Learn the Basics to be an Effective Minister

Are you serving or considering to serve in ministry but have no prior work or skills training in the field?

BASIC MINISTRY aims to equip you with foundational skills to help you fulfill your calling and serve with excellence.

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Basic Application for Service in Christ 

BASIC is a series of non-credit learning opportunities created by the Grace Center for Spiritual Development, an extension of Grace School of Theology, to prepare spiritual leaders worldwide in a variety of environments where fundamental and ongoing training is critical.

BASIC Ministry includes 6 modules and 18 hours of teaching focused on preparing you to be effective in the church, para-church, or marketplace ministry settings. 

Three Ways to Sign Up!

Enroll in individual modules, enroll in the BASIC Ministry Course, or sign up to access all Grace On Demand courses.

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Basics of Bible Study

Learn the key terms and methodologies that will take your Bible reading to the next level.

$19.95 | Enroll Now

Basics of Discipleship

Discipleship is a pathway towards maturity. Get to know the theological principles behind this process.

$19.95 | Enroll Now

Basics of Theology

Learn to do a systematic study of God and His Word to produce right thinking and right actions.

$19.95 | Enroll Now

Basics of Grace

Learn more about the riches of grace which is essential to all areas of our spiritual lives.

$19.95 | Enroll Now

Basics of Ministry

God's calling can be hard yet totally rewarding. Find out how to properly respond to the Lord's call in your life.

$19.95 | Enroll Now

Basics of Biblical Counseling

Be better equipped in helping others weather the storms of life through biblical counseling.

$19.95 | Enroll Now

Experience Personal Spiritual Growth

Each module is designed to point you to the Scriptures to deepen your Biblical foundations for ministry. As you watch each video lesson, use the extensive workbook to dig deep into the Word.

$99 | Take the Full BASIC Ministry Course

Meet Your Instructors

Learn from seasoned ministry leaders and bible teachers from Grace School of Theology.

Dr. Steve Norris

Director of Discipleship

Grace School of Theology Student

Dr. Mark Haywood


Grace School of Theology

Rev. Mark Rae

VP of Community Development

Grace School of Theology

Katherine Barner

Licensed Professional Counselor

Grace School of Theology Student

Pastor Willie Gaines

Dean of Students

Grace School of Theology

Become an Equipped Minister

“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.” - 2 Timothy 2:15

BASIC Ministry Course


1-time payment

  • 6 modules (18 hours of teaching)
  • Extensive downloadable workbook
  • Access for 6 months



1-Year Full Access


1-time payment

  • Over 150 hours of learning
  • Over 20 courses
  • Downloadable workbooks
  • Access for 1 year

Yearly Plan


Annual Subscription

  • All courses
  • Downloadable workbooks
  • Resource Vault
  • Unlimited access