Bridgeport Baptist Institute Bridgeport Baptist Institute offers a three-year course of study leading to a Bible Diploma. Classes are offered in two semesters each school year and credits are transferable to several other independant baptist colleges. Courses include subjects such as OT and NT Survey, Bible Doctrine, Preaching, Ministries, Computer Basics, etc. Mission: To fulfill the Great Commission, First Baptist Church of Bridgeport supports over seventy missionaries around the world. Every year, the church strives to give more to our missionaries, so that they may be better equipped to win the lost. Join us in the fall for our Missions Emphasis campaign.