Personal  & SPIRITUAL Formation (PSF)

PSF 101 | SPIRITUAL FORMATION (4 credits)

Foundational to the Christian life is the ability to seek God on your own – to “feed yourself”. You will learn how to grow spiritually through the habit of spiritual disciplines such as tithing, praying, fasting, and studying your Bible. Your relationship with God will grow to a new level as you learn to rest in His grace in every area of your life.


PSF 301 | LIFE AS MINISTRY (3 credits)

In this course you will take a look at the life of full-time ministry as well as living a life of ministry in a secular occupation. The Bible is full of lessons on personal stewardship and in this course you will be studying Godly stewardship of time, family and relationships with the opposite sex, as well as how to honor God with your finances through wise management.


PSF 401 | YOUR COURSE FOR LIFE (3 credits)

This course is a unique integration of the powerful Arno Profile – an analysis of your unique, God-made temperament – and an adapted version of the time-tested Twelve Steps, along with application of Scriptures into both. The purpose of this course is help you discover the calling God has for your life by looking at your life experiences, spiritual gifts, passions, and temperament– so that your life can thrive.


PSF 405 | RESTORING THE FOUNDATIONS SESSION (2 credits)

As leaders, we must pursue our own personal healing so that we can lead from a healthy place of strength. God does not require that we’re perfect before we enter ministry, but He does want us to pursue His freedom throughout our entire life. You will attend one individual, three-hour prayer ministry session to address one major issue in your life. (Note: This is a private session with two certified RTF ministers. The session will be kept confidential and would only be discussed with College staff if strictly necessary. This is a time for your personal growth, healing, and connection to Jesus, so you can be assured that your privacy will be protected.)


PSF 521 | MINISTRY COMMUNICATIONS 1: NONVERBAL AND PUBLIC SPEAKING (3 credits)

Public speaking does not have to be scary! This course will study the most powerful communicator of all time, Jesus Christ, in order to resolve your fears of speaking in public and will teach you how present biblical or procedural content to any specific audience, whether it’s a 5-minute momentum meeting or a 3-hour conference. This course will also touch on your specific nonverbal communication.


PSF 522 | MINISTRY COMMUNICATIONS 2: SMALL GROUP AND INTERPERSONAL (3 credits)

Leaders in ministry must be especially competent communicators in small group and interpersonal settings. We will study the communication principles Jesus practiced, along with current communication theories, so that you become a more effective communicator. You will learn how to use communication to develop a healthy small group culture to better care for your family, your teams, and the people you serve. You will also be equipped to recruit and train people to become effective members of your teams.