KEYSTONE BIBLE INSTITUTE

"The Heart and Mind of  Hands-On Ministry"

MISSION STATEMENT

Keystone Bible Institute (KBI) was established in 2004 with a vision of training the MIND and stirring the HEART of God’s people through God’s Word and then putting our HANDS to the work of ministry.  KBI is a  life-changing Bible School that provides foundation instruction specific tools to transform their communities, congregations, and the world for the glory of God.

KBI is targeted for adults (18 years and older) who are passionate about pursing their God-given destiny in a Spirit-filled environment.  Students will be challenged to go deep in their knowledge of Scripture, obtain a global vision and perspective for ministry and missions, and be empowered to apply biblical principles and truth to daily living.


COURSE OPTIONS 


1. Certificate Option=16 credit hours 

 The courses taken under this option is given in at KBI in association with the  Evangelical Training Association and is for those persons who are volunteering and serving in their local congregations as Sunday School teachers, youth workers, deacons, elders, etc., These four certificate courses will help encourage, equip, and empower you to be effective in your ministry role. 


2.  Diploma Option - 42 credit hours

Courses on  Biblical Literature (Old and New Testament studies), Theology (Systematic and Practical), Historical Studies in Jewish, Christian and American Histories)

 

3.  Degree Option 

KBI can assist you in pursuing either a associate degree, 60 credit hours or a Bachelor degree, 120 credit hours in thirteen different areas of ministry study through Christian Leadership University. 


LEADERSHIP

KBI is personally led by its founder Dr. Kenneth R. Gibson, a former Pastor with over 50 years of integrity and hands-on experience.  Dr. Gibson is a dynamic Bible teacher having received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky.  Additional classes will taught by local pastors/Educators who specialize in specific areas of ministry.


  GRADING POLICY
A     Excellent      90-100         4.0
B     Average+     80-89           3.0
C     Average       70-79           2.0
D     Average-      60-69           1.0
F      Failure         Below 60      0.0
I       Incomplete   No Credit
W    Withdrawal

Grades are assigned at the discretion of the instructor, according to the percentage of the coursework completed by each student.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

  • Student requests admission application
  • Student completes and submits application with non-refundable application fee of $20.00
  • Registrar reviews application and schedules an interview with the Director of the school.
  • Registrar notifies applicant of acceptance or non-acceptance

 

Criteria for Non-Acceptance

  • Not meeting the academic requirement
  • Being under church discipline
  • Not agreeing with the statement of faith
  • Not agreeing with Conduct Code.

 

Code of Conduct:

  1. Be on time and prepared for class.
  2. Adhere to a modesty and neatness of dress and appearance.
  3. Respect for others
  4. Refrain from offensive appearances or questionable behavior/language.
  5. Regular church attendee /involved in ministry.

 

RESOURCES REQUIRED

A good study Bible

  1. Pens, Pencils, Highlighters
  2. 3 Ring Binders,  paper and a Journal.

 

ASSIGNMENTS

All examinations, homework, and paper/projects, must be the student’s own work. Plagiarism, the representation of another work as one’s own, is not permitted and is grounds for failing the course or being dismissed.


ATTENDANCE

Attendance in class is required.  Students late ten minutes will be counted tardy.  More than ten minutes, students will be counted absent.  Two excused absences will be permitted per study unit.  An excused absence is death of immediate or extended family member, accident or hospitalization.