Digging Deep into the Bible

Wesley Institute

How the Wesley Institute Works

Both tracks of the Wesley Institute will meet each Tuesday, 5:45-7:45am.

Participants will be able to view the Wesley Institute tracks in any of the following three ways:

  1. Face-to-face at Wesley Biblical Seminary’s campus in Ridgeland, MS
  2. Via real-time video from home or church
  3. Via recorded videos posted to the online platform all participants will have access to

Most sessions will be taught by Wesley Biblical Seminary faculty–all of whom have PhDs in their fields. Occasional guest speakers will supplement the biblical focus each month with practical and helpful topics.

The full 9-month program will only cost $600 for an individual participant.

Discounts are available for churches that enroll groups of participants. The cost per participant in a church group is based on the following formula.

Number of Church ParticipantsCost per Participant

What It Is

  • Intensive biblical training course for all Christians
  • Starts in September and ends in May
  • Meets Tuesdays, 5:45-7:45am CST
  • Two tracks to choose from: Bible or Theology

9 months

program length


Next Start Date

September 1

Bible Track

What you will gain:

  • A rich and deep understanding of the message, structure, and purpose of every book of the Bible
  • A deeper understanding of the Bible’s teachings on important topics related to Christian living
  • A robust grounding in key theological concepts

Wesley Institute: Bible will cover every book of the Bible during the 9-month course. Below is a breakdown of expected topics by month.

MonthBiblical FocusSpecial Topic
SeptemberGenesisMeans of Grace
OctoberExodus-DeuteronomyEntire Sanctification
NovemberJoshua-2 SamuelHuman Sexuality
December1 Kings-EstherArminianism & Calvinism
JanuaryBooks of PoetrySpiritual Gifts
FebruaryProphetsLeisure & Recreation
MarchGospels and ActsDiscipleship in the Home
AprilPauline EpistlesThe Workplace
MayGeneral EpistlesMoney

Theology Track

What you will gain:

  • A broad and substantive understanding of Christian theology
  • A robust grasp of apologetics that will equip you to address other worldviews effectively
  • An extensive overview of biblical and theological concepts on which the Christian faith has been established

Wesley Institute: Theology will address a wide variety of topics related to theology and apologetics. The schedule below gives you an idea of what to expect.

MonthTheological CategoryTopic
SeptemberBiblical TheologyHow God Relates to Us
OctoberBiblical TheologyThe Message of Sin and Salvation
NovemberChristian DoctrineChrist and the Nature of God
DecemberChristian DoctrineHuman Nature and Destiny
JanuaryContrasting Religious TraditionsEastern Religions
FebruaryContrasting Religious TraditionsThe Monotheistic Religions
MarchApologeticsDefending the Bible
AprilApologeticsAnswering Specific Objections
MayApologeticsMaking a Joyful Case for Christ

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