Bringing new life in the Spirit to the Church

Certificate in Church Planting and Revitalization

The Certificate in Church Planting and Revitalization prepares pastors and lay people for church contexts in which a fresh approach is necessary. Church planters and pastors in dying churches will both gain a theological foundation and essential skills for cooperating with the Spirit to bring new life to a church. If you want to have the knowledge and practical insight to start a new church or revive a dying church, this certificate program is for you.

1-2 years

program length





Church Planting & Revitalization courses

Spiritual Formation
DS 505Discipleship and Spiritual Formation 3
Biblical and Theological Foundations
NT 531The Gospels 3
HT 520History of Christian Thought 3
PH 610Moral Theology and the Gospel3
Missions Concentration
MS 508Missionary Principles and Methods3
EV 605Evangelism3
EV 630Church Planting and Refocusing Churches3
HT 620The Church Planting Movement3

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  • All programs are available online or on campus
  • All classes are offered live via Zoom, so that students anywhere in the world can participate in a classroom setting.
  • Students around the world who are actively engaged in ministry can stay in their context while pursuing their theological education.
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