Brethren Leadership Institute

BLI is an Academy Certified Training System of the Brethren Academy of Ministerial Leadership.

You may be exploring ministry, answering a call to ministry, and/or seeking further education. We will prayerfully support you on this journey.

The 3-year program consists of 12 courses, 3 Practice of Ministry Days, completion of a portfolio, etc. For more, read our student handbook.

There are no prerequisites to these courses. Anyone may enroll, one course at a time. Contact us for more information:, 260-982-8805.

Program Costs:
$50 application fee
$15 background check
$50 orientation day fee
$75 per course (plus textbooks and materials)
$25 late registration fee
$40 fee to audit
$10 fee for CEU certificate
$150 Practice of Ministry Day fees ($50 each for 3 days)
$50 graduation fee

Current BLI Course
Teaching and Learning in the Church
taught by Aaron Gross (syllabus available here)

August 25:
Kokomo Church of the Brethren
311 W. Lincoln Rd.
Kokomo IN 46902

September 1 and September 8:
Marion Church of the Brethren
2302 S. Geneva Ave.
Marion IN 46953

For more information call or email:

$75 registration fee payable in advance or at the door
$40 audit fee ($50 with CEUs)