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Get ready for an immersive online experience that increases your understanding of apostolic teachings and cultivates your leadership acumen!

Course 1: 

History & Literature of Ancient Israel

This course provides an introduction to and overview of the history and literature of the Old Testament. Students will be introduced to basic resources and methodologies for study. Relationship and significance of the Old Testament to the New Testament and the church will be emphasized.

Course Introduction

Leadership Essentials & Apostolic Principles

Course 2: 

History and Literature of the Early Christians:

This course provides a study of the background, principles, and teachings of the New Testament as they relate to a biblical worldview and the development of the early church.

Course Introduction

Course 3: 

Theological Foundations & Worldview

This course addresses God’s plan and purpose for human history and explores the unfolding biblical movement and sequence of this revelation by examining each progressive epochal shift and covenant. Students also gain a deeper understanding of a biblical worldview, how it differs from other worldviews, and how it answers the basic questions of life.

Course Introduction

Course 4: 


This course provides an overview of the historical and doctrinal development of the Pentecostal movement from 1901 to the present. Students explore the unique connection between this emergence and the first century New Testament Church. Special emphasis is given to the apostolic movement and the progression of growth, traditions, and distinctives. Students should have a grasp of major events and organizational issues over the last century.

Course 5: 

Leadership Formation:

In this course, students examine spiritual formation as an initial and ongoing foundation for  the development of their leadership capacity.  Students discover their strengths and explore God's calling in their life. Concepts include spiritual disciplines, spiritual authority, types of leadership and passions for leadership.

Course Introduction

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The challenge that inspired the movement

During the summer of 2018 Dr. Nathaniel Wilson challenged students to go deeper in the things of God and to symbolize their commitment by taking the #wilsonleapchallenge. Check out the video that inspired the movement!

Dr. Wilson takes the LEAP

The LEAP certificate expands students’ knowledge of apostolic principles and empowers them to cultivate their leadership acumen. The program consists of five 3-unit courses for a total of 15 units. 

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Application Deadline is March 8, 2020

The LEAP Certificate is a college-level program. Students should expect to spend 15-17 hours per week studying to do well in the program.


At the completion of the program students can expect to receive:

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Invitation to annual graduation ceremony in Elk Grove, CA
  • 15 units of college credit (25% of an associate's degree). See brochure for details. 
  • *$40 application fee


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