CBIS offers several one day seminars and or workshops. For more information about seminars that we offer that are not listed below please contact us at and list of available seminars will be emailed to you. If there is particular seminar that you would like to see us offer contact us and let us know. Upon request we can create and develop a custom one day seminars per your request.

How to Help Hurting People

Do you like helping people? Do you often find yourself in situations with people in emotional, personal or relational crisis or transitions? Maybe you are a gifted encourager, caring helper or counselor and desire to be a more effective people helper in your church or organization. “How to Help Hurting People” is a one day seminar designed to provide basic information about christian counseling. This seminar is ideal for those who have a desire to become christian counselors.

Seminar Overview


9:00-10:30 a.m. Why People Need Help (Training Introduction): Overview of Mental Health
issues and crisis situations.

Break 10:30-10:45

10:45-12 (noon) REAL Helping Skills: Learning to: reach with discernment (identify issues),
express empathy, assist and lead hurting people to resources. When to Refer.

Lunch 12-1 p.m.

1-2:15 p.m. Christian Counseling and Confidentiality Pitfalls

2:15-2:30 p.m. Break

2:30-3 p.m. Major Legal and Ethical Guidelines for pastors, church leaders and lay helpers.

3-4:00 p.m.. Role-Plays and Case Scenarios

All those who attend this seminar will receive 6 CEU’s

This seminar will not certify you as a christian counselor. You must enroll in our certified christian counseling program to become a certified christian counselor.

Bringing the Seminary to the Church:

The purpose of “Bringing the Seminary to the Church” is to provide the preacher and or ministry leader with a few basic tools that will aid in the enhancement of the sermon preparation process. For those individuals desiring to gain knowledge from those who have attended a seminary and or bible institute this seminar was created with you in mind. It is our desire that the classes offered in this seminar will help motivate you to take your ministry to the next level by matriculating into a school that will further enhance the development of your ministry. The main objective of Bringing the Seminary to the Church is simple “We Want to Make Good Preaching Better” All seminar classes will be facilitated by a Skilled and Degreed Homiletician.

We bring the experience of the seminary to the church by allowing your church to host a “Bringing the Seminary to the Church” Seminar/Conference. We offer several classes for you to chose from. Some of the classes offered upon request are Effective Bible Study Methods, The Process of Alliteration, How to Get Your Audiences Attention in 30 Seconds, Biblical Exegesis, How to Improve Your Sermon Topics, 7 Keys to Interpret Biblical Text as well a brief overview of Homiletics and Hermeneutics. All attendees who complete the training will receive a Certificate of Completion upon completing this seminar. This certificate can be used to towards academic credit upon matriculating into CBIS.

If you have questions, or would like more information about this seminar, please contact us for more information at