The Foundations program is appropriate for all followers of Jesus, and will teach you the Bible’s content and beliefs. We encourage you begin with “Life is a Journey” and continue through all the core classes. The Leadership classes will prepare you for leading small groups or worship.
How to facilitate and participate in a small group
Theology and practical suggestions for a worship pastor to plan and lead worship services and mentor his worship team.
The Academy program is university-level classes to give you an intermediate understanding of the Bible and challenge you to know what you believe and how to grow spiritually. The Leadership classes will prepare lay leaders such as elders and deacons.
In this class we will be exploring the Biblical basis for leadership in the church.
The Apostle Peter in 1Peter 5:1-5, gives an urgent call to elders to shepherd the people of God.
Developing a leadership culture in your church is difficult, but necessary if you want your church to be healthy and thrive.
Exploring what it means to be a Christ-centered leader and to lead a Christ-centered church.
Discover how to initiate and manage change.
The Twelve indictors that your church board is healthy
Biblical overview of church leadership and governance.
Spiritual formation developed in community is essential to producing the character which results in lasting integrity in a leader.
How to avoid pitfalls in ministry.
What should everyone, especially church leaders, in America know about the law and liability. Taught by members of the Alliance Defense Fund.
The Institute program is graduate-level classes taught by professors handpicked from 18 major seminaries. These are the core classes would generally attend in your first year at seminary. Okanagan Bible College is our partner to offer undergraduate and graduate credit and theological degrees. The Leadership classes will help prepare your staff for leadership.
Pastoral care and leadership methods and strategies
Theological discussion of why and how we do ministry.
What is a leader in the church: definitions and values.