Faith Bible Institute

What is Faith Bible Institute?

Faith Bible Institute (FBI) is a through the Bible course for Christians. Students study chronologically through every book of the Bible and Doctrine in classes that meet 1 evening a week. Over 55,000 Christians in over 1,350 churches across the US and on 7 continents have enrolled in FBI's 3 year study. FBI combines verse by verse Bible teaching, student workbooks, and group classes to produce a life changing learning experience. Courses include six 17/18 week semesters (plus electives).

The Curriculum is:

>100% KJV Bible centered and distinctly Baptist, Conservative and true to the Fundamentals of the Faith.

>Chronological - Studying the Bible in the order the events actually took place.

>Comprehensive - Covering Every Book (usually verse by verse) and every major doctrine of the Bible.

>Practical & Exciting - filled with personal and life applications.

Who is the Instructor?

John T. Yates

>Founder & Instructor of Faith Bible Institute since 1985.

>Has taught verse by verse through the Bible 11 times.

>Senior Pastor (since 2001) and Associate Pastor (1984-2001) of Rowland Road Baptist Church in Monroe, LA.

>Began preaching in 1978 and spoken on radio/TV, churches, revivals, camps, public schools, colleges and conferences across the US.

>Author of a 14 Volume Commentary Set on the Old & New Testaments and the 4 Volume Set on Theology, and works on Prophecy, Angels, Scientific & Biblical Creationism, Evangelism & Discipleship.

>Graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe (Associate of Arts in General Studies & Psychology) and Liberty University (Bachelor's of Science in Pastoral Studies & Counseling & Master of Arts in Religion & Counseling) with further post-graduate Old & New Testament studies in Israel.

How Does It Work?

FBI utilizes a professional, cutting edge, multi-camera, high definition, video system with multi-screen visuals to film live Bible college classes at FBI's main Campus to be viewed by Satellite schools via DVDs. 

When & Where?

Faith Baptist Church holds our FBI classes on Monday Nights from 6pm - 9pm at Faith Christian Academy. 

Can I Get More Information?

If you are interesting in enrolling in the Fall Semester of Faith Bible Institute or if you need more information please call (334) 863-8827. If there is no answer please leave a message and someone will call you back.


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Physical Address:

820 Gordon St

Roanoke, Al 36274

Mailing Address:

PO Box 305

Roanoke, Al 36274