Are you a pastor who has benefitted from the Simeon Trust’s Workshops or Online Courses for years? Would you love to dedicate three weeks to study the Bible and sharpen your preaching skills, advancing on what you have already gained from your training with us? The Chicago Course Intensives are for you. Twice a year, in January and July, we gather 12 pastors to train in Chicago. The goal is simple, make progress in preaching by working with other experienced pastors under the guidance of competent instructors.
- Each week we focus on a different biblical genre:
- Summer Intensive – Epistles, Wisdom, and Prophets
- Winter Intensive – Apocalyptic, OT History, and Gospels
- Each week includes instruction on genre principles, one hour of a Portrait of Preaching, and two hours on Persuasion
- Students complete 24 worksheets and preach 3 sermons in their Practice Group over the course of the three weeks
- The intensive tuition cost is $600.00 (room and board is to be arranged by the student)
Location: The Intensives are strategically located on the South Side of Chicago in the historic neighborhood of Hyde Park at 57th and Blackstone.
- Be a pastor in a local church
- Have attended at least three Workshops on Biblical Exposition or taken all six online Genre Courses
For more information on the intensives:
- Summer Intensive – July 2021 (sold out)
- Winter Intensive – January 3-21, 2022 (details coming soon)
- Summer Intensive – July 8-29, 2022 (details coming soon)
To apply for any intensive fill out the online application.