Training In Ministry Opportunities at Rosedale Bible College

Training in Ministry is a practical, accessible, innovative, and accredited distance learning program offered online by Rosedale Bible College

Preparing Kingdom Workers in their home context-spiritually, academically, and personally. 

Launching Fall 2021

Bible and Theology Formation Track

The Training in Ministry program offers students an opportunity to begin their educational journey through a short-term, non-degree program that can be personalized to meet a wide range of goals.

Students can pursue all five academic tracks, or they can pick and chose tracks to create their own personalized learning journey.

Our program accommodates students who study to further their role in a specific church or parachurch ministry, and those who study for personal formation. We look forward to hearing about your goals. Begin your learning journey and apply today!

Launching 2022

Leadership and Ministry Formation Track
Church Multiplication Track

See the brochure below, which outlines all the learning tracks.

Training in Ministry, or TiM, developed through a collaboration of Rosedale Bible College,
CMC, and LMC. The program includes a total of 16 courses organized in five tracks.
Each 10-week course earns three credits.
LMC students are eligible for scholarships (see under resource tab).,
If you are interested in this program, please contact
Brinton Rutherford at LMC (

 Visit Rosedale Bible College for more information

Syllabi and Instructor Biographies can be found on:  

Fall Courses

  • Congregational Counseling with Shawn Otto 
  • Discipling Others with Troy Landis
  • Biblical Interpretation and Study with Leon Zimmerman

Winter Courses

  • Bible Survey with Rueben Sairs
  • Congregational Care with Preston Yoder
  • Leader Care with Mark Miller

 Spring Courses

  • Spiritual Formation with Jay Conn
  • Anabaptist History and Theology with Joe Showalter
  • Congregational Gift Development with Jon Risner

 August Courses

  • God’s Mission & Church [Annual Formation Retreat] with Various Instructors (On Campus)

 Coming 2023

  • Church Administration with TBA
  • Leading Church with TBA
  • Public Ministry Skills with TBA
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