Academy Training

Directed by Rev. Rich Hines, the Chaplain’s Training Academy is designed for those with a heart to serve as regular ongoing volunteers or chaplains within a jail or prison system. Academy training includes a one day seminar and an intensive week-long training event.  There is homework assigned after each week-long Quarter.  Students who attend all 4 quarters and finish the required coursework receive a certificate of completion.  This page provides Academy training information and related audio messages.

2024 Academy Training

March 11-16 Academy Classes – Aurora, IL – Schedule

June 10-15 Academy Classes – Sun Valley, CA – Brochure

Sept 16-21 Academy Classes – Aurora, IL – Brochure

 

Other Resources

Academy Information

Academy Application

Academy – One Day Seminars

Jail Ministry Training Manual

 

Academy Training Audio Messages

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Apologetics in Postmodernism.mp3Download 
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Avoiding Failure in Counseling.mp3Download 
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Abandoned to God, Salvation (Rich Hines).mp3Download 
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Complaining.mp3Download 
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Delivering Death Notifications.mp3Download 
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Keys to Effective Ministry - pt 1 (Dennis McBride).mp3Download 
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Keys to Effective Ministry - pt 5 (Dennis McBride).mp3Download 
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Keys to Effective Ministry - pt 2 (Dennis McBride).mp3Download 
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Keys to Effective Ministry - pt 4 (Dennis McBride).mp3Download 
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Embracing a Nouthetic Philosophy pt 2.mp3Download 
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Embracing a Nouthetic Philosophy pt 1.mp3Download 
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Keys to Effective Ministry - pt 3 (Dennis McBride).mp3Download 
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Be Careful When Helping Believers (Pastor S. Ardavanis).mp3Download 
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Motives.mp3Download 
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Taking Personal Responsibility for Sin (Rich Hines).mp3Download 
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Questions and Answers.mp3Download 
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Abandoned to God, in Ministry (Rich Hines).mp3Download 
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Special Prayer Session.mp3Download 
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The Heart of the Gospel (Steve Camp).mp3Download 
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What The Gospel Does - pt 2 (Pastor S. Ardavanis).mp3Download 
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Helping Those Who Are Depressed.mp3Download 
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What The Gospel Does - pt 1 (Pastor S. Ardavanis).mp3Download 
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Question and Answers (Steve Camp).mp3Download 
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Intruduction and Mini-Concert (Steve Camp).mp3Download 
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Prayer Session (Rich Hines).mp3Download 
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The Worthy Walk, Love (Steve Camp).mp3Download 
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The Glory of Christ (Steve Camp).mp3Download 
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Be Biblical (Rich Hines).mp3Download 
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What it Means to Follow Christ - pt 1 (Pastor S. Ardavanis).mp3Download 
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What it Means to Follow Christ - pt 2 (Pastor S. Ardavanis).mp3Download 
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How We Got our English Bible (Dave Parson).mp3Download 
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The Inmate's Ultimate Problem (Rich Hines).mp3Download 
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Worship Time (Steve Camp).mp3Download 
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What The Gospel Does - pt3 (Pastor S. Ardavanis).mp3Download 
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01 The Right Motive For Ministry .mp3Download 
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02 Discouraged? Don't Give Up .mp3Download 
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03 Christianity, A Religion of the Word.mp3Download 
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04 Discipling A Believing Inmate Part 1.mp3Download 
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05 Discipling A Believing Inmate Part 2.mp3Download 
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06 Discipling a Believing Inmate Part 3.mp3Download 
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07 Repentance Is A Vital Part Of Jesus' Gospel.mp3Download 
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08 A Biblical View of Failure.mp3Download 
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09 Drawing Near To God Part 1.mp3Download 
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10 Drawing Near To God Part 2.mp3Download 
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11 Drawing Near To God Part 3.mp3Download 
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12 Drawing Near To God Part 4.mp3Download 
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13 A Passion For Evangelism.mp3Download 
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14 The Proper Presentation of the Gospel.mp3Download 
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15 The Power For Evangelism.mp3Download 
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16 Persecution and Evangelism.mp3Download 
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17 The Big Picture.mp3Download 
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18 A Special Message For Chaplains.mp3Download 
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19 Questions and Answers .mp3Download 
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20 Teaching Inmates Submission To Authority.mp3Download 
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21 Giving Inmates Death Notices.mp3Download