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Courses to Strengthen
the Local Church

Our Modular Courses

Aquila Theological Institute courses are an exciting new chapter in the ministry of Aquila Initiative and

an important step toward our goal of sustainably strengthening evangelical churches across Europe.

Our courses are designed to be a fully customisable series for the local church.

 

These will include courses on:

• Basics of the Christian faith

• How to read the Bible well

• How to be a Christian in the workplace

• The theology of the church

• The importance of church planting

 

Churches can purchase access to these courses and customise them to their own context and convictions and the needs of their members. This means that elders will be able to use our courses and online platform within their local church while being able to adapt them in any way they need.

Cost per course is 250€

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Introduction to
Church Planting
Introduction to Church Planting

God has chosen to use the church for the spread of the Gospel and the salvation of souls. But there is an incredible need for more churches that preach the Gospel, equip saints for the work of ministry, and train up leaders here and across the world.

 

Through the study of the apostle Paul’s method of church planting, the apprentice will develop his/her philosophy of missions (missiology) and  the church (ecclesiology). The hope of this course is to help you catch a vision for church planting in you context.

 

Duration: 4 - 6 weeks @ 5 hours per week

Discipleship

Discipleship is the act of being and making followers of Jesus. This is the means through which we are called to build the church. No matter

the context, disciple-making requires intentional living with the purpose to conform people to the stature and fullness of Christ.

 

Duration: 4 - 6 weeks @ 5 hours per week

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Discipleship
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Soul Care
Soul Care

The truth of God's grace is what sets us free from our sin and also brings healing to the hurt caused by the sins of others. In this course you will learn how to walk with believers in love as they root out sin by leading them toward a right relationship with God and an understanding of their identity in Christ.

 

Duration: 8-10 weeks @ 5 hours per week

Expository Preaching

The church is a people created and sustained by the Word of God. That's why the ability to interpret Scripture and then develop and

communicate truth to the intended audience is a fundamental skill in the life and ministry of local church elders. This course is meant to develop you as an expository preacher and teacher for the life of the church.

 

Duration: 4 - 6 weeks @ 5 hours per week

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Expository
Preaching
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Redemptive
Entrepreneurship
Redemptive Entrepreneurship

The Bible has a lot to say about money and how to use it. It is right and good for Christians to engage in business in an ethical manner. This course is designed to take the learner beyond mere ethics and into the exciting realm of redemptive business. Through reading, teaching, planning, and implementation, the learner will be challenged to think about business as a conduit to bless and empower those who are served by the business through addressing both physical and spiritual needs.

 

Duration: 4 - 6 weeks @ 5 hours per week

Becoming a better Mentor

There is a biblical imperative to raise up leaders in the local church. Through reading, reflection, and practice within the local church, this course is designed to equip ministry leaders to develop and implement a biblically-based philosophy of mentoring.

 

Duration: 4 - 6 weeks @ 5 hours per week

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Becoming a better
Mentor
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Training Track for
Lay Leaders
Training Track for Lay Leaders

This course helps pastors train leaders from within the local church, especially elders. Beginning with the foundation of the Gospel, this course guides learners as they develop competency in essential character traits and skills of those who lead God's church.

 

Duration: 1 year @ 4 - 8 hours per week

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Coming soon

Get in touch with us to request a course on a particular topic to learn more about the courses we are currently developing, or to find out how you can get involved in developing a course for your church.

Planned for 2023​

  • Basics of the Christian Faith

  • Theology of Worship 

Coming in 2024

  • Spiritual Disciplines

  • Intro to the NT

  • Intro to the OT

  • Theology of the Church

  • Thinking Missionally

  • Being a Christian in the Marketplace

  • Basic Bible Study

  • Christian Community

  • Cross-Cultural Communication

  • Cross-Cultural Evangelism and Outreach

  • Spiritual Formation

  • Stewardship

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If you're interested in any of our courses or want to discuss developing a course your church needs, Please fill in the form:

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