IBS Updates


Registration is open!  

Finding IBS Courses

Where can I find a list of every IBS course for 2023-2024? 

Here's a list of every course scheduled for 2023–2024 in one document.  You will find registration deadlines in this document.

How can I register for IBS courses?

 Click "IBS venues" and select the type of course you're looking for.  Registration links will be located with the descriptions of each course.

Where can I find Biblical Interpretation and Biblical Communication offerings?

Because of several organizational and educational values, we deliver these two courses together and live. The combination of learning and interacting, as well as practicing with a coaching group, fosters skill development as well as personal formation.

Every summer these classes are offered in-person during the Orlando IBS.  In addition, we also plan to offer them in a hybrid-live format, usually straddling the end of the fall semester and the beginning of the spring semester.

We highly encourage staff to take these courses when they are offered in person during the summer unless there is an exceptional circumstance. 

Where do I submit my graduation form when I finish my IBS requirements?

You will find the graduation form and instructions posted here.

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

You can find information about IBS records here.  For IBS courses taken in the U.S., send an email to ibs.info@cru.org and we will help you figure out what you've completed.

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.