The Fall Semester is now open for registration. All but the Thursday class is offered both in-person and online via Zoom. See “Semester Schedule” to see and register for one or more courses.
We had a blessed 74th Closing at New Beginnings. You can view it on our “SHBI – Online Classroom” YouTube channel.
The Spring Semester is now open for registration. You may take a course in the classroom where we will observe appropriate protocols, or you may take the course online by streaming the video.
Please join us for our 72nd Annual SHBI Closing Ceremony on Friday, May 11th at 7PM, and our 7th Annual Walk in the Light fundraiser the next morning. More details to follow soon.
A Great Closing & Walk!
We are so thankful to the Lord and to all who helped make the Closing Friday evening such a blessed time. We had strong attendance, inspiring student testimonies about the impact Harold Key had on their lives, and really good food afterwards!  We have also had generous donations to our Walk fundraiser.
Closing Ceremony & Walk
SHBI will host its
71st Annual Closing Ceremony
, Friday May 12th at 7:00 PM at Bay Area Christian Church (EB 1 behind the main sanctuary, 14550 Highway 3, Webster 77598).
We will be honoring
Harold Key
for his many years of kingdom service through SHBI.  B Shelburne will be with us from Lubbock.
Please join us—you will be encouraged & challenged by the messages and worship, and will be filled & blessed by the food and fellowship afterwards!
Also, the next morning, we will have our 6th annual
Walk in the Light
New Website
Feb 6, 2017
Our new website went live a few days ago, so it will take us a short while to get everything operating as we would like.
Thank you for your patience!
Not Too Late
Feb 6, 2017
Classes are in session in Houston and Lubbock, and it is not too late to join us. Contact us and we will be glad to work with you.
Register for Houston Classroom Courses
Dec 29, 2016
Registration is open for Spring classes beginning Jan 23rd. Click here to register for Houston Classroom Courses.
Partnering Financially
Dec 24, 2016
Partner with us in what the Lord is doing locally & globally through SHBI. You can make a year-end donation here. Thank you!
Blessings in the New Year
Dec 24, 2016
We pray the Lord’s blessings on you and your family as we enter the new year. May Jesus Christ be front and center in our hearts and in our lives so that others may know, love and follow him.
Registration Now Closed
Dec 1, 2016
Registration for this semester’s classroom courses in Houston & Lubbock is now closed. But, you can sign up for Distance Learning, or sit in on any of our classroom courses in Houston or Lubbock.
Registration for Spring classes starting the end of January will be available online later in December.
God’s Word for All People
Nov 30, 2016
Ask the Lord of the harvest to send out workers so people from every tribe, language, people & nation can believe in Jesus—the Living Word. Click here to pray for today’s people group.
Registration Closed for Houston–continues for Lubbock
Oct 3, 2016
Registration for Houston classroom courses has now closed, but continues for those in Lubbock Texas at Lubbock Classroom Courses.
Fall semester starting
Aug 26, 2016
The start of the Houston Fall semester is upon us. Click here to register for Houston Classroom Courses, and here to register for Lubbock Classroom Courses.
Blessed by God’s Word
Jul 2, 2016
We pray you are blessed by God’s word. Commit to reading & studying it daily.
A Blessed Closing & Walk!
May 14, 2016
After a doubly-blessed Closing, the Lord also graced us with a good Walk fundraiser. We had great fellowship, food, support and turnout. Thanks to everyone who made both events so rich!
Fall Classroom schedule
May 13, 2016
The Fall classroom schedule is now ready for viewing. The final version should be available in a few days. Registration will open at that point.
Join us Tonight!
May 13, 2016
Please join us this evening for the 70th Closing Ceremony in the family center at Bay Area Christian Church, 14550 Highway 3, Webster. You will be encouraged & challenged!
Then join us in the morning from 8.30-10.00 for the Walk here at our home, 822 Prairie Brook CT, to help provide for what God is doing in Houston and around the world through SHBI.
Closing Ceremony & Walk
Apr 28, 2016
SHBI will host its 70th Annual Closing Ceremony, Friday May 13th at 7:00 PM at Bay Area Christian Church (14550 Highway 3, Webster 77598).
Mike McAlister will be our speaker, along with other SHBI students. B Shelburne will join us from Lubbock.
Please join us—you will be encouraged & challenged by the messages and worship, and will be filled & blessed by the food and fellowship afterwards!
Also, the next morning, we will have our 5th annual Walk in the Light fundraiser.
Read more about both here.

Classes Resume as Usual

Apr 20, 2016
Tonight’s Wednesday classes will meet as usual in all locations.
Houston Classes Cancelled Tonight
Apr 18, 2016
Classes will NOT meet at the SE extension at Berean church tonight because of the flooding and the city officials’ advice to stay home if possible.
Monday students please check your email for tonight’s handouts.
Have a blessed evening!
Pray for the Nations
Mar 22, 2016
Click here to view brief prayer videos by Prayercast for the nations of the world. Pray that the Lord will send workers into the harvest.
What are they searching for?
Mar 20, 2016
Click here to see which scriptures are most searched by people around the world. The bible is very restricted in some countries. Let’s take every opportunity to study it daily.
Register for Spring Classroom Courses
Jan 6, 2016
Click here to register for Houston Classroom Courses and here to register for Lubbock Classroom Courses.
Spring Classroom schedule available soon
Dec 14, 2015
The Spring Classroom schedule and registration will be available soon.
4th annual Walk fundraiser tomorrow
May 6, 2015
Help SHBI teach God’s word locally & globally through the 4th annual Walk fundraiser. Click here for details on our website or view it on facebook.
Year-end Donation
Dec 30, 2014
Please consider a year-end donation that will help SHBI to continue offering tuition-free courses in bible and ministry. You may donate here. Thank you!
Registration Closes Soon
Oct 5, 2013
Registration for Spring Classroom Courses closes Feb. 17th. After that date you may sit in on Classroom Courses, or you may enroll for Distance Learning Courses.

Houston Classes Begin Soon

Aug 22, 2013
SHBI Classroom Courses in the Houston area begin Monday evening Aug. 26th at various extensions, with other classes starting each of the followring three days. Click on Classroom Courses for more information and to register.

Closing Ceremony Videos

May 24, 2013
See videos of the student testimonies and Harold Key’s talk at the SHBI 67th Closing at this link.

A Blessed Closing!

May 17, 2013
The Lord blessed our 67th Closing Celebration. The testimonies from some of our students–Jeff, Gloria, Alex & Norma–were inspiring and the fellowship was rich. Our hearts were further warmed by the time with Harold Key. We give thanks to God for his goodness.

Classes Will Meet Tonight

Jan 27, 2013
Classes will meet tonight. If the weather gets worse and someone does not feel it’s safe to travel, it will be an excused absence. We pray the weather is good!

Blessings during this season

Dec 12, 2012
We pray the Lord’s blessings on you and your loved ones during this season of focusing on Christ. May his grace and peace be with you.

Tell a Friend!

Feb 14, 2011
We are asking the Lord to enable our 100 classroom students this Spring to stay with their studies the entire semester. Please pray with us & tell a friend about tuition-free classes at SHBI.
Blessed Beginning
Oct 1, 2010 God has blessed the beginning of the semester with almost 100 classroom students and almost 150 students in the Lychner & Plane prison units.
Great Semester
Mar 8, 2010
The current semester is going very well with about 125-130 students in 15 different classes taught by nine different instructors.

Growing in Christ

Dec 21, 2009 During this season of celebrating Christ, we ask the Lord to help you grow in the grace & knowledge of Jesus (2 Peter 3:18).