Brief History of SVBS
The Special Vocation Bible School (SVBS) was birthed in 2010 by the Archbishop, M. E Idahosa; to raise Godly leaders in line with the Mission statement of Church of God Mission Int’l “Building People into Leadership, with a Global Passion Deeply rooted in Christ”.
The SVBS is a short intensive Bible School for busy people from all works of life, who have the interest of going to a Bible School but time or their busy schedules are major challenges.
The SVBS is all about training people with the tool (the Gospel) and well-seasoned faculty who are there to teach and build the students into becoming godly leaders in every spheres of influence. The faculty include: Bishop FEB Idahosa; Rev.Dickson Ogbahon; Rev. Wale Ajayi; Rev. Bada Adedayo, Rev. Iyke Ofili, Rev. Chinedu Chiweoku and others.
The Special Vocation Bible School (SVBS) is for all ordained Ministers, Church Leaders, church workers, Members and Pastors.
The courses taught include: Redemption Realities; Praying Right; Charismata (Ministry Gifts and Spiritual Gifts); Christian Leadership, and more. These courses are modeled to increase in the Knowledge of God’s Word, balance doctrinal issues, build leadership quality, emphasize various methods of soul winning with the Gospel as the tool, empower the students to become more effective in their local churches as a worker and the body of Christ at large, etc. Exclusively, there are also Practical courses which covers Soul winning, Hospital ministrations and Prison Outreaches.
SVBS has indeed built a wide range of individuals who are contributing to the mighty move of the gospel around the world.
The SVBS program is designed to suit busy schedules as the school runs three (3) sessions a year: January – March, May- July and September – November with class days, Mon – Tues: 5pm – 7pm and Saturday 3- 6pm. Each session runs for a period of 8weeks.
Class holds at the SVBS lecture centre – a serene and conducive classroom with excellent facilities that allow students comfort, located at 1, Faith Way, off Upper Adesuwa Road, G.R.A., Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
At the end of the program, certificate are awarded to those who complete the programme.
Welcome to one of the greatest seasons of your life! The vision for the Special Vocation Bible School was birthed out of the passion to raise Christian leaders; this is part of fulfilling Church of God Mission International given mandate which is to “Build people into leadership with a Global passion deeply rooted in Christ”.
We encourage you to seize this opportunity of a lifetime to equip yourself with all the necessary tools that will make you effective in the ministry of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ so that like Paul the apostle prays “…. that the eyes of your understanding being enlightened, that you may know the hope of his calling…” Eph 1:18. This is our commitment to you as you journey through this session.
Our world class faculty are devoted to unveiling the truth about the gospel, coming from a variety of backgrounds and possessing a wide range of ministry experience. They provide a richly diverse perspective on the work that God is doing in our generation and are ready to make impact in your life.
We know that you will never be the same as you train yourself to take your position in this movement of Empowered to Succeed.
You are above only!
Rev. Mrs. Freda Ajayi, SVBS Administrator