Discipleship Institute

Biblical Manhood: Sunday’s at 5:00 p.m. 
Fervent (Ladies Bible Study): Sunday’s at 5:00 p.m.
Experiencing God (Youth): Sunday’s at 5:00 p.m. 

Our Purpose: To equip, develop, and train disciples of Jesus Christ to be ambassadors of the Kingdom of God to this world.

Available Courses: (Click on course for access to class notes and/or information)
Note: Most class notes and materials are FREE, others may be available for purchase.

Basic Discipleship
Survival Kit for New Christians
Disciples Path Series (Six 6-week courses)

Advanced Discipleship
Bible Doctrine
How to Study the Bible: Where do I beginBible Study Methods4 Essentials for Bible Study
Life of Christ
The Book of Romans
Current Issues and the Bible
Church History (Resource: Church History in Plain Language ) *Class Notes Coming Soon!

Advanced Discipleship (Electives)
Being a Discipleship Mentor (Resource: Discipleship Revival)
Handling Grief
Teaching Children Effectively 1
Teaching Children Effectively 2
Deacon Training
Prospective Members Class
Real Marriage
Parenting God’s Way
Revolutionize Sunday School (Sunday School Teacher Training)
Biblical Manhood

Youth Discipleship 
Survival Kit For New Christians
Right Choices
Bible Doctrine
Experiencing God
Stand in the GAP


Discipleship Certificate: Completion of all Basic Discipleship Courses.

Advanced Discipleship Certificate: Completion of Bible Doctrine and 4 other core courses.

Deacon Certification: Completion of Bible Doctrine, Being a Discipleship Mentor, and Deacon Training.

Sunday School Teacher Certification: Completion of Bible Doctrine and Sunday School Teacher Training.

Children’s Ministry Certification: Completion of Bible Doctrine and Teaching Children Effectively 1 & 2.

Certificate of Biblical and Discipleship Studies: Completion of 8 core courses, Being a Discipleship Mentor, and 3 other electives.

Youth Discipleship Certificate: Completion of all Youth Discipleship Courses.

Associates Degree in Biblical Studies and Discipleship: Completion of 8 core courses, Being a Discipleship Mentor, and 6 other electives.

All classes are held at First Baptist Church Decherd. Most classes are held on Sunday evenings at 5:00. Other classes may be available throughout the week at various times. COMING SOON: Teaching videos will be available online and on DVD for your convenience.

For more information please call the church office: 931-967-6447

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Send Registration Form to: Decherd Discipleship Institute
703 West Broad Street
Decherd, TN 37324