Shelby Baptist Association is proud to continue its partnership with Piedmont International University in providing an opportunity for all the churches in our association to bring seminary classes and training through Temple Baptist Seminary to the members of our association. Piedmont’s unique e4-12 education program provides both a Master of Arts in Ministry degree and an Enrichment training program to all Alabama Baptists in our association.
Courses in this program are available completely online in order to make this program as convenient as possible. Whether you are a single parent or a full-time student, online delivery provides the means to facilitate availability around your schedule. All courses are provided in a flexible semester-length schedule so that you can assimilate content while remaining engaged in typical life activities. Additional 7-week online courses may be offered on occasion. Please be sure to consult the published course offerings at piedmontu.edu/schedule. A student may take one or several courses per semester.
The core courses offered are:
THE506 Survey of Theology
MIN524 Teaching the Bible
RES511 Research: Writing and Communication
BIN500 Introduction to Hermeneutics
BSN501 New Testament Studies
BSO501 Old Testament Studies
MIN500 Leadership and Vision Casting
MIN563 Ministry to Children and Youth