Categories in alphabetical order.
Since 1973 A.C.T. Intl has facilitated the work of pastors, Christian artists, and missionaries who are called to share the Gospel and help people around the world worship God in their own language and cultural style. These courses, developed by A.C.T.’s 300+ ministry teams who serve in over 32 countries, are designed specifically for creative, arts-oriented ministers and missionaries.
Discipleship means teaching biblical doctrines while leading others toward the fullness of life in Jesus Christ. This is meant to be a cyclical process where those who are discipled eventually disciple others. Discipleship training includes learning how to develop relationships with others through friendships, personal care, evangelism, encouragement, Bible studies, and other outreach activities.
Garden City began in exploring how creativity and innovation can and does further edify God’s people in worship and mission. Since asking this question ourselves, and through posing the question to others, we’ve seen projects spring up in technology, music, art, education, and more; everyone seeking to help the church mature in glorifying and growing in Christian faith.
InterVarsity Press (IVP) has been publishing Christian books for more than 70 years. An extension of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, IVP provides resources that “strengthen the church, encourage individuals, and shape the academy.” Their mission is to serve those “in the university, the church, and the world by publishing resources that equip and encourage people to follow Jesus as Savior and Lord in all of life.” These courses are developed from IVP’s line of both popular and academic books and studies.
LifeWay Christian Resources, based in Nashville, Tennessee, is the publishing division of the Southern Baptist Convention and church business services provider. Until 2019, it was best known for its retail arm, LifeWay Christian Stores, which was one of the two major American retailers of Christian books and products.
NavPress is the publishing division of The Navigators. The Navigators is a worldwide Christian para-church organization whose mission statement is “to advance the Gospel of Jesus and His Kingdom into the nations through spiritual generations of laborers living and discipling among the lost.” These courses are developed from NavPress’s line of discipleship books and Bible studies.
ShareWord Global’s passion is sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with people all over the world and giving them a chance to read or hear God’s Word for themselves. They’ve been doing this for over 100 years, starting in Canada and spreading out across the globe. Their mission is to “ignite and fuel a passion in people’s hearts to share the gospel — training and equipping them, as a community of believers, to effectively introduce people to Jesus through God’s Word.” These courses focus on ShareWord’s proven methodology for evangelism, church growth, and Bible engagement
Founded in 1962 by Dr. Kenneth N. Taylor, Tyndale House publishes Christian fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, and other resources, including Bibles and Bible studies in the New Living Translation. Tyndale’s mission is to “minister to the spiritual needs of people, primarily through literature consistent with biblical principles.” These courses are developed from Tyndale’s line of books and Bible studies.
Worship arts include music performance, biblical studies for preparing and leading a worship service, the story and shape of worship, music theory, Christian songwriting, technical direction and production, and other related studies. These courses will help worship leaders understand and create meaningful worship services through Christ-centered, creative performances.
WorshiptheKing provides training materials, songbooks and resources for inspiring worship musicians and includes courses for worship guitar, piano, music theory, tech arts and worship leadership. WTK comes alongside aspiring musicians and helps them achieve success on their journey toward using their talents for ministry. WorshiptheKing published the first 8chords100songs worship songbook by Eric Roberts in 2001 and has grown to a full line of online and home study courses and easy play and sing songbooks.