Tier One

The Name of Jesus
The life of Christ, starting in Philippians 2:5-11 and building out from there: covering the foretelling of His arrival, His birth, life, death, Resurrection, and His place as the Head of the Body. Topics include redemption, atonement, the Blood, sonship, authority, priesthood and kingship of all Believers and chiefly love.

The Works and Ways of the Holy Spirit
Who the Holy Spirit is and what He is here to do. How He operates, His personality, mission, and role in the body of Christ. Including insight into spiritual gifts and focusing on the critical importance of how to be led by the Spirit in everyday life.

Living by Faith
Examines foundational faith doctrine with the express purpose of considering how we are to walk by faith in every avenue of life. Discusses the importance of trusting God in relation to Salvation, healing, deliverance, guidance, prosperity, ministry, work, and family.

The Body of Christ
Sets in order the Biblical principles of the New Testament Church and examines its operations. Topics include the Church at large, the local Church, submission and authority, love, church government, purpose, and the calling of unity among every part of the Body in order to accomplish the work of the ministry.

Bible Policy
Examines contemporary social issues through the lens of God’s Word in order to equip believers with a level of understanding that will enable them to confidently share the truth of the scriptures in a culture filled with competing arguments and philosophies.

 

Tier Two

Forerunners of the Faith
Examines the men and movements that have come before us to learn from their successes and failures. Follows the thread of certain doctrines throughout history to better understand the beliefs and position of the Church today. Creates context for the work of the ministry that is before us.

The Principle Thing
A study both of the importance and application of Wisdom. Begins with 1 Corinthians 2:6 and continues through the book of Proverbs and beyond. Reviews foundational truths in the areas of Wisdom, understanding, knowledge, honor, discernment, as well as skillful Christian living and leadership.

Advancing the Kingdom
Explains and describes the nature and reality of God’s Kingdom, beginning with the fact Jesus’ primary message that He preached while traveling Israel was “The Gospel” of the Kingdom of God, and repentance (Mark 1:14-15). Examines the work of the Kingdom now on the earth and in the time to come. Focuses on advancing the borders and influence of Gods Kingdom through evangelism, teaching, charity, and more.

Discipleship
Practically equips and prepares the students to be disciples and go out and make disciples. Examines the importance of integrity, holiness, faithfulness, and being an example. Prepares students to be mentors and to live a life that is above reproach. Considers what is needed to fully accomplish God’s will and purpose for each of our lives.

The Honor Of God
Peers into the very heart of God to better understand what He honors and how our lives can better reflect what is valuable to Him. Examines principles of honor and dishonor along with practical applications focused on better pleasing the Father, demonstrating fuller love for one another, and becoming qualified for greater service in the Kingdom of God.

 

Tier Three

Tier Three is not about courses, it is about mentorship and service. Instead of classes, it’s outreach. Students seeking Pastoral ministry training may be assigned a mentor to help them mature and prepare for ordination.