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E4:12 Training

Learn how to share the hope of the gospel with those who need it most.

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What’s in a Name?

Why the name E4:12?

You may be wondering, “Why the name E4:12?” The vision of E4:12 as part of the counselling ministry comes from Ephesians 4:12: “to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ”. We know from this passage that growth in the body of Christ happens when the members of the Body of Christ work together to build each other up. We want to come alongside pastors and church leaders to help equip their members for works of service in the church.

E4:12 Training

Biblical counselling training online

The E4:12 Training courses are run in collaboration with CCEF’s School of Biblical Counseling. Insight is coordinating groups of 5 or more students who are interested in pursuing biblical counselling training. This local cohort of students will not only enjoy the flexibility of online lectures, but also be give n opportunities to connect with each other online and in person, together with their Online Instructor. Groups rates are offered at a fraction of CCEF’s standard fee for groups of international students.

So, you or other people in your church can receive Christ-centered biblical training that will better equip you and/or them to walk alongside others in the local church and the community- and they can do so not simply on their own, or with a cohort of students from around the world, but with other like-minded Christians in your own backyard.

“This training is not only for someone wanting to pursue a career in biblical counselling, but also to equip pastoral staff, lay leaders and other members to better serve God’s people- while growing in grace themselves!”

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At present, there are two counseling certificates offered:

Formation Certificate

2 Courses

  • Dynamics of Biblical Change
  • Helping Relationships

Essentials of Biblical Counselling Certificate

4 Courses

  • Applied Theology of the Person
  • Counseling in the Local Church
  • Scripture for Life & Ministry
  • Everyday Problems in Counseling

Training Course Costs

(Certificate eligible or audit)

CCEF Standard Fee

InBC Group Rate

$750 USD

$125 USD*

* minimum 5 students per course required to receive group rate.

Interested in Group Rates?

If you are interested in signing up for courses with our InBC Groups, please follow the link to fill out an interest form.

Courses offered January Term and June Term:

  • Helping Relationships
  • Counseling in the Local Church
  • Scripture for Life & Ministry

Insight Registration is open October 16 – November 23

Courses offered March Term and September Term:

  • Dynamics of Biblical Change
  • Applied Theology of the Person
  • Everyday Problems in Counseling

Insight Registration is open January 10 – February 10

Training Information

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Interested in an Internship?

The internship program is available to college, university, and seminary students who need to fulfill practicum requirements for their programs

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