Discovering Relational Wisdom 3.0
Six Skills that Improve Every Relationship in Life (Faith-Based)
Faith-Based Relational Wisdom
Please see our Academic Catalog for information on how this course relates to and synchronizes with other courses and training tracks.
This course provides an introduction to the theology, benefits and practical applications of relational wisdom, which is an enhanced form of emotional intelligence. These enhancements include the integration of a biblical worldview, acrostics that accelerate skill development and personal growth, dozens of practical life applications and multiple demonstration videos.
This continuing education approved training will start you on a journey to improving your ability to read emotions, influence other people, exercise empathy and self-control, communicate more clearly, resolve conflict, build fulfilling relationships and enjoy a compelling witness for Christ.
These principles have the potential to impact every area of your life, including your family and friendships, church, workplace performance and career advancement.
The course is available for individual or group study using a computer, tablet or smartphone. It includes six hours of teaching and demonstration videos, interactive quizzes, Bible study, reflection and application questions, and supplemental articles. It typically takes 8-12 hours to complete, depending on how much optional reading and writing you do.
Closed captions in English and Spanish are provided on all videos. In addition, a transcript of this course is available for translation into over 100 languages for people who are not fluent in English.
This faith-based course is being used in churches, ministries, businesses and seminaries (see a list of training clients). The values-based version of this course (Exploring Relational Wisdom 3.0) is designed for use in secular settings, such as businesses, schools, police departments and military bases, and shows students how to live out their personal value systems more effectively in their jobs, families and friendships.
Both versions of the course have been approved for 6-10 hours of continuing education (CE) credit for a variety of professions (details here). 100% of the content of the values-based course is included within the faith-based course, so students completing the faith-based course will also receive a certificate of completion for the values-based course, which may be submitted to organizations that have approved the values-based course (Exploring Relational Wisdom 3.0) for CE credit.
Scholarships are available for active or retired military, law enforcement, fire-fighting and similar first-responder personnel and their families, as well as for students and individuals with limited finances.
Related Training: students with gifts for teaching may apply for our Certified RW Instructor training program. Courses on biblical peacemaking, RW coaching and Christian conciliation are scheduled for release in 2020.
For a preview of the course, download the first lesson in the study guide and watch the first teaching video:
Ken Sande is the founder of Peacemaker Ministries and RW360. Trained as an engineer, lawyer and mediator, Ken has conciliated hundreds of family, business, church and legal conflicts. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Peacemaker, which has sold over 500,000 copies in twenty languages. He teaches internationally on biblical peacemaking, Christian conciliation and relational wisdom, which is an enhanced form of emotional intelligence that helps people “get upstream of conflict” by improving their ability to read and manage emotions in themselves and others. These resources are being used to strengthen relationships, promote teamwork and reduce and resolve conflict in churches, families, businesses, schools and military bases around the world. Ken is a Certified Emotional Intelligence Instructor and a Certified Relational Wisdom Conciliator, Coach and Instructor. He has served as a church elder, an Editorial Advisor for Christianity Today, Certified Professional Engineer and as a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Montana Bar Association.