INSTITUTE FOR CHRISTIAN MINISTRY

Non-Credit Programs for Individuals or Study Groups
 
The Institution for Christian Ministry is an outreach ministry of Grace Biblical Seminary that offers non-degree programs to equip high school, college students, and adults for non-vocational ministry. ICM is designed to prepare servant-leaders for a variety of volunteer church-oriented ministry. Our program offers a balanced approach to ministry training.
 
This equipping includes the integration of Biblical knowledge and ministry application. The training you receive will lay a solid foundation for the rest of your life. Classes are offered in Bible, theology, spiritual life, and ministry skills online or at a GBS Learning Centers. 
Online Bible Study Group Format 
Youth – College – Adults

Home Groups

Course Offerings for Everyone
Home Groups
Small Groups & Sunday School Classes
 
ICM PROGRAMS

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Certificate in Evangelism & Discipleship

Required Courses: (6)

     1. ICM 501 – Evangelism & Discipleship (2)
 
     2. ICM 502 – Spiritual Life in the Church (2)
 
     3. ICM 301– Apologetics & the Christian Worldview (2)
 
Total Credit Hours: (6)
 
 

Certificate in Biblical Studies

Required Courses (6)

     1. ICM 201 – Life of Christ (2)
 
     2. ICM 206 – Romans (2)
 
     3. ICM 321– Basic Theology (2)

 

Electives: (4)

Choose two elective courses from the ICM course list.

     4. ____________________(2)
 
     5. ____________________(2)

 

Total Credit Hours: (10)
 
 

Certificate in Christian Ministry

Required Courses (6)

     1. ICM 321– Basic Theology (2)
 
     2. ICM 501 – Evangelism & Discipleship (2)
 
     3. ICM 502 – Spiritual Life in the Church (2)

 

Electives: (4)

Choose two elective courses from the ICM course list.

     4.  ____________________ (2)
 
     5. ____________________ (2)

 

Total Credit Hours: (10)

DIPLOMA PROGRAM

Diploma in Christian Studies

Required Courses: (20)

      1. ICM 105 – Foundation 1 / Old Testament Survey (2)
 
      2. ICM 201 – Life of Christ (2)
 
      3. ICM 206 – Romans (2)
 
      4. ICM 301– Apologetics & the Christian Worldview (2)
 
      5. ICM 315 – Teaching Methods (2)
 
      6. ICM 321– Basic Theology (2)
 
      7. ICM 410 – Classical (Free) Grace Theology (2)
 
      8. ICM 415 – Hermeneutics (2)
 
      9. ICM 501 – Evangelism & Discipleship (2)
 
     10. ICM 502 – Spiritual Life & the Church (2)

 

Electives: (10)

Choose five elective courses from the ICM course list.

     11. ____________________ (2)
 
     12. ____________________ (2)
 
     13. ____________________ (2)
 
     14. ____________________ (2)
 
     15. ____________________ (2)

 

Total Credit Hours: (30)
 
 

ICM COURSE LIST

Old Testament Courses:
 
ICM 101– Basic Hebrew for Word Studies (2)
 
ICM 105 – Foundation 1 (Old Testament Survey) (2)
 
ICM 110 – Genesis (2)
 
New Testament Studies:
 
ICM 201 – Basic Greek for Word Studies (2)
 
ICM 205 – Foundation 1 (Old Testament Survey) (2)
 
ICM 210 – Life of Christ (2)
 
ICM 215 – Gospel of John (2)
 
ICM 220 – Acts and the Church (2)
 
ICM 225 – Romans (2)
 
ICM 230 – 1 Corinthians (2)
 
ICM 231 – 2 Corinthians (2)
 
ICM 235 – Galatians (2)
 
ICM 240 – Ephesians (2)
 
 
ICM 245 – Philippians (2)
 
ICM 250 – Colossians (2)
 
ICM 255 – 1 Thessalonians (2)
 
ICM 256 – 2 Thessalonians (2)
 
ICM 260 – 1 Timothy (2)
 
ICM 261 – 2 Timothy (2)
 
ICM 265 – Titus (2)
 
ICM 270 – Hebrews (2)
 
ICM 275 – Epistle of James (2)
 
ICM 280 – 1 Peter (2)
 
ICM 281 – 2 Peter (2)
 
ICM 285 – 1 John (2)
 
ICM 286 – 2 & 3 John (2)
 
ICM 290– Philemon & Jude (2)
 
ICM 295 – Revelation (2)
Ministry Skills:
 
ICM 305 – Evangelism and Discipleship (2)
 
ICM 310 – Christian Leadership (2)
 
ICM 315 – Teaching Methods (2)
 
ICM 320 – Teaching as Jesus Taught (2)
 
ICM 325 – Sign Language 1 (2)
 
ICM 326 – Sign Language 2 (2)
 
ICM 330 – Ministry to Children (2)
 
ICM 340 – Ministry to Youth (2)
 
ICM 350 – Ministry to Adults (2)
 
ICM 370 – Church Administration (2)
Theology Studies:
 
ICM 405– Spiritual Life in the Church (2)
 
ICM 410 – Classical (Free) Grace Theology (2)
 
ICM 415 – Hermeneutics (2)
 
ICM 420 – Apologetics and the Christian Worldview (2)
 
ICM 425 – Foundation 3 (Theology Survey) (2)
 
ICM 430 – Basic Theology (2)
 
ICM 435 – The Doctrine of Salvation (2)
 
ICM 440 – The Doctrine of Biblical Dispensationalism (2)
 
ICM 460 – The Doctrine of Eternal Rewards (2)
 
 
 
 
 
updated: January 2018