(This is the parent organization that funds SLBC.)                                                

Monitoring Only
Cannot be credited toward a degree or certificate.


  • What is baptism?

  • Where did it come from?

  • Who has the authority to administer it?

  • What is the proper mode for baptism?

  • What does it accomplish?

  • These and other questions will be addressed in this course.

  • TESTING:  All section tests are open book, which means you can use your textbook while taking the test.  The Final Test is a closed book test, which means you can not use your textbook or any other material, nor should you have anyone help you in any way with the test.  It must be taken from memory alone.

  • Study Instructions:
        Suggested minimum Attendance for the course is 8 weeks.
        Suggested minimum attendance for each lesson is 1 week. 
    (Equivalent to 1 hour of study time.)
    2. We do NOT keep any records for students who are Monitoring Only.  Therefore, if you want to keep track of your progress you may download and print out a copy of the Course Record Form on which you can record the information for this course.
    3. You should look up, in your KJV Bible, all scriptures referenced in this study.

    The main textbook is: Questions Concerning Baptism by Dr. James Wilkins. (in pdf format)
       You should finish this textbook one Lesson per week and return to this page to take the corresponding Lesson Tests
          which are listed below.
     Additional Reading: The following additional reading book is given in three different file formats.
        Download in the format you prefer.
        The pdf is quite large.  The Kindle and the epub are the smallest file.
        However, the pdf file is recommended because it is the most accurate to the Original.
      The Star Book On Christian Baptism by E.T. Hiscox (pdf format)
        The book is available as a smaller download file in the following reader formats.
     As with most reader files, there will be some spelling and formatting mistakes due to the conversion process.
     The Star Book On Christian Baptism (Kindle format)
          You can open the Kindle file with a Free Kindle Reader.
                Click the name to download the free program to read Kindle files.
           1. Once the Kindle reader is installed on your computer, click the title of the book in Kindle format.
           2. To open and read: Click "Open" when asked and the book should open automatically for reading.
           3. If you want to download the book to your computer so you can read it later:
               Click Save when asked and save the file to a location where you can easily access it.
               Whenever you want to read the book, access the file and Open it for reading.
         You can also simply read it online at:

     This book should be read in its entirety during your attendance in this course.
         It should be completed before you take Test #8 at the end of this course.

  • 4. LESSON TESTs: After completing each lesson in the main textbook, return to this page and click the link in the boxes below to access the appropriate Lesson Test.

  • 5. FINAL TEST:
    Once you have completed all sections of the textbook and passed all of the corresponding tests, and found the correct answers to any questions missed on all of those tests, then you will need to submit a  Closed Book Test Contract Form.  After you have submitted that form you will automatically receive the Password and, upon receiving the Password, you may take the Final Test for the course.

    Remember, before proceeding to the Final Test, you must
    submit a Closed Book Test Contract Form, to obtain the
    Password for the Final Test. Without the password
    you cannot open the Final Test.


    Final test should be taken "closed book" i.e., you should not
    use any study materials while taking the final test; nor
    should you have anyone assist you in any manner.