Oklahoma Baptist University

Ministry Training Institute Classes Begin in August

Oklahoma Baptist University’s Ministry Training Institute is offering courses in Christian studies this fall at 23 centers in Oklahoma and four other states.

MTI 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.

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 OBU’s School of Christian Service faculty prepare materials for the courses.

For more information on MTI courses available in your area contact OBU at 405-878-2230, or visit www.okbu.edu/mti.

Below is a listing of the MTI centers with contact information, course offerings, instructors, meeting dates and times, and starting dates.

ARDMORE: Contact Robert Wilson, MTI Director, 580-226-0931 – Survey of Christian History, Randall Kendrix, Mondays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 27; New Testament History, David Eaton, Mondays 6-9 p.m., begins Oct. 22; Life of Christ, Jeff Thompson, Mondays 8-11 a.m., begins Aug. 27.

CLAREMORE: Contact Charles Wyatt, MTI Director, 918-341-3419 – New Testament History, L.M. Woodson, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 28.

DURANT: Contact Terrell Suggs, MTI Director, 580-924-2351 – Apocalyptic Literature, Terrell Suggs, Tuesdays 9-12 a.m., begins Aug. 21.

ENID: Contact Ron Chastine, 580-234-6193 – Preaching, Don Rogers, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Sept. 4; Contemporary Theology, Ron Chastine, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Sept. 4.

LAWTON: Contact Danny Martin, 580-351-0192 – Biblical Hermeneutics, Danny Martin, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-8 p.m., begins Sept. 4.

McALESTER: Contact Reed Lynn, 918-423-2713 – Pastoral Ministry, Jody Domingue, Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 13.

NORMAN: Contact Preston Collins, 405-321-0864 – Preaching, Preston Collins, Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 20.

OKC/CAPITAL: Contact Keith Jordan, 405-942-0244 – Pastoral Ministry, Charles Womack, Mondays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 20; Preaching, Floyd MacKee, Tuesdays 7-10 p.m., begins August 21; Life of Christ, Bruce Dane, Mondays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 20; Life and Literature of Paul, Terry Rials, Tuesdays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 21; Christian Doctrine, Dennis Boomer, Thursdays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 23; Baptist History and Theology, Eli Sheldon, Thursdays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 23.

OKC/NORTH: Contact Paul Purvey, 405-840-5954, or Carol Fletcher-Knight, 405-706-6307 – Preaching, Carol Fletcher-Knight, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 23; Biblical Ethics, Carol Fletcher-Knight, Thursdays 6-9 p.m., begins Oct. 18;

OKC/ST. JOHN’S: Contact Lawrence Kirk, 405-478-3345 – Mark, Lawrence Kirk, Thursdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 23; Genesis, Lawrence Kirk, Saturdays 12-3 p.m., begins Aug. 25;

OKC/WILDWOOD: Contact Barry George, 405-734-5734 – Christian Doctrines, Dwaine Cudjoe, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 21.

POCOLA: Contact Valeria Robinson, 479-783-7799 – Thessalonians, Vernell Bell, Mondays 6:30-8:30 p.m., begins August 13; Mark, Vernell Bell, Mondays 6:30-8:30 p.m., begins Oct. 1.

SAPULPA: Contact Mike Shaw, 918-224-4100 – Preaching, Doyle Pryor, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 21; Survey of Christian History, Paul Warren, Thursdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 23; Old Testament History, Mike Shaw, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 21.

SEMINOLE: Contact Bill Barnett, 405-273-6500 – Basic Counseling, Bill Barnett, Tuesdays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 21; Life and Literature of Paul, Jennifer Barnett, Mondays 7-10 p.m., begins Aug. 20.

SHAWNEE: Contact Tim Emmons, 405-567-4977 – Teaching and Learning in Churches, Danny Cabiness, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 21; Elementary Greek I, Bryan Cook, Thursdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 23.

TULSA/SCHOOL OF RELIGION: Contact Vernell Bell, 918-809-6155 – James, Vernell Bell, Thursdays 6-8 p.m., begins Oct. 4; Galatians, Vernell Bell, Thursdays 6-8 p.m., begins Aug. 16.

WILBURTON: Contact Del Allen, 918-465-9335 – Old Testament History, Del Allen, Thursdays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 23.

ONLINE COURSES: Contact Mike Wilson, 405-878-2230 – Teaching and Learning in Churches, Preston Collins, begins Sept. 1; Old Testament History and Literature, begins Oct. 1; New Testament History and Literature, begins Oct. 1; Biblical Ethics, Carol Fletcher-Knight, begins Oct. 1.

COLORADO

COLORADO SPRINGS: Contact Rolland Kenneson, 719-572-5957 – Foundations of Ministry, staff, Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 13; Old Testament History, staff, Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m., begins Aug. 13; Christian Doctrine, staff, Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m.

INDIANA

INDIANAPOLIS: Contact Brenda Martin, 317-626-9484 – Youth Ministry in the Church, Tom Adkinson, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 21; Basic Counseling Skills, Ron Ross, Mondays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 20; Teaching and Learning in Churches, Bob Cox, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 21; Old Testament History, Bill Marshall, Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 21; New Testament History, Bill Marshall, Mondays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 20.

MONTANA

YELLOWSTONE BAPTIST COLLEGE: Contact Mitchell Nees, 406-656-9950 – Introduction to Evangelism, Staff, Fridays 3-9 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m., begins Sept. 14; Foundations of Ministry, Roger Hill, Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2 p.m., begins Aug. 28; Old Testament History, Max Soft, Fridays 9 a.m.-12 p.m., begins Aug. 31; History of Christianity, Max Soft, Mondays 2-5 p.m., begins Aug. 27; Elementary Greek I, Dennis Thomason, Mondays TBA, begins Aug. 27; General Epistles, Dennis Thomason, Wednesdays and Fridays 1-2:30 p.m., begins Aug. 29; Latter Prophets, Max Soft, Mondays 6-9 p.m., begins Aug. 27; Intermediate Greek I, Dennis Thomason, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8-9:30 a.m., begins Aug. 28.

WASHINGTON

CLARKSTON: Contact Ted C. Haws, 888-758-6334 – Old Testament History, Ted Haws, Sundays 7-8 p.m. and Tuesdays 7-8:30 p.m., begins Aug. 26.

PUGET SOUND: Contact Paul Peterson, 253-961-7041 – Introduction to Evangelism, staff, Saturdays 1-4 p.m., begins Sept. 1; Old Testament History, staff, Saturdays 12-3 p.m., begins

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