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2 Peter 1:5-7 Make every effort to add to your faith , goodness; and to your goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love."

The mission of Homeland Crisis Institute is to offer affordable training for members of the clergy who may not have time or be able to afford to attend a college, university or training institute. The training offered is by downloading the course material, or by request the material on CD. The cost of not having to print the material and mail allows us to offer good training at very reasonable cost.

Homeland Crisis Institute: Homeland Crisis Institute offers specialized training and certification courses for chaplains, ministers and pastors. Homeland Crisis Institute is an approved CEU provider for the Texas Department of State Health Services for the following. The Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, The Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists.

( The following certification course are offered by download or on CD Only )

All courses are offered by download or on CD only. This allows us to offer good quality training at a very reasonable cost due to the savings on printing and mailing. Please note that the cost of these training courses are subject to change at any time. Chaplain Fellowship Ministries contracted a paid curriculum writer to produce some of these courses. Proof of payment for these courses and curriculum writer's information is on file at the CFMI home office located in Temple Texas. Other courses are being written and added as time allows.

DISASTER RESPONSE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Click oln the link below for the requirements to become certified in Disaster Response. There are no short cuts, all training requirements must be meet before disaster response certification will be considered. All requirements must be meet before certification will be issued. Disaster Response Chaplains are First Responders in their own right. There are no short cuts for Disastrer Response Certification, proper training means everything in times of disaster and crisis. Thank you Chaplain Gibson For further information on certification Thank you

CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SENSITIVITY:  The culture in which we are raised greatly influences our attitudes, beliefs, values, and behaviors. Our families teach us how to believe, what to believe and how to treat people who are different than we are. Depending on family background, nationality, culture and age, cultural differences can be heavily ingrained from one generation to another. Studies show that differences between people within any given nation or culture are much greater than differences between groups. Education, social standing, religion, individuality, belief structure, and past experience affect human behavior and culture. It is our primary and basic aim to help you develop your ability to communicate with different cultures. Have an understanding of the skills and knowledge necessary to be effective in communicating with different cultures. Our abilities to communicate successfully encompasses many complexities, skills, principles, and concepts. The most important communications skill is our ability to exchange information between ourselves and the people we assist and serve in a timely and effective manner.

PUBLIC SAFETY CHAPLAINCY: Public Safety Chaplaincy is a very interesting and rewarding ministry. This course will teach you all aspects of public safety chaplaincy. You will earn your certification as a public safety chaplain, and learn how to set up a public safety chaplaincy program within law enforcement agencies such as police and sheriff' departments. For further information on this course or to request this course of instruction


HOSPICE CARE MINISTRY: Hospice care ministry is a very special ministry. It is very important that Hospice Care Chaplains learn to develop their faith based skills when working with those who are dying and their families. This course of instruction will help you to better understand hospice care ministry and how to effectively communicate with those who are dying as a Hospice Care Chaplain. For further information on this course or to request this course of instruction
PRISON MINISTRY: Completing this certification course will give you the ability to: (A) Provide references for the scriptural mandate for prison ministry. (B) Explain why believers should be involved in prison ministry. (C) Articulate the spiritual goals of jail and prison ministry. (D) List the social goals of jail and prison ministry.(E) Summarize what the Gospel has to offer prison inmates. (F) Determine your role in prison ministry. For further information on this course or to request this course of instruction Thank you for considering this course of instruction.
NURSING HOME MINISTRY: The purpose of offering this course of instruction is help chaplains and ministers wanted to get involved in nursing home ministry. Nursing home ministry has been over looked by most chaplains and ministers for the same reason that many of their families stop visiting them over a period of time, it can be heart breaking and stressful. Nursing home ministry is a ministry working with elderly people who are often confused, depressed and in many cases dying. Nursing home chaplains have to be dedicated, serious, understanding, and have the love of Christ in their hearts to reach out to those who are coming to the end of their lives. Human touch and loving kindness can help make their day to day lives a little better. For further information on this course or to request this course of instruction Thank you for considering this course of instruction.

PASTORAL CRISIS COUNSELING: Understanding the need for pastoral crisis counseling has become very important since 911, plus all the disasters, suicides and climbing crime rate the last several years. Our Law enforcement departments, fire departments, court systems and many other institutions in our country will be in needing more and more trained crisis counselors in the future. For information on requesting this course of instruction We will also be offering other Christian and faith based counseling courses in the near future as such training is badly needed in the world today.
EVANGELISM: Evangelism is an important tool to the active chaplain and minister. Effective evangelism strategies are taught, including detailed instruction on the deliverance ministry and techniques of networking between ministries. Explain the mandate of evangelism, Summarize the message of evangelism, Identify the messengers of evangelism, Identify the recipients of the message, Communicate the Gospel to others, Summarize New Testament principles of evangelism, Summarize New Testament parables of evangelism, Do personal evangelism, Deal with difficulties you encounter in evangelism, Reach an entire area by saturation evangelism, Conduct mass evangelism, Follow up new converts, Make plans for evangelism, Network with others for evangelism, Summarize what the Bible teaches about healing and deliverance, Explain variables that affect healing,You will receive your certificate of completion we you pass the final exam with a score of at least 72%. Thank you for considering this course of instruction.
INTERCESSORY PRAYER: Intercessory Prayer is a very important part of chaplancy. The course provides guidelines on how to pray, what to pray for, when not to pray, resources for prayer, international intercession and factors that hinder prayer. In my years of experience working as a chaplain I have heard thousands of prayers by good hearted Chaplains, Ministers and Pastors, many rambled off a prayer that was obviously rehearsed, or what some seasoned chaplains call "Canned Prayer". Some saying the same prayer for everyone they visited no matter what their illness was, or their needs. I have personally always believed prayer should come from the heart for the needs of the person or persons we are praying for at that time. Knowing how to pray and when to pray for a chaplain and minister is a vital part of their ministry. For more information, the course objectives, and how to requesting this course. Thank you for considering this course of instruction.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CERTIFICATION: This course is offered on CD only! Chaplains, Ministers, Pastors, Priests, Facilitators and Teachers need a working knowledge of domestic violence skills training, in order to help members of their ministries, churches and communities. There are over four million women in this country who suffer some kind of violence at the hands of their husbands or boyfriends each year. Very few will tell anyone - a friend, a relative, a neighbor, or the police. Victims of domestic violence come from all walks of life, all cultures, all income groups, all ages, all religions. They share feelings of helplessness, isolation, guilt, fear, and shame. Trained domestic violence facilitators are needed badly, the court systems are backed up with domestic violence cases. For further information on this course or to request this course of instruction Thank you for considering this course of instruction.
Please Note: Bible Courses are offered by Chaplain Bible Institute for details.

Self help books and manuals: This site can help you find books and training at a cost that anyone can afford and that can be studied in their own homes at your own pace. We understand that many cannot afford to take special training or have the time to take out of their lives to go back to school or college. .

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed within these courses are those of the individual authors alone and should be considered as such. These course are required training for certification in the fields the course is written for. Anyone requesting these courses are doing so at their own discretion. If for any reason you feel you do not have the ability to decide what is in your own best interest please do not request any of these course.

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