School of the Spirit Coaching

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  • Dramatically increase the speed at which you learn by having a Personal Spiritual Trainer to coach you in the right direction, help you ask the right questions, and do the right actions. Make every step count. Make every action count.
  • Get your coach today for only $99 per Spirit Life Module or $1200 for all 18 training modules.

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  1. Since we seek to match you up with someone near your age and of the same gender, please provide:

  2.  (Optional) Request a specific Personal Spiritual Trainer by entering his or her name here:
    We seek to honor these requests whenever possible.
  3. My preferred method of consultation is:
  4. Check the box for any modules you are ordering a Personal Spiritual Trainer coach for.

Please Note: If multiple people in your family are signing up, please mention all their names in the box below. Let us know if you all want the same PST or would prefer to each have a different PST. Each member of your family needs to complete this order form for themselves, and each should include the above information with their order. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Personal Spiritual Trainer?
Why should I invest in a Personal Spiritual Trainer rather than just learning on my own?
What will happen in my weekly consultation with my Personal Spiritual Trainer?
Do I turn in my assignments to my Personal Spiritual Trainer?
Is there an online community I can join and can I access chat sessions with others who are part of the Personal Spiritual Trainer program?
Why should I focus three entire months on just one topic?
What are the advantages to a three-month training experience?
Can I complete a module in less than 90 days?
What if I need an extension of time?
Are there any prerequisites?
Can I do more than one module at a time?
Can I contact you for guidance about what might be the best module for me to take next?
Why pay for a trainer and not just the material?
Can my work be applied toward a degree?
Can I become a Personal Spiritual Trainer?
Can I switch from a PST to a college course?
What qualities make one a good Personal Spiritual Trainer?

Q. What is a Personal Spiritual Trainer?

A. A Personal Spiritual Trainer is someone who has already completed the training module that you are contemplating and is committed to helping you glean all you can from your studies. They will connect with you every week, for the duration of the 90-day module, to guide and encourage you as you tackle that module's material. Your trainer will be your sounding board to support, motivate and stand with you through the process. He or she will not grade your work or do the work for you, judge you, make demands or nag. The decision, responsibility and benefits are yours. Your trainer is there to be a voice of experience to help you accomplish your goals.

Your consultations with your PST may be by phone, email or VOIP (voice over internet protocol, e.g. Skype). Both trainee and PST indicate their preferred medium and we factor this into matching you up.

Personal Spiritual Trainers are also assigned based on gender and geographic proximity. We recommend the Personal Spiritual Trainer be the same gender as the trainee. The geographic element is in consideration of long distance charges and time zones. There is no expectation that the trainee and PST meet face to face.

The PST relationship is specific to the module you are working on. When you go on to another module, we may assign the same PST or a different one, depending in part on whether they have completed that module themselves. We want to make sure that your PST is prepared to give you a hand up when you need it. We will consider requests for specific PSTs, in which case the PSTs preferred form of communication takes precedence.

If you are not comfortable with the Personal Spiritual Trainer you are assigned after your first communication, you may ask to be re-assigned (limit of 3 tries per module). 

Q. Why should I invest in a Personal Spiritual Trainer rather than just learning on my own?

A. Jesus, the greatest Teacher of all time, demonstrated that the absolute best method of learning available is to disciple people. There is no faster way for you to achieve breakthroughs in your life in area after area after area than to commit yourself to ongoing modeling from others who are ahead of you in the area you are seeking to develop.

Q. What will happen in my weekly consultation with my Personal Spiritual Trainer?

A. After we introduce you to each other, it will be up to you to be in touch with each other on a weekly basis to:

  1. Confirm that you have completed the week's assignments.
  2. Ask questions about the material.
  3. Share what the Lord is speaking to you about the week's assignment.
  4. Discuss your progress in light of your goals.
  5. Pray together.

The norm is a 15-20 minute appointment each week, either by email or phone.

Q. Do I turn in my assignments to my Personal Spiritual Trainer?

A. You are expected to do the work, but you do not turn it in unless you are either seeking college credit for the training, or wanting to become a PST for this particular training module (see below for more details).

Q. Is there an online community I can join and can I access chat sessions with others who are part of the Personal Spiritual Trainer program?

A. You will be given access to both an online Christian community and online chat sessions with others who are enrolled in the same module you are. In these forums you will build friendships with others around the world who are growing in the same areas you are. These services offer you priceless friendships.

Q. Why should I focus three entire months on just one topic?

A. We need breakthroughs in our lives; dabbling in an area does not lead to breakthrough. It takes time to receive and process revelation on a new way of living, and time to practice until it is a natural, integrated part of your life. Three months or 12 weeks or 90 days of consistent effort, coupled with Spirit-anointed training materials and a good Personal Spiritual Trainer, will give you a breakthrough in your life in the area you have focused on!

Laser light is intensely focused and can have the power to cut through steel. Focusing your attention daily for 12 weeks will give you the power to cut through barriers in your life and free you in Christ, especially when you are using outstanding Lamad Training Modules, and working with a Personal Spiritual Trainer who has already had a breakthrough in this very area.

There's a saying, "Whatever you fix your eyes upon grows within you, and whatever grows within you, you become." Why not see what a 90-day focus will do in you?

(Click here to read Mark Virkler's article on the vital importance of laser-like focus.)

Q. What are the advantages to a three-month training experience?


The timeframe is manageable. You can transition from area to area every three months. This is enough time to gain mastery in a new area every quarter, but not so long that the process feels onerous.
The focus stays on you, not your Personal Spiritual Trainer. Rather than a long-term commitment to just one person, your mentors usually change every three months. This helps to keep your perspective open and healthy.
You know your mentor has also invested at least three months in the same area of breakthrough and is now willing to help you along that path.
You are teamed up with a like-minded person and you grow together. One can put a thousand to flight; two, ten thousand. Your efforts are multiplied tenfold when you are joined with another!
You have the freedom to be led by the Spirit in choosing each new training module.
Your spouse and family and friends can join with you in these learning experiences.

Q. Can I complete a module in less than 90 days?

A. Yes! You may go at your own pace and finish as quickly as you would like.

Q. What if I need an extension of time?

A. You may request an extension via your Personal Spiritual Trainer if there are extenuating circumstances. Otherwise, part of being discipled is to learn consistency, so you're normally required to complete the module in the allotted 12 weeks. You are hiring your Personal Spiritual Trainer for a three-month period so an extension impinges on their time and commitment, too. Your goal completion date is actually 14 weeks from the date we send out the module materials, to allow time for product delivery and contact to be made between the client and PST. (Clients outside the U.S. are given 18 weeks to account for the extra travel time of their work.)

Q. Are there any prerequisites?

A.  We require everyone to start their training with Communion With God as it teaches you to clearly hear God's voice, to see vision and to do two-way journaling. These skills will revolutionize your devotional life and are used in every subsequent training module.

Q. Can I do more than one module at a time?

A. Certainly! You are welcome to order as many modules as you would like.

Q. Why pay for a trainer and not just the material?

A. Its all about momentum and follow-through. If this has been an issue in your self-guided study, the accountability of a Personal Spiritual Trainer should keep you on track.

Q. Can I become a Personal Spiritual Trainer?

A. You sure can, and we hope you do! Once you have mastered a training module with the guidance of a PST, we would love for you to turn around and begin coaching others into breakthroughs of their own.

Click here to see the procedure for becoming a Communion with God Ministries Personal Spiritual Trainer.

Q. Can I switch from a PST to a college course?

A. Absolutely! Here are the steps:

  1. Enroll in Christian Leadership University by completing the enrollment form and submitting the $25 application fee (

  2. Contact [email protected] and let them know you want to switch from a School of the Spirit course with a coach, to a CLU course, where you have an instructor you turn materials in for grading and obtain additional college credit. CLU will ship you any extra required CLU course materials for that module and charge you for them as well as the difference between the PST fee and the tuition cost of the CLU course.

  3. You will be assigned a CLU Instructor. Submit all of the work you completed as a PST trainee, plus any additional CLU tests required for the course, to your Instructor for grading.

Q. What qualities make one a good Personal Spiritual Trainer?

A. They are caring, at ease with people, naturally perceptive and intuitive, able to engage comfortably in the give-and-take of ideas, information, feelings, values and priorities. They have the divine spark. They are willing to learn the skill of being a good trainer; they are inspiring models whose lives demonstrate their talk and their belief, and they don't use hard-selling methods to acquire trainees. They are humble and willing to learn from their clients.





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4 Keys to Hearing God's Voice

4 Keys to Hearing God's Voice

by Mark and Patti Virkler | 305 Pages | Retail: $16.99

Have you ever wished you could just sit down and have a long talk with the Lord? Wouldn't it be wonderful to move beyond having a theology that states that God loves you to actually hearing Him whisper words of love into your heart? When you're worried or confused, wouldn't you love to see the situation from His perspective and hear how He wants you to respond?

Price: $12.95

4 Keys to Hearing God's Voice (hard cover)

by Mark and Patti Virkler | 305 Pages

40% off the suggested retail price!

For the first time EVER! Hardcover copies of 4 Keys to Hearing God's Voice. This is a magnificent, beautiful gift to give for any occasion. Retailing at $24.95, you can purchase it through our website at only $15.00! Bless people with the gift of spiritual intimacy with the Lord Jesus Christ. Get a souvenir copy for yourself. Only 600 copies produced, so order while supplies last!

Price: $15.00

Dialogue with God

by Mark and Patti Virkler | 296 Pages

This top seller for 30 years from Bridge Logos provides a narrative, right-brain presentation of the principles of how to hear God's voice. Especially enjoyable for personal use, it makes a great gift for introducing a loved one to the voice of God. This book teaches the four keys to hearing God's voice in readable style, and also devotes two entire chapters to moving samples of people's journaling (i.e. their two-way dialogue with God).

Price: $16.99
Hear God's Voice Guaranteed Package

Hear God's Voice Guaranteed Package

9 Books | 10 CDs | 10 DVDs | Save $30+

Have you ever wished you could just sit down and have a long talk with the Lord? Wouldn't it be wonderful to move beyond having a theology that states that God loves you to actually hearing Him whisper words of love into your heart? When you're worried or confused, wouldn't you love to see the situation from His perspective and hear how He wants you to respond? When things don't seem to be going your way and your prayers aren't answered the way you had hoped, wouldn't it be great to hear Him tell you where He is in the midst of it, and what He is working out in your life? Are you ever just a little bit jealous of others who say with such confidence, "The Lord said...."?

Price: $175.00

How to Hear God's Voice

by Mark and Patti Virkler | 317 Pages

We recommend that you order the newest revision of this book titled 4 Keys to Hearing God's Voice. It includes 95% of the content of How to Hear God's Voice but is reorganized so it fits perfectly with the 10 DVDs on this subject by Mark Virkler. In addition, it gets you started using the four keys earlier in the book and gives you more journaling samples and exercises. Since we have removed the large margins, it is a smaller and less expensive book.

Price: $19.95

Prayers That Heal the Heart - Revised & Expanded 20th Anniversary Edition

by Mark and Patti Virkler | 320 Pages

Prayer counseling that breaks every yoke! Everything you need to experience deep healing of your soul and spirit.

Did you know that you don’t need to be continually plagued by negative thoughts, feelings, pictures or memories?

It is not part of the "human condition" to feel the constant nagging of doubt, insecurity, or anger. No matter what sin you are trying to overcome, what lie you think you’ll always believe, or what traumas your heart has suffered in the past, you will receive total freedom and restoration by praying these prayers in faith. 

Price: $17.99

Twelve Weeks to Spiritual Mastery - Group Coaching

A group coaching experience with Mark Virkler

Because I could not find a Spirit-anointed teacher/coach, I spent ten extremely frustrating years seeking to hear God’s voice!!! Suggestions offered did not help me, things like: “You just know that you know. It is a still small voice. He speaks from your heart.” No one could give me the answer I needed which was: Hearing God’s voice is as simple as quieting yourself down, fixing your eyes on Jesus, recognizing His voice as spontaneous, flowing thoughts and writing down His flow as it is coming. Test what you have written after the flow is done, NOT while it is occurring.

Price: $1,200.00

Counseled by God

by Mark and Patti Virkler | 146 Pages

Have you ever been defeated by negative emotions such as anger, fear, guilt, inferiority, condemnation or depression? Have you tried to fight them off unsuccessfully? Is there an answer that is deeper than simply trying to mentally reason yourself out of these emotions? Is there a way that Jesus can speak a word of life into the depths of your emotional despair and bring healing on a deep level? Is there a form of Christian counseling that begins and ends with the movement of Christ within your heart, rather than simply with the words of man?

Price: $9.95
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Hear God Through Your Dreams Workbook

by Mark and Patti Virkler | 92 Pages

A new book has just been released that accompanies this workbook: Click here for Hearing God Through Your Dreams by Charity Kayembe and Mark Virkler (featured on Sid Roth's "It's Supernatural", with almost a million views just on YouTube).

Do you often wake up feeling there was a significant message in your dream, but you’re just not sure what it is? Like Daniel and Joseph, do you long to be able to help others understand their own dreams and win them to Christ as you explain His night messages to them? Wouldn't it be nice if you could receive mid-course corrections from the Lord while you sleep? Do you wish you could be receiving divine inspiration, creative solutions to problems, and direction from the Lord during that third of your life that you’re “just” sleeping?

Price: $11.95

Hearing God Through Your Dreams

by Mark Virkler and Charity Virkler Kayembe | 292 Pages

Learn How to Hear God’s Voice, Even When You Are Sleeping

It is always fun to be on the winning team. Well look what God has done with Charity's new dreams teaching. It has taken off like a rocket with a live TV interview on Cornerstone Network and her Sid Roth interview which has almost a million views on YouTube!

Price: $16.99