You don’t have to buy a plane ticket to fulfill the Great Commission. People from “every nation, tribe, people, and tongue” are waiting to hear the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ – and they live in YOUR community, in YOUR neighborhood. Be prepared to be the one to bring the Good News to them!
Make disciples - in your own neighborhood
AT GLOBAL IMPACT ACADEMY
— A training center for the mission-minded —
Community Outreach & Local Evangelism/Discipleship Program
We can design training of any length that you or your group might need to prepare and equip you to be effective in evangelism and making disciples among the people who live in your community. Our flexible courses can be designed to strengthen your understanding of the Bible and theology and increase your cross-cultural skills. Our vision is to help you reach across diverse cultures and worldviews to share the gospel with ALL communities – beginning with the one across the street.
Build theological and cross-cultural ministry skills
- Old & New Testament
- Intercultural Communication
- City Evangelism
- Children & Youth Ministry
- Church Planting
- Anthropology and the Gospel
- World Religions
- Apologetics: Islam
- …and more!
A flexible, foundational program to prepare you for local ministry
Evening class times
With classes two nights a week, you can learn in-depth while working around your schedule.
Missions research library
Our library is home to over 500 books dedicated solely to missions training and history.
Take advantage of volunteering opportunities on Emmaus Farm, part of our 150-acre property at Liebenzell USA.
In the final term of your program, you’ll have the option to complete a 6-12 week cross-cultural field internship in the U.S. or abroad.
Learn from Bible professors, missionaries, and experts in their field
Rev. Steve Stinnette
Missionary to Micronesia for 42 years, with a focus on missions mobilization
Rev. Adam Jacobs
Teaching pastor at Emmanuel Bible Chapel with a heart for local church ministry
Voltaire Cacal, CGS
Instructor at Dallas Theological Seminary, Voltaire has heart for intercultural studies
- Classes typically meet for three 2-hour sessions
- Class times are Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm
- See Academic Calendar for complete class schedule
- Follow along with our full program, designed to cover all theological and cross-cultural ministry themes and methods — see program overview
- Each term lasts two months
- Terms build on previously taught material
Get ready to share the gospel, in any context
Ready to take the next step on your journey in evangelism and ministry? Find out how to register and connect with a missions coach: