5-WEEK PRACTICUM TRAINING

for alumni only


Spend 5 life-changing weeks at the Ellerslie Campus in Colorado!
Gain a fresh spiritual fire in your pursuit of Jesus Christ
Grow deeper in your understanding of Scripture and Gospel-Centered living
Be trained for real world Christian living by Eric and Leslie, Dan, Sandi, Elijah, and Nathan
Choose your focus of study!

THE CURRICULUM:
TWO TIERS OF STUDY

TIER 1: CORE CURRICULUM

(for everyone)

Book Study and Survey of the Bible

Build a foundational understanding of the Bible—on both a macro (Bible Survey) and micro (Book Study) level—that shows the redeeming work of God, in Christ, in both the Old and New Testaments, with the objective to develop a consistent hermeneutic in accordance with John 5:38-39; Hebrews 1 & 4; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; and 2 Peter 1:20-21.

Christian History

Through an exciting exploration and study of Church History, you will be introduced to different practices of Christian devotion, missions, and revival. You will look at what the Church throughout history tried, what worked/what didn’t, and why—as well as how that all relates to the Church today. It could be very true that "those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat its mistakes", and therefore, this class is presented in order to help the serious Christian student avoid those same mistakes and to benefit from the secrets of those who were remarkably successful!

Hermeneutics

Learn the foundational aspects of how to intelligently study the Bible using the tools of 1) observation 2) determining meaning and understanding and 3) how to think about your observations and understandings to make proper application. This will allow you to confidently bear witness to Truth, as well as to have the skills necessary to help others understand the meanings and truths of the Bible. This class will help you understand how to study the Bible for all issues, theology, doctrine, and know how to continue your studies in hermeneutics.

Discernment

Hebrews 5:11-14 directly ties discernment to continuing maturity in the faith. This class will help students learn to make distinctions between good and evil, truth and error, biblical and unbiblical, etc. The students will learn how to think biblically, how to ask questions and come to proper conclusions about truth, and how to apply that truth in thinking, speaking, acting, and decision-making. This class is full of hands-on practice in applying biblical principals of discernment to contemporary Christianity.

CHRISTIAN MINISTRY TRACKS

(choose one)

General Ministry (with various teachers)

For both men and women who believe they are called to ministry or missions and seek to rightly communicate God’s Word. This track focuses on the proper handling of God’s Word, understanding the basics of biblical counseling, and how to effectively lead and serve the Body of Christ.

Preparing for World Mission (with Dan McConnaughey)

Students will look at 3 specific areas of preparation: content, communication, and culture. In other words:

  • - What content does a missionary need to have in order to be effective?
  • - What communication challenges will today’s missionaries face?
  • - How do we engage various cultures by recognizing and responding quickly and correctly to vital cultural issues?

Write a Book and Communicate Biblically (with Nathan Johnson)

Whether you desire to pen your first tome or merely seek to communicate more effectively, this practical Biblical Communications track is hand-crafted for you. Split into two sections—written and verbal communication—you will:

  • - discover how to speak, teach, and/or preach biblically with confidence
  • - learn the process and tools of how to write and publish a book

Through this hands-on practical experience that will instruct, equip, and give you time to practice both speaking and writing, you will focus primarily on the key area of communication you want to develop (i.e.: writing or speaking).

Theology Education, Methods of teaching, & Orphan Ministry (with Elijah Robertson)

Be equipped with foundational tools to communicate and teach Christianly in an educational setting. Built for mission-minded students, this track will utilize a biblically-integrated, redemptive, Christocentric approach towards curriculum and student life. The student teacher will introduce, hone, and apply foundational teaching tools to teach on the mission field. Since teaching on the mission field is often in conjunction with orphan ministry, we will also explore best practice in effective orphan ministry.

Reaching Today’s Young Women (with Leslie Ludy)

Whether you feel called to minister to younger girls in your daily life or desire to start a ministry for today’s young women, this course will prepare you with a Christ-centered foundation. In this class, you will learn the top issues that young women are struggling with in today’s culture and the Biblical answers they need. We will also explore the most effective and Biblically-sound ways to reach the hearts of young women and point them toward a life-changing relationship with Christ. Also, you’ll discover how to use tools such as writing, speaking, and counseling to deepen your impact upon the girls you are ministering to.


NEW! Film Production in Light of the Gospel (with Josh Kinabrew)

In this practical, hands-on class, students will learn the fundamentals of film production and key principles for using film to promote the Gospel. You will have the opportunity to choose a specific emphasis such as costume design, set design, script writing, etc, while also learning all aspects of film production and working alongside our film team on the production of a Bravehearted film project. There will be a class project — producing a Bravehearted Short Film — and an individual project to complete as part of this track, such as writing your own short film using the skills taught in this class. Please note: space in this track will be limited, so if you are interested we recommend securing you spot soon!


PLUS INTERACT & WASH THE FEET OF THE 100 DAY SEMESTER STUDENTS

Have the opportunity to serve and bless the 100 Day semester students as you pray together, worship together, eat together, laugh together, and live together (if you’re staying in the dorms).

DETAILS, DATES & COST

SUMMER SEMESTER

SUMMER BRAVEHEARTED 5 WEEK PRACTICUM TRAINING

June 2 – July 6, 2018

TUITION DETAILS

Note: this program is for Ellerslie & Bravehearted Alumni only. You must have completed one of our programs prior to June 2 to attend this summer advanced training.

INDIVIDUAL
PRICING

OFF-CAMPUS
$4950

ON-CAMPUS (DORMS)
$6495
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FAMILY
PRICING

OFF-CAMPUS
$5950

ON-CAMPUS (DORMS)
$7495
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SEE THE CURRENT CHRISTMAS KICKSTART PRICE AND PURCHASE

Note: during Ellerslie’s 1st Annual Christmas Kickstart (ends December 11), the price for the Bravehearted Practicum increases the more people sign up. The earlier you sign up, the more you save!

The Uber Practical Payment Plan applies to this training! If you have additional questions about the Practicum Training, please email [email protected]