There are many other classes that help develop the character and skills of church planters. From physical health, to personal safety and technological tools, church planters have a wide range of needs. We seek to equip you with enough to get you started in these areas, knowing that more specific needs will be made apparent upon arrival to a specific region of the world.

Semester 1

Ignite: Develop a sense of the core philosophy and the framework of the Emanate training program. Learn about the intricacies of campus life and identify potential local ministry opportunities.

Field Health: Glean a basic understanding of typical diseases encountered on an international level and learn some of the appropriate treatments. Acquire the knowledge and skills to maintain your own health in tropical climates and learn to empower communities to improve their health as well.

Global Perspectives: In this fast paced and changing world, a clear perspective is needed on the global work of missions. Discover the trends, activities and changes within the many global partner organizations that Ethnos Canada is closely connected with.

Semester 2

Ministry Partnership Development: Acquire the principles crucial in developing personal relationships with financial and prayer partners and supporting churches.

Jungle Camp Practicum (Summer):

Jungle Camp Technology: Learn the basics of solar energy, water filtration and basic indoor plumbing which will make life and ministry in cross-cultural settings more efficient.

Round Wood Construction: Using only hand tools, construct a temporary, habitable structure out of unmilled poles, plastic and screening based on plans you have prepared. Include a clay cook stove and all necessary furniture. Remain within the stated guidelines and practice teamwork principles as you build.

Living Basic: Spend four weeks in your temporary round wood home having brought everything necessary for life during that time. Practice simple daily life skills such as cutting firewood, cooking with wood, and doing laundry by hand. Experience the isolation that comes from life without modern communication.

Directed Studies: Schedule six hours of study time per day over a period of four days. Study the Bible and other materials that are provided. Meet with another student daily to reflect on that day’s study time.

***Trekking Essentials: Challenge yourself with a rigorous multi-day hike. Prepare and plan your food and essential gear in teams. Learn resilience through carrying a pack over difficult terrain.

Semester 3

Rekindle: Review core perspectives that you’ve learned at Emanate and be challenged to further apply them in your approach to life and ministry. Survey the course and identify the points of connection within it.

Safety Seminar: Grow in your awareness and understanding of the spectrum of risks affecting missionaries today. Learn practical principles for facing and avoiding those risks from a biblical perspective.

Global Perspectives: In this fast paced and changing world, a clear perspective is needed on the global work of missions. Discover the trends, activities and changes within the many global partner organizations that Ethnos Canada is closely connected with.