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International School of Ministry (ISOM)

International School of Ministry

Train Leaders in Your Church

For churches who want to start their own Bible school. We have world-class instructors such as John Bevere, Joyce Meyer, and more. You pick the schedule to work around your church. At your church or anywhere. To prepare your congregation members for Christian ministry with theology, biblical studies, and practical ministry training. Video-based Bible school with notes, group discussions, and exams. We provide videos, workbooks, and exams. You facilitate it as much or as little as you want.

ISOM is the proven and world-cherished curriculum found in local churches and schools used in over 150 nations since 1995. The world’s largest video-based Bible college user experience and format aim to make the biblical learning process a more engaging and rewarding experience for your congregation members. If you are looking for spiritual growth, ministry training, where your parishioners can also earn a degree, ISOM will meet your needs.

100+ World-Class Faculty

John Bevere

John Bevere is a best-selling author and minister. Along with his wife, Lisa, he founded Messenger International, an organization established to teach, reach, and rescue. His books have been translated into over 90 languages and millions of copies have sold, including The Bait of Satan, Driven by Eternity, Under Cover, Relentless, The Fear of the Lord, Breaking Intimidation, and Extraordinary.

Joyce Meyer

Joyce Meyer is an author, speaker, television host, and one of the world’s leading Bible teachers. She is a New York Times bestselling author of Battlefield of the Mind. She is the president of Joyce Meyer Ministries, which she founded along with her husband, Dave. Through her ministry, Joyce teaches on a number of topics with a particular focus on how the Word of God applies to our everyday lives. Her candid communication style allows her to share openly and practically about her experiences so others can apply what she has learned to their lives. Joyce is also the host of the television shows Enjoying Everyday Life, which has been on the air since 1993, and Everyday Answers with Joyce Meyer. In 2005, Time magazine ranked her as one of the “Most Influential Evangelicals in America.”

Bill Winston

Dr. William Samuel Winston is the founder and senior pastor of Living Word Christian Center, based in Forest Park, Illinois, with a weekly attendance of over 22,000. His teachings, writings, weekly television, and radio programs are distributed through his ministry Bill Winston Ministries and are aired worldwide via his broadcast program Believers Walk of Faith with Dr. Bill Winston. He has written over 15 books. Winston served for six years with the US Air Force, as a fighter pilot during the Vietnam War, where he won the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Marilyn Hickey

Dr. Marilyn Hickey is a minister, author, and televangelist. She founded Marilyn Hickey Ministries International. Along with her daughter, Sarah, Marilyn co-hosts the television program, Today with Marilyn and Sarah. She has written several books, including, Signs in the Heavens, The Names of God, Total Healing, Satan-Proof Your Home, Your Pathway to Miracles, and Women of the Word. She holds a Doctor of Divinity from Oral Roberts University.

A.R. Bernard

Dr. Alphonso R. Bernard, Sr. is the pastor of the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York, with a weekly attendance of over 37,000. Prior to becoming a born-again Christian, Bernard was a part of the Muslim American movement. He is a bestselling author and is the host of two weekly television programs and a radio broadcast.

Darlene Zschech

Darlene Zschech is an Australian worship leader, singer-songwriter, international speaker, and author. Charisma Media has described her as, “a pioneer of the modern worship movement.” She is best known as the former worship pastor of Hillsong Church, in Sydney, Australia. Her song “Shout to the Lord” has become one of the most well-known modern worship songs being sung by an estimated 25-30 million churchgoers every Sunday since the song’s release in 1993. The song has won numerous awards, charted on the Billboard Hot 100, has been covered by numerous recording artists, and was featured on the television program American Idol. She has written several books, including, Extravagant Worship Revealing Jesus, The Art of Mentoring, and Worship Changes Everything.

Bayless Conley

Bayless Conley hosts Answers with Bayless Conley on television, a weekly program that airs globally with over 250,000 viewers weekly. As a recovering drug addict and alcoholic, Bayless found God through a 12-year-old Christian boy. Bayless is the founder and senior pastor of Cottonwood Church, based in Southern California, with a weekly attendance of over 9,500. His son and daughter-in-law, Harrison and Bethany Conley are lead pastors of Cottonwood Church.

Jack Hayford

Jack Williams Hayford was the former senior pastor of The Church on the Way in Van Nuys, California, and was the fourth President of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. He was the founder and Chancellor Emeritus of The King’s University (formerly The King’s College and Seminary). He was a prolific author and songwriter, with over 600 hymns. He was the composer of the famous 1978 anthem “Majesty.” He has been awarded a Doctor of Divinity from both L.I.F.E. and Oral Roberts University, and a Doctor of Literature from California Graduate School of Theology.

He went to be with the Lord on January 8, 2023, at the age of 88.



Robert Morris

Robert Morris is a pastor, radio and television personality, and author. He is the founding senior pastor of Gateway Church, one of the largest churches in the USA. He hosts the daily television program, The Blessed Life and the radio program, Worship and the Word. He also serves as chairman of the board of The King’s University. He is a bestselling author of 14 books including The Blessed Life, The God I Never Knew, Truly Free, and Frequency.

Os Hillman

Os Hillman is a consultant, author, and international speaker. He is the founder and Executive Director of Marketplace Leaders, an organization whose purpose is to help men and women discover and fulfill God’s complete purposes through their work and to view their work as ministry. Os is the author of 12 books and a daily workplace email devotional called, TGIF: Today God Is First, which has roughly 200,000 daily subscribers worldwide. He is also president of Aslan Inc., which provides a leading online “faith-at-work” Christian bookstore.

C. Peter Wagner

Dr. Charles Peter Wagner was a missionary, theologian, missiologist, author, and professor at the Fuller Theological Seminary. He was the founder of Wagner University. He was known as a key leader of the Church Growth Movement, and the New Apostolic Reformation.

He went to be with the Lord on October 21, 2016.

Reinhard Bonnke

Reinhard Bonnke is a German evangelist, best known for his missions work throughout Africa, since 1967. He founded the missions organization, Christ for All Nations (CfaN), where his ministry held tent meetings that accommodated large crowds. He has overseen 75 million recorded conversions to Christ.

Dr. Bonnke went to be with the Lord on December 7, 2019.

Christine Caine

Christine Caine is an Australian activist, evangelist, television personality, author, and international speaker. Along with her husband, Nick, they founded The A21 Campaign, a non-profit organization that combats human trafficking. She founded Propel Women, an organization designed to honor the calling of every woman, empower them to lead, equip them for success, and develop a sense of God-given purpose. She is the host of the television show Equip & Empower. She has written several books, including, A Life Unleashed, Run to Win, Can I Have (And Do) It All, Please? The Core Issue, Undaunted, Unstoppable, and Unashamed.

Gloria Copeland

Gloria Neece Copeland is an author and televangelist. Along with her husband, Kenneth, she is the co-founder of Kenneth Copeland Ministries in Fort Worth, Texas. For over 50 years they have hosted the television program The Believer’s Voice of Victory. She has written several New York Times bestselling books, including, From Faith to Faith, Pursuit of His Presence, The Laws of Prosperity, and God’s Prescription for Divine Health.


100+ Languages


Mandarin Chinese

simplified Chinese: 官话; traditional Chinese: 官話;

Total Speakers: 1.118 billion



Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी Mānak)

Total speakers: 602.2 million


Spanish (español)

Total Speakers: 548.3 million


Total speakers: 274.1 million


Modern Standard Arabic (العربية الفصحى)

Total speakers: 274.0 million


Bangla (বাংলা)

Total speakers: 272.7 million 


Russian (русский язык)

Total speakers: 258.2 million


Portuguese (português)

Total speakers: 257.7 million


Urdu (Nastaliq: اردو)

Total speakers: 231.3 million


Indonesian (bahasa Indonesia)

Total speakers: 199.0 million


German (Deutsch)

Total speakers: 134.6 million


Japanese (日本語)

Total speakers: 125.4 million


Telugu (తెలుగు

Total speakers: 95.7 million


Turkish (Türkçe)

Total speakers: 88.1 million


Tamil (தமிழ்)

Total speakers: 86.4 million

Yu Chinese

Cantonese (traditional Chinese: 廣東話; simplified Chinese: 广东话;

Total speakers: 85.6 million


Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)

Total speakers: 85.3 million


Baybayin: (ᜆᜄᜎᜓᜄ᜔)

Total speakers: 82.3 million


Korean (South Korean: 한국어)

Total speakers: 81.7 million


Persian (فارسی, Fārsi)

Total speakers: 77.4 million


Swahili (Kiswahili Ajami: كِسوَحِيلِ)

Total speakers: 71.4 million


Italian (italiano)

Total speakers: 67.9 million

Western Punjabi

Total speakers: 66.4 million


Thai (ภาษาไทย)

Total speakers: 60.7 million

A Bible School for Your Church

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Who ISOM Is For

For your congregation members who want to perform their Christian service, and desire additional training in such areas as Bible studies and the techings and practices of the Christian faith. We offer degrees for various divisions of Christian minstry, pastoral ministry, worship ministry, women’s ministry, children’s ministry, and marketplace ministry. ISOM prepares students for Christian ministry in the local church and marketplace.  

Where You Can Use ISOM

Because ISOM is video-based, it is extremely flexible. You can have your entire congregation watch together or break up into small seminars during the weeknights. ISOM can fit wherever you can play videos and have seating. 

Why Use ISOM?

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What is ISOM?

Since 1995, ISOM has pionreered video-based Bible School education. With a faculty of over 100+ world-famous instructors, over 100 complete coures, and over 600 sessions, ISOM covers topics such as theology, worship, minister, leadership development, women’s ministry, children’s ministry, and the marketplace.

How to Use ISOM

ISOM offers churches flexibility to fit within your scheulde. Each video session lasts roughly 30 minutes, where your congregation members can watch together and follow-along with the notes in provided workbooks. Each trimester or module consists of 32 sessions.

At the end of every session, there are group discussion topics, that encourages them to review the session they just watched, have a dialog with one another, bring up questions they may have, and share their thoughts and feelings about what they just learned. 

There are also self-study questions, where students can reflect further, on their own, to dive even deeper with the subject matter. 

Each Trimester comes with two exams—a midterm and a final exam. 

Included With Every Class

400+ Videos

Watch, listen, and learn from the world’s best.

We offer a library that contains over 400 videos. Each lesson teaches a specific area of ministry in a clear and easy-to-understand fashion.


A workbook that guides you through each course.

Detailed notes to follow along so you will have everything you need to maximize your studies. Each trimester or module comes with a workbook for each student to take home with them to use as a reference.


Keep track of the performance of your member’s performance with midterm and final exams.

Group Discussions

At the end of every session, there are group discussion topics, that encourage them to review the session they just watched, have a dialog with one another, bring up questions they may have, and share their thoughts and feelings about what they just learned.


There are also self-study questions, where students can reflect further, on their own, to dive even deeper into the subject matter.

Fit to Your Church

ISOM is designed to be flexible to the needs of any church wanting to start their own Bible School. Have classes as little or as often as you need. You may simply facilitate each class or have entire follow-up lectures from pastoral staff. Reorganize class schedules to match the Sunday sermon series.

Available Programs

For those who neither want nor need a bachelor’s or master’s degree to perform their Christian ministry service, but desire additional training in such areas as Bible studies and teachings and practices, ISOM offer cerificates, diplomas and associate degrees.

ISOM confers bachelor’s degrees, in biblical studies, pastoral ministry Christian ministry, marketplace ministry, women’s ministry, children’s ministry, and more.

Beyond the undergraduate level, ISOM also has established a graduate division to earn a master’s degree.

We have partnered with three institutions to offer degree pathways, such as Christian Leadership University (CLU), Vision International College and Seminary (VICS), and Covenant Theological Seminary (CTS). 

Certificate of Biblical Studies

Beginner • 96 sessions

Our first program consists of three trimesters of instruction. Each trimester’s curriculum is tailored for laying a strong biblical foundation of faith, doctrine, and spiritual discipline that shape each student’s walk in Christ. If a student decides to graduate, they can expect to recieve a Certificate of Biblical Studies, which provides them a strong foundation to build on their next stage of ministry.

Associate of Biblical Studies

Beginner • 64 sessions

Our second program consists of two more trimesters of instruction, with a deeper exploration of Biblical, various areas of theology, Christian ministry, and more. If a student decides to graduate, they can expect to receive an Associate of Biblical Studies (A.B.S.) or an Associate of Ministry (A.Min.) degree, with a broader range of knowledge as they accept the call of God in their life.

Bachelor of Ministry (B.Min.)

Intermediate • 160 sessions

Our third program consists of all elective modules, so the student can customize their training according to their specific areas of interest. Students have the opportunity to choose any five elective modules, which include pastoral studies, marketplace (Christian business), Children’s Ministry, Women’s ministry, Messianic studies, and more. In addition to specific courses, the bachelor’s program also includes core concentration to ensure comprehensive training that is relevant to ministry, regardless of the student’s specialization. A student who graduates will receive a Bachelor of Ministry (B.Min.) and will be prepared for vocational ministry in the local church or marketplace ministry.

Master of Ministry (M.Min.)

advanced • 96 sessions + 9 book reports + thesis paper

Our fourth program consists of advanced intensive study. Created for vocational ministers and church leaders who desire to apply their knowledge and experience in their ministry field. Students who want to train in a specific area of ministry may take advance of this option.

Students have the opportunity to choose 3 elective modules and customize their training according to their specific areas of interest. Modules include Pastoral, Messianic, Christian Business (Marketplace ministry), Women’s Ministry, Children’s Ministry, and more. In addition, students will have comprehensive training that is relevant to ministry, regardless of the student’s specialization for vocational ministry in the local church or marketplace.

Students who take advantage of this program, in addition to the 3 elective modules, must also complete the following:

      1. 9 written book reports
      2. a graduate-level thesis (adjudicated by doctoral professors)
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ISOM Online

All-Access Pass

Students who want the freedom and flexibility to go at their own pace, on their own time, on a laptop, tablet, or even smartphone, ISOM Online gives all the same content.


“El potencial de entrenar a miles de líderes de todas partes del mundo a través de este video es increíble. Nosotros apoyamos esta visión de todo corazón”

Joyce Meyer

  • ★★★★★

“Las personas son cambiadas cuando se sumergen en la palabra de Dios y su palabra en ellos. Es lo único que puede cambiar vidas y producir resultados duraderos. ISOM está preparando a miles mundialmente para llevar su palabra... y dar frutos que permanezcan. Estoy muy emocionada de ser parte de este proyecto.”

Dr. Marilyn Hickey

  • ★★★★★

“Hasta donde yo sé, el desarrollo de este plan de estu- dio es el evento más importante en la tierra para el Reino de Dios”

Dr. T.L. Osborn

  • ★★★★★

"Yo creo que la visión para este Programa Internacio- nal es de Dios. Va a inspirar al pueblo de Dios a un nivel mundial, produciendo la motivación necesaria para tomar acción como nunca antes.”

Reinhard Bonnke

  • ★★★★★

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