Audit classes Tuesday thru Friday 10:30 am,1:00 pm, 2:15 pm, 7:00 pm and Saturday at 10:30 am. All classes held in the main sanctuary unless otherwise noted and are open to the public. The IOM Curriculum is designed to equip students to maximize their ministry potential in their church, mission field & market place. Be taught by qualified teachers with proven experience on key subjects like the Kingdom of God, The Gifts of the Spirit, Practical Ministry, Effective Prayer, Worship, Old/New Testament Survey, Purpose Driven Life, Understanding End Times, Biblical Leadership, Biblical Economics and More!
Gerald Derstine is the founder of Christian Retreat, The Institute of Ministry and Israel Affairs International; he has promoted peace between Jews, Christians and Arabs over the past 44 years.
“End Times-Seeing Beyond What You See”
Dr. Baio is an anointed and gifted man of God. He is sensitive to the Holy Spirit and flows with the Spirit. In every service, the Holy Spirit manifests Himself powerfully. God confirms His Word with miracles, signs and wonders. Learn More >
Join us for a 10 week Bible study series taught by Pastor Phil Derstine from the book Following the Fire authored by his father Gerald Derstine. If you do not currently have a copy and would like one; the book can be purchased at our online book store or in the TFC Resource Center.
A world class violinist whose teaching on Praise and Worship from scripture and experience will enrich your wholehearted love for God and help you learn how to lead others into intimacy with the Father.
Mark calendars to spend a fun and powerful weekend at Christian Retreat for the Thrive Women’s Conference!
Keynote speaker Cathy Lechner will be back, always a favorite at Christian Retreat. She moves in the prophetic and teaches in down-to-earth style with humor and hard-hitting truths. Speakers also include Pastor Sharon Lewis, Janet Shell, Pastor Jannette Derstine and others.
“Thirst” is our theme this year, so come thirsty and be filled with the refreshing anointing of the Holy Spirit!
Worldwide evangelist with a gift to impart faith that brings about the miraculous, from creative, physical healing to deep inner healing. He experienced a miracle himself at age 9, when he was healed from terminal brain cancer at a Kathryn Kuhlman crusade. Learn More >
A global ministry that is literally touching millions of lives with the power of the Holy Spirit! Building God’s Kingdom – one heart at a time! Learn More >
Conference Description: Mike Shreve will be teaching on the revelation of our spiritual identity, who we are in Christ. Discovering the names and titles God has given to His offspring empowers believers to boldly walk in their assigned roles and represent heaven in this world. A healing, prophetic flow normally follows the declaration of God’s Read More
An annual gathering of writers who are passionate to share and eager to learn. Speakers include authors, editors and publishers who offer inspiration, encouragement and resources… for the beginning writer as well as those who are always searching for ways to hone their skills.
We invite you to join us on this Holy Land Classic program that will expand our knowledge of the Bible and this sacred land. A journey following in the footsteps of Jesus will change the way you read the Bible, and you will learn why scholars refer to it as the “Fifth Gospel”. Please consider this our personal invitation to be a part of this adventure in faith and join us in experiencing a once in a lifetime journey as we walk where Jesus walked! Save the date and bring a friend!
Dr. Gerald Derstine & Pastor Phil Derstine
This overnight summer camp for kids ages 7-12 is an exciting week of Bible teaching, praise and worship, and lots of fun activities. Some of the nation’s leading children’s pastors share practical Bible truths, building character and sowing purpose into young lives. Afternoons are filled with swimming, water slides, outdoor sports, games, arts, dance and drama workshops.
Today’s youth are experiencing high levels of anxiety and stress as they plug into technology and disconnect from their families and friends. YEX summer camp gives them an opportunity to step away from the distractions of the world at Christian Retreat’s riverfront, country setting, be challenged by the truth of God’s Word and cultivate wholesome Godly relationships. This overnight camp for ages 13 and up offers power-packed ministry by outstanding youth leaders and bands. Activities include outdoor sports, swimming, canoeing, games, arts, dance and drama workshops.
Come and rejoice with us in the presence of the Lord our God, the creator of heavens and earth. Join us for a unique Messianic week, full of joy, dance, worship, prophecy and powerful teachings… Daily Services: Mornings at 10:00 am | Nights at 7:00 pm | Afternoon Workshops 1:30
Come and celebrate the graduates of the 110th Institute of Ministry.
The Institute of Ministry is a ten week Bible leadership training school committed to developing leaders to their full potential. Set on the west coast of Florida, the Institute of Ministry is designed to maximize your gifts and callings, to maximize your ministry potential in your church, mission field and in the market place. For young people and the young at heart … you will never be the same after this life changing ten weeks. Since 1975 the Institute of Ministry has graduated over 6000 students from around the world.