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Faith Bible Institute


Spring Enrollment Dates
New Student (Early) Oct 1 – Nov 15 (Late) Nov 16 – Class 2

Returning Student (Early) Oct 1 – 31 (Late) Nov 1 – Class 2

Fall Enrollment Dates

New Student (Early) April 1 – July 1 (Late) July 2 – Class 2 Returning Student (Early) March 1 – 31 (Late) April 1 – Class 2


Classes only meet 1 evening each week. Your Church chooses which evening(s). Typical format:

6:30 – 7:20 – Old Testament class and 10 minute break
7:30 – 8:20 – New Testament class and 10 minute break
8:30 – 9:20 – Theology or Bible class


Application Fee $20
Tuition $ 66 
Total$ 86


First Time Enrollment Fee (FTE) $ 40 (1 time – not required for spouse)


Late Fee (LF) $ 24 DISCOUNTS – 50% Tuition Discount for Spouses & FBI

Graduates ($33 Tuition + $20 App Fee = $53 Total [early]) TOTALS (Includes $20 App fee, Tuition & all other fees)

First Time Student Total (20 + 66 + 40 FTE fee)

Returning Student Total Spouse or Graduate Total


$126$ 86 $ 53


(with $24 LF)$ 150$ 110 $ 77

• Fees for Diploma and Audit Students are the same.
• $20 App Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
• You may pay in full (encouraged) or monthly installments.

After $20 App Fee, Payment 1 is 50% of remaining fees (with
2 payments of 25% each) – payment chart provided in class. Sample: 1st Time Student Enrolling Early owes $20 App Fee, plus

1st payment of $53, 2nd Payment of $27 & 3rd payment of $26.

What is an Elective course?

Faith Bible Institute Elective courses offer a chance for students to expand or continue their study of God’s Word. Some courses, such as The Doctrine of Angels, Biblical Leadership, Personal Evangelism, and Discipleship Evangelism, cover topics that aren’t directly taught in the core curriculum. Others, The Doctrine of Prophecy, and Scientific and Biblical Creation, cover the subjects more extensively than we are able to during our three year course. An opportunity is also available to earn an Advanced Diploma in Biblical Studies.

How much do Electives cost?

The cost varies from course to course. We do offer discounts for additional family members for our Elective Courses. 

How long are Electives?

Elective courses are designed to fit into just about any schedule. Most Electives can be done in 6 Weeks or less.(4 weeks for classes then 2 weeks to study for the test). As the director, you decide how many weeks the Elective course will run based on what works best for your location. The class videos are different lengths for different electives. 


Faith Bible Institute (FBI) is a through the Bible course for every Christian. Students study chronologically through Every Bible Book & Doctrine in classes that meet only 1 evening each week. Over 51,000 Christians in over 1,250 churches across the US & on 7 continents have enrolled in FBI’s 3 year study. FBI combines verse by verse Bible teaching, student workbooks, and group classes to produce a life changing learning experience. Courses include six 17/18 week semesters (plus Electives).


Thousands of Christians gather weekly in FBI classes in churches around the world to hear the life changing messages of exciting Bible Teacher, John T. Yates

*Founder & Instructor of Faith Bible Institute since 1985.

*Has taught verse by verse through the Bible 10 times.

* Senior Pastor (since 2001) & Associate Pastor (1984-2001) of Rowland Road Baptist Church of Monroe, LA.

* Began preaching 1978 (age 15), has spoken on radio / TV & at churches, revivals, camps, public schools, colleges & conferences across the US.

*Author of 14 Volume Commentary Set on the Old & New Testaments and the 4-Volume Set on Theology, and works on Prophecy, Angels, Scientific & Biblical Creationism, Evangelism & Discipleship.

*Graduate University of Louisiana at Monroe (Associate of Arts in General Studies & Psychology) and Liberty University (Bachelor’s of Science in Pastoral Studies & Counseling & Master of Arts in Religion & Counseling) with further post-graduate Old & New Testament studies in Israel.


1. Classes meet only one evening each week. You select the best day and time for your church. Typical Schedule: 6:30 – 7:20 Old Testament, 7:30 – 8:20 New Testament, 8:30 – 9:20 Theology.

2. Live classes are filmed in our professional classroom studios at FBI’s Main Campus & viewed by DVD at your Church.

3. Only 10 students are required for you to begin a school.

4. There is absolutely NO COST TO YOUR CHURCH! Tuition paid by individual students covers all our costs.

5. Regular Semester costs include a $20 Application Fee and $66 Tuition. There is a $40 First Time Enrollment Fee your first semester only (not required for spouses). Spouses also receive a 50% Tuition discount ($33). Students receive $86 worth of textbooks their first semester and $36 worth of textbooks all other semesters at no additional cost!



What We Believe

About the Bible.  Every Word of the Bible is inspired by God and is perfect and complete without any error.  God gave it to us as a guide for salvation and for every day life.  (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

About God.  There is One God Who exists in a triune nature of three co-equal and co-eternal personalities, God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19; 1 John 5:7)

About Jesus.  Jesus is the Savior of all mankind who loves you so much that He was willing to die in your place on the cross.  Jesus is the Creator God who left Heaven and came to Earth to be born of a virgin so that He as both man and God could pay the infinite price of sin for us. He is the only way of salvation.  (Matthew 1:20-23; John 1:1-3,14; 1 Timothy 3:16; 10:30; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Hebrews 2:9)

About Salvation.  Salvation is entirely by grace, through faith, in Jesus Christ (Ephesians 2:8-9) and believers are eternally secure (saved forever).  You can receive the free gift of salvation by believing in Christ.  (1 Peter 1:5 John 10:27-30; John 3:16)

About the Resurrection.   Jesus Christ arose from the dead literally and bodily, thus guaranteeing that all who trust him as Savior will also live again and have eternal life in Heaven to which Christ ascended. (John 11:25-26; 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, 51-57)

About the Return of Christ.  We believe in the literal Second Coming of Jesus Christ (Acts 1:11).  We teach the pre-tribulational Rapture of the saved and the pre-milllennial Second Coming of Christ.  (John 14:1-3; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 1 Corinthians 15:51-55; Revelation 20:6.

About Creation.  We believe that God created the world and the universe in 6 literal days exactly as described in Genesis chapters 1 & 2.  (Exodus 20:11; Psalm 100:3; Colossians 1:16-17)

About Eternity.  We believe that there is a literal Heaven (that is better than anything the human mind can imagine) and also a literal Hell where those who reject Christ’s love will suffer for eternity. (John 14:1-3; 1 Corinthians 2:9; Matt. 25:46; Revelation 20:14-15)

About Baptism.  Every believer in Jesus Christ is to be baptized by immersion as a public testimony of their faith in Christ and as a symbol of the death, burial and resurrection of Christ.  (Acts 8:35-39)