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Mission Training

The Karios Course at Belfast Bible College 

Belfast Bible College partners with Simply Mobilising UK to offer this internationally recognised Kairos course (available in 20 languages and 60 countries) as part of their evening class programme. It covers a range of topics including the biblical basis for mission, the history of Christian mission, current challenges and appropriate strategies. There is set reading each week from the Kairos Reader (a copy is included in the price of the course) and the course includes teaching, discussion, activities, devotions and time for prayer.

This is a 9 week course running every Tuesday night from 17th September 2019 – 19th November, 7.00pm to 9.30pm. The cost is £120.


Called to....Stay and Send at Belfast Bible College

Are you from a church that is currently sending missionaries to serve God overseas? Does your church want to think about how to raise up missionaries and send them out in the future? This course will look at the vital role of the local church – and especially its leadership - in the setting apart, sending out and support of church members for medium to long-term mission overseas. This practical course will draw on biblical models and experiences from life in congregational leadership and service overseas.

This is a 3 week course running every Tuesday night from 26th November 2019 – 10th December, 7.00pm to 9.15pm. The cost is £40


Friendship First

The Friendship First Course is an interactive, non-specialist course that equips Christians with vision, confidence, skills and resources to make friends with Muslim people and to share their greatest gift of love which is Jesus Christ himself. This is not just a job for ‘specialists’, but for the whole church.

This six session course is for believing Christians from all walks of life. It aims to give them:

  • A positive attitude towards their Muslim neighbours in Britain
  • Relevant Knowledge about Islam and Muslim Cultures
  • Sufficient skills to make a start in personal friendship and witness

It can be used in home groups in local churches, Christian Unions in universities, or larger seminar settings.


Discipleship Training School (DTS)

A DTS is six months of personally experiencing God and living the adventure of taking His message to the nations. It's an intense, full-time program consisting of two parts - lecture phase and outreach phase. 

The main qualification for studying in a DTS is that you have a relationship with God, want to grow in Him and want to help other people get to know Him. The other qualification is that you are at least 18 years old and/or have completed High School.


Forge Ireland

The Forge Pioneer Course is a leadership training and mentoring programme for those who sense that God might be leading them into creating new expressions of church. Through a combination of teaching weekends, practical placements, mentoring and assignments, the course is intended to prepare people to launch into what God is calling them to do.

The purpose of the pioeering course is to validate the pioneering spirit, creating a beachhead for making Kingdom ground and championing a voice for change in church as we know it.

The pioneer course explores the questions raised by church, culture & Kingdom as well as fostering relationships between like-minded, Kingdom-seeking trail-blazers and connects them with others on the same journey.



EnVision is 4-session group study resource for churches, and other Christian organisations, that uses video, discussion, online materials, personal reflection and optional activities to help people understand more about God’s mission. The sessions are facilitated by a designated member of your group.

EnVision is for Christians who want to know more about mission and how to relate to different cultures. The 4 sessions cover:

  • What is mission?
  • What is culture?
  • What is cross-cultural mission?
  • What are the next steps?

You can find out more information here. If you would like to get a group together to take EnVision, please ask your church or organisation to register by contacting: envision@allnations.ac.uk


Sharpening Your Interpersonal Skills (SYIS)

One of the significant challenges we face on a day-to-day basis is working with others, often from different cultures and with different personalities. 

SYIS is designed to provide Christian workers and Christ followers everywhere with the essential biblical knowledge, attitudes and skills for relating well with co-workers, family members, friends and those from other cultures.

This training can be delivered either:

  • Through a week long on-site workshop
  • Through a more flexible weekend encounter tailored to meet the specific needs of a congregation
  • Online

SYIS Online is ideal for any Christ follower who wishes to truly become more loving and effective in their relationships with others. It is highly interactive and participants work and practice together in pairs, small groups, and as a whole group. The best methods of adult education are utilised so that maximum learning takes place.

Click here to learn more about SYIS.