The Story Behind Gethsemane Bible Institute

Gethsemane Bible Institute is a ministry of Gethsemane Baptist Church located in Walnut Ridge, AR. GBI offers on-campus and online biblical courses at an affordable price. With hundreds of graduates, GBI has students all over the United States and in several foreign countries.

Mission Statement

Gethsemane Bible Institute equips men and women for the ministry through the teaching of God’s word, the King James Bible.


“GBI is a refresher and a cornerstone for increasing the knowledge of the Bible in my life. I have never found a Bible College so willing to keep its prices affordable.”

Josh, Indiana

“GBI is phenomenal! I have studied the Bible for over 40 years, but the amount of knowledge I have received from these courses is mind boggling.”

Kelly, Arkansas

“As a full time youth pastor, GBI has been a tremendous blessing. The correspondence courses have allowed me to maintain my duties at the church while pursuing my degree and gaining a greater knowledge and understanding of God’s word.”

Josh, North Carolina

“One of the best decisions I have made was getting my Master of Theology from GBI. I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in a strong, fundamental, Bible-believing, Jesus-preaching school.”

D.A. Slinkard, Alabama

“Gethsemane Bible Institute is an incredible work of God.”

Billy Croom, Arkansas

“GBI has been a real blessing to me. Thank God for a school that prioritizes Bible truth!”

Roger Randolph, Arkansas

“I am so thankful for Gethsemane Bible Institute. It really did prepare me for the ministry that God put me in. I appreciate how Bible-believing teachers handle the Word of God with honesty and integrity. I recommend GBI for the serious student who wants to prepare for success in Bible study, preaching, and soul-winning.”

Brandon Martin, Indiana