We believe that the proclamation of God’s word is the most important task of the Church. This means it matters very much how his people are trained to preach his Word. Training must be hands-on and skill-based. It must work on the soul of the preacher, not just on the mind. And it must be for the glory of God’s name and the good of Christ’s body.
The Chicago Course on Preaching seeks to provide the best practical training in Bible handling.
The Chicago Course is a residential training program for men and women in ministry looking to deepen their skills and convictions in expositional preaching and teaching and those who are considering whether ministry is for them. It can be taken over one year (full time, September to June), two years (part time), or three years (modular, 11 weeks per year).
There are four steps in the application process:
Many will be answered on the Frequently Asked Questions page.