Seminary

FBC Gonzales Seminary Certificate Program

About the Seminary Certificate 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.

Upcoming Class: Christian Doctrine

Our next class is Christian Doctrine. To register, simply attend the first class on Monday, March 7th, which will begin at 6:30pm. The course will conclude with the final exam on Monday, April 18th. The cost for new students is $125.00. The fee for returning students is $100.00 Payment can be made by check or cash and is due, in full, on the first night of the class.

Students will need to obtain the textbook prior to the first night of class. The book can be orderd through an online retailer such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, ChristianBook, etc.

  • Grudem, Wayne.  Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know, First Edition or Revised edition (Zondervan, 2005 or 2022).

  • MacArthur, John.  Fundamentals of the Faith. (Moody Press, 2009). NOTE: The MacArthur book will be available on the first night of class for $10.

Students should download and review the class syllabus prior to the first night of class:

Christian Doctrine Syllabus (.pdf)


Classes are held at First baptist Church in Gonzales, 1217 S. Burnside Ave., Gonzales, LA. Please use the parking lot on the south side of the building and procede toward the back of the campus to locate the class.

If you have questions about this class or the certificate program, please call our church office at 225-647-8575, or email Pastor Jarrod Lamberth.

Latest Sermon

An Assault on God's Design, Part 1

May 22

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May 29