Southwest Georgia Baptist Bible Institute


\S.W.G.B.B.I. is a joint effort of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board and the Bowen Baptist Association. Through the contuniung education ministries of the GBMB and the qualified teachers who lead the classes, Biblically based classes are held weekly for the purpose of helping you achieve the goals that you have in learning the Word of God. Bible Institutes provide ministers and laity the privilege of improving their Christian education through biblical, theological, historical and practical courses. Carefully selected textbooks and teachers give solid quality to the courses offered in this ministry.

What you will find at Southwest Georgia Baptist Bible Institute (S.W.G.B.B.I.):

  1. Cost: You will find very reasonable tuition ($45), plus the cost of books ($20-$30 per book).
  2. Staff: You will find very caring, qualified, and Biblically sound instructors who desire to help you learn the Word of God!
  3. Classes: Classes are held each Monday for 15 weeks. There are 2 semesters a year: Fall - begins the Monday after Labor Day, and Spring - begins the first Monday after New Years.
  4. Curriculum: The number one text book is the Word of God. all other textbooks are written by those who are known for theIr sound doctrine and clear teaching of the Word of God!

Questions you may need to ask yourself if you are interested in taking classes through S.W.G.B.B.I.:

  1. Do you have a good understanding of the Scriptures?
  2. Do you know how to study the Scriptures?
  3. Do you need help in sermon or lesson preparation as a preacher or teacher?
  4. Do you have a hunger to learn more about the Word of God?
  5. Is your study time limited?
  6. Are you a Bi-Vocational Pastor?
  7. Are you a pastor that has not had the opportunity to go to college or feels that you cannot go because of your family situations?

If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions: then S.W.G.B.B.I. may be the place for you!

Diplomas are made available at 30-hour levels of achievement, reaching as high as 210 hours and seven diplomas.

The Cooperative Program makes this ministry possible, even though the students do share in the expense process through tuition and cost of textbooks. Please call the Bowen office at (229) 246-1871 for more information.

**S.W.G.B.B.I. is a Baptist learning institution and its courses and instructors are in agreement with the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message of the Southern Baptist Convention.**

Dean - Rev. Tim VanLandingham