Daniell Baptist Association Church Leadership Institute
The purpose of this school is to train and encourage folks in the service of Jesus Christ.
It is designed to be beneficial to Pastors, Staff, Sunday School Leaders and Church Leaders in general.
All courses will be practical and will involve learners in guided practice in each topic of study.
The Daniell Baptist Association Bible Institute and the Georgia Baptist Convention is pleased to announce the following Continuing Education Ministry course for Spring 2012:
This course will be taught by Reverend Christopher Sheffield, Pastor of Smith Street Baptist Church in Vidalia. Reverend Sheffield holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute.
This course will examine critical areas of development in Southern Baptist identity: religious liberty, separation between church and state, American Baptist confessional heritage, dynamics of Baptist church government, associational organization, and foreign missions issues.Â We will look at the inspirational contributions of people like Lottie Moon, Ann Judson, A. H. Strong, and E.Y. Mullins in the growth of the Southern Baptist Church. We will also discuss the Cooperative Program which separates Southern Baptists from all other Baptists. This course will answer the question “What has it meant, historically, to be a Southern Baptist?
The Georgia Baptist Convention will issue 2 credit units upon completion of this course and allow it to go toward a 30 credit unit (15 courses) requirement for a Diploma in Christian Ministry.
Baptist History is offered to everyone (clergy, non-clergy, men and women) and will be taught at the Daniell Baptist Association office in Ailey. Classes begin on March 27, 2012 and lasts for 10 weeks. This study occurs on Tuesday nights from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Â
Please contact the DBA office to pre-register or come early the first evening of class to register.
The cost of the course is $45.00 plus the cost of the text book. The textbook is â€œWhy I Am a Baptistâ€ by Tom J. Nettles and Russell Moore ($10.23 Paperback).
Thomas J. Nettles is Professor of Historical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. Purchase the book on your own or ask DBA to purchase it for you. Textbooks can be shared by couples.
For Further Information Contact: Robby Smith, (Associational Missionary) at 912–583-2713, 912–386-2055, or firstname.lastname@example.org or David Barrett (Bible Institute Dean) at 912–537-7343 or email@example.com.