Equipping the Saints Bible School
Overview of the School
Equipping the Saints (ETS) Bible School is a two-year Bible School that is designed to help equip you for ministry. It’s not only a school that teaches you the word of God, but also teaches you how to be a doer of it.
Certificate of Completion will be granted to each student who completes the “Theology & Great Commission” course.
Course: Foundations of Theology
(Length of course: 9 months)
During this course, you will learn about many foundational Christian doctrines that we as believers build our faith upon. These doctrines include: The Fall of Man, The Holy inspiration of the Bible, The Plan of Salvation, The Trinity, Sanctification, Divine Healing, The End Times, etc. In regards to an elder/bishop, Titus 1:9 says, “holding fast the faithful word as he has been taught, that he may be able, by sound doctrine, both to exhort and convict those who contradict.” Paul wrote in 2 Timothy 2:24, “And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient,” And James writes, “My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment.” (James 3:1). This course will equip you with a strong understanding of the Bible so that you are able to teach sound doctrine.
Course: The Great Commission
(Length of course: 6 months)
The Great Commission is summed up in preaching the gospel (Mark 16:15) and making disciples (Matthew 28:19). Jesus gave these commandments to all believers. In this course, you will learn how to effectively preach the gospel, be a soul winner, and make disciples. Our teachers have been very fruitful in these areas so you will gain great insight from their teachings and experiences. This course will help equip you to be an effective soul winner and disciple-maker.
Advanced Certificate of Completion will be granted to each student who completes the “Spiritual Growth & Family Life” courses in addition to the “Theology & Great Commission” course.
Course: Spiritual Growth
(Length of course: 3 months)
This course is designed to help you grow in your walk with God by allowing the Lord to deeply examine your heart. You will learn about one of the most deceptive snares Satan uses to get believers out of the will of God, i.e. offense. This trap restrains countless Christians, severs relationships, and causes many to bounce from one church to another. Everyone will encounter offense, so it is not a matter of if, rather, when you will encounter it. But, through this course, when you do encounter offense, you will know how to react so that you can overcome it and grow from the opportunity. Also, you will learn how to find healing from past hurts that you may still be struggling with. This is so important because hurt people, hurt people. God wants you to minister from a place of healing. And the only way that can take place is if you are first healed.
You will also learn why we as believers must be submitted to God’s sovereign authority, as well as the blessings that result from doing so. You will study how submission to this divine order grants the Kingdom’s provision and protection for your life.
By the completion of this course, your character will be transformed, making you into a powerful disciple!
Course: Family Life
(Length of course: 6 months)
In 1 Timothy 3:1-7, the Apostle Paul highlights many qualities needed in the life of a bishop. These qualities include, being a husband to one wife and a man who rules his house well, with submissive children that show reverence to him. For these reasons, we have dedicated a whole course to the Christian family life. We believe Christian leaders should have model households. You will also learn about how to have a strong marriage while being active in ministry.
Another area this course covers is Biblical finances. We believe the word of God gives the greatest instruction on how to manage our money. You will be given a structured plan on how to become debt-free and learn how to budget well so you can experience financial freedom. Having your finances in order is very important, not only to remove stress from your life, but also to enable you to do all that God has called you to do for His Kingdom.
In each course, you will be encouraged to maintain a strong, daily walk with God comprised of reading your Bible and praying. We believe everything you ever will accomplish starts with your daily walk with God. Students will be challenged to make evangelism a part of their everyday life. We believe evangelism is a lifestyle, not something you only do when the church has a scheduled outreach. By completing this school, you will be a well-equipped saint to help build the body of Christ and win the world for Jesus!
Please note: Equipping the Saints Bible School is not an accredited institution nor are any of the classes therein transferable.
If you want to do the school from home, you can purchase each book on Amazon.
293 Alves Ln, Bay Point, CA 94565
Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (925) 248-3250