Training & Resources:

Ministry Training Available Through ILDUSA

Current schedule:

January 5-8, 2019 International Conference on Education, Hawaii

February 8-18, 2019 Hope International School, Cambodia

May 3-6, 2019, 2019 Millbrook Encampment, USA

June 29-July 6, 2019 Puerto Rico Rehabilitation

July 28-August 3, 2019 BSA Summer Camp, USA

January 21-28, 2020 Metropolitan Missions Conference, India

ILDUSA is committed to ensuring that affordable and relevant leadership and ministry training is made available to the local church. If you are a church leader interested in equipping your staff or lay leaders with ministry training, Contact us or click on the appropriate link below. J-Life trainers are also available to train various courses at an equipping event at your church.

Volunteer/Lay Leaders Training through Saturday Seminars (sample)
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College Student Internships and Summer Opportunities(sample)
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Basic outline:


Courses we cover during J-Life International Missionary Internship Program


  1. Youth Ministry Introduction
  2. Developing a Strategy for Relational Disciple Making
  3. Building Depth in your Youth: Personal Spiritual Formation
  4. Equipping Youth for Ministry: Tools to help leaders get youth involved in ministry to move youth from being hearers of God’s word to doers
  5. Equipping Youth to Share their Faith: Mobilizing youth to share their faith with their peers in lifestyle evangelism
  6. Sonlife’s Strategy for a Healthy Youth Ministry
  7. Sonlife’s Foundation for a Healthy Youth Ministry
  8. Intentional Leading and Teaching Skill Development

For a more detailed outline, click here.

Trainers who have invested their time and experiences in our interns:


J-Life USA and ILDUSA recruit some of the best in their respective field to guest lecture and provide our students with exceptional training.

Rosaura Andujar-McNeil (B.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Advisor, Vassar InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.

Jan Bushey (B.A., M.A. State University of New York, Oneonta; P.D. Fordham University) Elder, Hopewell Reformed Church.

Steve Bussey (M.A. New York University) Director, Railton School for Youth Worker Training. Salvation Army.

Brent Carl (B.S., Baptist Bible College; M.A., Philadelphia Biblical University) Vice-President of Training Operations, Youth Ministry International.

Tony Danhelka - President Emeritus and CoFounder, Riverwoods Christian Center, St. Charles, IL

Steve DelDuco (B.A., Villanova University; M.Div. Biblical Seminary) Pastor, New Life Bible Church.

Paul Dymott, Project 1:17 Young Adult Training Program Director.

Brandon Grant (B.A. Illinois Weslyan; M.A. Lincoln Christian Seminary) College Pastor, Eastview Christian Church, Normal, IL.

Pam Hansen (B.A. Nyack College; M.A. Alliance Theological Seminary) Director of Pastoral Care, Hopewell Reformed Church.

Taylor Holbrook (B.A. Hope College; M.Div. Western Theological Seminary) Lead Pastor, Hopewell Reformed Church.

Howard Lawler (B.A. Northeastern Bible College; M.A. Wheaton Graduate School) Senior Pastor, Fishkill Baptist Church.

Mark Mast (B.A. Miami University of Ohio; M.Div., D.Min. Western Theological Seminary) Pastor, New Paltz Reformed Church.

Dan Moen (B.A. Gordon College; M.Div. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) Student Ministries Pastor, Fishkill Baptist Church.

Mark Orr (M.Div.) Regional Coordinator, National Network of Youth Ministries.

Kevin Phillips (B.A., M.A. Wheaton; M.B.A. studies Syracuse; Ed.D. Teachers College, Columbia University) Director, ILD USA.

Sarah Phillips (B.A. Wheaton College; M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University) Administrative Coordinator, Teachers College.

Larry Poston (B.A., Grace College of the Bible; M.A., Trinity Evangelical School; M.A., Ph.D. Northwestern University) Professor of Religion, Nyack College.

Randy Prentiss (M.Div. Alliance Theological Seminary) Pastor, Arlington Reformed Church.

Eduardo Ramirez (BTh. Buenos Aires Bible Institute; B.A., M.A. University of Buenos Aires; M.A. Wheaton College; ABD University of Buenos Aires; D.Min. Palmer Seminary) Professor of Youth Ministry, Eastern University

Jack Redmond (B.A., Rowan University; M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University) Director of Impact Youth Ministry.

Jeremy Taylor - Director of High School Ministries, Black Rock Congregational Church.

Jim Wickliffe (B.S. Philadelphia College of the Bible) Director, Children’s Bible Fellowship.

Michael Velardo (B.A., Nyack College; M.A., Denver Seminary) Director of Education Ministries, Calvary Baptist Church.