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CURRENT AVAILABLE COURSES

*BFAM Courses earn credit for Life Pacific University

A NEW ERA OF NEXTGEN MINISTRY

PASTOR KIMBERLY DIRMANN

6-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $99

LIVE on Zoom Wednesdays at 6 PM Pacific Time & recorded for students that cannot join live

Course dates: February 17 - March 24

 

It is not hard to see that darkness has increased in our world and its impact on this young generation is profound. Nevertheless, God's will remains that "none should perish" and that we are commanded to "make disciples" of all nations. In this course, we will identify foundational "musts" to reaching, discipling and mobilizing NextGen in this new era.

BREAKING SPIRITUAL STRONGHOLDS

DR. JERRY STOTT

6-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $99

Course Dates: February 7 - March 20

This course will focus on the power we have as believers to affect the spiritual dynamics that influence the direction of our world. Throughout time spiritual strongholds have held people captive and often direct the way they live and the direction of their nation. Through prayer, faith, and the power of the Holy Spirit believers can break strongholds, see revival, and experience the power of God to change lives, their nation, and the world. 

All teachings are pre-recorded and will be released weekly throughout the course. 

FOUNDATIONS OF WOMEN IN

MINISTRY LEADERSHIP

DR. MARION INGEGNERI

10-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $99

Exploring the basic doctrine and practicum surrounding women in ministry leadership. Understanding how to implement theology that releases women leaders in the ministry context. 

All teachings are pre-recorded and will be released weekly throughout the course. 

POSITIONED FOR THE GIFTS

DR. JERRY STOTT

9-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $99

This study covers the operation of the nine gifts of the Holy Spirit that are available to believers for daily life. This course is a detailed, practical guide to how the gifts of the Holy Spirit can and will operate in and out of the church doors to touch the hurting, challenge the believer, and win the lost.

All teachings are pre-recorded and will be released weekly throughout the course. 

PREACHING PRACTICUM

DR. STEVE SCHELL

12-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $99

This course is designed to teach a person how to preach effectively. Special emphasis will be given to preaching through whole books of the Bible. There will be 12 one-and-a-half-hour sessions, and each session will contain about one hour of lecture followed by questions and answers or discussion of sermon outlines. Lecture topics will include:

  • the importance of believing the Bible

  • the role of the preacher

  • understanding the new birth

  • preaching through a book of the Bible

  • a survey of different types of sermons

  • forming a sermon

  • delivering a sermon

  • the personal life of the preacher

  • writing an outline

There will be no homework assignments for this class, but students will be encouraged to prepare sermon outlines, and some of those that are submitted will be reviewed by the class.

This course will focus on the book of Romans as an example of preaching through a book of the Bible. Each student will receive a copy of Study Verse by Verse: Romans, which is a commentary, and Preaching Through Romans, which is a collection of 65 sermons progressing all the way through the book. These two resources will give practical help to the student who may wish to continue preaching through the book of Romans.

All teachings are pre-recorded and will be released weekly throughout the course. 

THE BUSINESS OF MINISTRY

PASTOR RIC GUERRA

8-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $99

This course discusses both the spiritual and practical dynamics of managing the business affairs of church ministry in the 21st century context. Charitable giving rules, labor laws, anti-terrorism and banking regulations have changed the landscape of issues faced by the Christian church. This course will expose emerging ministry leaders to the most critical administrative issues that ministry organization face and provide tools to navigate them effectively.

All teachings are pre-recorded and will be released weekly throughout the course. 

ROCK SOLID RELATIONSHIPS

PASTOR ROBBY BOOTH

13-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $99

Having healthy relationships is essential to a healthy lasting ministry. The apostle Paul, in addressing Timothy, stressed the importance of healthy family and church relationships to the point of making it a qualifier. In parts 1, 2 & 3 we will explore the essentials of a great marriage, along with the basics of child rearing and healthy relationships within our community. We will explore 13 pillars of a strong fulfilling marriage, define the priorities of a balanced healthy family life and ministry, the basics of child rearing, life-giving communication, conflict resolution, restoration of godly sexuality, understanding our purpose and values and keeping first things first, how to develop a nurturing relationship, and understanding of what toxic and safe relationships look like, as well as the foundation of sustained blessing. 

 

All teachings are pre-recorded and will be released weekly throughout the course. 

There will also be LIVE Zoom meetings with Pastor Robby for all who can attend. 

SPIRITUAL ISSUES IN CHURCH PLANTING

DR. LESLIE KEEGEL

7-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $99

This subject deals with practical principles of church planting coupled with spiritual warfare in evangelism, church growth, and church planting.

All teachings are pre-recorded and will be released weekly throughout the course. 

There will also be LIVE Zoom meetings for all who can attend. 

OSL has changed thousands of lives all over the world! 
These BFAM Training Center courses includes a journal (U.S. only), personally signed graduation certificate from Jerry Dirmann, and a personal discipleship coach.

OSL LEVEL 1

Tuition Fee: $99

Though it is called Level 1, it is in no way just a "beginners" class. Whether you are brand new to the family of God or a mature believer, Level 1 will help you understand the love of God like never before. If you desire to go deeper in your relationship with God, Level 1 is a powerful first step to help you on your journey.

OSL LEVEL 2

Tuition Fee: $99

In Level 2 you will encounter the powerful truth of God's covenant that He made with us through Jesus Christ. This level will open your heart and your eyes to understand God's promises for your life in amazing ways, including what it is to receive the fullness of His Spirit!

OSL LEVEL 3

Tuition Fee: $99

God has given us the most powerful weapon in existence to defeat the attacks of the enemy and live as overcomers. That weapon is the word of God! In Level 3, you will learn how to fight effectively in the spirit using the power of God's word, and to keep His word in your heart so that it produces freedom and victory in your life.

AVAILABLE IN UPCOMING SEASONS

FROM CHURCH TO MOVEMENT: GOD'S CALL FOR APOSTOLIC PASTORS

FOR SENIOR PASTORS AND LEAD PASTORS

PASTOR JERRY DIRMANN

8-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $799

God is calling many pastors in these last days to lead as apostles. Jerry Dirmann invites senior pastors and lead pastors to join him for this LIVE classeither in person or on Zoom. Along with scriptural and practical teachings, Jerry will lead discussions on overcoming the personal and organizational challenges necessary to lead a movement. The goal? That each leader hears God's direction for this next season and walks away with faith for the future, practical steps, and life-long ministry comrades.

FOUNDATIONS OF WORSHIP LEADING

PASTOR DAVID DIRMANN

8-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $99

This course covers the top 10 elements that every worship leader should understand and continue to develop, whether in small or large settings. Designed for beginning as well as experienced worship leaders.  

Lecture topics include:

  • The role of a worship leader

  • Selecting songs

  • Picking keys

  • Building a team

  • Partnering with your pastor's vision

  • Leading people, not songs

  • Planning for the future

  • Preparing spiritually

  • Preparing musically

WORSHIP LEADING PRACTICUM

PASTOR DAVID DIRMANN

8-Week Course | Tuition Fee: $99

This course is designed to develop a person's worship leading skills and provides a safe environment for helpful feedback and practical tips to grow.  It would be helpful to know some basic chords on guitar or piano in the keys of E and G, but not required.

ALL COURSES BEGIN FEBRUARY 7 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

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