Summer is nearly over, and we are all now setting our minds to adapt to the new season which lead to us to Christmas and the New Year. I strongly believe, with many other believers in Malta, that God wants to bring a new season to the spiritual life on the Island. Those who believe this must also be ready for it. This is one of the reasons GIT is working hard to provide the ministry training necessary to welcome the spiritual awakening we are all craving for. Besides the courses individuals are taking, we are also preparing instructors to teach courses which lead to an undergraduate certificate in Biblical Interpretation. This will start in January. Now is the time to start informing us about your intentions. Besides lay teachers, the Church would need pastors or assistant. The course we are featuring this month prepares those whom God called for this ministry. 21435529 79475618 t If you send us an email on this address, we will send you a free GU Study guide of your choice from those introduced on our website  under 21st Century Discipleship. In my 38 years as a Christian I have been reading the Bible regularly.  The older I get I realise how much more there is to learn.  There are so many golden nuggets in the Word of God and I am still discovering these as I dig deeply into it.  Lately, I have been studying with Global University and I have found their courses so helpful in understanding better the Word of God.  I recommend such courses because they are well planned and very informative. I find it very convenient to attend a two hour lesson once a week and then dedicate a few hours in the week to study at home. I believe that every Christian needs to study the Word of God to understand more of God's nature, His wonderful plan of Salvation and His will for our lives. The knowledge of the Word of God equips every Christian to be a worker for the building up of the Body of Christ. Even for those who are getting on in age it is never too late for them to study!  We will still be learners till the day we die.  I encourage those who are still young to follow the advice of the Apostle Paul to Timothy, that is, to "Study (the scriptures) to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."   I thank all the excellent teachers who teach us these courses. t Issue: 15 GIT News UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE January 2012 will give start to an undergraduate certificate in Biblical interpretation. Meanwhile, 5 students, which are pastors, elders, and teacher from different churches are being prepared and trained to teach these courses. On of them is Ian Grech. He presented lesson 4 from the Life of Christ in an impressive manner. His passion for the subject (Jewish Religious System) was evident to all. God is raising teachers and preachers, trained and qualified for ministry. To help fulfil our vision, GIT is offering a scholarship of one course each year to every evangelical Church in Malta and Gozo.