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The Centerpoint School of Ministry curriculum is designed to equip students to serve in or start a ministry - or a business with Kingdom values. Our courses offer 32 weeks of full time study. Your experience at CPSOM will teach you everything from financial planning to brand development, media management, how to build successful teams, and how to pioneer new initiatives. These tools will be taught alongside biblical foundations, practical ministry how - to’s, and how to flow in the Holy Spirit.


All of our teachers are experts in their field and have seen success in a wide range of industries. We are working to make sure that the return on your investment is as high as possible. The Centerpoint School of Ministry will give you the practical skills you need to thrive in ministry or wherever God calls you. You will find the atmosphere at our School of Ministry to be full of faith and Christian community and while offering an education that will give you a solid foundation.


Full time students select 18 courses to attend throughout the year. Our year is broken down into four quarters (eight weeks each) with on ramps starting in the fall and in the spring.

FILLED TO FLOW - Pastor John Hansen

CP1288

How do you get activated in the gifts and fullness of the Holy Spirit? Lead Pastor John teaches from his book, Filled to Flow. Learn how to encounter the power of God through experience in the presence of the Holy Spirit.

PASTORING - CP Pastors

P4900

Learn how to lead from the pastoral heart, gaining practical tools such as shepherding, dynamics, pastoral leadership, and personal character development. Learn the in’s and out’s of wedding dynamics, how to officiate a funeral, baby dedications, baptisms, communion, offerings and more.

FOUNDATIONS OF FREEDOM - Pastor Ann Hansen

P1033

This course is designed to train you to become a facilitator for people to find freedom and inner healing at the deepest levels. It covers healing for deep wounds, spiritual darkness, distortions about God, or internal hang-ups that hold us back from the fullness that God has planned.

LEADERSHIP TECHNIQUES - Darryl Daniels

CP1088

Study a variety of leadership techniques from the world’s best CEOs and missional organizations. Learn the power of self-reflection, planning techniques, time management, testing and measuring, and recording successes.

CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE & SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY - Pastor Allen Diaz

CP1044

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the major doctrines of the Bible, putting them in the context of systematic theology. The approach helps students differentiate between doctrines to die for, doctrines to defend, doctrines to discuss, and doctrines to dismiss.

HERMENEUTICS (How to Study the Bible) - Pastor Glen Prior

CP1055

This course provides a strong, scholarly foundation and framework for Christian belief and practice through the academic study. Students will study Scriptures, biblical background and history, ancient and modern interpretations of the Bible, and scriptural applications in contemporary life.

We're focused on equipping you with the tools you'll need to be successful in life

PREACHING - Pastor John Hansen

CP1028

This course focuses on the principles of Christian preaching. The course emphasizes Biblical exposition and deals with practical matters such as the preparation of sermons, the sources of materials, the construction of sermon components, the variety of sermon types, and the delivery of sermons..

DESIGN MANAGEMENT - Andrea Van Soest

CP1062

This course focuses on the importance of a well designed worship space. We will look at the history of church architecture, bible contexts, and the effects that design has on the consumer from a psychological perspective. You’ll learn how to communicate your story through design.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND KINGDOM RESOURCE PLANNING - CP Financial Team

CP1022

This practical course focuses on successful financial management, incorporating the legal issues with setting up a ministry including cashbook management, how to raise finance and the system development needed to facilitate financial growth.

BUILDING TEAMS AND CULTURE - Pastor Stuart Macklin

CP1011

A study of change management styles over the ages. Why is change management important in successful ministry development? How do you build a ministry that adopts successful change management techniques?

LIVING WHOLE - Tracy Serpa

CP1049

Our living whole class will focus on God's original design for healthy human living. We will identify a theology sound metrics for heaing and health, with the goal of launching students into their God-given calling and purpose and ministering from wholeness.

SUCCESSFUL MINISTRY AND EVENT MANAGEMENT- Pastor Heather Sanford

CP1038

What type of mindset does it take to create something extraordinary? Learn practical resource management tools to hire the right people, form core beliefs, and line up your thinking with what God says.

The school is designed to equip future leaders

WORSHIP LEADERSHIP - Pastor Donovan Smith

CP1096

Learn from the best teachers and worship leaders. Be equipped and inspired to expand your creativity, and take your creative gift to the next level.

MINISTRY DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUES - Pastor Kim Seebach

CP1021

Students develop a ministry project from their own cultural text. Students will be assessed on their leadership, church structures, and community needs. They will learn to develop strategies for more effective missional ministry implementation.

MINISTRY TOOLS FOR SUCCESS - Pastor Gary Enniss

CP1084

Learn techniques that will help you process life from the valley floor to the mountaintop. From developing your weekly schedule, gaining wisdom, protecting against burn out, guarding your heart, while being filled with the love of Christ daily.

INTENTIONAL MISSIONALITY - Don Rogers

CP1099

What passion has God placed inside you? Don Rogers, founder of Empowering Lives International, has seen an incredible move of God across Africa. Discover how to cast a vision, connect with the needs of the local people, and empower them to make a difference in their community.

Learn how to pioneer new initiatives

MEDIA MANAGEMENT - Dan Coronado

CP1078

Study the changing dynamics of social media, web development, and SEO. Learn different techniques to grow a platform that is professional and original in its design. Including an introduction to cinematography, audio, editing, and successful marketing campaigns.

RELATIONSHIP DYNAMICS - Pastor Christina Andriese

CP1048

What is relationship? Why is it so important to God? How do you build relationships? Study the book of Romans, as we are adopted into the family of God. Students will learn what it means to be a part of the family of God, and how we remain relevant in building relationship locally and internationally.

STORYTELLING PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE - Pastor Season Bowers

CP1018

Study the nature of storytelling through the ages. What are the keys to successful storytelling? Why is it so important? what are the changing mediums in which stories are told? What is the future of how stories will be told?