Monday, October 31, 2016

NGA Hub Announcements Oct. 31, 2016

We are excited for you to begin studying at the North Georgia (NGA) campus in Marietta, GA or the Duluth, GA campus.  

Orientation will be held on the following dates: (Select One)*
Monday, January 9, 2016, from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM 
Tuesday, January 10, 2016, from 5:00 PM- 9:00 PM  

*The orientation sessions on Monday and Tuesday are identical. You must select one date to attend.  

The orientation location is Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Rd., Marietta, GA 30068 in the Magnolia Room (first floor). 

Orientation is a graduation requirement for ALL students. After orientation, NGA faculty and staff will be available to assist you to register for courses for Spring 2017 semester.

The Spring 2017 Registration and Tuition Payment Deadline is Friday, January 20 at 4:00 PM (CST). 
Please click here for sign up: Spring 2017 Orientation

If you have any questions, please email for more information.

Wynnbrook Baptist Church
500 River Knoll Way, Columbus, GA 31804 

11:00 AM – 12 NOON
Need to complete your Christian education? Want to learn more about the Bible? 
Desire to help equip others to serve Christ? Come learn more about this great new Christian resource for Southwest Georgia and East Alabama. 
Meet some of our current faculty and students. See the campus for LEAVELL COLLEGE and NEW ORLEANS BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY hosted by Wynnbrook Baptist Church. 
If you know of prospective students for our Certificate courses, Associate and BA degrees, or our Master degrees, please invite them to attend.
For more information contact Dr. LeBron Matthews at Phone: 706-662-0731;

 NGA-Spring 2017 Workshop (January 2 Term)
Workshop DaysJanuary 9-13, 2017
Time: Monday- 2:00 PM- 5 PM; 7 :00 PM- 10 PM
         Tuesday thru Thursday- 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM; 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM
         Friday- 9: 00 AM- 1:00 PM
Course code/Name: PATH5300-80/ Worship Leadership
                              (CIV :NOLA to/from NGA )
Instructors; Dr. Blake Newsom/Ms. Sungkyung Chang
Registration deadline: December 9, 2016

It is a great chance to get credit hours for PATH5300/Worship Leadership course from January Workshop.  This course is a requirement for MDiv.and MACE programs. 
Registration Deadline for PATH5300/Worship Leadership workshop is Dec.9, 2016.
Students can register for this course through NOBTS Self-serve account:

**KTI Program
1) PHIL5301-89/Christian Apologetics
   Workshop Day/Time: Jan. 2-6, 2017 (Monday thru Friday)
   Instructor: Dr. Bonggi Choi
   Registration Deadline: December 2, 2016
2) DISC5260-89/Discipleship Strategies
   Workshop Day/Time: Jan. 2-6, 2017 (Monday thru Friday)
   Instructor: Dr. .Heuikwang Shin
    Registration Deadline: December 2, 2016
3) NTEN5321-89/New Testament Exegesis: The Revelation
    Workshop Day/Time: Jan. 9-13, 2017 (Monday thru Friday)
    Instructor: Dr. Eul Kee Chung
    Registration Deadline: December 9, 2016
4) MISS5330-89/Christian Mission
    Workshop Day/Time: Jan. 9-13, 2017 (Monday thru Friday)
     Instructor: Dr. Hyoung Min Kim
    Registration Deadline : December 9, 2016

For more detailed information, please click here........





We have NOBTS T-Shirts for sale.
If you want to purchase the NOBTS T-Shirt, please contact Dr. Judi Jackson at
Dr. Jackson is available to take an order at #348 this week and next week. The T-shirt price is $12 each.

Spring 2017 Registration is OPEN!
Register TODAY - Pay by January 20, 2017 at 4pm/central!

Click to see which courses are offered this Spring semester!

Graduate- Online Courses

Leavell College- Classroom and Hybrid Courses
Leavell College- Online Courses

The process is simple, easy, and only takes a few minutes.
Register today! Click on this link to log in now:
Are you having trouble registering?
We have developed a demo of the registration process that might help. 
Click HERE to view screenshots with instructions on the steps to complete registration for Spring 2017 Term in addition to a list of frequently-asked questions 
and answers regarding the registration process. 

Do you remember your password for SelfServe?
If you do not remember your password email and ask for a Self-serve password reset. 
Please provide your full name, student ID, and birth date. The system will email you a temporary password you can use to log in. 
Watch for the email in your inbox. Sometimes it gets placed in your Spam folder.

Important Dates to Remember:
Register TODAY – Last day of online registration January 20, 2017
Pay by January 20, 201, at 4pm/central!!

Do you have a desire to connect with others who have similar life callings?
Are you interested in sharing stories and growing in faith with those who live in a similar ministry world as yourself?
Do you want to be mentored in leadership skills for God's Kingdom?
Then join us for an Affinity Groups.
Evangelism/Church Planting: Dr. Kendrick ( ), 
Christian Education /Discipleship: Rev. Charles Owusu ( )
Pastoral Care: Dr. Scott Miller ( )- Meeting Dates:  10/24 , 11/14, 11/28, and 12/12
NOBTS Women @ NGA : If you are interested in the meeting of NOBTS Woman@NGA, please contact Dr. Judi Jackson at ( ) .

If you plan to graduate in this December, please read the following information.


Friday, December 16, 2016 
            2:30 P.M.                   Graduation Rehearsal in Leavell Chapel (Mandatory)

            5:30-7:00 P.M.          President’s Reception
                                                (For all graduates, Undergraduate /Graduate/Doctoral and their families)
Saturday, December 17, 2016 
           9:00 A.M.                    Graduation Group Pictures in front of the Library

           10:00 A.M.                  Graduate Commencement Service in Leavell Chapel
                                               (No tickets are necessary to attend the Graduation Ceremony. Seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Doors will open at 9:00 A.M.)

You will need to rent a cap and gown submitting this Cap & Gown Rental Form to the LifeWay Bookstore on our campus. 
Please be advised that all graduates must have the proper regalia in order to participate in the graduation ceremony. 
The deadline to submit orders for rented graduation regalia is November 19, 2016. You may contact the LifeWay Campus Store at (504) 282-2626 or at for more information. 
The caps and gowns have to be ordered and take a few weeks to arrive at the NOBTS LifeWay. 
Please order your cap and gown by the assigned deadline! If you are a doctoral student and would like to purchase your regalia, you may use this Regalia Purchase Form.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:                 
Graduates and their families may contact the Providence Guest House at (504) 944-4455 for hotel accommodations. 
Please contact the Providence Guest House to make a reservation as soon as possible because space is limited.

Please notify the Registrar’s Office immediately at if your plans change for attending the graduation ceremony.
Please be sure to include your full name and student ID in any correspondence. 
Unless we hear from you in writing, we will count on you to be present for the rehearsal and the commencement service.

Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions regarding graduation.

If you are interested in Mentoring program, please see the following direction of how to register for the courses:

1. For Graduate Program Mentoring Course

First step: Fill out a Mentoring Application (online) at:
Second step: Have their Mentor/Potential Mentor fill out an Application at: The Mentor will need to fill out a "Site" application as well.

Once approved, the student receives an email on how to "Request Registration" in Self-Serve (for future semesters).
Here is Mentoring Course list:
The two primary courses for the Master of Divinity (Mentoring Track) are:
These "Mentoring in" courses are offered in 3 or 6-hour options. Courses can be taken in any option for up to 12 hours of credit.

The remaining courses offered with a mentored component are listed below:
Spring 2017
  • CMEN6600-0001 Mentoring in Discipleship Ministry       J. Dean
  • DISC5260-0001 Discipleship Strategies                                 H. Stewart
  • DISC5171-0001 Spiritual Formation 2                                      H. Stewart
  • PMEN6600-0001 Mentoring in Gospel Ministry                 Newsom
  • PATH6230-0001 Supervised Ministry 2                                Rice
  • EVAN6221-0001 Church Revitalization                                 Rice
  • PREA6200-0001 Preaching Practicum                                  Newsom
2. For Leavell College Mentoring course, please contact Leavell College at

****Registration for Spring 2017 semester is open. Please check course schedule for Spring 2017 in your area as below: 


Graduate Schedules for Spring 2017
(Birmingham, Montgomery, Huntsville, Rainsville, and Tuscaloosa)
Leavell College Schedules for Spring 2017
(Birmingham, Rainsville, and Tuscaloosa)
NGA Cycles

AL Cycles

​​Fall 2016

Nov. 7 th                                  Affinity Group for pastoral ministry/ Church Planting
                                               Lunch & Meet with Dr. Jerry Baker (GA Baptist Mission Board)
                                               12 PM - 1 PM / Magnolia Room

Nov. 21st – 25th                       Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 8th                                    Last day of classes/finals for Thursday classes
Dec. 12th                                  Last day of classes/finals for Monday classes
Dec. 13th                                  Last day of classes/finals for Tuesday classes

Dec. 17th                                  Graduation

 Spring 2017
Jan. 20th                                   FINAL DAY of PAYMENT: Final day to register and pay tuition

Jan. 23rd                                         1st day of classes for Monday classes
Jan. 24th                                  1st day of classes for Tuesday classes
Jan. 26th                                  1st day of classes for Thursday classes                       

Feb. 3rd                                    Drop/Add Deadline

Feb. 15th                                  Graduation Application Deadline for Spring Graduation

Feb. 28th                                  Mardi Gras Break (seminary closed)

Mar. 13th – 17th                        Spring Break
Apr. 14th                                  Good Friday (offices closed)

May 4th                                    Last day of classes/finals for Thursday classes
May 8th                                    Last day of classes/finals for Monday classes
May 9th                                    Last day of classes/finals for Tuesday classes

May 12th                                  Leavell College Graduation
May 13th                                  Graduate Program Graduation

On Mondays, staff and faculty are available all day
in Room 348 at JFBC.
Graduate program: Dr. Judi Jackson / 
Dr. Peter Kendrick
Leavell College: Dr. Robert Wilson/ 

NGA Library Hours
Mon      8:00am—6:00pm
Tues     8:30am—5:00pm
Wed      8:30am—4:00pm
Thurs   8:30am—5:00pm
Fri*—Sun             Closed
*Library will open on    Hybrid Fridays.

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