Fall 2017 Courses

Cost is $50 per course if paid online and $60 if paid on the first day of class (check only)

Term B (8 Weeks) – October 24-December 12

ZMTI 102: Introduction to the Old Testament

Teacher: Dr. David Kemp, Senior Pastor at Hickory Valley Baptist Church
Location: Hickory Valley Baptist Church (2320 Hickory Valley Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421)
Time: 6pm-9pm
Dates: October 24-December 12
Description: Students will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.

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Samford’s Ministry Training Institute at the Hamilton County Baptist Association is a non-degree program that equips ministers and lay leaders for service in God’s Kingdom through quality biblical, theological and practical ministry education.  We offer an array of educational opportunities including a variety of online certificates, pre-seminary training for college students, and diploma courses administered all over the southeast. The Ministry Training Institute also provides workshops and seminars throughout the year in a number of ministry related fields. Each course, seminar, or workshop is biblically based and administered with the highest quality and integrity. Whether online, in a classroom or through a workshop, highly qualified and experienced instructors lead each educational opportunity.

  • To engage God’s people in the Scriptures.
  • To train Christians to carry out the great commission.
  • To equip Pastors, Ministers, Missionaries and church leaders to have a deeper understanding of their calling and their unique design to serve the Body of Christ.
  • To provide opportunities for students to be trained and prepared for ministry opportunities in their churches and communities.
  • To guide students to serve God with greater confidence as they are equipped with tools for ministry and service.
Program Overview


The Diploma in Biblical Studies and Advanced Diploma in Biblical Studies are offered through our extension network. The extension network, like the Hamilton County Baptist Association, offers 16 courses of standardized curriculum. When students finish 8 courses, they receive the Diploma in Biblical Studies. If a student completes all 16 courses, they receive the Advanced Diploma in Biblical Studies.


Certificate courses are offered exclusively online and include Pastoral Leadership, Student Ministry, Worship Leadership, Ministry Communication and Global Missions. Certificates are earned after completing 4 courses of concentration. Courses are offered in a one-year cyclical format that provides convenience and flexibility for busy schedules.


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