program equips the student to effectively manage the business
affairs within the local church or ministry operation. The
courses offered provide basic principles for effective and
productive techniques in carrying out administrative tasks
needed in the church.
Principles of Management
This course looks at biblical standards for managing programs,
leadership, staff and volunteers in addition to managing the
congregation’s and community’s needs.
Submission & Authority
This course will help students develop a scriptural understanding
of submission to authority as God has ordained it. Areas
covered include both the home and the local church.
This course sets a standard of excellence in ethical conduct. It
exposes common ethical problems faced by ministers and provides
preventive strategies for avoiding difficulties.
Principles of Leadership
This course helps students recognize, develop, and refine the
personal characteristics necessary to be an effective leader.
This course is designed to acquaint students with the various
aspects of incorporation including, but not limited to definition,
purpose of incorporation, types of incorporation, advantages
and disadvantages, how to incorporate, Board structure, fiduciary
duties of the Board, by-laws, and recording of corporate minutes.
501 (C) (3) Status
This course is designed to acquaint students with what it means
to have 501 designation. Students examine the various types
of 501 organizations, the advantages & disadvantages, how
to prepare your organization to meet 501 standards, and filing
for 501 status.
for Churches and Religious Organizations
Students learn what it means to have tax exempt status, how the
tax exempt status may be jeopardized, how unrelated business
affects the tax status, employment tax, special rules for compensation
of ministers, payment of employee business expenses, recording
requirements, filing requirements, charitable contributions,
and special rules limiting IRS authority to audit churches.
Fundraising and Grant Writing
This course empowers Non-Profit Organizations in building a biblical
community. “God’s work done God’s way to
produce God’s results and you will never lack God’s
Students will learn on the software system that the church they
are working for is using. They will be trained through
that church or Christian organization.