School of Biblical Studies


Course Description.

The School of Biblical Studies (SBS) is a 9-month course which allows you to study all 66 books of the Bible. You will learn the inductive approach to study and will be given hands-on instruction in the principles of observation, interpretation and application. SBS is not simply a school of head knowledge but also of practical application.

SBS burns with a passion for God’s Word and the belief that all people should be equipped to study the Bible. Grow in a close knit community of students, discover a method for lifelong Bible study and be transformed by the Word of God!

It’s what we do as a movement — we train in order to advance. Because we believe we are called to GO! Join us for the next School of Biblical Studies at YWAM Montana-Lakeside.

Phase one.

This phase begins with a three-week seminar in which students learn the basics of the inductive method, which will be the method of Bible study that will be used throughout the school. We begin in the New Testament, studying three of the four Gospels, Acts, the Pauline Epistles, Hebrews, James, and 1 Peter.

Phase Two.

In the second phase, students complete the New Testament books. There is then a week-long seminar introducing Old Testament background, genres, and artistry of the literature. Students study through Genesis through Samuels and some of the Wisdom books.

Phase Three.

The third phase completes the study of the Old Testament, including the Prophets. A seminar precedes the Prophets, giving students the skills necessary to understand the message of these books. After completion of the Old Testament, we end our study in the Gospel of Matthew, seeing the whole of God’s redemptive plan for humanity.

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As followers of Jesus, we believe in the importance of knowing and understanding the Word of God on a deeper level, and that every individual should have the opportunity to learn how to study, discover, and apply the truths of God’s Word to their own lives.


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