About the Seminary Extension Program

First Gonzales is partnering with New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary to offer a Pastoral Ministry Certificate. Classes are fully accredited and can be applied toward an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree.

New Testament Survey

Those wanting to participate in the next NOBTS seminary certificate course, "New Testament Survey," need to make plans to come to the first class on Monday, March 13th at 6:30p.m. The course will conclude with the final exam on May 1st.

The class will meet at First Baptist Church Gonzales in the chapel which is located at the back of the facility. Please park in the south-side parking lot.

New students will need to bring a check for $125 made out to First Baptist Church Gonzales. It is very important that you bring the check in order to register, otherwise your registration will be delayed until the check is received. Returning students will need to bring a check for $100.

The course requires one textbooks:

  • Geisler, Norman L., A Popular Survey of the New Testament. Grand Rapids, Michigan:
    Baker Books, 2014.

The textbooks can be purchased on or other online retailers. Please note that the 2014 edition is offered in paperback or electronic format and is available new or used. The 2008 hardback edition is also acceptable for the class.

Please see the following links for the Course Syllabus and Seminary Extension Info.

file-icon-pdfNew Testament Survey Syllabus



file-icon-pdfSeminary Extension Info

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