Ministry never stops and the need for the gospel never ends. This is why IBSA’s Equip Online Training is designed to train you as a leader right where you live and serve. There are two types of courses available for you and your church:
Pastor Search Team Training
A Deacon on Purpose Training
|Leading Change||Facilitator: Fran Trascritti||Registration Closed|
|Leading Self||Facilitator: Carmen Halsey||Registration Closed|
|Preaching at the Next Level||Facilitator: Jeremy Byrd||Registration Closed|
|Faith Community Nursing||Facilitator: Nancy Taylor|
|Faith & Community Health||Facilitators: Carmen Halsey & Sharon Hinton|
NOTE: In-person training at the IBSA building on June 25, 2022
|Coach Approach||Facilitator: Carmen Halsey||Register Soon|
|Spiritual Leadership||Facilitator: Jennifer Smith||Register Soon|
|Writing Workshop||Facilitator: Meredith Flynn|
By taking part in our Equip Online courses, you can potentially earn a ministry certificate in these areas:
Note: Certificates can take as little as 8 months to complete, depending on how many courses you take per term. There is no extra cost to participate beyond the course fee of $25 per course for IBSA-affiliated church members.
or contact LindaDarden@ibsa.org for more information about the courses and program.
You can always take courses, whether or not you are in a certificate program. Here’s what we offer (each course is $25 for IBSA-affiliated church members):
Summer Term: June 6 – July 31
Early Fall Term: August 8 – October 2
Late Fall Term: October 10 – Dec 4
Winter Term: January 30 – March 26
Spring Term: April 10 – June 4
Summer Term: June 12 – August 6
Early Fall Term: August 14 – October 8
Late Fall Term: October 16 – December 1
Want more information or want to enroll? Email LindaDarden@ibsa.org or
to apply for the certificate program.
IBSA also offers fully online biblical and theological courses just for Illinois Baptist women through our new partnership with Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas (SWBTS).