Monday, December 5, 2016

NOBTS, Announcements for AL/GA Extension Centers (December 5, 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.


Each extension center will be hosting an On-Site Orientation in AL/GA areas.
If you have a friend, family member, and church member who is interested in studying at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary,
please spread this event and invite them to the On-Site Orientation in your area.

Birmingham CenterJanuary 12, 2017, at 6:00pm-8:00pm in Room M-1 at the Church at Brookhills.
                              Please contact Dr.Ron Pate at 
Montgomery Center: January 17, 2017. at 6:00 PM in Room 113 at the Heritage Baptist Church
                              Please contact Dr. Teman Knight at 

Jonesboro Center: January 10th, 2017, at 9AM-5PM
                              Please contact Dr. Ruben Torres at 

North Georgia/Duluth(English) Centers: January 9th( 9 AM)  &10th (5 PM), 2017 at Magnolia Room (JFBC)
                              Please sign up for the orientation here: NGA/Duluth Orientation

Huntsville Center: January 16, 2017 @ 6:00 PM. In room 213 Whitesburg Baptist Church
                              Please contact Dr. Burt for more information at

Rainsville Center: January 17, 2017, at 6:00 PM.
                              Please contact Rev. Zach Richards at

South Georgia Center: January 9th, 2017 at 4:00 PM at Central Baptist Church.
                              Contact Rev. Millwood at

Tuscaloosa CenterJanuary 16, 2017, at the Forest Lake Baptist Church at 6: 00PM.
                             Contact Mr. Aaron Barnes at 

Spiritual Formation II (DISC 5171) was approved as an elective rather than a required course. Standard MDiv joins 11 other degree programs that do not require this course. 
In the past, students in DISC 5170 were automatically registered for DISC 5171, but this course is not required anymore, so students have the responsibility to register for Spiritual Formation II. 
  • The FLEX MDiv has been replaced by the Standard MDiv. Therefore, the Flex MDiv and "old" Standard MDiv are now the new Standard MDiv which goes in effect Spring 2017 (see attachment).
  • All students who are in the Standard MDiv degree plan are not required to take DISC 5171 to complete their degree program. But, they can still take DISC 5171 as 1-hour of the 12 required electives in the Standard MDiv. In fact, if a student chose to take a 2-hour elective, this course would complement it well to reach the 12 hours of required electives. (This can be encouraged in your class.)
  • There are still 22 degree programs (Specialized MDivs and some MAs) that still require Spiritual Formation II (DISC 5171). So, all students need to look to determine through academic advising and faculty if they need to take this course as an elective or required course. Here is the link to contact a graduate academic advising:Graduate Academic Advising.

 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
5) PCCM2371-89/ Introduction to Psychology
    Workshop Day/Time: Jan. 9-13, 2017
     Instructor: Ms. Yunhee Sym
     Registration Deadline: December 9, 2016


Consider serving the nations in Jesus' name right here in the Atlanta area. Bill Johnson, pastor of Reach the Nations Church and NOBTS grad, invites you to participate in a summer internship in the Clarkston area, promising an encounter with the international mission field without leaving the state of Georgia! Interns will gain hands-on missions and church planting experience while facilitating and engaging in discipleship opportunities. Dates of training and participation are May 24-August 4, 2017. Check out the church's website at for more info. Note that this is not a paid position but ministry-related expenses on the field are covered. You may also talk with Dr. Kendrick about a possible class-credit option.

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- Online Courses

The process is simple, easy, and only takes a few minutes.
Register today! Click on this link to log in now:
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 4 pm/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:  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 ( ) .

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

GA /AL Schedules

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



Leavell College(GA/AL)
Graduate Syllabi (GA/AL)
Alabama Graduate Course Syllabi (Birmingham, Montgomery, Huntsville, Rainsville, and Tuscaloosa)

 Fall 2016
Nov. 21st – 25th                       Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 28                                   Lunch & Meet with Butch Butcher

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.2-6                                     January 1 Term Workshop
Jan. 9 & 10                               NGA Orientation
Jan.9-13                                    January 2 Term workshop
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

Click the appropriate link below to jump to a specific section of the NGA web page or scroll down for more information.

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