How to Use
Updated On: Jan 04, 2023

How to Use School of Ministry Curriculum

The School of Ministry Curriculum can be utilized in a variety of ways within the context of the local church.  It can be a resource for training on various levels, including personal growth, internship programs, Bible Schools, leadership training, youth ministry, adult education, church planting and small group ministry.  In addition, it can be used for assignments within the counseling process, for equipping business leaders, for resources for missionaries, for personal study, topical study and sermon preparation.

The following are some recommended courses for specific uses:

For personal growth, topical study and sermon preparation

The Topical Index assists in finding where various topics are covered within the entire curriculum of the School of Ministry.  Refer to the Topical Index tab under Courses for this free document.

All believers’ discipleship

The following courses are especially designed for the discipleship and growth of every believer in Christ to become a true reproducing disciple of Christ.

  • Victorious Christianity
  • Discipleship
  • Prayer & Personal Bible Study
  • Evangelism
  • Life Management 1-3
  • Family Issues
  • Roles and Relationships

All ministry volunteers

The following courses are designed for believers who desire to grow more personally and to become more effective in ministry and service to those within and outside the local church.

  • Ministering to Personal Needs

Level One Training for Interns

The following courses are designed to equip emerging leaders in providing a foundation for the development of a biblical world view.

  • All of the discipleship and ministry volunteer courses plus…
  • Basic Doctrine 1 & 2
  • Old Testament Survey
  • New Testament Survey
  • Local Church
  • Life of Christ
  • Genesis
  • Holy Spirit
  • Speech Communication

Level Two Training for Church Leadership

The following courses are specifically designed to equip those who feel called to a life of local church leadership, teaching, preaching and church planting.

All of the above courses plus…

  • Leadership
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Biblical Counseling
  • Interpreting the Scriptures
  • Homiletics
  • Vision & Values
  • Current Trends
  • Acts of the Apostles
  • Life of Moses
  • Church Planting

Training Business Leaders

The following courses are specifically designed to equip business leaders with the tools that they need to be a more effective instrument of God in their realm.*

  • Life Management 1-3 (especially 3)
  • Leadership
  • Vision & Values
  • Life of Moses

It should be noted that many business leaders will benefit from several of the other courses in the curriculum as well, because there is a significant overlap in the role of pastors and leaders in the church and in the business world.

Equipping the Body of Christ to Fulfill Purpose and Achieve Destiny”