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!

Accreditation

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.

Downloads

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.

TERM 1

Nurture

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

Course Details

Date: February 09, 16, 23, March 01 (Sunday)
Time: 10.15am – 11.00am
Venue: Logos 4, LG2
Lecturer: Rev Sunita Philips
Fee: RM 3 (Materials)

Premarital Counseling

The church holds a high view of marriage because it is God’s design for partner relationships and provides the framework for society itself. Our desire is to provide tools for a successful, godly marriage; therefore, we have excellent teaching in the form of a seven-session, pre-marriage course compulsory for couples who intend to get married over the next 18 months. This course will guide you through practical steps in building a strong marriage.

*Pre-requisite for those intending to be married in Glad Tidings.

Course Details

Date: February 15, 22, 29, March 07, 14, 21, 28 (Saturday)
Time: 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Discussion Room, GF
Lecturer: Rev Gwen Choo
Fee: RM 100 (per couple)

Worship Leading 101 (NEW)

Worship. More than a song. More than words. It is the expression of the spirit of man unto the God. Who are the worshippers that God seeks? We will spend time on the spiritual foundations of being a worshipper and also, to equip church & cell members with tools and practical skills to be able express their form of worship wholly and creatively.

All participants are advised to attend Sunday 8.30am service or Saturday 5.00pm service.

Course Details

Date: March 01, 08, 15, 22 (Sunday)
Time: 10.15am – 12.15pm
Venue: Hall 1 (Stage), GF
Lecturer: Pr Jon Koo
Fee: –

One Minute Witness™

One Minute Witness™ (OMW) is a tool that can revolutionize your life, and mobilize you to share your faith without fear in one minute. ALL of us can do this. All of us have a story, and this ONE MINUTE WITNESS™ tool makes it fun and easy. Over one million people have given their lives to Jesus Christ through the OMW. You can do it too!

Course Details

Date: March 07 (Saturday)
Time: 9.30am – 2.30pm
Venue: Logos 2, LG2
Lecturer: Pr Patricia Chong & Rev Lee Kuan Ming
Fee: RM10 (Materials, Tea Break & Lunch)

Warning Signs For Saving Lives (NEW)

There is a worrying increase in suicidal tendencies in Malaysia. The World Health Organisation (WHO) reports that suicide is among the top 10 causes of death in the world and is the 2nd biggest cause of death amongst those aged between 15 and 29. Preventing suicidal behaviour is a joint responsibility. This talk is relevant for both adults and youth. We will learn the signs of suicidal tendencies and what we can do to take the necessary precautions. Sign up to know how we can help those in need for there is hope and assistance available.

Course Details

Date: February 29 (Saturday)
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm
Venue: Parousia Hall, LG2
Lecturer: Dr Yeo Pei Li

Online registration is closed but you can walk in and register. Food will not be available for walk in registrations.

Encountering Jesus In Luke (NEW)

Jesus was a revolutionary teacher, miracle-working, loving, powerful, divine teacher and the gospel of Luke captures the heart of Jesus the Rabbi. Encounter Jesus through this gospel and have your mind expanded, your heart hungering to be touched and your life ripened for growth. When Jesus taught, people were amazed and the world was rocked! Join us for a fresh encounter with Jesus!

All participants are advised to attend Sunday 8.30am service or Saturday 5.00pm service.

Course Details

Date: March 01, 08, 15, 22 (Sunday)
Time: 10.15am – 12.00pm
Venue: Logos 2, LG2
Lecturer: Rev Sunita Philips
Fee: –

Mature

This course is suitable for those who have completed the Nurture course, or for any believer wishing to grow in the Lord. Learn what it means to follow Jesus, understand how to live as a worshipper, discover what spiritual gifts are about and find out the principles of godly stewardship. This is the course to set you on a journey of knowing Jesus, and how to honour and serve him.

Course Details

Date: March 29, April 05, 19, 26 (Sunday)
Time: 10.15am – 11.00am
Venue: Logos 4, LG2
Lecturer: Rev Linda Khoo
Fee: RM3 (Materials)

Spiritual Encounter

Need a breakthrough in your spiritual walk? Come and learn how to use your authority as a Christian and resist the work of the enemy in your life. With the baptism of the Holy Spirit, you will be able to strengthen your prayer life. The objective of this course is to enable Christians to enjoy the liberty that God has given us to live a victorious life.

Pre-requisite for church membership

Course Details

Date: April 04 (Saturday)
Time: 8.45am – 5.00pm
Venue: Logos 2, LG2
Lecturer: Rev Michael Tan, Pr Patricia Chong, Roger Ti
Fee: RM 20 (Materials, Tea Break & Lunch)

Missions Exposure Programme (MEP)

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 that is compulsory for participating in the church’s missions trips. Learn from those who have been going to the mission field regularly and catch God’s heartbeat for the lost.

All participants are advised to attend Sunday 8.30am service or Saturday 5.00pm service.

*Pre-requisite for Glad Tidings missions trips.

Course Details

Date: April 19 & 26 (Sunday)
Time: 10.15am – 12.15pm
Venue: Logos 2, LG2
Lecturer: Michael Tang
Fee: –

Counting Sheep Till The Cows Come Home (NEW)

Are you one of those who suffer from this life-disrupting sleep disorder and has difficulty in falling asleep? Dr Elangkumaran, the Head of Rhinology and Skull base surgery at Hospital Kuala Lumpur, will share with us solutions on how to effectively deal with it. This talk will cover sleep disorders (including sleep apnea, snoring, etc.) as well as Allergic Rhinitis (nose allergies, hay fever, etc)

Course Details

Date: April 25 (Saturday)
Time: 2.00pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Parousia Hall, LG2
Lecturer: Dr Elangkumaran Krishnan
Fee: –

Nurture
February 09, 16, 23, March 01 (Sun) • 10.15am - 11.00am

Premarital Counseling
February 15, 22, 29, March 07, 14, 21, 28 (Sat) • 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Worship Leading 101
March 01, 08, 15, 22 (Sun) • 10.15am – 12.15pm

One Minute Witness™
March 07 (Sat) • 9.30am - 2.30pm

Warning Signs For Saving Lives (NEW)
February 29 (Sat) • 9.30am - 4.00pm
Online registration is closed but you can walk in and register. Food will not be available for walk in registrations.

Encountering Jesus in Luke (NEW)
March 01, 08, 15, 22 (Sun) • 10.15am - 12.00pm

Mature
March 29, April 05, 19, 26 (Sun) • 10.15am - 11.00am

Spiritual Encounter
April 04 (Sat) • 8.45am - 5.00pm

Missions Exposure Programme (MEP)
April 19 & 26 (Sun) • 10.15am - 12.15pm

Counting Sheep Till The Cows Come Home (NEW)
April 25 (Sun) • 2.00pm - 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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