Recovery Coach Training

Grace Fellowship International Certification Track

Equipping Modules

1. Exchanged Life Conference: 1.5 days (available live, on DVD, or online)

2. Spirituotherapy Workshop: 3.5 days (training event held in Pigeon Forge, TN in March, August, and November)

3. Solomon School Online Lecture Series (Recovery Coach edition): 25 video lectures with PDF notes

Required Reading


Handbook to Happiness* (Charles Solomon)
The Ins and Out of Rejection or The Rejection Syndrome* (Charles Solomon)
For Me to Live is Christ* (Charles Solomon)
How to Exchange Your Life for a New One* (Phil Jones)
Handbook for Christ-Centered Counseling* (Charles Solomon)
The Bondage Breaker (Neil Anderson) or Toward a Deeper Walk (Marcus Warner)
The Normal Christian Life (Nee) or Bone of His Bone* (F.J. Huegel)
Altar’d (Jennifer Kennedy Dean)

Recovery Specific

Freedom from Addiction (Neil Anderson & Mike Quarles)
Beside Still Waters* (Cherri Freeman)
Addiction: The Facts (George Crabb & Steve Curington)
Helping Others Overcome Addiction (Steve McVey & Mike Quarles)

Required Video seminars

Love Them to Life Recovery Seminar  Seminar notebook (Joe & Cherri Freeman – Click here for online access)

Freedom From Addictive Behaviors Conference Webinar notebook (Mike & Julia Quarles –$15 for online access)

Personal Ministry Practicum

40 hours of documented Recovery Coach ministry
This module is fulfilled at the student’s location. The Practicum Supervision fee
covers the monitoring of the trainee’s progress, Core Knowledge Review, and four supervisory phone sessions.

Recovery Coach Certification Checklist (PDF)

RC Certification Cost Summary (PDF)

*Resources available through the Grace Fellowship International store online or by phone (865-429-0450)

Additional Recommended Resources:

Audio: The backstory of GFI Recovery Coach Training: an interview with Joe Freeman: Click here


Counseling Through Your Bible and/or Counseling Keys (Hunt)
Freedom from Addiction workbook and One Day at a Time (Anderson and Quarles)
Grace Discipleship Course I,II* (Turner)
Grace Life Handbook (GMI)
They Found the Secret (Edman)


The Life seminar (Bill and Anabel Gillham)
Parable videos (Vine, Butterfly, Potter) (King)
The Pineapple Story, The Snake Story (Koning)


Day by Day by Grace daily e-devotionals (Hoekstra)
Grace Notes library
Treasures of Truth course
Fathers Loveletter, Journey Home to Love videos

Please contact us if you plan to move forward with this equipping track!