On-Demand Video Certification

Church Consultation University Nigeria

Become Certified as a Church Consultant In as Little as 6 Months

Join Thom Rainer for this video-based training and learn how to combine your experience with these consulting tools to help churches increase their Kingdom impact.

    • Licensed certification
    • Step-by-step training
    • Personal coach
    • Templates for client proposals & reports


Church Consultation University Nigeria

Become Certified as a Church Consultant In as Little as 6 Months

The Premier Certification for Leaders who want to Become Church Consultants

Churches globally need guidance and coaching. With ChurchConsultation.University, you’ll be fully equipped to help churches reach their true potential as they fulfill their mission to go and make disciples.  If you’re passionate about seeing churches make a kingdom impact, this program is for you. We provide all the training you need with our self-paced video training modules.

Who is the certification for?

  • Pastors and church leaders looking to improve as individual leaders should participate.
  • Denominational leaders looking to help churches in their region or associations.
  • Pastors and church leaders with a desire to make a gospel impact.
  • Retired pastors or church leaders who want to continue to add value to gospel kingdom impact.
  • Professional church consultants in the areas of stewardship, architecture, law, and staffing.
  • Pastors or church leaders who desire to help other churches.
  • Pastors and church leaders who would like to make some money on the side.

Meet Your Leadership & Faculty

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Thom S. Rainer

Founder, CEO, & Lead Coach
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Sam Rainer

President & Senior Coach
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Brad Waggoner Headshot

Brad Waggoner

Church Answers Coach
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Chuck Lawless Headshot

Chuck Lawless

Church Answers Coach
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Art Rainer Headshot

Art Rainer

Church Answers Coach
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Jess Rainer Headshot

Jess Rainer

Church Answers Coach
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Chuck Carter Headshot

Chuck Carter

Church Answers Coach
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Niyi Dunmade

Church Answers Nigeria Coach

How the Certification Course Works

Video-Based Learning

Course work happens online and is on demand. Participants can work at their own pace.


Multiple resources are available for each module to help participants with course work and consultations.


Every participant will be assigned a mentor as they progress through certification.

6 Months Access to Church Answers

Church Answers Central is an online community of 1,500+ church leaders. CCU participants will be able to converse with leaders about current trends in the church.

Publicized Certification

All graduates will be published on the CCU consultants directory.

Professional Certification Diploma

All graduates will receive a certification diploma.

Money-Back Guarantee

If for whatever reason you are not satisfied with Church Consultation University you may receive a full refund. Request must be submitted within the first 30 days. No questions asked.

  • “The CCU program has been refreshing and inspiring. For years, I felt the call to help serve other churches through consultation. However, I was reluctant because I felt limited. However, I now have a shiny new toolbox and a grounded confidence to help revitalize the church.”

    Roger Haithcock
    Winterville, NC
  • “I have been completely booked with consulting since June, and I am now working with three separate churches. This is abundantly more than I could have hoped for, and I am grateful for the excellent practical help from CCU.”

    Pat Conner
    Georgetown, TX
  • In my 20 plus years of ministry, Church Consultation University has been one of the best decisions that I have ever made. I did not know what to expect at first but when we started our first class I knew I was going to learn a lot. I was amazed at the information/ education that I received. CCU also had an amazing impact on our church. We did an invite your One Day and it went exactly as Dr. Rainer and Jonathan Howe suggested. It increased our attendance over 20 percent. That led us to two services and several more ministries started. Also, stay on Church Answers; it’s a world of knowledge.

    Dr. Greg Beasley

Church Consultation Certification University

Register now to improve your skills and equip churches to have greater gospel impact.

Every church could use an outsiders perspective to help them reach their full potential. In the same way that God uses outside influences to disciple us individually, a church consultant can guide a church to areas of growth. If you desire to be an instrument for gospel impact this is the certification for you.

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Mentoring Calls

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the requirements for acceptance?
    • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Ministry experience is accepted in lieu of degree.
    • At least 5 years of ministry experience.
    • A love for the local church and her leaders.
  • Who will be my mentor?

    A member of the Church Answers coaching team.

  • Where do I find potential clients?

    Church Consultation University makes no promises for the certified consultant to get clients. We do, however, provide proven ways for the consultant to find his or her own clients. Most first-year certified consultants can get two clients the first year.

  • How long does the certification take?

    The video courses are designed for the student to go at his or her own pace. Most students can complete the certification in nine months or less. If the student needs time beyond twelve months, he or she can request an extension up to another six months.

More Questions?

Contact us at 615-669-8201 or email [email protected] for assistance.