Equip, Raise and Release Leaders Within The Church

EQUIP is a church-based training that is designed to provide a sound biblical and ministry education for all believers at an affordable price and in a convenient way.

We are not a traditional Bible College but a general school of ministry training, designed for practical and theological training.  The educational model of EQUIP is one course for a short-term period that is four to six weekend classes.  The curriculum is designed to ensure that you succeed in your ministry training process, so that you can be who God has called you to be!


The vision of EQUIP is to train Kingdom men and women who are prepared for 21st century ministry quickly yet thoroughly, evaluated fairly, and dispatched freely to do ministry that is biblical, empowering, and impactful.  Our vision is to become a Kingdom resource for the Body of Christ that assists the local church in training, equipping, and empowering their leadership with a sound biblical education that is practical, affordable and accessible!

If you are seeking more than information, but transformation and you desire true Holy Spirit operation in the service of the Lord, EQUIP


Equipping Believers for Effective Ministry.

This Program includes three main areas of development :

We focus on the personal building up of character of every student here at ESOM.  Through relationship, effective character building and mentoring can and will occur.

We promote and encourage a strong academic culture that assists in developing students biblically and theologically.

We provide multiple ministry opportunities for students during their tenure at ESOM.  From outreach evangelism to home and foreign missions, every student will be able to engage and develop their giftings.


EQUIP is a recognized Institutional Member of the Asia Pacific Theological Association (APTA).

Admission Procedures

The Application

Those who plan to study for a particular program must register as a student at the onset of the course and submit their application with a non-refundable. one time application fee of RM10 for one particular program. Once accepted. all course work
for that program will be credited and tracked accordingly.

Admission Requirements

The teachings are designed to meet the spiritual needs of all believers. ESOM accepts students from all denominations.

All applicants should:

  • Fully subscribe to the doctrinal stand of ESOM.
  • Demonstrate a consistent and committed Christian life and are active members of their home church, having a desire to serve or are presently serving the Lord in a specific area of ministry.
  • Be in good general physical health.
  • Be proficient in the English language.
  • Have the endorsement and recommendation of their Pastor/Overseer.

Applicants who have not received the baptism in the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in other tongues are encouraged to desire and seek to be filled with the Spirit.

Faculty and Staff

Our faculty is staffed primarily by the pastoral and ministerial team of Glad Tidings Assembly of God. In addition, experienced pastors, ministers, educators, representatives who are specialists in their own fields of expertise and interest, from Bible colleges and seminaries, local churches, para-churches and mission organizations will be invited to teach.


If you would like a physical copy of the booklet or forms, please pick on up at our information counters after our weekend services. Online registration available below.



If you are already a believer of Jesus Christ, or would like to know more about Jesus, this course is a perfect start to your journey to know Jesus. We will walk you through how to read the Bible, praying to God, understanding the Holy Spirit, and discovering the joy of being a part of the family of God in the Church! We are so excited to take the journey with you so sign up quickly and begin today.


*Pre-requisite for church membership

(Registration fees of RM3 is for materials)

Course Details

Date: November 04, 11, 18, 25 (Sunday)
Time: 10.15am-11.00am
Venue: Shekinah Hall, LG2
Lecturer: Merlin Low
Fee: RM3

The Big Questions 2

We had such a great time earlier this year tackling some Big Questions we face about some of life’s toughest topics. We are back to discuss a few more interesting topics: “What do I do with my doubts?”, “Is there conflict between faith and science?”, “What about other religions” and “How can we live apologetically in today’s world”. Join us for a fun and interactive time of study!

Course Details

Date: November 04, 11, 18, 25 (Sunday)
Time: 10.15am-11.00am
Venue: Shekinah Hall, LG2
Lecturer: Rev Sunita Philips & Michael Ong
Fee: –

Mission Exposure Programme

This is a practical programme which will provide an insightful glimpse into short-term mission trips and how you can be a partner with Christ in spreading the Good News. An eye-opening course about the harvest field and the nations we partner with. Learn from those who have been going to the mission field regularly and catch God’s heartbeat for the lost.


*This is a prerequisite for participating in Glad Tidings missions trips.

**Participants are encouraged to attend the first service (8.30am) and attend the class thereafter.

Course Details

Date: November 11 & 18 (Sunday)
Time: 10.15am – 12.30pm
Venue: Shekinah Hall, LG2
Lecturer: Michael Tang & Vincent Chew
Fee: –

Cross-Cultural Communication

We live in a world where we are often navigating different aspects of cross cultural communication. We will look at the principles and processes of communicating from one culture to another. This course is taught with a view towards equipping students to formulate a strategy to reach other people groups, with application to life as well as ministry.


(Registration fees of RM10 is for material and refreshments)

Course Details

Date: November 03, 10, 17 (Saturday)
Time: 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Shekinah Hall, LG2
Lecturer: Rev Dr Teresa Chai
Fee: RM10

November 04, 11, 18, 25 (Sun) • 10.15am-1100am

The Big Questions 2
November 04, 11, 18, 25 (Sun) • 10.15am-1100am

Missions Exposure Programme*
November 11 & 18 (Sun) • 10.15am - 12.30pm

Cross-Cultural Communication*
November 03, 10, 17 (Sat) • 1.30pm - 4.30pm

(If any)

• Please choose at least one course.
• Please check to make sure that the timing of your units do not overlap each other.
• Do make sure you meet the requirements of the course before registering.
• Fees are payable on the first day of each course
• Courses will only commence if there are 5 or more registered
• Courses and teachers are subject to change without prior notice
• *Eligible for EQUIP Credits

For more details on courses, click here.


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