Church Development Online Courses

About Personal & Ministry Development Online Courses

The Personal and Ministry Development division at International School of the Word has many practical online courses to enrich your personal life and your ministry praxis skills. Whether you want to learn how to write and publish your own book, refresh your English writing skills, work on your marriage, hear an encouraging word, study church development, or build great church structure into your ministry, this division is for you!

Our certificate structure allows students to take courses at their leisure and at an affordable cost. To earn a Certificate in Ministerial Studies, you will need to take 8 courses from our Personal & Ministry Development online courses, 2 electives from the Theology Division, and the Old and New Testament Survey courses. To learn more about earning an ISOW Certificate, visit

ISOW is a school of ministry that continues to develop and teach relevant curriculum to equip students around the world. Whether you choose to take one course or many, ISOW is here to help you succeed in understanding the Bible. Studying online allows you the flexibility to learn from home or from anywhere with internet access. You can earn a Certificate in Ministerial Studies for a fraction of the cost of even one course at a brick and mortar institution. With immediate online access and start-up costs beginning at as little as $45, there is nothing to hold you back from pursuing your dreams of a biblical education. Register today and begin your course immediately. To start the process, simply choose your first course and follow the prompts to check out. You may also watch the navigational videos at We look forward to having you as an ISOW student. If you need further assistance in getting started, please call 423-250-5001, M-F, 9am to 5pm.