Teaching

The main themes will include amongst other topics:

  • Identity
    – Understanding who we are in Christ shapes the way we view and impact the world.
  • The Father heart of God
    – God is a really good and perfect Father waiting to give good gifts to his children.
  • Prophetic
    – Hearing God’s voice is at the heart of our relationship with Him. He has placed gold within each person around us ready for us to uncover.
  • Supernatural
    – We are called to the impossible and expect God to show up in unusual ways.
  • Activation
    – We do not need only information, but transformation through action. Let’s get practical.
  • The presence of God
    – The presence of God is what sets us apart. In His presence we find life, joy, love and answers to the worlds questions. We love to worship our King and encounter him face to face.

Reading

There will be required reading and home study throughout the school year. Learning will be very much self-directed and we believe you will get out as much as you put in.

Hearing God’s voice is at the heart of our relationship with Him.

You will receive books as part of your tuition cost to read throughout the school year. The cost of the books are non- refundable, if you already own any of the books you receive as part of the school, please see it as an opportunity to bless someone else with a copy. For each book you will be expected to complete a short report where we ask you to explore your own thoughts on the subject and discuss how you are applying the teaching to your life.

Following a successful application you will be asked to read one book in advance of the school starting. This book is not included in the cost of your tuition. A report on this book will be due by the first hub meeting and you will receive further instructions on your first day of school.

In order to complete the year successfully you must have no outstanding homework remaining come graduation.

Hubs

As well as meeting together as a class we split the school into smaller groups to help facilitate personal growth and community. Small groups are normally around 5-7 students and based geographically. These groups exist to provide encouragement, strength and support as well as a forum to discuss the teaching. They also meet during our weekend intensives. Each group will also be assigned a pastor who will support throughout the year.

Worship

We have a huge heart for worship at ESST and love to spend extended time in praise enjoying God’s presence.

We have a huge heart for worship at ESST and love to spend extended time in praise enjoying God’s presence. Worship is what we were made to do and it is in this place that God meets us personally and corporately to inspire, challenge and transform us. We cannot spend time in God’s presence and remain the same! It is often in this time of pouring out praise to our King that he shows up in miraculous ways. ESST is a catalyst to a lifestyle of worship.