About the Program
The purpose of the JCTS Teacher Training Academy (TTA) is to prepare all people who aspire to become leaders (ministry directors, prayer chaplains, spiritual healers, teachers or writers) within Universal Foundation for Better Living (UFBL) affiliated organizations. Its mission is to ensure that all UFBL leaders are well-versed in the teachings of New Thought Christianity and the history of the Foundation.
The TTA is an 18-24-month intensive training program. Applicants must have the ability to demonstrate an elementary familiarity with Basic Truth Principles, Bible History, Allegorical Bible Interpretation, and the works of Charles Fillmore and H. Emilie Cady.
Graduates of the TTA are eligible to become candidates for the Licensing & Ordination (L&O) Interview. Individuals who pass the interview will be recommended to the UFBL Board of Directors for licensing as a UFBL/JCTS Teacher.
Approval of the Senior Minister of the UFBL center/church the applicant attends, if applicable.
Completion and submission of application packet (including $100 non-refundable application fee)
A Master Certificate preferred; or completion of Basic Truth Principles I & II, and Bibles I through VI from the Master Certificate program required
Successfully pass an entrance exam
Tuition & Fees
Tuition: $575.00 per session/term
All tuition and fees are subject to revision at any time and are in USD.
Tuition does not cover administrative costs, PayPal processing fees ($10), required course books, or travel and lodge for L&O Interview.
This is an advanced 18-24-month program which requires a mandatory introductory orientation. An on-site residency may be required.
After satisfactory completion of courses, candidates will come before the Licensing & Ordination (L&O) Committee as the final program requirement.
"Each leg of the UFBL's Teacher Training Academy 2018 has been a blessing. Each teacher has opened my eyes even wider to my possibilities. It is like being in a love cocoon. Every step with every course I challenge myself to new spiritual heights."
John Downey III
Los Angeles, California
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