Christian Teacher Certification

Pastors and Teachers this is the course that you have been looking for to train teachers, maintain up-to-date files, conduct background checks and provide a high level of accountability.   

This certification provides Christian teachers with the training needed to understand both the needs of ministry and the basic principles of teaching in the classroom.

Six months of training includes:
  • Orientation to Ministry
  • Basics of Classroom Management
  • Understanding Teaching
  • Teaching Techniques
  • Understanding People
  • 6 month practicuum


Orientation to Ministry
Christian teachers must have a dual understanding of teaching and ministry. This four hour seminar will introduce the teacher to ministry, defined the responsibility to God, the church and the people in which they serve.  Each student will complete a Spiritual Gifts Assessment to compliment their understanding of the teaching call upon their life.  This class will also walk the teacher through the application process, obtain pictures for files, signed Code of Conduct agreement, and (optional) background check.

Basics of Classroom Management
This class provides information on Safety, First Aid, Housekeeping, No choke guidelines, Registration, and general classroom management. This is a MUST for all teachers and administrators.

Understanding Teaching
This class helps the teacher to:
  • Understand the effect of different classroom setups.
  • Prepare him/herself in the Word of God
  • Build an effective lesson plan
  • Prepare materials
  • Evaluate Teaching
  • And much more!

Teaching Techniques
This class introduces the basic seven laws of teaching; reviews the different styles of learning; and discusses the different techniques used for teaching such as:
  • Lecture, Storytelling, Panel discussions, Simulation
  • Group discussion
  • Journaling
  • Learning Centers
  • Circle Time
  • Introducing young students to the Spirit of God
  • Discusses the internet in Christian Education

Understanding People
This class provides the teacher with a basic understanding of development of children, youth, and adults, AND how to best teach to each age groups.

(optional) First Aid, CPR and Blood Pathogen Certification
A certified nurse will provide instruction and certification for first aid, 
CPR, and blood pathogens. (Extra charge)​

6 month practicuum (at your church)

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A Sanctuary of Hope and Peace
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Welcome to Deliverance Tabernacle

                     Christian Learning Institute

For more information call 303-455-5130 or e-mail

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Administering a 
Christian Education Program
(8 week course $199)

Christian Teacher Certification or three years of classroom experience.

  • Assessing the needs of your Christian Education Program, gap analysis, building an effective ministry plan and developing a strategy for on-going assessment.

  • Recruiting and training volunteers.

  • Selecting and / or building curriculum.

  • Scheduling, special events, organization, appreciation programs, teacher planning meetings and maintaining safe facilities.

  • Follow-up programs to promote maximum student retention.

  • Programs, incentices, rewards, crafts and media in the classroom.

  • Developing a marketing plan for your program and special events.

  • Spiritual mentoring for Christian Education staff.

                              Dr. Gail Bailey is a Suma Cum Laude graduate of the International Seminary.  
She has pastored Deliverance Tabernacle since 1983.  
She serves as Chief Ministry Officer (CMO) and Senior Pastor.

                              Her thirty years of experience and passion explodes in the classroom to 
                              prepare lay ministers to serve the Body of Christ.

Credentials include: Bachelor of Bible, Master of Religious Education, Master of Business Administration, Ph.D. in Christian Administrative Education, Certified 
Trainer for American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), and Certified Trainer for Evangelical Teacher Association (ETA).

Dr. Bailey is available to speak at your Ministry Team or Ministry Strategy meetings.  
For bookings call 303-455-5130 or email


Classes and Seminars
2016 Course Schedule

To register for a class call 303-455-5130 or email

Baby / Child Dedication      Free

      Required before dedication ceremony or naming of 

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm\
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Tuesday, November 15,, 2016 @ 6:00 pm


New Believers Program     
Christianity 101
Begins Wednesday, April 6 - June 15, 2016

Wednesday nights from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  Instructor: Pastors Rick & Yvonne
  This class is required before baptism.

SUNDAY JUNE 26, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Growing in Christ       

Wednesday nights from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  This class is the second series in the New Believer's training.  In this class you will also learn about Intercessory and prayer, and participate in an instructor led shut-in fast.  Everyone is welcome.  


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Christian Leadership Training

I feel that I am called to ministry. 
Where do I start?
How do I prepare myself to minister to others?

The Christian Learning Institute
provides Christian Leadership Training for the:

Novice Minister
Self Study is now available 
8 Lesson Course $199 
(to anyone not a member of Deliverance Tabernacle)

Training is FREE (and mandatory) 
to ministers of Deliverance Tabernacle

Pre-requisite: Orientation to Ministry  January 27, 2016

The Novice Minister path provides basic ministry tools to ensure success in ministry.  The course includes:

Christian Leadership I
Tuesday, February 9 2016
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Dr. Gail Bailey

Using the Tabernacle in the Wilderness as a model, this course walks the student through the progression of the courtyard to the Holy Place.  Introduces the concepts of handling God's people in ministry, sanctification, and how to manage the life of a spiritual leader.  

Christian Leadership II
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Dr. Gail Bailey

This class begins to develop people skillsl such as communiation, listening, and conflict resolution.  In the second half of the class, the subject of Christian Ethics is introduced.

Church Finance I
Tuesday, February 23, ,2016
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Dr. Gail Bailey

Collecting, counting and recording donations.

Church Structure
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Dr. Gail Bailey

It is important that the novice minister understand the structure of the church.  This class explores the roles of ministry as set forth in Ephesians 4:11, the responsibility of each, and how the work of the Novice Minister is integrated to support the overall success of the church.

Developing a Ministry Plan
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Dr. Gail Bailey

This power-packed class helps students take a look at "Who AM I?.... now, and What I need to do to be a successful minister.  The second half of this class leads the student through the process of developing a mission plan, setting goals, and marketing your ministry.

If the student has not taken the Spiritual Gifts Assessment test, they will take it, as part of this class.

Realizing the Call of God
Tuesday, March 22, 2015
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Dr. Gail Bailey

I Peter 2:9 describes the process of bringing people "from the power of darkness, into His marvellous light."  The Novice Minister needs to understand the level of responsibility in handling souls, and realize the implications of the call of God on their life.

Interpersonal Skills 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Dr. Gail Bailey

Every day ministers and volunteers must communicate effectively to the people that they serve in ministry.  This class will explore the skills needed for successful relationships and interpersonal relationship.

April 3, 2016


Licensed Ministers
Program Directors

(8 Class Course (approx 12 weeks) $199.00)
Training is FREE (and mandatory) to ministers of Deliverance Tabernacle


Pre-requisite: Novice Training or one year of verifiable successful Novice Service.  This ministry path will include studies in the following:

Platform Ministries
Using the Tabernacle in the Wilderness as a pattern, this class explores the functions of ministry that were fulfilled in the Holy Place: the Candlesticks, the Table of Shewbread, and the Altar of Incense.

Qualifications for Ministry
What do you need to be in successful in ministry?  Do you possess the qualifications?  Are you willing to lead a disciplined life-style?  All of these concepts will be explored in this class.

Recruiting, Training, and Building a Team of Volunteers

Organizing Your Ministry
Scheduling, organizing special events, organization, apreciation programs, leading a strategy meeting with your team, and mentoring the members of your team.

Developing a Marketing Plan
Special events marketing, leveraging free resources for non-profit organizations, networking with other ministries and non-profit organizations.

Spiritual Warfare
Spiritual warfare is part of every Christian experience.  Once you enter into ministry, the warfare will escalate.  This class will explore what that looks like; what you can do; and how to be victorious.

Counseling Basics
This class is a pre-requisite for the Counseing Basics Program (How May I Help You?).  It takes a look at the basics of providing counseling to those with whom you minister.

Church Finance II
Understanding a 501(c)(3) organization.  Develop a budget plan for your ministry, and review of finances and contributions.

Before graduation, Licensed Ministers and Program Directors must devote 60 hours of hands-on service that is overseen by leadership in their home church.  Hours can be logged any time from the beginning of the course, to 90 days after the date of the last class.

Suggested Electives (not part of program)
  • Leading a Service
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • During the class a "needs assessment" will be done.  Other Electives will be added as a result of the assessment.


Ordained Minister
7 Lesson Course $199
Training is FREE (and mandatory) to ministers of Deliverance Tabernacle

Pre-requisite: Licensed Minister or Program Director Training or three years of verifiable successful ministry at the Licensed MinisterProgram Director level.  This ministry path includes studies in the following:

Balancing Public Ministry
Over the last couple of decades Christiandom has seen very successful ministries fail.  How do you balance, home, secular work, and ministry successfully?  How do you keep priorities straight?  This two-part course will help the minister analyze their needs, and the needs of their families, and the responsibilities of ministry.

I Am An Armorbearer
An ordained minister can be called of God to support another ministry, rather than be in the lead or senior position.  This  four week course explores the role of the minister in the position of Armorbearer in the modern church.

Caring for the Flock of God
This series of  classes exposes ministers to the remaining sacredotal  functions of the ministry.  Classes will include a mock ceremony for the following duties, and the Practicuum will include live oversight of these functions:
  • Conducting a Wedding
  • Conducting a Funeral
  • Performing Baby/Child Dedications
  • Performing Water Baptisms
  • Hospital and Nursing Home Visitations/Services

A "needs assessment" of the students in the class will determine the course of counseling study from one of the following.  
  • "How May I Help You?" Counseling Basics
  • Pre-marital Counseling (Becoming one, finances, goal setting, God in the marriage, parenting/step parenting, Godly love)
  • Caring for People God's Way Course through the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)

Fund Raising
Learn the basics of fund raising for a non-profit organization.  Students will organize a fund-raising effort for the Christian Learning Institute utilizing the skills learned in the classroom.  Students will determine what method they intend to use to raise the funds, organize the effort, and recruit/monitor volunteers where necessary.  The fund raiser must engage the public, and require a marketing strategy.   Funds raised will be used for needed equipment, and as a scholarship for a student seeking Novice Minister training or a Teacher Training Certification. 

Building Partnerships and Resources in the Community
For this class, the students will host a prayer breakfast for ministries in the community for the purpose of networking, and learning what resources the community offers.  They will complete a gap analysis, and publish their findings to all participants.

Before graduation, students must devote 180 hours of hands-on service that is overseen by leadership in their home church.  Hours can be logged any time from the beginning of the course, to 90 days after the date of the last class.  The hours must include the following:
  • Conducting a Wedding
  • Conducting a Funeral
  • Performing Baby/Child Dedications
  • Performing Water Baptisms
  • Hospital and Nursing Home Visitations/Services
  • Organize and successfully lead a fund-raising effort
  • Participate in the Prayer Breakfast to build community partnerships, and present the opportunity to leaders in your home church to conduct the same meeting of leaders.

Note: To be recognized by the I.R.S. as an Ordained Minister, you must perform the 9 sacredotal functions of ministy.