The Empower Program includes three courses: EMPOWERone, EMPOWERengage, and EMPOWERproclaim. EMPOWERone is the first course that all women take. It is the ministry certificate program.
Below are the required classes for the EMPOWERone course.


Sept. 16

Old Testament Survey

Professor: Dr. Linda Warren    

Students will gain sweeping perspective of the entire Old Testament and its redemptive purpose in the Bible.

Cultivating a Listening Ear

Professor: Dr. Wanda Walborn

Students will learn the importance of cultivating a listening ear with God and how to use a simple prayer model when praying for others.

Oct. 21

Dealing with Grief and Anxiety

Professor: Mrs. Lisa Plunket

Students will learn strategies of dealing with grief and anxiety in their lives.

Role of the Holy Spirit

Professor: Dr. Ron Walborn

Students will develop a theology of the Holy Spirit throughout Scripture.


Nov. 18

Understanding Your Calling

Professor: Dr. Martin Sanders

Students will provide a concise portrait of their lives, identifying future goals to articulate God’s calling.

Dealing with Conflict

Professor: Mrs. Michelle Park

Students will learn how to stop a pain cycle and enter into a peace cycle in relationships. They will learn how to determine how and when to say no in life so that that they can focus on their, “Yes!”.


Weekend Virtual Retreat
Friday, January 19th
5 pm – 9 pm EST

Saturday, January 20th
10 am – 8 pm EST


Feb. 17

New Testament Survey

Professor: Dr. Amy Davis Abdallah

Students will gain sweeping perspective of the entire New Testament and its redemptive purpose in the Bible.

Prayer and Intercession

Professor: Dr. Mike Plunket

Students will distinguish the role of prayer and intercession in one’s personal life and ministry.

March 16

Theology of the Kingdom

Professor: Dr. Rob Reimer

Students will develop a deeper understanding of the rule and reign of God throughout Scripture.

Identifying & Healing Family Wounds

Professor: Rev. Sandy Kang

Students will cover the identification and healing from family wounds and how to maintain your own soul care as a leader.

April 20

Community & Mission of the Church

Professor: Dr. Ingrid Davis

Students will be able to explain God’s heart to reconcile mankind to Himself.

Spiritual Gifts

Professor: Rev. Dr. Charles Galbreath

Students will be able to define spiritual gifts, recognize their own gifts and explain their importance in the body of Christ.

May 18

Celebration Service