Small Group Leader Training


Dive Deeper in Scripture

Be better prepared to serve the church and fulfill the Great Commission. 

Cultivate a Love for God and Others

Learn biblical content in an accessible and affordable format that will shape you how you teach God's Word. 

Make Disciples 

Implement a strategy to theologically train and  disciple members of your small group. 

The purpose of this certificate is to serve churches in their mission to make disciples. Small group leaders and volunteers will grow in their knowledge of the Bible, theology, and biblical interpretation by completing four foundational courses.

Foundational Training for Small Group Leaders

Each course is taught by SEBTS faculty and consists of twelve, 20-minute lectures that can be viewed independently or in a group. 

Teaching for Transformation

Learn how to love God's Word and teach it effectively.

Old Testament Overview

Grow in your love for the Old Testament by studying how God reveals both himself and his plan to save his people.

New Testament Overview

Grow in your understanding of the New Testament and how it fits into the grand narrative of Scripture. 

Christian Doctrine

Develop a deeper appreciation for the Christian doctrines that shape how we function in the body of Christ.

Full Certificate


New Mini Certificate

  • Includes 4 essential courses
  • Start courses any time; complete at your own pace
  • Foundational for all learning levels

Effective Ministry Training

Seminary-type training to take you deeper into the truths of Scripture so that you will know and love God more faithfully. This program will give you the opportunity to be discipled by our world class faculty so that you can take your ministry to the next level. 

Still Not Sure?

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