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CBL Intensives

Center for Biblical Leadership Intensives offer pastors and ministry leaders the opportunity to participate in an extended time of onsite instruction provided by an approved CBL instructor.


Pastoral Essentials

Language and Duration: English 6-9 Hours

“Pastoral Essentials” encourages students to abide in the care of Christ as they shepherd their local congregations. This course provides a foundational understanding of vital roles and functions of pastoral ministry, focusing primarily on self-care and the weekly demands of preaching.


Biblical Preaching

Language and Duration: English and Spanish 12-18 Hours

This course is designed to expose the participant to the skill of expository preaching, stressing the critical importance of sound, uncompromising, well-researched and prayer-saturated preaching. This course introduces methods that will help the participant prepare relevant sermons that can transform the lives of those they serve.


Become a Church with Impact!

Language and Duration: English, Spanish, and French 12-18 Hours

This course enables church leaders to focus the congregation on its task as God’s agent in the community. It presents the importance of a biblically defined vision, introduces the 10 characteristics of a healthy church, and invites leaders to see their church as a system that can have a significant impact in the community.


Church and Community

Language and Duration: English and Spanish 12-18 Hours

Jesus said that “we are the salt of the earth and the light or the world” (Matthew 5:13–14). This course is designed to encourage pastors and ministry leaders to consider the ministry of the church outside the walls of the building and offer an integral ministry to the communities they serve. The course is designed to highlight the social responsibility of the church while exposing the participant to the prophetic role of the church in the community, serving as an agent of God’s peace.


Pentecostal Distinctives of the Church of God of Prophecy

Language and Duration: English and Spanish 12-18 Hours

This course focuses on our Pentecostal identity as the Church of God of Prophecy. The course provides a comparison between the three main waves of the Pentecostal Movement: Classical Pentecostalism, Charismatic Movement, and Neo-Pentecostalism stressing who we are as Classical Pentecostals, and our belief and practice of the fivefold Gospel (Jesus as Savior, Sanctifier, Healer, Spirit baptizer, and soon-coming King).

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Leadership Development and Discipleship
PO Box 2910 Cleveland TN 37320-2910

Phone: 423-559-5100