Upcoming IBS Courses

Biblical Interpretation/Biblical Communication

Apr 03 – Apr 14
Austin, TX

Church History

Apr 24 – Apr 28
Orlando (Lake Hart)


May 08 – May 12


May 21 – Jun 27

Church History

May 21 – Jun 27

God/Bible/Holy Spirit

May 21 – Jun 27

Old Testament Survey

May 21 – Jun 27

IBS News

Online registration for the Colorado IBS is open until April 17, 2017.  

Click here to begin your registration for Summer17, which includes all tracks, Institute of Biblical Studies, New Staff Training, and Cru17. 

This summer all the IBS core courses will be offered in Fort Collins, Colorado from June 15 to July 14, 2017.   

Where can I find IBS courses?

IBS courses are delivered in three ways:
1. Local IBS, where an IBS course is delivered in a one-week format in various cities across the U.S.  Over a dozen courses a year are offered in this format.
2. Virtual IBS, where IBS courses can be taken online over a period of ten weeks.  Currently three IBS courses are available online (with more coming in the future).
3. Summer IBS, where all eleven IBS core courses are offered in a two-week format. 

How can I find out which IBS courses I have completed?

You can find information about your IBS records here.  You can view your course records online for IBS courses taken in the U.S. between 1995 and the present here. It will show whether you have finished IBS and what courses you have taken.  You will need your Relay login.

How can I find out which IBS courses I still need?

If you came on staff after 1992, you need to complete the eleven IBS core courses. If you came on staff before 1992, you are under the old requirements. Use the IBS Progress Report to help you figure which IBS courses you need to finish.

Do you know that DTS is offering your first class free?

Learn about your free class at Dallas Theological Seminary.

Have you heard about CoreDoctrine?

CoreDoctrine is a new web-based theological development tool that is designed to provide an overview of the major doctrines in the Cru Statement of Faith. Check it out.