The Master Class Model

Discover the good work you are created for. Our master classes focus on those who want the missions and ministry skills without the price tag of a seminary. This is a learning experience designed with the practitioner in mind.

  • Dynamic

    Dynamic video lectures with practical demonstrations and supplemental resources

  • Accessible

    Online and accessible 24/7 from your phone or computer anywhere in the world

  • Engaging

    Engaging forum topics connected to a global network of learners doing theology and ministry collaboratively

Check out our learning collaboratives!

Joining a learning collaborative allows you free access to Ephesiology Master Class Select taught by leading subject matter experts, and more!

Our videos, books, and resources are especially designed for an on-demand and engaging experience that is focused on your personal development and learning goals. Plus, your monthly membership goes directly to helping us train and equip pastors and church leaders around the world.

Meet our world-class subject matter experts

These folks have spent a lifetime in the study of Scripture and its application in our cultures

Founder, Movement Leaders Collective

Alan Hirsch

Alan Hirsch is the founding director of Forge Mission Training Network, 100Movements, The 5Q Collective, and Future Travelers. All these are focussed on developing missional leadership and movemental organization. Known for his innovative approach to mission, Alan is considered to be a thought-leader and key mission strategist for churches across the Western world. Hirsch is the author of The Forgotten Ways; 5Q; The Shaping of Things to Come, ReJesus, and The Faith of Leap (with Michael Frost); Untamed (with Debra Hirsch); Right Here, Right Now (with Lance Ford), and On the Verge (with Dave Ferguson).

Director, CREO Ventures

Rich Robinson

Rich Robinson pioneered training work with multiple churches, charities, denominations and organizations across Europe, America, Australasia, Africa and Asia. Focused on disciple-making, leadership development, strategic and cultural change and scalable multiplication.

Author

Ronald Hesselgrave

Dr. Hesselgrave (M. Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; MUPP, Masters in Urban Planning/Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago; PhD, Drew University) is a retired missionary and educator. He has taught at Rutgers University, Alliance Theological Seminary and Nyack College (Nyack, NY), and Trinity International University (Deerfield, IL). He also worked as researcher/writer for the Chicago Rehab Network, a coalition of not-for-profit housing development organizations in Chicago. Prior to retirement, he served for seventeen years as a home-based missionary, most recently as an education/resource coordinator and member of the Marginal Mission Network of EFCA ReachGlobal/Europe. He the author of Public Ethics for a Pluralistic Society (2001), The JustMissional Church: Pursuing God’s Path for Justice (2014); I Know That My Redeemer Lives: Suffering and Redemption in the Book of Job (2016); and The Supper: New Creation, Hospitality and Hope in Christ (2019). Ron and his wife Kathi helped co-found of an aftercare ministry for survivors of sex trafficking in the Chicago area.

Professor of Spiritual Formation

Donald Patrick Harris

Don is, first and foremost, a Christian thinker and practitioner. But he is also a spiritual friend-director and missiologist. Don and his wife, Ellen, invested twenty-five years of their lives as missionaries—most of them in the former Czechoslovakia. While living there his primary focus was facilitative church planting, functioning as a trainer, coach and mentor with Czech church planters. He also provided spiritual friendship and direction for expatriate missionaries and other spiritual leaders. Don earned a professional doctorate from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, specializing in Spiritual Formation for Ministry Leaders. However, his highest academic credential is the Th.M. in New Testament. He continues to bring his experience and education to bear on his ministry passion: Christian ministry leaders, congregations and organizations who struggle and seek help. Don and Ellen make their home in Palm City on South Florida’s Treasure Coast.

Senior Pastor, Round Hill EPC

David D. Feiser

A graduate of Penn State, Pastor Dave earned a Master of Theological Studies at Palmer Theological Seminary outside of Philadelphia, and then to Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL, where he received a Ph.D. in Theological Studies with a concentration in Systematic Theology. His dissertation was a theology of proclamation, aiming to help the local church use not only preaching, but the sacraments and living out one's faith in the world as means of proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Associate Pastor, Neartown Church

Andrew Johnson

Andrew is a proud husband, father and pastor in the Bayou City, Houston, TX. Previously, he’s ministered in Chicago, Flagstaff and Tempe in a variety of church contexts. After graduating Phoenix Seminary, he, his wife and three kids moved to Houston join the growing ministry at Neartown Church, a church geared towards starting and supporting other strong local churches via church planting. When not at work, he’s an avid disc golfing, ultimate playing, Spider-Man following/collecting fellow. Go Pacers.

Assistant Professor of Discipleship

Matt Till

Matt is a gospel-centered pastor, teacher, and communicator. Together with his wife Mary, their purpose is to lead the church in the ways of Jesus and the mission of Jesus. Matt holds a Masters of Biblical and Theological Studies from Knox Theological Seminary, a Bachelor of Arts in Television Production and Directing, and is a 2018 residency graduate of Reach Chicago, a church planting network through the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA). Matt also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies at Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL.

Professor of Missiological Theology

Michael T. Cooper

Dr. Cooper earned a PhD in Intercultural Studies with a focus on religious movements and a minor in theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He currently serves as a missiologist for a missions agency where he focuses on missiological research and equipping missionaries for effective cultural engagement. He has thirty years of missions experience, including ten years as a pioneer church planter in Romania after the fall of communism and has equipped church planters and leaders in Africa, Europe, North America, South America, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. He is a guest faculty at Torch Trinity Graduate University, adjunct faculty at Mission India Theological Seminary, Asia Graduate School of Theology Nepal, and Ebenezer Bible College in Katmandu, and affiliate faculty at Kairos University. He has written and contributed to more than 30 books and academic articles and has presented conference lectures at the London School of Economics, University of Bordeaux, Loyola University, Baylor University, and many others. His recent book, Ephesiology: A Study of the Ephesian Movement is a best seller at William Carey Publishing.

Surjit Digal

Rev.Surjit Digal hails from the district of Kandhamal, Odisha. He was raised in a humble family in a country side. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Berhampur. While he was in the junior College , he committed his life for the Ministry. He did his Master of Divinity and Master of Theology (in Christian Theology and Ethics). Currently he is pursuing his PhD. He has served with Mission India Theological Seminary, Nagpur, Maharashtra India in different capacities such as faculty and Dean. In 2014 he was elevated to the top post as principal and served for seven years. Altogether he worked with MITS for nineteen years. After resignation from the post of Principal he returned back to his home state to serve God by serving people in Odisha and beyond. Currently he works as the National Director of Leadership Academy which is leadership coaching wing of Mission India Ministries also he teaches in several Bible colleges as an adjunct professor. He is married to Sucheta who has done M. Div. And M. Th. in New Testament and also served with with MITS as professor and Registrar. They have one son by name Sofick.

Want to go deeper?

Turn your passion into a Master of Arts degree

Our MA degrees equips leaders to effectively engage their culture with ministry skills, Christlike character, and a biblically informed worldview in order to make disciples and catalyze movements around the world.