Leader Training Workshops

From 3-hour basic leadership workshops to advanced development, there is something for everyone. Precept Leader Training will help you to make an eternal impact in your community as you lead others to discover God’s Word and raise up new leaders.

We also offer Skills Workshops to equip you with study skills to know God deeply by knowing and understanding His Word. If you have any questions or want to know more about bringing a workshop to you, email our Training department at training@preceptministries.ca.

40-Min Leadership Training (3 hrs)

This training workshop is designed to identify and equip existing and future Bible Study Leaders who will disciple others in using Precept 40-Min Bible Studies in their church, home or workplace, in a group or one-on-one.

Even if you have had no experience leading a class, or discipling one-on-one, or if you’re new to the Precept Bible Study Method, this workshop is suitable for you to learn this proven method by using the 40-Minute Bible Studies.

By the end of this workshop, you will feel renewed, trained, and ready to join a group or begin making disciples using an inductive Bible Study with confidence!

One of these 40-Minute Studies listed below will be used in the Training Workshop:

 

Rediscovering Discipleship (2 Sessions)

Rediscover what a true disciple of Christ looks like and learn how to disciple others, one-on-one or in a small group. Over two sessions, learn basic Bible study skills that will help you slow down and meditate upon God’s Word, verse-by-verse, chapter-by-chapter. 

With the assistance of the 40-Minute and New Inductive Study Series (NISS) Bible studies, you will learn how to investigate the text for key words, themes and determine the context and learn how to ask questions of the text to unearth treasures that God has for those who diligently seek Him. Leave knowing that you can disciple one or more people using the 40-Minute Studies or the New Inductive Study Series (NISS).

This workshop will use these two books: 

This workshop is split into two 3-hour sessions either in one day or over two days. 

 

How to Lead Precept Upon Precept (3 days)

Do you want to lead effective Bible study discussions? Stop wondering if you are an effective leader. Take a front-row seat to lives being changed through God’s Word.
 

Are you ready to make disciples and empower your community? You can understand your calling to ministry and take the guesswork out of leadership using the powerful tool of Precept’s Inductive Bible Study Method—a unique method that is changing lives and helping people grow in their relationship with God through His Word.

 

During this 3-day workshop you will:
  • Participate in two online discussions led by our Precept Training Team.
  • Learn to effectively use Leader Guides to lead fruitful discussions.
  • Have the opportunity to lead a full PUP discussion in an online setting.
  • Be assessed and coached by our Precept Training Team in an online setting.
Pre-requisites:
  • Have attended one or more Precept Upon Precept studies.
  • Agree and Sign Precept’s doctrinal statement and Terms of Leadership. This affirms that we are aligned theologically.
Fees: There is a $50.00 non-refundable deposit for this training to secure your spot. After completing the training, this will be credited to you to shop on our website to contribute to purchasing your first studies. You will also need to purchase your study material which is the Mark Precept Upon Precept workbook.
 
Preparation: In order to fully participate in this training, you will need to complete the entire 9-week Mark Precept Upon Precept study. Each lesson takes approximately 5 hours, so this workshop will require about 45 hours of preparation. 

Planning & Leading Precept Upon Precept Discussions (2 days)

In this 2-Day Training Workshop the participant will learn to effectively use the Precept Upon Precept workbook and Leader Guide to plan fruitful discussions.

Study and discuss:

  • Old Testament history lesson from 1 Samuel.
  • Old Testament prophecy lesson from Daniel Part 2.
  • New Testament overview lesson from 2 Thessalonians.
  • Study New Testament topical lesson from Philippians.

Learn leadership skills:

  • To draw truth from your students.
  • To help them apply truths from each lesson.
  • To show your students how to do their lesson.

    Pre-requisites: Students must be a qualified Precept Upon Precept leader and have led a minimum of two Precept Upon Precept studies prior to attending the training.

    Fees: We are excited to offer this training workshop to you for FREE, with no more administration fees!

    Preparation: Students must complete all four Precept Upon Precept lessons (sent to registrants prior to workshop). Each lesson takes approximately 5 hours, so this workshop will require about 20 hours of preparation.

    Leadership Skills Development (3 days)

    Are you getting the most out of your weekly class discussions? Have you ever asked yourself, “How can I become a better discussion leader?” Look no further than the Leadership Skills Development workshop to further equip you in your class discussions.

    This 3-day workshop using Philippians provides experienced Precept upon Precept leaders with a way to evaluate and hone their leadership skills.

     

    During this 3-day workshop you will:
    • Participate in a discussion of Philippians with other Precept Leaders.
    • Participate in two modeled effective discussions by Precept Trainers.
    • Learn how to get the most out of your discussion time by learning how to ask good questions.
    • Learn to develop a Precept Upon Precept lesson with/without the Precept Leader Guide.
    • Learn how to raise up new leaders within your group.
    • Teach a lesson and be coached by a trainer in learning new skills.
    Pre-requisites:
    • Have attended “How to Lead Precept Upon Precept” or both “Precept Leader Training” and “Advanced Leader Training.”
    • Must be currently teaching a PUP course or have taught one or more PUP studies in the past.
    Fees: Participants will just need to purchase a Philippians PUP study.
     
    Preparation: In order to fully participate in this training, you will need to complete the entire 9-week Philippians Precept Upon Precept study. Each lesson takes approximately 5 hours, so this workshop will require about 45 hours of preparation. The link to purchase this study will be included in your confirmation email. The link to access the course will be emailed prior to the workshop.

    Precept Leader Refresher (3 days)

    This workshop is for those who desire to gain a deeper understanding of how to lead effective class discussions both with and without the aid of the Leader Guide.

    Using the Precept Upon Precept Study of Ezra & Haggai you will learn:

    • Effective discussion preparation with and without the aid of the leader guide.
    • How to plan fruitful and effective class discussions for maximum student participation and application.
    • Learn strategies for dealing with various situations that come up in class (difficult questions, etc.).

    Pre-requisites: Students must have led at least one Precept Upon Precept study in a class discussion setting. 

    Fees: Participants will just need to purchase an Ezra & Haggai PUP study.

     
    Preparation: In order to fully participate in this training, you will need to complete the entire 5-week Ezra & Haggai Precept Upon Precept study. Each lesson takes approximately 5 hours, so this workshop will require about 25 hours of preparation. The link to purchase this study will be included in your confirmation email. The link to access the course will be emailed prior to the workshop.

    To become a Precept Trainer comes with many years of experience leading Precept Upon Precept studies. Contact us to find out more!

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