Porterbrook


  • Gospel Change

    Gospel Change

    This course teaches you the dynamics of gospel change. It encourages you to apply the gospel deeply to your own life and to minister the gospel to those around you.

  • Apologetics

    Apologetics

    Learn how to understand objections to the Christian faith and how to answer with the gospel in the context of relationships and everyday life.

  • The Bible in Missional Perspective

    The Bible in Missional Perspective

    The course teaches you how to read the Bible as the story of God’s mission to redeem a people for himself in and through Jesus. It will encourage you to understand both your place and your role in the story among God’s people in the world for the glory of God.

  • Gospel Community

    Gospel Community

    In this course you will learn the key characteristics of life in a gospel community, and how to play your part in forming gospel community where you are.

  • Evangelism

    Evangelism

    Learn how to share the gospel in everyday life with friends and neighbours. It teaches the importance of a church community in evangelism and making the gospel message relevant in everyday life. If our heads and our hearts are full of Jesus, then our conversations about him will flow out naturally.

  • Gospel Living

    Gospel Living

    This course is all about the very heart of the Christian life. Living a gospel centred life rooted and built up in Christ crucified, raised and ascended for us, is the goal and power of the Christian life. Learn to walk in the gospel.

  • Understanding God's Story

    Understanding God's Story

    Learn how to understand passages of scripture in the light of the whole Bible story. This course teaches Christians how to get to the meaning of the text for its first readers and for us today.

  • Keeping It Missional

    Keeping It Missional

    How do you stop the day-to-day running of church life becoming a distraction from mission? This course answers by helping us see how everything from business meetings to marriage preparation can and should help us on the task of saving the lost.

  • Gospel Relationships

    Gospel Relationships

    The gospel transforms all our relationships. It resolves conflict, and gives new purpose to friendships, parenting and marriages.  In this course you will discover how you can be freed to serve and love others with gospel intentionality.

  • Union with Christ

    Union with Christ

    Union with Christ is the centre of the gospel. It’s been called the central doctrine of salvation. This course will teach you how the profound truth of a Christian's union and identity with Christ drives us to mission and joy in him. 

  • Church History in Missional Perspective

    Church History in Missional Perspective

    Church history is all about mission. It’s the story of the Father’s mission to bring peoples, tribes and nations, in every generation to know his son Jesus. Find out how, in every age, God calls his people back to faithful witness to the gospel. 

  • Engaging with Context

    Engaging with Context

    The gospel is the best guide to contextualisation. This course sets out timeless principles from Paul’s letter to the Corinthians before moving into a biblical view of urban, suburban and rural contexts. You will find practical help and exercises to think through how to speak the gospel into your neighbourhood. 

  • Living the Cross and Resurrection

    Living the Cross and Resurrection

    This course teaches you to live life shaped by the death and resurrection of Jesus. He calls us to pick up our cross and follow him. The promise is a life of suffering now and glory later. This course will encourage you to follow Jesus and let his life, death and resurrection shape your life.

  • Bible Truth in Missional Perspective

    Bible Truth in Missional Perspective

    Walk through the Nicene Creed and discover how foundational doctrines of the Christian faith shape mission and ministry in everyday life.

  • Missional Church and Church Planting

    Missional Church and Church Planting

    Find out how the church is central to God’s plan for mission to the world and learn practical ways to make church planting a central strategy for your church.

  • Culture

    Culture

    A biblical understanding of culture equips us to engage popular culture sensitively and creatively. This course equips us to decode culture from a gospel perspective, and helps us to see how every ‘story’ intersects the greatest story ever told.

  • Pastoral Care Part One

    Pastoral Care Part One

    What is pastoral care? Who should do it? How does it relate to secular approaches to care for the flock? What does the Bible say about what it means to be a person and how change happens? This course walks us through answers to these questions.

  • The Holy Spirit

    The Holy Spirit

    Discover the Holy Spirit from a gospel perspective. Learn to discern and enjoy the work of the Holy Spirit in everyday discipleship and mission.

  • Understanding Leadership

    Understanding Leadership

    Leaders should be examples to others of a gospel-centred life. This course helps us recover the gospel heart and goal of leadership. It is for everyone who wants to understand how to support leaders and how to exercise leadership in their own sphere of influence as disciple-makers, small group leaders, parents and church leaders.

  • Christian Imagination

    Christian Imagination

    It's not enough for the church to simply critique culture and cultural artefacts. This course helps us to get proactive about culture creation in the local church.

  • Pastoral Care Part Two

    Pastoral Care Part Two

    Learn how to care for people and speak the gospel into real lives with real issues. This course is a toolbox. Building on Pastoral Care Part One, it gives you a deeper understanding of the human heart and then tackles five key problems many people face. 

  • Bible Teaching in Missional Perspective

    Bible Teaching in Missional Perspective

    All Christians will teach the bible at some point to someone: either to unbelieving friends, contributing to a small group bible study, learning to preach, or teaching children. This course introduces Christians at all teaching levels to key principles and methods for teaching the truth, plainly and relevantly to the heart. 

  • Beyond the Church Plant

    Beyond the Church Plant

    This course takes you to the theological heart of growth and global mission: the person and work of Jesus. Following gospel centred principles, you will learn how to shape your church for growth and forge partnerships for planting and global mission.

  • Evangelism and Social Action

    Evangelism and Social Action

    Social action flows out of a transformed heart. The gospel word produces communities who care for their neighbourhoods. Learn how social action and evangelism belong together without collapsing one into the other.