The Institute 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. 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.
Course Offerings for Everyone
Enrichment Courses – Certificate Programs

Our program offers a balanced approach to training, with emphasis on the following areas:

  • Biblical Studies
  • Theological Understanding
  • Ministry Skills
  • Spiritual Life


Academic Goals:

  • To enable students to demonstrate a general knowledge of the Bible and ability to support their theological views.
  • Articulate the fundamental doctrines of the Christian faith.
  • Rightly divide the Scripture
  • Prepare for advanced education.

Spiritual Goals:

  • Model daily obedience to God’s Word in his/her life.
  • Develop a consistent devotional life.
  • Display a Biblical worldview in his/her private and public life.

Ministry Goals:

  • To enable students to have a real impact on their local church.
  • Develop a consistent pattern of evangelism and discipleship
  • Develop skills in effective communication.
updated: 12/2017