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.




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

Go here to register and access Starting Point.




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

Go here to access Pastoral Leadership via iTunes University. Download iTunes University in the App Store.


Life Group Leader Training

Do you want to lead a Shores life group in your community? Are you a current life group leader that wants more training? This 1-week class answers basic questions like “why community life?” and “what is a life group?” It also addresses the types of life groups at Shores, building a leadership team, and how to launch life groups that S.E.R.V.E.


Duration: Self-directed

Location: Online

Teacher: Dr. Ron Jones

Go here to access life group leader training notes and video sessions




Discover Jesus 101

The greatest discovery of your life is to get to know God through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, God’s Son and our Savior. Our Lead Pastor, Dr. Ron Jones, shares how you can make this exciting discovery in an online experience you can view anytime and anywhere.


Duration: 1 hour

Location: Online

Facilitator: Dr. Ron Jones

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Discover Atlantic Shores 201

This one-hour experience is for newcomers who want to discover more about Atlantic Shores Baptist Church. Discover our sacred mission, vision and ministry strategy, plus the dream and destiny God has for you and your family through His church. You'll also discover why partnership at Shores matters, what it means, and how to become one of our ministry partners.


When: 2nd Sunday of the month at 9:15am

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Conference Room

Facilitator: Various Pastors and Elders



Discover Community Life 301

God made us with a deep longing for human connection. In this one-hour experience, discover why authentic biblical community matters and how life groups provide the important first step to getting connected at Atlantic Shores. Discover how life groups S.E.R.V.E. the Lord and their community. We will also help you locate a life group that works for you and your family.


When: 3rd Sunday of the month at 9:15am

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Conference Room

Facilitator: Travis Bryant



Discover Your Divine Design 401

Serving the Lord with your time, talent, and treasure is a hallmark of community life at Atlantic Shores, and we value our volunteers! In this one-hour experience, discover your divine design, what the Bible teaches about spiritual gifts, and ways to serve at Shores. This experience includes a brief introduction to our ministry placement services, plus a personalized spiritual gifts inventory and a personality assessment.


When: 4th Sunday of the month at 9:15am

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Conference Room

Facilitator: Travis Bryant and Kathleen Wickert






Everyday Questions

This curriculum was designed by the Ravi Zacharias ministries and is designed to equip Christians in biblical truth to interact with the people around them.  This class will prepare you to faithfully love your neighbors and share the gospel in today’s complex and ever-changing world. The end goal of this class is to help you fulfill 1 Peter 3:15, “but in your hearts honor the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do this with gentleness and respect…“


When: Sundays at 11:00 am starting January 13th

Duration: 9 weeks

Teacher: Travis Bryant

Location: B109

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Purchase the following book on your own and have it ready for the first day of class: Student Guide



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 6:00 pm starting February 24, 2019

Duration: 9 weeks

Location: Fellowship Hall

Facilitator: Jeremy Niedzwiecki

Please register and pay by following this link





Exploring the New Testament through the Letters of Paul

This class is designed to help ordinary people enrich their understanding of the New Testament through the letters written by the Apostle Paul.  Learn why the New Testament letters are trustworthy and how they build our understanding of the Christian life and who we are in Christ.


Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Andy Weissinger

Location: B110

Purchase the following book on your own and have it ready for the first day of class: A Popular Survey of the New Testament by Norman Geisler



Ephesians – A Detailed Study

This class is for everyone who has ever wanted to explore the depth and riches of this book. This class is part one of a three-part series. In this class, we will explore the first two chapters of the book in-depth. This short letter of six chapters is one of Paul’s foundational letters outlining the Father’s plan of redemption, the Son’s accomplishment of it, and the Spirit’s sealing of our redemption.


Duration: 6 weeks

Teacher: Michael Rouleau

Location: B111



Run for God

Run for God is a 12-week ‘Couch to 5k’ training plan with a Christian focus that prepares people to be better witnesses for Christ physically, mentally, and spiritually.  No prior running experience required! Physically create a healthier you and make it possible to reach a new demographic of non-believers – potential believers! Mentally learn the discipline and endurance that it takes to “run the race set before us.” Spiritually learn always to give God the glory for all that we accomplish. 


Duration: 12 weeks beginning March 20

Teacher: Richard Schindler

Location: B109

Cost: Member book ordered after 1st class - $22 

         T-shirt (optional) ordered after 2nd class - $22

         Optional 5K Race Signup separate approximately $35-$40

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