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Hardin Institute

The Hardin Institute: Local church training for God’s global mission 

Purpose: to train up and send out pastors, missionaries, and church planters to fulfill the Great Commission. 

In participation with SEBTS and SBTS, Hardin Baptist Church offers seminary accredited courses for those seeking formal ministry training. Attendees may take classes for seminary credit to jumpstart their ministry training or as non-seminary credit classes to further personal growth. 

Current Courses: 

Spring 2022 –– 

Bible Exposition I: Hermeneutics & Preparation Practicum (Dr. Kory W. Cunningham) 

Fall 2022 –– 

Bible Exposition II: Communication & Delivery Practicum (Dr. Kory W. Cunningham) 

Future Courses: 

Summer 2023 –– 

North American Church Planting Practicum (Dr. Eric Gribbs) 

International Church Planting Practicum (Dr. Josh Hutchens)


Christian Leadership Practicum (Dr. Kory W. Cunningham) 

Personal Discipleship & Disciple-making (Dr. Kory W. Cunningham) 

Equip Network at SEBTS –– “Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary believes that some theological education is best done in partnership with the local church. As part of the Distance Learning office, The EQUIP Network empowers churches and ministry organizations to offer accredited and accessible courses to students at the highest level of theological training. The EQUIP Network weds the seminary experience with real life ministry opportunities to provide students with the most integrative ministry training available. Students can fulfill their remaining degree requirements through our integrative online, hybrid and/or campus-based classes.”

Spring 2022 course schedule (Bible Exposition I) 

Monday, January 24th –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, January 31st –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, February 14th –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, February 21st –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, February 28th –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, March 7th –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, March 14th –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, March 28th –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, April 4th –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, April 11th –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, April 18th –– 7:00-9:00 pm

Monday, April 25th –– 7:00-9:00 pm


Non-Credit ––Free. 

Credit –– cost of tuition at SEBTS or SBTS. Train now, pay later. College students can take classes for free during college and then pay tuition for each course when they enroll in seminary.