1. The Teacher and the Big Picture
  2. The Teacher and Core Values
    a. Discovering Core Values
    b. The Four Core Values Handout
  3. The Teacher and Family
  4. The Teacher and Mentoring
  5. The Teacher and Priorities
  6. The Teacher and Creative Impact
  7. The Teacher and His Responsibility
  8. The Teacher and Lesson Preparation
  9. The Teacher and Creating An Island of Excellence
  10. The Teachers and Critical Thinking
  11. The Teacher and Thinking, Learning, and Teaching Styles
  12. The Teacher and Course Planning
    a. Three Categories of Learning
  13. The Teacher and Motivation
  14. The Teacher and Building a Positive Learning Culture
  15. The Teacher and Helping Students Discover the Will of God
  16. The Teacher and His Lecture
  17. The Teacher and His Calling
  18. The Teacher and Bible School Going Local
  19. The Teacher and a Fresh Look at the Great Commission
  20. The Teacher and The Well Driven Nail
  21. The Teacher and Critical Thinking in Spiritual Development
  22. The Teacher and a Biblical View of Conflict
  23. The Teacher and Teaching with Principle and Passion
  24. The Teacher and Increasing Student Learning
  25. The Teacher and Christian Education Begins at Home
  26. The Teacher and His Health
  27. The Teacher and Oral Culture
  28. The Teacher and Patience
  29. The Teacher and Remaining True to Apostolic Doctrine
  30. The Teacher and Responsibilities and Rewards
  31. The Teacher and Role and Responsibility of Teaching
  32. The Teacher and Teaching Methods of the Master
  33. The Teacher and Teamwork in Education Part One
  34. The Teacher and Teamwork in Education Part Two
  35. The Teacher and Loving Bible Doctrine
  36. The Teacher and Assisting Unique Learners
  37. The Teacher and Authority, Responsibility & Delegation
  38. The Teacher and Bible School Administration I
  39. The Teacher and Bible School Administration II
  40. The Teacher and Biblical Educational Principles
  41. The Teacher and Breaking Content into Chunks
  42. The Teacher and Educational Psychology Part I
  43. The Teacher and Educational Psychology Part II
  44. The Teacher and Effective Student Assessment
  45. The Teacher and Effective Teacher Assessment
  46. The Teacher and His Values of Education
  47. The Teacher and Leadership Training Commitment
  48. The Teacher and Their Personal Growth Plan for Life-long Learning
  49. The Teacher and the Anointing
  50. The Teacher and the Biblical Theology of Christian Formation in Culture
  51. The Teacher and the Role of the Holy Spirit in the Classroom
  52. The Teacher as a Disciple Maker
  53. Teacher and Overcoming Temptation
  54. The Teacher and His Spiritual Life
  55. Teacher and Personal Development and Evaluation


  1. Achieving Excellence in Bible School Administration
  2. Teaching Strategies, Book 1
  3. Teaching Strategies, Book 2


What makes an exemplary Bible school? Is it the curriculum? What about the facilities? Maybe the quality of the students? All of those do make a Bible school great if you have a qualified faculty. Our teaching staff needs to be strong in both character and competence. Someone has said that we teach what we know; we reproduce what we are.

One of the significant components and strengths of the GATS program is to provide continuous education and development for Bible School faculty around the globe.

We currently have available over 50 Faculty Development Lessons designed to grow Bible School teachers, allowing them to have a more significant impact in the classroom and in the lives of their students.

Each lesson is designed for ninety minutes of teaching, interaction, and evaluation.  Lessons are taught in a variety of formats, not only training the trainers but demonstrating a wide range of classroom teaching techniques.

Lessons include lecture, interaction, and assignment components. Two forms of evaluation must be used for the faculty receiving the lessons as instructors can receive credit for them when studying the Bachelor Level of GATS.

Every GATS nation should participate in Faculty Development Seminars annually.  These seminars can be hosted in individual nations or in a cluster of countries (nations that are close to each other coming together or on a sub-regional basis).

GATS has a team of approved Global Educators available to travel around the world ‘training the trainers.’

Faculty development lessons are currently available in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Russian.  For questions or more information e-mail us at gats@upci.org

GATS. It’s not just for the students. It’s also for the faculty. Together we are advancing toward ministerial excellence.


  1. From the Director of Education and Short Term Missions
  2. GATS Questions & Answers