ARISE is a discipleship training program and it’s our mission to empower people to understand, experience, and share the gospel in whatever life-path they pursue or setting they find themselves in.
We exist to make disciple-making disciples.

ARISE 2018

Applications are open for GYC attendees! Apply today to get $100 off your tuition*.

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ARISE Online

Our 2018 winter class is now open and we’re giving away five free accounts.

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GYC Instagram Giveaway

Enter to win a free ARISE Online account by following these three simple steps.

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Experience the story.

August 21 – November 17


Explore what it means to be a disciple of Christ through over 220 hours of in-class learning. Build a solid foundation for ministry through classes on theodicy, doctrines, worldviews, and more.


Grow in community as you learn with classmates and instructors what it means to follow Jesus. Enjoy the Christ-centered friendships that develop when we connect through God’s Word.


Develop practical ministry skills as you spend over 100 hours serving in the community. Rub shoulders with real people who have real stories. Experience the joy of sharing with them the ultimate story.

Whether you want to be a pastor, a doctor, or a biomedical engineer ninja-poet, you’re called to be disciple. At ARISE, we’re all about empowering people to become disciples who can share the biblical story wherever they are. Join us for our three-month training program, and discover your place in God’s story.

*The application fee will be waived on all applications received by January 31, 2018, and will receive a $100 discount on the tuition.

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ARISE Online is an interactive video course that lets you study your way through Scripture with a narrative lens. So whether you’re learning from home or with a small group from your church, you’ll discover that every character, doctrine, and theological tenet has its place in the story. And—maybe best of all—you’ll find your own place in the story.

With the new year and our ARISE Online 2018 winter class just around the corner, we’re celebrating by giving away 5 free subscriptions to ARISE Online! Why not enter the drawing?

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We’re also giving away an additional ARISE Online subscription to one lucky Instagram user. All you need to do enter is follow the steps below.

  1. Stop by the ARISE booth in the GYC Exhibit hall and get your free sticker.
  2. Follow ARISE on Instagram.
  3. Post a photo of your I WILL ARISE sticker, tag @this_is_arise in the caption, and use #iwillarise so we can find your post. Note: private accounts will need to be set to public to participate in this giveaway.

The deadline to post your photo is December 31, 2017. Only 1 entry per Instagram account. The winner will be selected randomly and announced on January 4, 2018. This Instagram contest is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering, entrants confirm they are 13+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s term of use.

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