This course equips aspiring Chaplains with the biblical, practical, and theoretical knowledge necessary to serve effectively across various ministry contexts. It employs time-tested and historically proven methods, creatively designed to inform, guide, influence, and equip participants. The program aims to empower Chaplains to deliver holistic wellness and support to those in need, drawing from biblically-based ministry practices.

Our Chaplains:

Chaplains provide a vital ministry of presence to those in need, serving in a variety of contexts including, but not limited to:

  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Prisons
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Fire Departments
  • Military Settings
  • Sports Teams
  • Community Missions and Events
  • House Blessings
  • Funerals
  • Family Ceremonies
  • Building Dedications
  • Street Ministry

These diverse environments allow chaplains to offer support and guidance across multiple sectors of society.

Our Value Proposition:

Given the diverse ministry opportunities today, we value the training, equipping, and certifying of church and community-based
leaders so that they actively engage in marketplace ministries and activities.

Program Goals:

Our comprehensive program is designed to equip candidates with a deep understanding and practical skills grounded in Bible-based teachings, preparing them for effective chaplaincy and leadership in diverse settings. Our goals include:

    • Providing practical Bible-based knowledge and skills.

    • Developing moral thinking grounded in biblical teachings.

    • Understanding the dynamics of organizations through a biblical lens.

    • Cultivating competencies in servant leadership and authority, informed by biblical principles.

    • Enhancing contextual chaplaincy skills to meet the specific needs of various environments.

    • Exploring the connection between Mission and Chaplaincy, emphasizing the ministry of presence.

    • Building capabilities in religious diversity and dialogue to foster understanding and cooperation across different faiths.

Our Core Values:

    • God-fearing – revering for God is our foundation.

    • Love – displaying Christ’s unconditional love to all people.

    • Justice – standing up for what is right.

    • Honesty – being transparent in our dealings.

    • Courage – being bold socially, morally, emotionally, and spiritually.

    • Excellence – being extremely good at what we do.

    • Accountability– taking full responsibility for our actions

Our Operational Culture:

Pursuant of our objective to foster holistic and
responsive wellness approaches to people in need, we shall endeavor to:

    • Uphold the highest moral principles

    • Pursue the best business ethics and practices

    • Adhere to the best professional standards

    • Create welcoming and professional environments in dealing with all people

    • Adopt Bible-based coherent strategic approach to our core business of ministering to people

    • Network and collaborate with others like-mind to share resources and encourage one another

Requirements for Graduation / Certification:

    1. Previous Theological Training required
    2. Complete all the courses (modules)
    3. Complete the practicum/internship component of the program
    4. Write a reflection paper after visiting two ministry contexts and a Funeral Home in your community.

Program Instructors:

    • Professor William Kimando
    • Professor Nattalee Solomon-James
    • Dr. Leolene Harris
    • Dr. Ruby Jordan
    • Dr. Jane Kimando