Registration Via Web Site or Call to Request Form Welcome to SHBI. SHBI is a not-for-profit,tuition-free, Christ-centered educational environment founded in 1946. Our curriculum offers training for personal Christian growth and lay ministry as well as for career ministry. Our courses are offered in the evenings during the fall and spring semesters and are open to all people regardless of race, nationality, sex, or religious belief. We are not accredited and thus cannot offer a degree, but our academic standards are rigorous as we study God's word.