We're excited to launch our new basic certificate program in Christian Coaching which consists of two weeks of intensive training offered online from the comfort of your own home! All lectures are live and allow students to interact in real time with their instructor and fellow classmates. Upon completion, graduates of all three levels are even eligible for employment as a certified Christian life coach with the North America Christian Counselors Association. These online classes are conveniently held two evenings per week with the student's choice of attendance during the Spring, Summer, or Fall semester. A tuition fundraising program is even available to all students so you can attend with ZERO out of pocket expense!


The following is a list of courses taught in the Christian Coaching Certificate Program. Please download a copy of our academic catalog to read full course descriptions.


  • Principles of Christian Life Coaching I

  • Principles of Christian Life Coaching II

  • Introduction to Career Life Coaching

  • Introduction to Relationship Life Coaching

  • Introduction to Financial Life Coaching

  • Executive Leadership in Life Coaching


  • Complete Program (Live lectures/Q&A with Dr. Flood)

  • Student Course Guide (Shipped via U.S. Mail)

  • NACCA Board Certification Exam with CCLC credential

  • Attractive Certificate of Completion in a customized folder

  • 1 year of Professional-level membership in the NACCA

  • 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) upon completion

  • Employment eligibility as NACCA Online Christian Coach


    Lance Flood, Ph.D. is the President & CEO of Tennessee Valley Ministries, which includes the divisions of Tennessee Valley Pastoral Counseling, Tennessee Valley Ministry Institute, and Tennessee Valley Christian Media. He is a graduate of Liberty University with a B.S. in Religion, M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy, M.A. in Addictions and Recovery Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling. His doctoral dissertation was entitled, The Implementation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as an Integrated Model Within a Christian Counseling Environment. He also holds Graduate Certificates from Liberty in the areas of Executive Leadership and Pastoral Counseling. Dr. Flood is the President and founder of the North America Christian Counselors Association and has utilized his counseling expertise for such organizations as The 700 Club, Family Dynamics Institute, and as a chaplain for a large regional corporation. In addition to his practice, he has traveled extensively across North America helping to develop counseling teams through his unique program, which is now offered exclusively online. He also possesses a background in music ministry, having released several albums and traveled with the renowned Christian vocal group, Acappella. He currently resides with his family in Kentucky where he serves as pastor of Wooton First Baptist Church.


    Tennessee Valley Ministry Institute has partnered with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to offer a highly effective fundraiser for all students seeking tuition assistance for any program. The fundraiser is very simple. We will design a customized web page on our site (as shown below) that you can share with family, friends, and social media connections where they can purchase the Krispy Kreme BOGO Card. This buy one, get one free card costs $20.00 each and allows them to receive a total of TEN FREE DOZEN DONUTS! Furthermore, there is NO expiration date and the card can be used at ANY Krispy Kreme location across the globe!

    This program is also effective because 100% of all profits earned goes directly toward your tuition! We even purchase the cards for you (we obtain them at the cost of $10.00 each) and fulfill your orders as they come in. Therefore, all customers have to do is go to your page, place their order, and we ship their card(s). You can view a working example of how your campaign will look by visiting our sample page here. To enroll in the program, email to begin the process. It’s that simple!