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What is Bible Study Methods (BSM)?

Have you ever wondered if there was a way to take the mystery out of studying the Scriptures? Or are you looking for a way to sharpen the Bible study skills you already have? Then the College of Biblical Studies' tuition-free Bible Study Methods course is for you! BSM is a life changing, in-depth study of the foundational principles and practice of the inductive approach to Bible study by using observation, interpretation, and application.

In one night a week for 10 weeks, you will learn life-changing ways to study the Bible that will transform the way you approach God’s Word for the rest of your life. Taught by an engaging, excellent instructor, the course teaches an objective, impartial and proven method to Bible study that has helped more than 24,000 people discover – or rediscover – the powerful Word of God.

When and where?

This course will be held at the College of Biblical Studies Houston campus. The course is 10-weeks long and meets one night each week.

Details for the Spring 2020 Session:

DATES: Feb. 6 – Apr. 9, 2020
DAY/TIME: Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm
LOCATION: CBS Houston campus
ROOM NUMBER: 106-107
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Douglas Brooks
TUITION: None. This is a tuition-free non-credit course.
FEES: $50 administration fee
REQUIRED MATERIALS: You will need to purchase Living by the Book by Dr. Howard Hendricks. You will also need a NASB Bible (but not a study Bible, just the biblical text). The books are available from retailers and will be for sale at the CBS bookstore.

Next steps?

Using the registration form below, please enter the information requsted and pay the $50 non-refundable administration fee. We will then contact you to confirm your enrollment in the class.

This course fills up quickly, so register now before the course is full! Registration for the Spring 2020 course closes on February 6th at 6PM CT assuming seat availability.

Please note that this class may be converted for college credit with acceptable work and an additional cost. If you wish to take the class for college credit, please send an email to for details.

Registration form.

Contact Us

The College of Biblical Studies is located at

7000 Regency Square Blvd. Houston, TX 77036