The First Theology School
for House Church Planters


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Practical Theological and Ecclesiological Training

A one-year diploma program designed to train men to exegete, preach, shepherd, and plant a biblical house church.

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Core Principles of
Reformation Seminary

Our theology and ecclesiology operate in alignment with the historic evangelical church, confessions, and creeds.

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  • 1. Biblical
  • We believe the Bible is completely and finally the authoritative and inerrant Word of God and is the basis for our entire curriculum.
  • 2. Experiential
  • We believe pastoral training must include in-person, hands-on, and relational integration to develop competent and qualified Christian shepherds.
  • 3. Academic
  • We believe effective pastors require serious, rigorous, and practical theological and ecclesiological training to sustain the demands of ministry in our culture.
  • 4. Missional
  • We believe in training pastors who plant biblical house churches that multiply into more biblical house churches.

Curriculum Overview

This program requires approximately 7-10 hours of work per-week

Quarter 01
Quarter 02
Quarter 03
Quarter 04
Month 1-3 Focus
1. Family Discipleship
2. Hermeneutics
3. Exegesis
Lecture Series
Doctrine of Family Discipleship
The Art of Interpretation
The Fight for Precision
"Family Shepherds"
"Grasping God's Word"
"Toward and Exegetical Theology"
Month 4-6 Focus
4. Biblical Theology
5. Homiletics
6. Church History
Lecture Series
The Bloodline of the Gospel
Fundamentals of Expository Preaching
The Record of the Reformation
"Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church"
"Biblical Preaching"
"Church History in Plain Language"
Month 7-9 Focus
7. Pastoral Development
8. Systematic Theology
9. Biblical Counseling
Lecture Series
A Nursery for Heaven
A Shepherd's Task
Healing Through Truth
"Gospel Eldership"
Keeping Coherent Theology
Competent to Counsel
Month 10-12 Focus
10. Ecclesiology
11. Missiology
12. Ordination & Network Prep
Lecture Series
The Order of the Church
The Great Commission
Reformation Fellowship Network
"Reformation Fellowship Doctrines"
"The Mission of the Church"
"1689 Baptist Confession of Faith"
Hybrid Learning Model
Sedona, Arizona


While primarily hosted online, domestic students also attend three, 4-day, on-site intensives where they can visit our already established Biblical house churches.

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Because Reformation Seminary is a pastoral training school, all students must meet the biblical qualifications for pastoral ministry found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9. If you do not meet one of these requirements, contact Admissions to explore alternative admission options.

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*An established Christian faith and thorough understanding of the biblical narrative

Become a Student
  • 25+ Years of Age
  • Married with children (or expecting)
  • Not a Novice in the Christian Faith*
  • Completed Application for Admission
  • Passed the Reformation Seminary Biblical Aptitude Test (BAT)
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Reformation Seminary's Diploma of Ecclesiology is an affordable investment in high-caliber theological and pastoral training



Partial Scholarships Available. Discuss with your Admissions Counselor.

Reformation Seminary ranks as one of the most affordable private academic institutions in North America. To preserve its religious freedom, Reformation Seminary does not participate in the Federal Student Aid program.

12 Months
15 Credits
300 Total Hours
$120 One-Time Fees

Included In Your Tuition

  • Online Student Dashboard
  • 14 Curriculum Lecture Videos
  • 12 Pastoral Resource PDF’s
  • Monthly Discipleship Calls with Dale Partridge
  • Three 4-Day Intensives in Sedona, Arizona (Online viewing for International students)
  • Certified Diploma and Graduation Ceremony

Questions about the program? Request more information and we will set up a time to discuss your questions.