Harrison Faith Bible Institute

Every Word, Every Church, Every Christian

Learn from God's Word

What if you could understand and study your Bible like a Bible College graduate? With Harrison Faith Bible Institute, it’s possible! With simple, instructive courses and affordable pricing, HFBI is a tool that you’ll want to take advantage of.

Registration must be completed at fbiclass.com. Click the link below to access registration.

What is Harrison Faith Bible Institute?

Harrison Faith Bible Institute (HFBI) is a three-year course studying the Bible. It is a ministry of Lakewood Baptist Church through Faith Bible Institute of Monroe, LA.

Students will study chronologically through the entire Bible and systematically through every major doctrine. Basic classes meet only one evening each week. HFBI combines solid Bible teaching with an interactive DVD Video format utilizing student workbooks, charts, 3D maps, and images to produce a unique and engaging learning experience.

HFBI is open to anyone who would like to learn about the Bible. Join with us and instructor John Yates as we study the Word of God together.

Harrison Faith Bible institute gives you quality Bible education combined with excellent cost efficiency.

The courses are taught at a church member level of academics. No seminary or college training is necessary.

HFBI takes only one night per week and small daily assignments. It is structured to allow maximum flexibility.


Tuition for Harrison Faith Bible Institute is affordable and several discounts are offered. In addition to the discounts offered below, Lakewood Baptist Church members attending HFBI for the first time are offered an additional discount, please contact us to inquire.

New Students Total Cost

Early Enrollment
(before July 1)


Late Enrollment
(July 1 and after)


Returning Students Total Cost

Early Enrollment
(before July 1)


Late Enrollment
(July 1 and after)


Both early and late registration totals include all textbooks and a $25 registration fee to be paid immediately. The remaining costs may be paid throughout the semester if desired. In addition to the early registration discount, a family discount is available for those enrolling more than one family member.

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HFBI Instructor
John Yates (AA,BS,MAR)

John Yates is the founder and instructor of Faith Bible Institute since 1985. He has taught verse by verse through the Bible 11 times. He serves as Senior Pastor of Rowland Road Baptist Church of Monroe, LA. He began preaching in 1978 at age 15.

He is the author of Faith Bible Institute’s two seven volume commentary sets on the Old Testament and the New Testament, the four volume set on theology, as well as several other works.


HFBI is a ministry of Lakewood Baptist Church and meets in the Bragg Ministry Center at the church. Parking is available in the front church parking lot. Classes begin at 6:30 p.m.

Class Times

HFBI meets every Monday night from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. during semesters. Each Monday, three classes are taught which are approximately one hour each. The Spring semester runs from mid-January to May and the Fall semester from August to mid-December.

HFBI Director
Jeff Woodson

Jeff Woodson volunteers as our HFBI Director. He directs each classtime, sets the schedule, and handles all paperwork for HFBI. He has attended HFBI since its beginning in 2013 and is on his fourth trip through the FBI curriculum.

Course Information

Bible 102 – The Beginning & the Hebrew Fathers(Genesis/Job)​
Bible 201 – Life of Christ I (begins Matthew, Mark, Luke & John)​
Theology 201 – Doctrines of God & the Bible
Bible 102 – The Exodus & The Promised Land (Exodus – Joshua)
​Bible 202 – Life of Christ II (Completes Matthew, Mark, Luke, & John)
Bible 222 – The Book of Acts
Bible 103 – The Judges & the Single Kingdom of Israel (Judges, Ruth, 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 Chronicles, 1 Kings 1-11 & 2 Chronicles 1-9)
Bible 213 – New Testament Epistles I (James, Galatians, 1-2 Thessalonians & Romans)
Bible 123 – Hebrew Wisdom Literature (Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, & Solomon’s Song)
Bible 114 – The Separate Kingdoms of Israel & Judah (Completes 1-2 Kings & 2 Chronicles, Obadiah, Joel, Jonah & Amos)
Bible 214 – New Testament Epistles II (1-2 Corinthians, Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon, Philippians)​
Theology 214 – Doctrine of Salvation
Bible 115 – The Decline & Fall of Israel & Judah (Hosea, Micah, Isaiah, Nahum, Zephaniah, Habakkuk, Jeremiah, Lamentations)
Bible 215 – New Testament Epistles III (1-2 Timothy, Titus, Hebrews,1-2 Peter & Jude)
Theology 215 – Doctrines of the Holy Spirit, Satan and Man
Bible 106 – The exile and the Restoration of Israel (Ezekiel, Daniel, Ezra, Esther, Nehemiah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi)
Bible 216 – New Testament Epistles IV (1-3 John & Revelation)
Theology 216- Doctrines of Christ & Sin

Introduction to Curriculum

If you would like an introduction to the material taught in HFBI, select the ’10 Steps’ option on the video below.

Visit Us!

Still not sure if HFBI is for you? Visit a class and find out for yourself the power of simple Bible teaching. You are invited to attend a class with no cost and no strings attached. Simply pick a night and attend the classes. You will find a warm welcome and an enjoyable experience learning from God’s Word.