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Silver State Bible Institute

Silver State Bible Institute

1482 E. University Avenue | Las Vegas NV 89119 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Jane Runyon, Director
Cell: 702-588-1899
Direct Line: 702-846-1104

A Local Interactive Training for the Leaders of Tomorrow

Silver State Bible Institute is an ADVANCE Contextualized Leadership Development Center for Gateway Seminary, and a ministry of the Southern Nevada Baptist Association. 

ADVANCE offers three levels of study: Certificate, Diploma, and Leadership Diploma. CLD is dedicated to Gateway Seminary's mission to equip leaders who expand God's Kingdom. ADVANCE centers provide classes at post-high school level to train effective Chrisitan leaders.

  • Ministry Certificates consist of 12 credit hours of coursework (four classes) that focus on a specific area of ministry
  • Ministry Diplomas consist of 24 credit hours of coursework (eight classes); it consists of 12 credit hours necessary for a Ministry Certificate, plus 12 credit hours of Introductory Biblical Studies Courses.
  • Ministry Leadership Diplomas consist of 48 credit hours of coursework (16 classes); it consists 12 credit hours necessary for a Ministry Certiticate, 12 credit hours for a Christian Leadership Certificate, and 24 credit hours of Introductory and Intermediate Biblical Study Courses


  • Christian Ministry Certificate/Diploma
  • Transformational Teaching Certificate/Diploma
  • Women's Ministry Certificate/Diploma

Classes will run 14 weeks beginning 
Time: 6:00pm - 9:05pm


Baptist Heritage & Practice:

Survey of Christian History:

Women's Ministry:

Baptist Heritage & Practice:

Intermediate Christian Theology: (Independent Study)
   Harry Watson, Instructor

Writing Skills for Ministry:
   Jane Runyon, Instructor

New Student: 
        Registration Fee: $30.00 (one time fee)
        Class (3 credit hrs.) per class: 
              $135.00 for SNBA Member Churches
              $210.00 for Non-SNBA Member Churches

     Current Enrolled Student:
        Class (3 credit hrs) per class:
              $135.00 for SNBA Member Churches
              $210.00 for Non-SNBA Member Churches


STUDENT ENROLLMENT DAY. This is your opportunity to come and meet the instructors, enroll in class and get any information needed to start class. Students are responsible for buying their own books

     Please come prepared to pay at least the $30 registration fee at Open House, we
     do not accept credit cards (cash, money order or check only)

     There is information you will need to have with you to be able to submit your
     application to Gateway Seminary:
          2 References: Name, Phone Number and Email Address;
          you will also need church name, pastor's name and his email address

For more information call Jane Runyon, Director at Direct Line: 702-846-1104; Cell: 702-588-1899; or Connie, Registrar at 702-732-4171 (Mon.- Thurs., 8am-2:30pm)