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Advance Leadership Training

Advance Leadership Training

1482 E. University Avenue | Las Vegas NV 89119 

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Silver State Bible Institute

Las Vegas, Nevada


The purpose of this program is to prepare leaders for the church. It is sponsored by Gateway Seminary and offers classes in Las Vegas. Each class is 3 credit hrs. one night a week over 15 weeks, which equals 45 hours of academic class time. It is a post high school level instruction.

This program is perfect for church ministers, church planters, bi-vocational pastors, and key lay leaders.

Class Schedule for Spring 2024:

Evangelismo Básico (Spanish Elective): January 22-April 29 @ 6:00pm
           Instructor: Dr. Fernando Argumedo

Un estudio de las bases bíblicas para el evangelismo, una breve reseña histórica del evangelismo, y los principios y métodos por los cuales se construyen las iglesias evangelísticas. Se hará especial hincapié en la evangelización tal como se practica.     

Baptist Heritage & Practices
 (English): January 18-April 25 @ 6:00pm
           Instructor: Dr. John Mark Simmons

This course is a study of Baptist origins, development, doctrines, confessions, polity, leaders, and current trends.  This course emphasizes the history and state of Southern Baptist (SBC) life relative to the cultural context of the ADVANCE center offering the course.

Tuition & Registration Fees:
     Registration Fee (One time non-refundable fee): $ 30.00
     Tuition for Southern Nevada Baptist Association Member Student: $99.00/per class
     Tuition for Non-Southern Baptist Association Student: $200.00/per class          

 ADVANCE Gateway Seminary Programs:
       2 Certificate Programs required to earn the Diploma in Christian Ministries

 Certificates: (4) 3 credit hours = 12 cr. hrs total
          Intro to Christian Studies Required Core Classes:
               Old Testament Survey, New Testament Survey, Christian Theology 1,
                  and Baptist Heritage & Practice
          Christian Ministries (Elective Courses): To be determined

          Christian Ministries (The two certificates above equals a diploma)

To register for Spring 2024 Semester or need more information regarding the school and/or classes contact Debbie (Director) at 702-846-1102 or email at or Connie (Registrar) at 702-732-4171 or email at

Future Classes: Tentative Dates
Exegesis in the New Testament - Fall 2024
Basic Evangelism - Spring 2025

Making Disciples | Haciendo Discípulos- Fall 2024
Exegesis in the New Testament | Exégesis en el Nuevo Testamento- Spring 2025