The Shores Bible Institute integrates the Christian faith into everyday life by equipping followers of Jesus to think theologically, develop a biblical worldview, and put truth into practice.

The fall semester for the Shores Bible Institute happens September 12 through December 12. Classes happen on Wednesday night from 6:30pm to 7:45pm. Simultaneously, the Shores Bible Institute for Kids will happen so the whole family can participate. Please note, SBI will not meet on October 31 or November 28.

Parent CONNECT: It’s Apparent Sermon Series Group Discussion

Congratulations, it’s a boy! It’s a girl! No, it’s a parent! Where do parents go for help and to learn how to raise wise, godly children? Join Pastor Ron and Cathryn Jones for some plain discussion about raising kids that love God during Ron’s fall series called It’s Apparent. This group discussion draws from Scripture and Ron and Cathryn’s personal experience to make God’s plan for raising kids apparent to parents and grandparents.

 

When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm, September 12 to October 17

Duration: 6 weeks

Location: C109, The Cove

Facilitators: Dr. Ron and Cathryn Jones

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Starting Point: A Disciple’s First Steps 

Starting Point is an online discipleship coaching experience developed by Dr. Ron Jones to help you get started in your journey with Jesus and encourage your spiritual growth. Starting Point is not just for new Christians; it's for any believer that wants to learn how to follow Jesus better. It's also a tool for those that want to make disciples of Jesus.

 

Duration: 7 sessions

Location: Online

Teacher: Dr. Ron Jones

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Pastoral Leadership

This online course features the leadership insights of two seasoned ministry leaders: Dr. Ron Jones of Atlantic Shores Baptist Church and Something Good Radio, and Dr. Troy Temple of Liberty University. Topics include conflict management, decision-making, long-range planning, motivation, and interpersonal relationships.

 

Duration: 10 Sessions

Location: Online

Teacher: Dr. Ron Jones and Dr. Troy Temple

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Heroes of the Protestant Reformation

This course will examine the underlying causes, the people and the events of what became the Reformation of the Roman Catholic Church into Protestant denominations as we know them today.  We will explore key figures such as John Wycliffe, John Hus, Martin Luther, John Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli, John Knox and others who were prime movers of the movement.  These will be studied from their contexts in Germany, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, England and Scotland primarily.  We will take note of our own Baptist heritage in these events as well as the Roman Catholic Church’s reaction to them in their Counter-Reformation.  

 

When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm, October 3 to November 14 (not meeting Oct. 10 and Oct. 31)

Duration: 5 weeks

Location: L124

Teacher: Dr. Willis Dowling

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Basic Christianity 1: The Bible and God

Every follower of Jesus needs a biblical foundation upon which to build his or her Christian life. Basic Christianity presents the foundations of the Christian faith in a simple, systematic, and life-changing way. Part 1 focuses on doctrines related to the Bible and God.

 

When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm, September 12 to October17

Duration: 6 weeks

Location: Room L125

Teacher: Stephen Mannix

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Basic Christianity 2: Jesus, the Holy Spirit, and Creation

Every follower of Jesus needs a biblical foundation upon which to build his or her Christian life. Basic Christianity presents the foundations of the Christian faith in a simple, systematic, and life-changing way. Part 2 focuses on doctrines related to Jesus, the Holy Spirit, and Creation. No prerequisite required (that means no worries if you did not take Basic Christianity 1).

 

When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm, October 24 to December 12

Duration: 6 weeks

Location: Room L125

Teacher: Stephen Mannix

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Financial Peace

Is your financial life out of control? Is money producing stress in your marriage? Do you need an extreme money makeover? In this video series by Dave Ramsey and his teaching team, you will learn the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and much more.

 

When: Sundays at 6:00pm starting September 16, 2018

Duration: 9 weeks

Location: Fellowship Hall

Facilitator: Jeremy Niedzwiecki

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How to Study the Bible for Yourself 1

Is the Bible a mystery to you? Does it seem like a long book with fine print and obscure meanings? The good news is that anybody can learn to read and study the Bible for himself or herself. In this course, learn a simple, step-by-step approach to drawing personal nourishment from the Word of God—and enjoying the process!

 

When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm, September 12 to October 17

Duration: 6 weeks

Location: Room L123

Teacher: Michael Rouleau

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How to Study the Bible for Yourself 2

Session 2 of How to Study the Bible for Yourself goes deeper into how to do a word study, passage study, and into the use of some biblical reference tools to complement the study of God’s Word. How to Study the Bible for Yourself Part 1 is a strongly suggested as a prerequisite.

 

When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm, October 24 to December 12

Duration: 6 weeks

Location: Room L123

Teacher: Michael Rouleau

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