baptist Association

Meeting Times: Monday 5-6 p.m.

ENID

Course: REL 270 Biblical Hermeneutics (3 hours)

Instructor: Rick Dominic Starts: January 22, 2004

Location: Perry Baptist Association

Meeting Times: Thursday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

LAWTON

Course: REL 253 Hist. Chr. Early & Medieval (3 hours)

Instructor: Gary Bender Starts: January 13, 2004

Location: Bethlehem Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6-9 p.m.

LAWTON

Course: REL 254 Hist. Chr. Reform. & Modern (3 hours)

Instructor: C. W. Whitlow Starts: January 12, 2004

Location: Union Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Monday 6-9 p.m.

Course: REL 199 1 & 2 Timothy (1 hour)

Instructor: C. W. Whitlow Starts: January 12, 2004

Location: Union Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Monday 6-7 p.m.

McALESTER

Course: US 102 New Testament Hist. & Lit. (3 hours)

Instructor: Joe Cannon Starts: January 5, 2004

Location: Baptist Center

Meeting Times: Monday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

MIAMI

Course: AMIN 199 Christian Worship (3 hours)

Instructor: Jere Jimerson Starts: January 12, 2004

Location: First Baptist Church, Miami

Meeting Times: Monday 6-9 p.m.

Course: AMIN 432 Pastoral Care (3 hours)

Instructor: Gary Bishop Starts: January 12, 2004

Location: Northeast Baptist Association, Grove

Meeting Times: Monday 1-4 p.m.

Course: AMIN 350 Church Administration (3 hours)

Instructor: Fulton Amonette Starts: January 12, 2004

Location: Northwest Baptist Church, Miami

Meeting Times: Monday 4-7 p.m.

Course: REL 415 The Pentateuch (3 hours)

Instructor: Fulton Amonette Starts: January 13, 2004

Location: Northwest Baptist Church, Miami

Meeting Times: Tuesday 4-7 p.m.

MUSKOGEE

Course: US 101 Old Testament Hist. & Lit. (3 hours)

Instructor: Larry Combs Starts: January 6, 2004

Location: Muskogee Baptist Association

Meeting Times: Tuesday 7-10 p.m.

Course: AMIN 432 Advanced Preaching (3 hours)

Instructor: Wes Graver Starts: January 8, 2004

Location: Muskogee Baptist Association

Meeting Times: Thursday 7-10 p.m.

NORMAN

Course: US 101 Old Testament (3 hours)

Instructor: Preston Collins Starts: January 19, 2004

Location: Cole Baptist Church, Cole, OK

Meeting Times: Monday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

OKC/BETHESDA

Course: REL 199 History of Christianity (3 hours)

Instructor: Cliet Wilburn Starts: January 19, 2004

Location: 200 W. Wilshire, Suite A10, OKC

Meeting Times: Monday/Thursday 6-9 p.m.

Course: REL 356 Baptist Hist. & Theology (3 hours)

Instructor: Spencer Ledbetter Starts: March 22, 2004

Location: 200 W. Wilshire, Suite A10, OKC

Meeting Times: Monday/Thursday 6-9 p.m.

OKC/CAPITAL

Course: REL 270 Biblical Hermeneutics (3 hours)

Instructor: Terry Rials Starts: February 2, 2004

Location: Crown Heights Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Monday 7-10 p.m.

Course:REL 356 Baptist Hist. & Theology (3 hours)

Instructor: Eli Sheldon Starts: February 2, 2004

Location: Crown Heights Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Monday 7-10 p.m.

Course: REL 303 Elementary Greek I (3 hours)

Instructor: Ray Sikes Starts: February 3, 2004

Location: Crown Heights Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Tuesday 7-10 p.m.

Course: AMIN 230 Youth Min. in the Church (3 hours)

Instructor: Ryan Abernathy Starts: February 3, 2004

Location: Crown Heights Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Tuesday 7-10 p.m.

Course: AMIN 432 Advanced Preaching (3 hours)

Instructor: Ed Lockwood Starts: January 29, 2004

Location: Crown Heights Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Thursday 7-10 p.m.

Course: US 101 Old Test. Hist. & Lit. (3 hours)

Instructor: Joe Rhodes Starts: January 29, 2004

Location: Crown Heights Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Thursday 7-10 p.m.

Course: REL 301 Elementary Hebrew I (3 hours)

Instructor: James Crawford Starts: January 29, 2004

Location: home of James Crawford:

5800 Melton Dr., OKC, OK 73132

Meeting Times: Tuesday/Thursday 9:00-11:30 a.m

OKC/JOHNSON MEMORIAL

Course: REL204 Life & Lit. of Paul (3 hours)

Instructor: Kenneth West Starts: January 12, 2004

Location: JMBI

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6-9 p.m.

Course: REL 270 Biblical Hermeneutics (3 hours)

Instructor: Ellen Jones Starts: January 12, 2004

Location: JMBI

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6-9 p.m.

Course: AMIN 211 Pastoral Ministry (3 hours)

Instructor: John Tramel Starts: January 12, 2004

Location: JMBI

Meeting Times: Thursday 6-9 p.m.

POCOLA

Course: PHIL 236 Philosophy of Religion (3 hours)

Instructor: Valeria Robinson Starts: February 2, 2004

Location: Union Baptist

Meeting Times: Monday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

PONCA CITY

Course: REL 199 Ephesians (3 hours)

Instructor: Rob Boss Starts: January 13, 2004

Location: Kay Baptist Association Office

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6:30-8:30 p.m.

POTEAU

Course: REL 270 Biblical Hermeneutics (3 hours)

Instructor: Jeff Bengs Starts: January 12, 2004

Location: LeFlore Baptist Association

Meeting Times: Monday 5-8 p.m.

SHAWNEE

Course: AMIN 199 Christian Worship (3 hours)

Instructor: Mark Wright Starts: January 27, 2004

Location: Pott-Lincoln Baptist Assoc. Office

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Course: AMIN 310 Preaching: Prep. & Delivery (3 hours)

Instructor: Dan Campbell Starts: January 29, 2004

Location: Pott-Lincoln Baptist Assoc. Office

Meeting Times: Thursday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

TAHLEQUAH

Course: REL 199 James (1 hour)

Instructor: Bill Barnett Starts: January 16, 2004

Location: Elm Tree Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Monday 7-8 p.m.

TULSA/METRO

Course: REL 254 Hist. Chr. Reform. & Modern (3 hours)

Instructor: Darryl DeBorde Starts: February 2, 2004

Location: TMBA Office

Meeting Times: Monday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Course: REL 270 Biblical Hermeneutics (3 hours)

Instructor: John McKain Starts: February 3, 2004

Location: TMBA Office

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Course: REL 199 1 & 2 Timothy (1 hour)

Instructor: Jonathan Reichman Starts: February 4, 2004

Location: TMBA Office

Meeting Times: Thursday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Course: AMIN 199 Foundations of Min. (3 hours)

Instructor: Bill Rains Starts: March 4, 2004

Location: TMBA Office

Meeting Times: Thursday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

TULSA/SCHOOL OF RELIGION

Course: AMIN 222 Ed. Min of the Church (3 hours)

Instructor: M. Jackson Starts: January 8, 2004

Location: Morning Start Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6-9 p.m.

BATESVILLE, INDIANA

Course: US 102 New Test. Survey I (3 hours)

Instructor: Bob Cox Starts: January 6, 2004

Location: White Water Association Office

Meeting Times: Monday 6-9 p.m.

CROWN POINT, INDIANA

Course: AMIN 199 Christian Worship (3 hours)

Instructor: Bill Marshall Starts: January 5, 2004

Location: Community Baptist Church, St. John, IN

Meeting Times: Monday 6-9 p.m.

EAST CENTRAL, INDIANA

Course: US 102 New Test. Survey I (3 hours)

Instructor: Jim Downey Starts: January 6, 2004

Location: TBA

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6-9 p.m

EVANSVILLE, INDIANA

Course: AMIN 199 Church Planting (3 hours)

Instructor: Bobby Pell Starts: January 13, 2004

Location: Southwestern Association Office

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6-9 p.m.

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Course: REL 305 General Epistles (3 hours)

Instructor: Eugene Crouch Starts: January 5, 2004

Location: 900 N High School Rd., Indianapolis

Meeting Times: Monday 6-9 p.m.

WINFIELD, KANSAS

Course: US 102 New Test. Hist. & Lit. (3 hours)

Instructor: Ryan Carpenter Starts: January 8, 2004

Location: SCBASB Office

Meeting Times: Thursday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

WICHITA, KANSAS

Course: US 307 Biblical Ethics (3 hours)

Instructor: Bob Davis Starts: January 13, 2004

Location: Rolling Hills Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6-9 p.m.

OREGON

Course: REL 199 1 & 2 Timothy (1 hour)

Instructor: Ted Haws Starts: February 1, 2004

Location: Trinity Baptist Church

Meeting Times: tba

Course: REL 201 The Life of Christ (3 hours)

Instructor: George Jones Starts: January 27, 2004

Location: Trinity Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Tuesday/Thursday 7:00-8:30 p.m.

WASHINGTON

Course: US 307 Biblical Ethics (3 hours)

Instructor: Paul Peterson Starts: January 26, 2004

Location: PSBA

Meeting Times: Monday 7-10 p.m.

Course: REL 342 World Religions (3 hours)

Instructor: Paul Peterson Starts: January 31, 2004

Location: PSBA

Meeting Times: Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Course: AMIN 432 Pastoral Care (3 hours)

Instructor: Paul Peterson Starts: January 31, 2004

Location: PSBA

Meeting Times: Saturday 1-4 p.m.

YELLOWSTONE BAPTIST COLLEGE

Course: REL 254 Hist. of Chr.: Ref. & Mod (3 hours)

Instructor: Max Soft Starts: February 2, 2004

Location: Yellowstone Baptist College

Meeting Times: Monday/Wednesday 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Course: REL 356 Baptist History (3 hours)

Instructor: Tim Wade Starts: February 3, 2004

Location: Yellowstone Baptist College

Meeting Times: Tuesday/Thursday 2:40-4:10 p.m.

Course: REL 201 Life of Christ (3 hours)

Instructor: Larry Elrod Starts: February 3, 2004

Location: Yellowstone Baptist College

Meeting Times: Tuesday/Thursday 7:30-9:00 a.m.

Course: REL 204 Life & Lit of Paul (3 hours)

Instructor: Stacey Gaylord Starts: February 3, 2004

Location: Yellowstone Baptist College

Meeting Times: Tuesday/Thursday 10:50-12:20 a.m

Course: US 307 Bib Ethics (3 hours)

Instructor: Max Soft Starts: February 3, 2004

Location: Yellowstone Baptist College

Meeting Times: Tuesday/Thursday 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Course: REL 341 Christian Doctrines (3 hours)

Instructor: Bruce Cannon Starts: February 3, 2004

Location: Yellowstone Baptist College

Meeting Times: Tuesday/Thursday 7:30-9:00 a.m.

Course: REL 304 Elementary Greek II (3 hours)

Instructor: Phil Perkins Starts: February 4, 2004

Location: Yellowstone Baptist Church

Meeting Times: Tuesday 6-9 p.m.

Course: AMIN 218 Intro to Evangelism (3 hours)

Instructor: Larry Elrod Starts: February 6, 2004

Location: Yellowstone Baptist College

Meeting Times: Thursday 6-9 p.m.

Course: AMIN 222 Ed. Min of the Church (3 hours)

Instructor: Jay Conner Starts: February 4, 2004

Location: Yellowstone Baptist College

Meeting Times: Tuesday/Thursday 7:30-9:00 a.m