Totally Free Resources for Christian Ministry!
Are you looking for resources to help train Christian workers for ministry? TIM offers an entire curriculum of workbook-type study courses, including leader’s guides, to equip committed Christians for more effective ministry. And best of all, they are all free. Yes, that’s right. All courses on this site are entirely FREE! TIM courses use a “head, heart, and hands” learning methodology. This means that each course provides: 1) strong academic content; 2) personal application; and 3) ministry service suggestions.
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Design Your Equipping Ministry is the "how to" manual to help you prepare for and implement your equipping ministry.
Your Ministry of Prayer studies prayer in Scripture, and will help learners become involved in a significant ministry of prayer.
Outreach as a Life-style will train lay people to develop friendships with people which will lead to sharing Christ with them.
Your Ministry at Home provides many practical principles in how to establish and maintain a truly Christian home.
Touching Tomorrow by Teaching Children is a superb tool to train more workers to serve in the exciting ministry of teaching children.
Christianity in the Workplace relates faith to practical and ethical issues on the job. Its focus is how to be like Christ in the work world.
Contending for the Faith is a course on Christian apologetics, which will equip learners to defend and share their faith, especially among intellectual unbelievers.
New Testament Survey is a 12 lesson survey of the New Testament, which includes basic outlines of each book, background information for each book, and questions for individual study or to lead group Bible studies.
How to Study the Bible will give students an in-depth exposure to the inductive method of Bible study and help them develop their own outlines for leading Bible studies.
Equipping for Leadership will train for more effective leadership in church ministry.
Christianity 101 is designed to disciple new Christians, either in small groups, or one-to-one. It is also an equipping tool to enable others to become involved in a ministry of one-to-one discipleship
Panorama of the Bible features easy-to-remember visuals for each of the 12 Bible periods. Learners will thrill as they learn and remember the big picture of the Bible’s content and message.
Truth That Transforms will provide learners with a solid foundation in the major doctrines of Scripture, with an emphasis on practical applications.
Panorama of Christian History provides a “big picture” view of the Church from the 1st through the 20th century. It also emphasizes practical lessons we can apply to our own ministry.
Welcome to Your Ministry teaches the important truth that God has called and gifted all believers for ministry and challenges them to get involved in some basic ministries in the church.
Discover Your Spiritual Gifts will provide believers with a better understanding of which spiritual gifts they may have, and how to use their gifts in service for Christ.
Learning to Serve: Jesus as Role Model teaches the servant life-style of Jesus in many ministry related contexts, and helps learners put this into practice in their ministry.
TIM courses call for about an hour’s personal study for each lesson. Along with this personal study, there should be a weekly discussion with others who are also taking the course. This group study should be led by a qualified leader, who has studied both the lesson for the week, and the material in the Leader’s Guide.