Online Academy of Biblical Studies

Under the oversight of the Elders of the Chipman Road church of Christ
201 NW Chipman Road - P.O. Box 262
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816.524.7429 | 816.524.0854

Four Year Curriculum

Graduates of OABS will complete four years of intensive study of biblical subjects, as well as subjects related to the preaching of God's Word. Each year will be divided into two semesters of eighteen weeks beginning in August of each year, and ending in May. Visit our FAQ page for some brief answers to questions about OABS classes.

The curriculum for the school is outlined below. Before submitting your application for approval or your enrollment for specific classes, please read the syllabus of the class you wish to take by clicking on the title of the class.

If you would like to take one or more of these classes, please submit an application for approval at our Application page.

Christian Family Bookstore is our book provider. For book orders or a book order status, please visit their website at: or contact them by e-mail at: or by phone at: 1.800.782.8175 or by fax at: 423.855.4691.

As a registered student of OABS, you are responsible for contacting Christian Family Bookstore about your books after completing the registration form. If you have a question about your books it is your responsibility to contact them by e-mail or phone. They will not e-mail or call you, so if you have any questions about your books contact them as soon as possible to ensure you have your books by the time your classes begin. Any of their staff can assist you with obtaining your books.

Freshman Courses

Semester Class Title Hours
Fall General Introduction to OT & NT 2
Fall Principles of Interpretation 1 1
Fall First Principles 2
Fall Christian Evidences 2
Spring The Synoptics 2
Spring Principles of Interpretation 2 1
Spring The Pentateuch 2
Spring Holy Spirit 1 2

Sophomore Courses

Semester Class Title Hours
Fall Joshua, Judges & Ruth 2
Fall Holy Spirit 2 1
Fall Acts 2
Fall New Testament Church 2
Spring Samuel, Kings & Chronicles 2
Spring Hebrews 1
Spring Preacher Epistles 2
Spring John 1
Spring Church History 1

Junior Courses

Semester Class Title Hours
Fall Prison Epistles 2
Fall Isaiah 3
Fall Denominational Doctrines 2
Spring General Epistles 2
Spring Ezra, Nehemiah & Esther 1
Spring Jeremiah 2
Spring Hosea - Habakkuk 2

Senior Courses

Semester Class Title Hours
Fall OT Books of Poetry 2
Fall 1 & 2 Corinthians 3
Fall 1 & 2 Thessalonians 1
Fall Zephaniah - Malachi 1
Spring Romans & Galatians 3
Spring Revelation 2
Spring Ezekiel & Daniel 2

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