Relational Evangelism

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This course helps the church planter and core team members be trained in the essentials of evangelism.  It provides tools for communicating the gospel, which are easy to understand and apply.  Participants also learn how to utilize networks of friendship and community to communicate the gospel.

Resourcing the Church Plant

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This course helps the planter raise resources for the church plant and also structure the plant for doing more with less. The biblical foundations for raising resources are identified, and practical assignments are given to lead the planter to begin to resource their plant.

Missional Engagement and Vision

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This course helps church planters identify and understand the people group they are called to reach and engage, while helping them develop a strategy to cast a vision for reaching that group. Each participant is challenged to lead into this vision with bold faith and values that reflect both the heart of the gospel and of the planter.

Missional Engagement

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This course will demonstrate how to approach one’s surrounding context with the same love and attitude that was manifest in Jesus. Candidates will deepen their commitment and ability to bring about God’s redemption in the world by working to bring people to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ, meet physical needs, as well as working for reconciliation and justice. Emphasis will be placed …

Sacraments and Liturgy

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A theological and functional study of the sacraments and liturgy of the Reformed Church in America. Participants demonstrate understanding and skill for the administration of the sacraments, and an understanding and application of liturgy that is theologically Reformed and contextually relevant. This includes showing knowledge of distinctive elements of the Reformed theological tradition regarding theology and administration of sacraments, having a commitment to …

Resourcing the Church Plant

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This ten week course (5 sessions for two hours each) offers an environment of learning from one another and how-to approaches for resourcing additional funds for the church plant.  At the same time the course will address practical ideas for doing more with less in the church plant.  How do I approach donors and people of means to ask for …