Courage Discipleship School

"And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ,”

(Ephesians 4:11-12)

Courage Discipleship School exists to fulfill God’s plan for the Church found in Ephesians 4:11-12. Look above if you need a reminder!

Whether you are headed to the business world or vocational ministry, you (all of us!) are called to pursue the heart of Christ and cultivate a passion for others. Our goal is to equip Christians like you to minister to the world while also building up the body of Christ around them.

If you commit to 9 months of serving and learning in Detroit, you will be part of a phenomenal rebuilding that is already in progress! You’ll dive into hands-on ministry and leadership training, all while receiving a formal education that will prepare you to share your faith and live it out to the fullest.

Discover all God has for you in Detroit with Courage Discipleship School, and leave with a stronger relationship with Him, a greater understanding of His word, and the unforgettable experience of transforming our incredible city and the amazing people who call it home.

Discipleship Students Will


  • buddy_arms_celebration2Become part of the exciting and growing church family at Courage Church in the heart of southwest Detroit.  (Learn more about Courage Church and listen to past sermons).
  • Memorize Scripture and grow closer to the Bible.
  • Learn from Leadership Classes and Bible-based teachings.
  • Complete 9 Bible courses through Global University
  • Fulfill all course and training requirements to apply for credentials with the Assemblies of God (after 2 years enrollment)!
  • Receive hands-on ministry training and Church Planting experience.
  • Learn practical life skills that will ensure success in whatever field you pursue after this school.
  • Get personal mentorship with access to leaders and pastors who have a heart to raise up a generation of servant leaders.
  • Reach out to your local community on a daily and weekly basis, through the ministries of Courage Church and student lead initiatives.

Program Dates

Courage Discipleship School begins on September 30, 2016 and will be completed on June 25th, 2017.

Program Cost

Tuition for the 2017-18 year will be announced soon!  (Prices valid only for 2017-2018 year)  Tuition includes:

  • Housing with room and board (including food!). Students will live together in an apartment in Courage Church housing. Each apartment will have a Courage Church staff person living with them as house leader.
  • 9 Courses through Global University’s Berean School of the Bible.
  • Leadership training and discipleship classes.
  • Local ministry outreach.

Next Steps

Contact Austin at for further information. 

OR, if you’re ready, click below to access the application!