At a Glance
This track is for interns, ministry trainees, lay leaders and retirees.
Over the course of 8 modules, students will get an introduction to how the Bible affects heart change in the context of community, to develop a ‘gospel instinct’ for everyday life and mission, which is the ministry of all Christians.
The successful student who enrols and completes all these courses is awarded an unaccredited Crosslands Certificate.
Each foundation-level course includes
- Insightful articles on Bible passages, doctrine and application
- Instructional videos
- Helpful illustrations
- Interactive reflection boxes to make and store your notes
Learn how to understand passages of scripture in the light of the whole Bible story. This course teaches Christians how to get to the meaning of the text for its first readers and for us today.
This course teaches you the dynamics of gospel change. It encourages you to apply the gospel deeply to your own life and to minister the gospel to those around you.
In this course you will learn the key characteristics of life in a gospel community, and how to play your part in forming gospel community where you are.
Learn how to share the gospel in everyday life with friends and neighbours. This course teaches the importance of a church community in evangelism and making the gospel message relevant in everyday life. If our heads and our hearts are full of Jesus, then our conversations about him will flow out naturally.
The reason the church and mission go together is because of the way the bible story is told. this course will walk you through the bible story and show you how the story of the Gospel was always meant to form communities of light who take that message to the world. Find your part in the story.
Walk through the Nicene Creed and discover how foundational doctrines of the Christian faith shape mission and ministry in everyday life.
This course is all about the very heart of the Christian life. Living a gospel centred life rooted and built up in Christ crucified, raised and ascended for us, is the goal and power of the Christian life. Learn to walk in the gospel.
Learn how to understand objections to the Christian faith and how to answer with the gospel in the context of relationships and everyday life.
Dr. Jonny Woodrow
Jonny Woodrow is pastor of The Crowded House in Loughborough and a Crosslands faculty member. He is married with four children and is co-author of Ascension: Humanity in the Presence of God
Dr. Tim Chester
Tim Chester is a pastor of Grace Church in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, a faculty member of Crosslands. He is the author of over 30 books and commentaries including You Can Change and A Meal with Jesus, as well as being co-author of Total Church.