In 1985, Dr. Phillip Wiley established the BREAD OF LIFE SCHOOL OF THE BIBLE, which includes five levels of learning. Through these courses hundreds of students, primarily lay people, have been trained for the work of the ministry. The School of the Bible material is also being used in Germany, Uganda, Italy, France, and has been translated into Portuguese and Russian for use in Brazil and Ukraine.
SCHOOL OF THE BIBLE classes start in September and finish in May at Bread of Life Church. These classes are open to the public. Please call Bread of Life Church at (434) 821-7073 for more information, or to register for these classes.
Level One: FOUNDATIONS AND FUNDAMENTALS, was birthed out of the Holy Spirit's leading to establish an on-going training program to teach and establish men and women in the Word of God and in the moving of God's Holy Spirit, to equip the saints for the work of the ministry, and to establish believers in practical Biblical principles. Level One has twelve classes which deal with basic Foundations Of The Faith. Every believer needs these first principles of God's Word if he/she is going to successfully fulfill his/her spiritual responsibility and become a part of this corporate, mature, Glorious Church described in the Book of Ephesians.
Outline of Level One: FOUNDATIONS AND FUNDAMENTALS
Class 1: Salvation--Water Baptism--Discipline--Restraints--Temptations--Stewardship
Class 2: Holy Spirit Baptism
Class 3: Faith--Restoration--Commitments--Loyalties
Class 4: Guidance--Quiet Time--Time Management--How To Study--Teaching Aids
Class 5: Part I: Worship--Part II: Music
Class 6: Spiritual Warfare--Weapons Of Our Warfare--Prayer--Intercession--Fasting
Class 7: Healing--Provision--Divine Titles
Class 8: Principles Of The Kingdom--Authority--Government Of God--Learning To Follow--Learning To Lead-- Priorities of A Leader
Class 9: Kingdom Of Darkness--Satan--Satan's Government--12 Forbidden Practices--Jewish Idolatry-- Humanism--Stages Of Destruction--Stages Of Restoration
Class 10: Firstfruits--Sonship
Class 11: Tabernacle: Part I
Class 12: Tabernacle: Part II
Download the Level One Workbook here (PDF document)
Use the Media Player below to watch videos or listen to audios of Level One, Classes 1-12:
Level Two: OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY. This course has eight classes and deals with an overview of each book of the Bible. We also deal with historical events and take a look into the character of the people of God through the twelve tribes of Israel. This is an informative course about the affairs of man and God's intervention in those affairs.
Level Three: SPIRITUAL MINISTRY AND APPLICATION. This course has five classes and deals with the supernatural gifts and abilities of God available to every believer. In this course, we learn to be sensitive to the moving of the Holy Spirit and how to flow in and through the anointing of God's Holy Spirit. We deal with learning how to discern, problem solving, and types and shadows. We also look at the New Testament Church and its ministry in today's society.
Level Four: THE AUTHORITY OF THE BELIEVER & DELIVERANCE, has four classes and deals with knowing who you are in Christ Jesus, the authority of the believer, and the ministry of deliverance. This course is designed to bring a healthy balance to the Body of Christ in its understanding of the kingdom of darkness and the activities of demons. In this course, we see that the overcoming power of God prevails, and that JESUS IS LORD OF ALL.
Download the Level Four Workbook here (PDF document)
Use the Media Player below to watch videos or listen to audios of Level Four, Classes 1-4:
Level Five: DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP. This course has four classes and deals with developing and raising up mature leadership in the Body of Christ.