Calvary Baptist Church Independence Memorial Christian Education Center

Calvary Baptist Church is excited to announce its initial Contextualized Leadership Development (CLD) education course offerings for 2018. These classes are being offered in conjunction with Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and can be used for undergraduate college credit up to 24 hours towards an undergraduate degree.

There will be two certificate programs offered: Biblical Studies and Introduction to Biblical Languages. Each certificate comprises four 3-hour classes for a total of 12 hours. For example:

Certificate in Biblical Studies

 Survey of Old Testament Literature                           3 hours

Survey of New Testament Literature                         3 hours

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation                        3 hours

Baptist History and Practice                                       3 hours


Certificate in Introduction to Biblical Languages

Introduction to Basic Biblical Hebrew                       3 hours

Introduction to Intermediate Biblical Hebrew           3 hours

Introduction to Basic Biblical Greek                          3 hours

Introduction to Intermediate Biblical Greek              3 hours


Tuition & Fees

Each course will be offered at a cost of 400.00. This can be compared to the average cost of a 3 hour course at colleges and universities of $950.00 to $1100.00 for each equivalent class. Students are responsible for acquiring their own textbooks. Enrollment is offered to all interested students ages 17 and up. Tuition is nonrefundable after the second week of class.

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Location & Info Meeting

Classes will be held at Calvary Baptist Church Independence. An informational meeting will be held at CBCI on July 10 (Tuesday), 2018 in the downstairs Fellowship Hall. For further information, please contact Dr. Charles Yates at 816 461 9446 or [email protected].

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