The Raleigh School of the Bible is an education program designed to help believers expand their understanding of the Bible and to be prepared for ministry in the local church. The school is designed for lay people and lay workers in the church. This includes deacons, Sunday School teachers, youth and children’s workers, Bible study leaders, and anyone else who wants to deepen their Bible knowledge and enhance their ability to serve the Lord.
Enrollment is open to any adult who has a sincere desire to know more of God’s Word. No academic prerequisites are necessary. Students come from all types of backgrounds and professions. Enrollment is open to adults of all ages and also to high school Juniors and Seniors.
Classes are affordably priced at $25 per class or $60 for all three classes offered each semester. This cost includes a beautifully prepared Student Notebook for each course. An additional one-time fee is due when students participate in the commencement exercises after completing all twelve classes.
Complete all twelve courses and earn a Biblical Studies Certificate! Graduates of the Raleigh School of the Bible may participate in the commencement exercises of Crown College in Powell, TN.
Registering for the School of the Bible is easy. To register, click the registration link in the block below or email the School of the Bible coordinator, Pastor Josh Stewart, at email@example.com and indicate the courses in which you would like to enroll.
Registration and payment must be completed two weeks prior to the beginning of classes each semester. Payment may be made online or by check through the office.
First Semester Third Semester
SB101 Personal Evangelism SB301 Teaching the Bible
SB102 Survey of the Old Testament I SB302 The Christian Home
SB103 Basic Bible Doctrine I SB303 Survey of the New Testament I
Second Semester Fourth Semester
SB201 Methods of Bible Study SB401 Survey of the New Testament II
SB202 Survey of the Old Testament II SB402 The New Testament Church
SB203 Basic Bible Doctrine II SB403 The Life of Christ
Personal Evangelism – practical instruction in witnessing to unbelievers and leading them to Jesus Christ. Emphasis is put on the key Bible principles relating to evangelism. Students are taught how to use their personal testimony in witnessing and how to present the gospel clearly.
Survey of the Old Testament I – a survey of the Books of Law (Genesis through Deuteronomy) and the Historical Books (Joshua through Esther) of the Old Testament. The main theme of each book is highlighted along with other significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.
Basic Bible Doctrine I – clear Bible teaching in the subjects of bibliology (the study of the Bible), theology (the study of God), Christology (the study of Jesus Christ), pneumatology (the study of the Holy Spirit), and angelology (the study of angels). Bible answers are given to commonly asked questions concerning the Christian faith.
Methods of Bible Study – helpful methods to assist believers in personal Bible study. Students learn principles of biblical interpretation to guide them in understanding different passages of Scripture such as narratives, psalms, proverbs, parables, and prophecy. Students also learn how to use Bible study tools to help them in their study of individual books, chapters, verses, and words.
Survey of the Old Testament II – a survey of the Books of Poetry (Job through the Song of Solomon), the Major Prophets (Isaiah through Daniel), and the Minor Prophets (Hosea through Malachi) of the Old Testament. The main theme of each book is highlighted along with other significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.
Basic Bible Doctrine II – clear Bible teaching in the subjects of anthropology (the study of man), hamartiology (the study of sin), soteriology (the study of salvation), ecclesiology (the study of the church), and eschatology (the study of end times). Bible answers are given to commonly asked questions concerning the Christian faith.
Teaching the Bible – practical instruction on teaching the Bible effectively to adults, youth, and children. Biblical methods of teaching are explored and learned. This course is particularly helpful to Sunday School teachers and workers, Bible study leaders, and parents who are teaching the Bible in their homes.
The Christian Home – clear teaching from God’s Word concerning God’s design for the home and for the Christian family. Helpful instruction is given in the areas of marriage and parenting. This course is beneficial also to singles who plan to establish a Christian home some day.
Survey of the New Testament I – a survey of the books of the New Testament (Matthew through Ephesians). The main theme of each book is highlighted along with other significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.
Survey of the New Testament II – a survey of the books of the New Testament (Philippians through Revelation). The main theme of each book is highlighted along with other significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.
The New Testament Church – a study of the first-century church in the New Testament. Emphasis is put on the biblical purpose of the church and on the involvement of each member of the body. Key topics are studied such as worship in the church and the prayer life of the church.
The Life of Christ – a detailed look at the Person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some topics covered are Christ’s virgin birth; His teachings, miracles, and parables; His suffering and death; His resurrection and ascension. Students also learn Bible answers concerning the deity of Jesus Christ.