Bible Institutes for Small
in Biblical Higher Education
your Bible Institute will be simple using the
step-by-step guidelines found in your Launch
stated; the pastor/teacher (who serves as instructor) will
present a lecture using the Bible Institute materials and then assign
several pages to be
completed in the student workbook.
the pastor/teacher can conduct a distance learning
school from the church. Students do self-directed studies and meet to
share and discuss.
program goes beyond typical Bible studies in that there is additional
study required of the student as well as assessment and feedback of the
student learning. Your
students can even go on to earn a Bible degree from Patriot Bible
University without leaving your church!.
these courses will reward you with growing disciples stepping into
leadership thereby strengthening the local church. The courses have
been expertly prepared and organized to take a Believer from new
convert to disciple to worker.
How Is The Instruction Delivered?
Flexibility Is The Byword....
The curriculum is designed for
self-paced, self-directed study. The classroom is used more as a
laboratory for practicing what students have learned in their books.
gather weekly or monthly
to share what they have learned or raise questions for group settings.
The teacher becomes a discussion facilitator
for the student group.
Group meetings start in prayer and
followed by a pastor-led devotional. Students share what they have
learned in their course. Students need not take the same course - they
can study a course of their choice. Students who share will gain
valuable teaching experience and listening students will be learning in
This process is the core of any
vocational pursuit of ministry!
& Classroom Format:
Monday or Tuesday evening:
Class #1- 7-7:55
Class #2- 8-8:55
Some churches offer a class during Sunday School and another before the
evening service. Others use Wednesday night for a class before or after
Other churches have also set up extra "seminar-style" courses with a
single class meeting for three hours on Saturday, then coming back
several weeks later (with the workbook completed) for a final 3-hour
session. Others do one class at a time, meeting for two-hours per
session three times.
Regardless of the schedule,
each class should meet for a total of six hours, and all workbook
assignments must be completed.
Using the institute launch
kit will minimize the work involved in starting a biblical
higher education school at your church. You will be using a tested
outlines and helps are provided in the
Guide for each subject to help minimize preparation.
will use excellent Christian workbooks and text material.
They will gain a foundational understanding by completing the workbooks. The pastor/teacher provides the
motivation to learn through prepared lectures and quizzes. Students can
acquire the pastor’s view of ministry and have their thinking
stimulated by his insights. And the local church will benefit as
students use what they learn to gain practical experience. Students
will soon begin displaying signs of spiritual maturity as they increase
their knowledge of Bible principles.
& Time-saving Administration. The
grader will use BibleInstitutes.org provided Answer Keys to determine
student progress and achievement. Grades are recorded on preprinted
transcripts bearing the name of your Bible
Students can "go on" to earn a Bible Degree by enrolling at Patriot Bible
University. Patriot will accept your classes as transfer credits.
Institutes serves on your team as your doctrinally sound
education provider using only Biblically sound courses. We will save
you much time in curriculum research and lesson preparation.
Institute Launch Kit
Details - What's
Promotion Templates Included
Customized brochures are available
to describe your Institute’s program and polices.
Student Forms Included
Student application forms,
imprinted with the name of your Institute, make it easy to enroll
students. Record keeping and Institute policies and procedures are
simplified using the pre-designed forms.
Instructor Helps Save
The pastor/teacher (who serves as
instructor) will present a lecture
and then assign several pages to be completed in the student
Each of the 40 courses have a
teacher's kit available which includes a teacher guide, answer key,
student text and workbook. The teacher guide includes lesson overviews,
background, and quizzes with quiz answer keys. Average prices of
Teacher Kits is $45 (free shipping)
The launch kit includes the Psalm
23 teacher kit.
Courses also require two or three brief review quizzes. Course grades
are determined by attendance, along with workbook and quiz scores.
Format: Students can be graded
based on presentations and performance within the small group meetings,
along with workbook completion. Practicum's or course papers can be
submitted for pastor review.
Made It Easy for you to implement and teach Higher Christian Education
in Your Church.