North Georgia Center

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North Georgia Administrative Offices
1000 Johnson Ferry Road Suite C-115
Marietta, Georgia 30068
Phone:  770-321-1606   Fax: 770-321-5363

Classes Meet at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

955 Johnson Ferry Road

Marietta, Georgia 30068


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North Georgia Extension Center



North Georgia Faculty & Staff

Dr. Angie Bauman - Director of Student Services,

Assistant Professor of Christian Education

Dr. Bong Soo Choi - Director of the KTI Program,

Professor of New Testament and Greek

Dr. Ken Ellis - Director of Phillips State Prison Program

Dr. Peter Kendrick - Associate Regional Dean of AL/GA and Director of NGA Center,

Professor of Theology & Culture

Dr. Jong Gil Lee - Director of Korean D. Min. Program,

Assistant Professor of Expository Preaching

Dr. Michael Sharp - Master of Arts Worship Program Coordinator,

Professor of Worship Studies

Paul Chung - NGA Information Technology Engineer

Trina Dofflemyer - NGA Advisor and Student Services Coordinator

Ae Rhan Lee - Administrative Assistant for KTI Program

Dan McLaughlin - (Volunteer) NGA Student Care Liaison

Soyoen Park - Administrative Assistant for Korean Doctorate of Ministry Program

Mike Pattillo - NGA Business Manager

Helen Shin - NGA Extension Center Librarian

Ae Rhan Lee - Administrative Assistant

Dr. Robert Wilson -(Volunteer) African American Certificate Center Coordinator

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NGA Important Announcement 

Spring 2015 Undergraduate/Graduate Registration Guide
The Spring 2015 schedule has been posted into the Power-campusYou will be able to access your Self Serve account to register for classes (Contact: if you cannot access  to your Self Serve account). 
Available Online courses in Spring 2015.
Please click here : Leavell College Online Schedule 
Please click here:  Graduate Program Online Schedule 
Please click here to register: Registration for Spring 2015 Semester 
 You will be able to access your Self Serve account to register for classes (Contact: if you cannot access  for your registration).
                           1) Check out the Registration Procedures Document for Help!
                           2) Watch a Video Registration Tutorial - Click here
                           3) Create a Payment Plan with Official Payment
NGA Spring 2015 schedules are now available 
Please click here : NGA Spring 2015 Schedule
Please wear ID badges When attending classes
Please wear ID badges when you attending classes.
We are guests of the churches that host us and we need to be able to be easily identified as NOBTS students.
If you have lost your badge please contact Mr Pattillo ( ) and be reissued another badge. There is a $5 cost.

Important Dates

Spring 2014 

  • Sept 17 - Graduation Application Deadline for Fall Graduation
  • Sept 30- Scholarship Application for current students Deadline 
  • Oct 6 - Preview Day- Sign up HERE
  • Oct 6- Affinity Group Luch- sign up HERE
  • Oct 13 - Oct 17 - Fall Break (No Classes)
  • Oct 20 - Lunch & Learn-My Hope 2014 with Billy Graham -Sign up HERE
  • Nov 24 - Nov 28 - Thanksgiving Break (No Classes, NGA offices close at noon on Nov 26th)
  • Dec 8 - Last day of Monday classes
  • Dec 13 - Graduation in NOLA
  • Dec 24 - Jan 2 - Christmas Break (Offices Closed)

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The Gatekeeper

The Gatekeeper is updated weekly during the semester and provides the following information: seminary wide announcements, important dates, and current ministry positions sent to the main campus CMR. Click HERE for The Gatekeeper. 

For information specific to Georgia centers, check for updates on this site, NOBTS Georgia Facebook, NOBTS Georgia Twitter, and email blast sent from the NGA center. If you are not receiving emails and would like to join the email list please contact

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NGA Library 

The NGA library has approximately 27,000 books including journals and some audio-visual materials and the collection keeps growing. Also, don’t forget – the resources of the main campus library are also available to extension center students

Click HERE for more information on the NGA Library. 

Click HERE for updated resources information. 

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Click HERE for the Fall 2014 Orientation Guide. 

Orientation is a graduation requirement for all students. If you are a new student that has been accepted to attend NOBTS for an undergraduate or graduate degree please email  to register for Orientation. Or if you are a current student and for some reason you have not attended the required Orientation you may email to register for orientation or for more information.

Student Absence Policies

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Ministry Opportunities

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Gainesville, GA is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Minister of Children/Young Adults.

  • The position will be full time with 40-45 hours a week.
  • Responsibilities include:
    • leading and implementing the children's ministry (recruiting and training volunteers)
    • coordinating special events for the children's ministry 
    • running the overall children's ministry of the church
    • hands on ministry to the young adults ages 18-29
    • leading a small group discipling ministry for spiritual growth and missional engagement
  • The candidate should be spiritually mature, flexible and visionary, and committed to being a team player with the rest of the staff to fulfill the mission and vision of the church.

All interested individuals please send a resume or questions to Stacy Phillips by email at or 3650 Browns Bridge Rd. Gainesville, GA 30504.  

Shady Grove Baptist Church **Updated**
Shady Grove Baptist Church is seeking a part time worship leader with a blended style of worship (hymns and contemporary) and a part time pianist to serve their congregation. Resume's may be sent via snail mail to Shady Grove Baptist Church, 1654 Bells Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30066 via email to Pastor Oliver Bass,, or call 770-428-0216.
Also, Shady Grove Baptist Church is looking for a group of students interested in reaching out to the community. Potentially passing out flyers and other ideas to reach the surrounding community. Please email Pastor Oliver Bass, or call his cell 678-953-2608.
Westside Baptist Church

Minister to Students - Part-time (20 hours/week) $200 week

Principal Function: The minister to students is responsible to the church, supervised by the senior pastor and accountable for developing a comprehensive program of student teaching and discipleship training.

Job Description for Part-time Minister to Students

 1. Promote spiritual growth and Christ-likeness among the youth

2. Plan and implement a strategy to reach the unsaved youth in the area

3. Oversee all the youth programs and ministries

4. Coordinate and administer Sunday School and Wednesday night teaching times

5. Meet regularly with the Student Booster Club and coordinate youth activities

6. Have a set time of availability to the youth for personal counseling and encouragement

7. Plan and implement fun activities for the youth

Compensation: $10.83 /hour for an average of 20 hours a week = $433 every pay period

Minister of Music/Worship – Part-time (15 hours/week) $200 week

1. Plan the music portion of the Sunday morning worship.

2. Schedule necessary practices to insure the praise team performs with excellence

3. Monitor performance of praise team members to ensure praise team guidelines are being met and appropriate level of preparation and commitment is being provided.

4. Provide coverage and scheduling for any special events or services such as Christmas or Easter

5. Recruit and work with vocal praise team members

6. Work closely with the pastor on song selection

7. Implement the dress guidelines set by the pastor and deacons

8. Have an ongoing discipleship relationship with praise team that helps prepare them spiritually for their Sunday morning responsibilities.

Compensation: $200 for 15 hours a week

Westside Baptist Church is located at 4900 Floyd Rd, Mableton, GA  30126. Visit for more information. Interested individuals may send a resume to or call 770.948.0121 for more information. 

Clairmont Hills Baptist Church

Ministry Internship - Decatur, Georgia

Intern positions at Clairmont Hills Baptist Church serve a dual purpose: first, they allow persons training for ministry vocations opportunities for hands-on experience in a church setting; second, they allow our church to receive the benefit of the ministry.

Each internship is custom designed to meet the needs and schedules of both the intern and the church. The overall term of the internship is flexible and will be determined in advance. In general, it is envisioned that the intern will be actively involved in ministry work and leadership for 10-15 hours per week during the term of the internship.

Our current internship will major on leadership in youth ministry but will provide other opportunities as needed and desired by the candidate and the church. A small monthly stipend is provided. For more information, please contact Pastor Fred O. Pitts by email at

Wisdom Hunters


Title: Marketing/Ministry Assistant
For: Wisdom Hunters

Job Class: Part Time (24hrs Weekly)
Work Days: (Flexible)

The Marketing/Ministry Support Assistant is charged with supporting our team in all areas: marketing, administration, web development, social campaigns, book
The core objective is to provide extraordinary support to our marketing efforts. Additional responsibilities would center upon administration needs.

Timing - September 2014 through January 2015
Compensation - $10/hr

Please send resume with at least 3 references to Bethany Thoms:

First Baptist Church of Emerson

First Baptist Church of Emerson is looking for a part-time Youth Minister. The position pays $15,000 and requires about 10-15 hours per week. Contact for more information. 

Endeavor Church at Hills Park

Endeavor Church at Hills Park will be formally launching in the spring of 2015, but  at this time, they have a regular service each Sunday at 11:30 AM.  Endeavor Church does a lot of evangelism/prayer walking and some Bible studies during the week. Endeavor Church at Hills Park is seeking interns or students needing some experience in children's ministry, music, discipleship, youth or evangelism, they have several places to plug students in. The church plant is a NAMB Send church, and a GBC church. Contact Keith Piecre for more information. 

First Baptist Newnan

Full Time Youth Pastor's position is available at First Baptist Newnan. Please send resume to Mike Emeott or to the Chairman of the serach team Mike Hendrix . 

Gilmer Christian Learning Center 

The Gilmer Christian Learning Center in Ellijay, GA seeks to hire a full time teacher.  This person must have a growing relationship with Jesus, a desire to serve in Christian ministry, and a love for High School Students.  The person will need to be willing to acquire a CDL.  Send Resume, Pastoral Reference and Testimony to Jennifer Colson ( ) send by Oct. 10th ( Please visit website for more information about their Release Time ministry. )

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Student Partnerships

  • Belgium - Join other NOBTS students, faculty, and staff on short term mission trips to Belgium. The vision of this partnership is to work together to share the Gospel, make disciples of all Flemish people, and plant multiplying Flemish churches. 
  • Cameroon - Learn how you can join in the partnership with Cameroon Baptist Theological Seminary through praying, teaching and many other opportunities. 
  • Lake Tahoe - Creatively and compassionately reveal the presence of God to those who live, work, and play in the resort communities surrounding Lake Tahoe through the A+ Before and After School program. Semester long ministry opportunities are available each fall and spring for college or recently graduated students.

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Seminary Scholarships

Georgia Baptist Foundation offers financial assistance to all qualified Georgia Baptist students enrolled in Southern Baptist seminaries. The financial assistance is provided from funds held in trust by the Georgia Baptist Foundation.

BWMU of Georgia grants a limited number of scholarships each year to women residing in Georgia who are attending Baptist seminaries. To qualify for one of these scholarships, students must indicate an evidence of need, commitment to missions, academic ability, strong character, good health, personal references and acceptance by a Baptist seminary. An application form may be downloaded from the state WMU office web site, The application form must be completed and returned to the WMU office by March 1.

Gwinnett Metro Baptist Association - Catherine and Pat Lewis Scholarship Fund
If you currently serve in a ministerial position at a Gwinnett Metro Baptist Association church of the Southern Baptist Convention, you may be eligible to receive scholarship funds. For further information please contact Hugh Townsend, Director of Missions at or770.963.8350 (office).

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NGA Schedules & Cycles 

Leavell College Schedules 

Leavell College Syllabi for Fall 2014 (Tentative)

**Note, the professor may make changes before classes begin. Final copies of the syllabi will be available via Blackboard or handed out by the professor on the first day of class.** If you do not see a syllabus for a specific course please contact the professor directly. 

NGA Leavell College Fall 2014

NGA Leavell College Spring 2015 

Leavell College - New Orleans Campus Schedule

Leavell College Online Schedule Spring 2015

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Graduate Schedules

Graduate Syllabi for Fall 2014 (Tentative)

**Note, the professor may make changes before classes begin. Final copies of the syllabi will be available via Blackboard or handed out by the professor on the first day of class.** If you do not see a syllabus for a specific course please contact the professor directly.

NGA Graduate Schedule Fall 2014 

NGA Graduate Schedule Spring 2015 (Tentative) 

Graduate-New Orleans Campus Schedule 

Graduate Online Schedule Spring 2015

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KTI Schedules

KTI Fall 2014 Graduate Schedule 

KTI Fall 2014 Leavell College Schedule 

KTI Spring 2015 Graduate Schedule(Tentative)

KTI Spring 2015 Leavell College Schedule( Tentative)

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NGA Workshops 

Jan 12-16, 2015 CEAM6320 Church Leadership & Administration  Dr. Bauman/Dr. Burt. Register via Self-Serve

If you are traveling from out of town and need hotel accomodations, click HERE for more information. 

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NGA Graduate Cycle - Revised June 2014
NGA Undergraduate Cycle - Revised Oct 2013

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NGA Events

NOBTS Chapel Services

New Orleans host chapel on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the semester at 11:00am (CST). To view live Chapel services or an archive of chapel services please click HERE

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NGA Programs

NGA English Programs

Graduate classes at the North Georgia Hub meet on Mondays as well as Tuesday nights for semester long courses. Hybrids courses meet on Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays four times during the semester. Graduate students may earn a Master of Divinity, Master of Divinity with a specialization in Christian Education, Master of Arts in Christian Education, or Master of Arts in Worship Ministries. 

Leavell College classes meet on Mondays throughout the day and evening for semester long courses. Hybrid courses meet on Thursdays or Fridays four times during the semester. Students in Leavell College may obtain an Associate in Christian Ministry degree or work toward a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry degree. 

For more information on the Graduate or the Undergraduate programs at the North Georgia Center, please email or call 770.321.1606.

Worship Studies Promotional Material: Click on link MA in Worship Studies Brochure  to download a brochure pertaining to study programs available through the North Georgia Hub Graduate Certificate Program. Contact Dr. Michael Sharp ( for more information on Worship Studies. 

Top Seven Reasons to Study at an NOBTS Extension Center

To view an NOBTS undergraduate or graduate catalog click HERE

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Certificate Programs

The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Undergraduate Certificate Program was founded to respond to the needs of churches by preparing believers to serve more effectively in their church and their community. Certificate programs are accredited, available, affordable, and accessible. Click HERE for more information. 

NOBTS is offering a fully accredited Biblical Teaching Certificate Program. This program is available to all persons regardless of educational background. The purpose of this program is to provide supplemental training for ministers and local church leaders in biblical interpretation and instruction. Up to 12-18 hours can be applied toward an Associate or Bachelor's degree program. For more information on certificate programs email Dr. Peter Kendrick at

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Diploma in Messianic Studies 

Interested in 

earning a diploma in Messianic studies through Leavell College? Check out the information below

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NGA Korean Programs 

Korean Theological Institute:

For information concerning the Korean Graduate or Undergraduate programs at the Duluth Center, please contact Dr. Bong Soo Choi (

Korean Doctorate of

For information concerning the Korean DMin program, please contact Dr. Jonggil Lee (

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NGA Social Media

NGA Reflections

NGA Reflections is a blog of student devotions on a variety of different topics and scripture passages. After reading we would love to hear your thoughts and comments. 

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Other Centers in Georgia 

Click the link to learn more about the center:

South Georgia Extension Center

Duluth Extension Center

Jonesboro Extension Center

Savannah Extension Center

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