2016 Spring Seminary Courses
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Teaching & Preaching the Bible
(PM 501)

Starts: Thursday, Feb. 12th 7-9pm
Class meets Thursday nights from 7-9

This class is NOT a “Preaching Laboratory” class wherein the primary focus of the class is on students preparing, delivering, and critiquing sermons given by other students. This is a class of the theory and theology of Preaching and Teaching the Bible. There will be some focus later on in the class on how to prepare a biblical sermon or a lesson on a passage from the Bible. But there will NOT be any delivery of sermons or teaching of any lessons required of the students in this class. There will be requirements of working in/with passages of Scripture to do the foundational work of exposition (with discussion of exegetical capacities available with the TOOLS that are available to us with LOGOS BIBLE SOFTWARE), determination of main idea and structural development of the passage (subject/complement), and then taking that material and preparing a ‘preachable/teachable’ outline for a sermon/lesson.

Instructor: Pastor Terry Kern, ThM


2016 Spring Bible School Courses

Systematic Theology 4: The Church and Things to Come (TH204)

Starts: Monday, March 28th 7-9pm
Class meets Monday nights from 7-9

There is nothing wrong with being an amateur theologian or a professional theologian, but there is everything wrong about being an ignorant or a sloppy theologian. As Christians, our thoughts about God need to coincide with what He’s said about Himself in the Bible. The phrase “sound doctrine” that Paul used means healthy doctrine (e.g., 2 Timothy 4:3; Titus 1:9). Healthy doctrine or healthy theology is always expected to result in holy living…Therefore, every Christian should read theology.” The student in this course will develop a perspective of the Biblical Church and will examine their personal theology of end-times prophecy.
Instructor: Dr. Jon Hanson


IMPORTANT MESSAGE! We are not yet approved by the state of North Dakota to offer degrees but we are in the process of attaining accredidation!

With that said, we believe you will not find a better "biblically sound" education anywhere in the midwest than right here at Northern Plains Biblical Seminary!

Everything on this site is contingent upon us receiving our Authorization to Operate from the State of North Dakota. Check out our site to see what we hope to have in place in the near future!

Many of our students take our classes to grow closer to God through knowledge of His Word. We also have students who one day will beable to receive their degree from the courses they have taken here at NPBS once we are accredited through the state of North Dakota.

The Seminary is a graduate program for preparing people for ministry. This program is not only for pastors, but all people desiring to work in the ministry of Christ. This includes pastors, youth leaders, teachers, missionaries, Elders, church workers, etc. Courses in this track are more demanding and require much reading and writing. All Seminary level courses can be taken for credit or they can be audited (especially for students who just want to learn).

The Northern Plains Biblical Seminary offers students the ability to earn any of 3 Masters degrees. Click here to learn more.

The Bible School is an undergraduate program aimed at preparing people for the ministry or for eventuall advancement into the Seminary. This course is for all students who desire to earn a Bachelor level degree. Courses in this track are less demanding with less reading and writing. Courses in this track lead to a general Christian Education but will also include more secular basic courses such as Writing and general math and science. Courses in the Bible School can be taken for credit or Pass/Fail.

The Northern Plains Bible School offers students the ability to earn a 2-year associates degree. Click here to learn more.

Click here to read a letter from the President of NPBS.

NPBS Course Registration/Tuition Fees
General Information * fees may vary course to course


Student Registration: (one time only)
The Registration Fee is a one-time charge to get students on our list and to keep their records up to date and covers both the Seminary and Bible School at once.
Click here to download the NPBS Student Application Form (PDF) (DOCX)

Tuition - course dependent but generally:
Seminary tuition: $35 per credit hour (may vary based on course)
Bible School tuition: $25 per credit hour (may vary based on course)

See course description for pricing and possible discounts.

Click to view the NPBS Academic Catalog
(NOTE: * Degree programs cannot be offered at this time, but are included so students can see the track we will be taking)


Online Courses Now Offered!
Learn from the comfort of your home!

All classes can now be taken online or @home! We offer live webinars of the classes as well as posting each class online (recorded) if you can't make the live class times online!

Classes are now posted online in Moodle for each student which contains all course information, lectures, assignments, forums, quizes etc. Contact us to find out more!

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