Online Training Innovation Crash Course
Virtual training to help you creatively care for your community
Join 4 virtual training sessions
Discover a new process and tools
Improve your ministry—or design a new one
The world is in crisis. It's time to get innovative!
These are challenging times: a global pandemic, racial tensions, violence, and economic collapse.
In the midst of this upheaval, God's people are called to the same mission we've had for 2000 years: to live out the story of His new creation.
To carry out this mission today, we need to approach challenges in creative new ways. We need to get innovative!
By the end of this four-week online training, you'll learn how to creatively design new or improved solutions to challenges in your community.
The Innovation Crash Course Experience
The Innovation Crash Course is a four-part online training series.
Get a fast-paced introduction to a process and tools
Discover your community's challenges—and gifts!
Create new or improved solutions to challenges
Join 4 2-hour virtual training sessions
Get 12 reusable tools to help you and your team innovate
Collaborate with ministry leaders from all over the world
Meet Your Instructors
Dr. Brian Fikkert is the Founder and President of the Chalmers Center and a Professor of Economics and Community Development at Covenant College. He is co-author of When Helping Hurts and Becoming Whole.
Tabitha Kapic is Director of Innovation Processes at the Chalmers Center. She has more than twenty years of experience helping organizations grow and change while maintaining strategic focus on their core mission and vision.
What Others Are Saying
"This course is a great way to help you think through how to serve your community in ways that value the assets of the community and engage the community in the process of bringing about relief, delight, and hope."
Redeemer Presbyterian Church - San Antonio, TX
"This course is packed full of information and ideas. It will help you think outside of the box and help you see things from the individual you are servicing. I love the course and look forward to more sessions."
Six House, Inc - Hampton, VA
"It's a comprehensive introduction to useful tools for facilitating innovation in community development projects. These are robust, well-designed tools that help leaders more effectively plan and lead change."
Coggin Avenue Baptist Church - Brownwood, TX
If you're not completely satisfied with this online training within 30 days of your purchase, we'll refund your money.