"My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge" (Hos 4:6)

The Mt. Pleasant Bible Institute is on break until Monday, August 9th. 

We will resume our Monday night classes on Judges and Matthew on August 9th and our Tuesday night prophecy video podcast on August 10th.


This is the website for the Mt. Pleasant Bible Institute (MPBI), a ministry of the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Elkview, West Virginia. This site contains over 1,500 audio recordings of Bible institute and Sunday School lessons taught by Dr. Joseph Speciale over the years, as well as numerous companion teaching outlines, notes, and slides, and the most recent MPBI video recordings. The lessons are categorized by subject on the site, with each subject having its own page: (1) Defense Of The KJB; (2) Biblical Studies; (3) Theological Studies; (4) Prophetic Studies; and (5) Topical Lessons. The latest audio and video lessons are available on this Home Page below. 

Our most recent video podcasts

Judges 5:20-31
Matthew 4:1- Temptation
Current Events & Bible Prophecy 

For more video podcasts, see the JUDGES, MATTHEW, and CURRENT EVENTS & BIBLE PROPHECY pages.

Special Sunday School Series

The Seven Baptisms

Current Sunday School Series

The Gospels

This series is a harmonized, chronological, verse-by-verse study of the four gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John).

Current Bible Institute Series

This series is a verse-by-verse study of the book of Judges with occasional chapter summaries.

Current Bible Institute Series

This series is a verse-by-verse study of the book of Matthew with occasional chapter summaries. 

Current Events & Bible Prophecy

The coming of our Lord Jesus Christ is nearer than it's ever been. Join us in the latest review of current news events in light of Bible prophecy. Our hope and prayer is that the Lord will impress upon you the urgency of the hour in which we live.

"And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed." (Rom 13:11)


Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church

58 Mount Pleasant Dr.

Elkview, WV 25071


(304) 965-7062



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