Learn what praise and worship are all about in the context of ministry. 

This course will teach important concepts for Christian ministry in jail and prison. Designed for volunteers, Pastors, Chaplains, and other ministers who have an interest in serving the incarcerated as either volunteers or as vocational staff Chaplains. The material is presented within an unapologetically Christian worldview.

This course will teach the basics of Christian Counseling and Grief Care for Chaplains, Pastors, volunteers, lay volunteers, and spiritual care providers. This is written from a Biblical Christian perspective. The material is presented within an unapologetically Christian worldview. It is suitable for anyone wanting to learn a Biblical approach to grief care. It would be an excellent course for your church to consider using to train volunteers who may like to become part of a Compassionate Care ministry.

This mini-course is designed to assist a student in becoming aware of the advanced principles of chaplaincy in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). You will learn what Clinical Pastoral Education is all about, transformational more than informational, and the importance of self-awareness

Consensus church government by pastoral persuasion gives many advantages: maturity for the saints, knowing the mind of Christ, church unity, and an edifying decision-making process. This scriptural form of church government will also enable church leaders to lead more like Jesus.

Did Jesus intend churches to have thousands of members? Is bigger better? Did you know that for the first two hundred years of the Christian church, believers met almost exclusively in private homes? Did you know that smaller churches have many advantages over larger churches? Did you know that every NT letter written to a church was written to a church that met in someone’s home? Did you know that most activities prescribed for churches can only function in a small church? 

Learn how to help people participate in worshipping God. 

Learn what praise and worship are all about in the context of ministry practice. 

Many Christians have questions about sex. This course opens up many ministry-related topics that Christian leaders will find interesting. 

In this mini-course, Victoria White dives into the topic of supporting and celebrating neurodiverse children, especially in the church. She will outline how to work with children whose brains are wired differently, how to understand their strengths and challenges, and how to welcome them into church programming.

Are you considering planting a church? Are you part of a church that is launching a new church? Do you have a passion for your neighborhood or community in which you want to plant a church? How can an understanding of church planting strengthen your ministry? This mini-course will guide you through the basics of church planting. 

Are you interested in learning how to lead Bible studies? Learning to lead Bible studies is crucial for ministry leaders. 

So you have been asked to speak at a ministry event? Maybe you are asked to give a sermon because your pastor is on vacation. Maybe you are a marriage minister and you asked to lead devotions at the marriage conference. Maybe you are planting a new church in your neighborhood and you are going to need the basics of a ministry presentation. This class will get you going on giving a ministry presentation. 

Fellowship and Hospitality are two the pillars of church growth and discipleship! This course is lead by Henry and Pam Reyenga who have been involved with ministry for over 4 decades. Gain valuable insights into this important ministry area. 

Golf is a game that allows you to have fun and gives you the opportunity to form new relationships.  Learn how Professors Henry Reyenga and Steve Elzinga minister to others on a Golf course and learn how Long time Golf instructor Paul Wilson teaches Golf. 

Just as Jesus was an ambassador of Christ, we are ambassadors of Jesus. Just as Jesus was sent, we are sent. With this special calling, there are important priorities, forms of communication, and tasks. Join Professor Brian DeCook in the exploration of these topics!