Oklahoma Baptist University

OBU's Ministry Training Institute Classes Begin Soon

Courses offered throughout Oklahoma and seven other states.

Oklahoma Baptist University is offering courses in Christian studies this fall at 25 centers in Oklahoma and in seven other states.

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 Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Montana and Washington.

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 reduced-cost classes ($60 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 www.okbu.edu.

Below is a listing of the MTI course offerings, instructors, meeting dates and times, starting dates, and meeting places in your area (Some schedules are not yet complete).

BARTLESVILLE – Biblical Hermeneutics, Dr. Timothy Jackson, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Sept. 1 at Greater First Baptist Church; Preaching, Dr. Timothy Jackson, Tuesdays 6-9:30 p.m., begins Sept. 1 at Greater First Baptist Church.

CLAREMORE – Teaching and Learning in Churches, Charles Wyatt, Mondays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 29 at Rogers Baptist Association; Old Testament History and Literature, Phil Green, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 30 at Rogers Baptist Association.

DURANT – Pastoral Ministry, Kery Groce, Tuesdays 1-4 p.m., begins Aug. 16 at Bryan Baptist Association; Philosophy of Religion, Terrel Suggs, Tuesdays 9 a.m.-noon, begins Aug. 16 at Bryan Baptist Association.

EUFAULA – History of Christianity – Reformation, Scott Tomplins, Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m., began Aug. 22, at Pittsburg Baptist Association.

MUSKOGEE – Pastoral Ministry, Bill Sherill, Tuesdays 7-10 p.m., began Aug. 23 at Muskogee Baptist Association; New Testament History and Literature, Wesley Graver, Thursdays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 25 at Muskogee Baptist Association.

OKC/CAPITAL – Baptist History and Theology, Dr. Eli H. Sheldon, Mondays 7-10 p.m., began Aug. 22 at Capital Baptist Association; Basic Counseling Skills, Dr. Dennis Boomer, Mondays 7-10 p.m., began Aug. 22 at Capital Baptist Association; Biblical Hermeneutics, Terry Rials, Tuesdays 7-10 p.m., began Aug. 23 at Capital Baptist Association; Elementary Greek, Dr. Ray Sikes, Tuesdays 7-10 p.m., began Aug. 23 at Capital Baptist Association; Survey of Missions, Dr. James Crawford, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., began Aug. 23 at Capital Baptist Association; Apocalyptic Literature, Dr. James Crawford, Thursdays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 25 at Capital Baptist Association; Old Testament History and Literature, Dr. Charles Womack, Thursdays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 25 at Capital Baptist Association.

OKC/JMBI – Advance Preaching, K. Gerone Free, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 23 at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church; New Testament History and Literature, Bruce Proctor, Thursdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 25 at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church.

OKC/NORTH – Learning in Churches, Carol Fletcher-Knight (online), begins Aug. 29. at Broadway Business Park; Introduction To Evangelism, Dwaine Cudjoe and Larry Holmes, Tuesdays 7-10 p.m., begins Oct. 22 at Broadway Business Park; New Testament History and Literature, Carol Fletcher-Knight, Thursdays 6-10 p.m., begins Oct. 22 at Broadway Business Park.

POCOLA – Ephesians, Rev. Edge, Saturdays 9 a.m.-Noon, begins Aug. 27 at Union Missionary Baptist Church.

SEMINOLE – Biblical Hermeneutics, Jennifer Barnett, Mondays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 29 at Pott-Lincoln Baptist Association.

SHAWNEE – Baptist History and Theology, Dan Campbell, Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m., began Aug. 22 at Pott-Lincoln Baptist Association; Church Administration, Tim Emmons, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30 p.m., began Aug. 23 at Pott-Lincoln Baptist Association; Life of Christ, Brian Pain, Thursdays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 25 at Pott-Lincoln Baptist Association.

TULSA METRO – Survey of Christian History, John McKain, Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 29 at Tulsa Metro Baptist Association; Pastoral Ministry, Dale Rolland, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 30 at Tulsa Metro Baptist Association; Nehemiah, Jonathan Reichman, Thursdays 8:30-11:30 a.m., begins Sept. 2 at Tulsa Metro Baptist Association; Joshua, Jonathan Reichman, Thursdays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Sept. 2 at Tulsa Metro Baptist Association.

TULSA/SCHOOL OF RELIGION – Foundations of Ministry, Michelle Jackson, Tuesdays 6-7:30, began Aug. 23; World Religions, Vernell Bell, Thursdays 6-8 p.m., begins Aug. 25; I and II Timothy, Vernell Bell, Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m., begins Sept. 13.

WILBURTON – Mark, Jeff Bengs, Thursdays 6-7 p.m., began Aug 18; Preaching, Jeff Bengs, Thursdays, 6-7 p.m., began Aug. 18.

COLORADO

BERTHOUD – New Testament History and Literature, Voyt Lynn, Thursdays TBA, begins Aug. 29 at Long’s Peak Association.

CANON CITY – Old Testament History and Literature, Morgan Kerr, Saturdays 8-11 a.m., begins Sept. 3 at Long’s Peak Association.

FRUITA – Old Testament History and Literature, Morgan Kerr, Saturdays 8-11 a.m., begins Aug. 27 at Long’s Peak Association; The Life of Christ, Bill Achilles, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 30 at Long’s Peak Association.

IDAHO

LEWISTON – Old Testament History and Literature, Ted Haws, Thursdays 1-4 p.m., begins Aug. 28 at Orchards Baptist Church; Planting and Growing Churches, Ted Haws, TBA, begins Aug. 29 at Orchards Baptist Church.

INDIANA

ANDERSON – Christian Doctrines, Ron Ross, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 23 at East Central Baptist Association

EVANSVILLE – Elementary Greek, Dr. James Frazier, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 23 at Southwestern Baptist Association.

INDIANAPOLIS – Old Testament History and Literature, Gene Crouch, Mondays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 22. Church Administration, Bob Cox, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 23 at Indiana Learning Center.

KANSAS

WICHITA – Biblical Hermeneutics, Bob Davis, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 16 at Rolling Hills Baptist Church; Pastoral Ministry, James McQuery, Thursdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 18 at Rolling Hills Baptist Church.

WINFIELD – Christian Doctrine, David Bradley, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 30.

MONTANA

BILLINGS – Advance Greek, Phil Perkins, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 30 at Yellowstone Baptist College; Christian Doctrines, Max Soft, Mondays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 29 at Yellowstone Baptist College; Church Administration, Jay Conner, Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:40-4:10 p.m., begins Aug. 30 at Yellowstone Baptist College; Foundations of Ministry, Roger Hill, Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2 p.m., begins Aug. 30 at Yellowstone Baptist College; History of Christianity – Early and Medieval, Max Soft, Wednesdays 2-5 p.m., begins Aug. 31 at Yellowstone Baptist College; Life and Literature of Paul, Doug Tofleland, Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:30-9 p.m., begins Aug. 30 at Yellowstone Baptist College; Old Testament History and Literature, Max Soft, Mondays and Wednesdays 7:30-9 p.m., begins August 29 at Yellowstone Baptist College.

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