This wonderful old painting depicts the miraculous catch of fish after our Lord's resurrection. Apostles and fivefold ministers are called to work with Jesus in building and repairing His great fishing net made-up of churches joined together through apostles and elders to form His one Church in the earth, the instrument of His Kingdom purpose to harvest the nations. Jesus is seen in the back of the boat as Lord of the harvest.

AM250, has started and is now open for enrollment without charge! 

Written and taught online by Dr. George Kouri, Chancellor of ATS, AM250 is a comprehensive study of the calling and work of apostles and apostolic companies as established and demonstrated by Jesus Christ the Chief Apostle and the twelve who served with Him as members of His pattern apostolic company, by Peter and the eleven apostles of the Lamb, and last but not least by Paul, the arch-type of all ascension-gift apostles, and his company and preserved for us today in the Canon of the New Testament. Careful attention will be given to Scriptural definitions, Christ’s mandates and instructions, apostolic models and strategies, and an evaluation of the work of apostolic ministry over the last 2000 years with special application to the current apostolic movement. Chatroom discussions began November 6 and will be hosted by Dr. Kouri every Thursday morning at 10 AM Eastern Standard Time.

The word "apostle" is the single hottest word in theological circles today, and the restoration of "apostolic ministry" is the thrust of one of today's major movements in the body of Christ. The goal of AM250 is to understand and rediscover the role of apostles and apostolic companies for the 21st Century and is essential for any minister of Christ who wants to understand the work of Messiah's Kingdom and serve His Kingdom purpose in this generation.

Dr. C. Peter Wagner, who for many years taught missions and Church growth at Fuller Theological Seminary, is one of the leading advocates for the need for the restoration of apostles today and for a new apostolic reformation. In May of 1996 Dr. Wagner convened The National Symposium on the Post-Denominational Church at Fuller Seminary; the consensus of the panelists was that there are still apostles and prophets in the Church, and that there is an emerging Apostolic Movement that will revolutionize the 21st-century Church. In his forward to Dr. Bill Hamon’s, Apostles, Prophets, And The Coming Moves of God, Wagner writes, “the fastest growing cutting edge of worldwide Christianity in our times is what I like to call the New Apostolic Reformation, previously referred to by some as independent churches or nondenominational churches or post denominational churches or grass roots churches or other kinds of names.”

The Enrollment key for this course is AM250. Submit this key when you first enroll in this course. To enroll go to

Course Text: The New Testament Scriptures (Bishop Kouri will actually be teaching from the Greek Testament, but the course is adapted especially for English readers of the Scriptures.)

Recommended Undergraduate Bibliography:

1. Apostles Prophets And The Coming Moves Of God by Bill Hamon published by Destiny Image. This book may be purchased at .

2. Apostles and the Emerging Apostolic Movement by David Cannistraci. This book is available at

3. The Gift Of Apostle by David Cannistraci, published by RegalBooks. This book is available at (both new and used at a variety of prices beginning at $1.99).

4. Apostles and Prophets: The Foundation of the Church by C. Peter Wagner. This book is available at

5. Spheres of Authority: Apostles in Today’s Church by C Peter Wagner. This book is available at

6. The Restoration of the Apostles & Prophets: And How It Will Revolutionize Ministry in the 21st Century by Hector Torres, C Peter Wagner. This book is available at

7. Apostles Today: Biblical Government for Biblical Power by C Peter Wagner. This book is available at

8. Apostles of the City: How to Mobilize Territorial Apostles for City Transformation by C Peter Wagner. This book is available at

9. Apostles Today by C Peter Wagner. This book is available at

10. God’s Agenda by Ern Baxter, available at

11. Supernatural Architecture by Stan DeKovan, available at

12. Taking Our Cities For God: How To break Spiritual Strongholds by John Dawson, available from

13. Possessing The Gates Of The Enemy by Cindy Jacobs, available from

14. Team Ministry: Putting Together A Team That Makes Churches Grow by Dick Iverson, available for review by clicking here.

Additional Graduate Student Bibliography:

1. Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s Or Ours by Roland Allan published by Wm. B. Eerdmans. This book may be purchased used at or at

2. The Training Of The Twelve by A.B. Bruce, available at

3. The Development Of Apostolic Preaching by C.H. Dodd, may be accessed online without charge. Click here and you may review all three chapters of Dodd’s small but critically important work simply by clicking on the chapter title. You may also copy and quote without charge, but you can’t reproduce for commercial purposes.

4. The Vanguard Leader: A New Breed of Leader to Encounter the Future by Frank Damazio available at

5.  Paul: Apostle Of The Heart Set Free by F. F. Bruce available for preview by clicking here.

6. The Spreading Flame by F.F. Bruce available for purchase at

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