What is CHAT?
CHAT is a one-of-a-kind, at-your-own-pace online course to prepare individuals, groups, and entire churches to conduct health education seminars using Christ’s Method of Evangelism. It seeks to engage, educate, and equip Seventh-day Adventist with the confidence and tools to present the health message in a way that reveals the love of Jesus to the world.
Our online course is composed of 65 hours of presentations, conducted by renowned experts in many areas of ministry including: physicians, pastors, evangelists, healthcare professionals, literature evangelists, and more. If you would like to equip yourself to effectively reach your community with the everlasting gospel, this course is for you and your church.
What CHAT offers
CHAT prepares every member of the church to become an Advocate for the health of their community. It also removes the fear and legal concerns voiced by the organized church about the term/concept of “medical missionary work” by advocating the simple principles of health, including water, exercise, rest, etc., as promoted by the Beehive’s “The New Life” brand of health resources. After all, you don’t have to be a healthcare professional to recommend drinking more water and increasing exercise.
MODULE 1 – PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION AND HEALING
Learn basic, disease-fighting, nutritional principles, while learning of Christ, the Bread of Life.
MODULE 2 – WHAT IS MAN? A BODY THOU HAST PREPARED ME
Learn basic anatomy and physiology, with an emphasis on gospel principles found in the human body.
MODULE 3 – THE GREAT HEALTH CONTROVERSY
Learn the origin of the current health crisis and the intimate connection between spiritual salvation and physical health.
Learn the history of food and the role it plays in the restoration of man, along with the definition of genuine medical missionary work.
MODULE 5 – THE MINISTRY OF HEALING
Learn how to conduct health consultations by studying how Christ ministered to the whole person.
Learn the Beehive Cycle of HEALTH Evangelism to train churches, according to “Christ’s method”, on how to successfully conduct health seminars and events.
How to take the training
Three options are available to you:
Individual Online Training
Group Online Training
Group Online w/ CHAT Applied
This is an excellent option because, not only do you receive a discount for groups of 20 or more and obtain access to the online training but additionally, you and your group will also qualify for a one-week in-class intensive called CHAT applied. Call for pricing.
Benefits associated with CHAT Applied, one-week practicum include:
Hands-on demonstrations, including: cooking, hydrotherapy, and natural and nutritional healing
Training to enable your group to accurately assess the “felt needs” of your local community
Organized CHAT chapter, with your own board of directors, and membership in the CHAT National Network, which provides technical and administrative support to increase the effectiveness of working with district churches in their efforts to reach communities sustainably