5401 Bishop J. A. Johnson Lane   Normandy, MO  63121  (314) 382-2606


Bethesda Temple Bible Institute (BTBI) is open to all believers who are interested in learning more about the Word of God. Our mission is to provide committed and competent leadership for the Teaching ministry of the Church and to equip both the laity and ordained ministers to engage in a life long career of faithful, informed Christian Service.

FALL 2020 Schedule

September 14, 2020 to December 15, 2020

  • Classes begin on September 14, 2020.

  • Late Registration ends September 29, 2020.

  • Ministers Academy Saturday classes begin September 19, 2020 (10 am-12pm).

FALL 2020 - BTBI Course Offerings

Course Offering:

BIB 100 – Bible Overview                                                                                   3 CR. HRS.

Monday 6-8:30pm

An introductory study of the Bible, including a brief study of each book noting the theme, personalities, main events, and key verses. (Required course for BTC Ministers applying for Fellowship Papers.)  Recommended for new converts.


*Total cost for class $125

Minimum required to register $25


 BOT 111 – Old Testament Survey I (Law & History)                                         3 CR. HRS.

Tuesday 6-8:30 pm

An introduction to the Law and History Books of the Old Testament. The course teaches the history of Israel from Genesis to Esther and examines God’s covenant with His chosen people, customs, and maps.


*Total cost for class $125

Minimum required to register $25


BNT 115 – The Life of Christ (The Gospels)                                                     3 CR. HRS.

Tuesday 6-8:30 pm

A treatment of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ from a chronological viewpoint.  Students come to know Jesus' purpose and significance by studying the major events and movements of His life as presented in the four gospels. Confidence in the gospels as historical resources is also explored. This class is highly recommended for new Christians.


*Total cost for class $125

Minimum required to register $25


 MIN 210 – Evangelism                                                                                        3 CR. HRS.

Tuesday 6-8:30 pm

This course examines methods of effective witnessing and soul-winning.  It provides students with practical experience in recognizing evangelistic opportunities and determining appropriate approaches.  The philosophy, methods, message, and objectives of personal evangelism are presented. Special attention is given to motivation, initiating conversation, presenting the Gospel, and inviting decision.


*Total cost for class $125

Minimum required to register $25


ST 102 – Bible Doctrines                                                                                     3 CR. HRS.

Tuesday 6-8:30 pm

This course introduces the basic doctrines of the Christian faith with an emphasis on the Scriptural foundation for each doctrine.

*Total cost for class $125

Minimum required to register $25

MA 100-Ministers' Academy                                                                             3 CR. HRS.
Saturday 10 am-12 pm (Two Saturdays each month)

The Ministers’ Academy is a one year program (two-semesters). It is designed to provide basic ministerial instruction. It is open to all ministers regardless of their level of ministry or ministerial development. The objective of this program is to prepare and equip ministers for service to the church community. Other courses included in the Ministers’ Academy are Bible Overview, Spiritual Disciplines, and How to Study the Bible.


*Total cost for class $50 (per semester)

Minimum required to register $25


LC 201-Ministerial Introduction                                                                                     3 CR. HRS.

Monday 6-8:30 pm

A study in the fundamental principles of the Apostolic Faith. Attention is given to basic Bible overview and content. Emphasis on the principal doctrines of the Bible offered through Aenon. (Required course for licensure by the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc.)


*Call the BTBI office to register (314-382-2606)

LC 301- Ordination Course                                                                                               6 CR. HRS.

Tuesday 6-8:30 pm

Five components: Understanding People, Birth of the Spirit, Your Ministry of Evangelism, Christian Pastorate, and History of Pentecost. This is a two-semester course.

(Required course for licensure by the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc.)


*Call the BTBI office to register (314-382-2606)



5401 Bishop J.A. Johnson Lane

Normandy, MO 63121

Service Times

9:00 am - 10:20 am Sunday School

10:30 am Morning Worship Service

7:30 pm   Wednesday Bible Class

Office Hours

Tuesday - Friday: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Phone: (314) 382-5401

Fax: (314) 382-7850


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