Certificates & Courses
Fuller Church Planting Initiative's offers certificates and courses intended to train coaches and planters as well as add value to what you are already learning and the important work you are already doing.
Get Certified to Plant a Church. Each part of the Church Planting Professional Certificate has been designed by church planting experts to produce a deeper biblical theology, spiritual formation and missional competency. Learn more about the courses that compose the certificate content including Joining God’s Mission, Holistic Evangelism, Formation for Planters and more.Learn more...
Get Certified to Plant a Church. Each part of the Coaching Certificate has been designed by church planting experts to help you develop a trusted framework, grow your coaching practice and start healthier churches. There are seven interactive online courses, and for each course, coaching cohort members complete a workbook with feedback from Fuller staff.Learn more...
Train Your Whole Church Planting Team Church planting is a team sport, but often times training programs focus only on the church planter while neglecting the church planting team. The Team Version uses an abridged version of the same outstanding content and exercises from the Church Planting Certificate, allowing whole teams to learn together and live on mission together in their city. By completing one lesson and one exercise a week, over the course of a year the Team Version equips the whole team with the biblical, spiritual, and missional tools to plant a vibrant church together. Benefits of the Team Version for Church Planters Self-paced 7 interactive digital courses that busy team members can do on their own. Team Application Discuss and apply learnings at your church planting team meetings. Life Application Practical exercises to help the team live on mission. Discounts Discount for purchasing 10 copies of the Team VersionLearn more...
Live out God’s heart for justice in your church and community.
The urgency around ending systemic racism has never felt greater, while the church has seemed so ill-equipped to live out God’s vision for racial justice. How are God’s people called to respond? This course provides practical tools for pastors, planters, and church leaders to engage in racial justice at multiple levels: as an individual, in small groups, as a congregation, and as a coalition of churches and community organizations so that both the individual and systemic dimensions of racism are addressed.Learn more...
What does it take to be a church planter or other ministry entrepreneur? Beyond the vocational capabilities every church planter needs, there’s a range of capabilities more difficult to measure but even more essential: spiritual competencies, which have to do not just with behaviors but also with the motivations, agendas, and scripts that drive them. This practical course helps planters invest in their own physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual health so they can serve Christ for the long haul.Learn more...
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