Restoring The Foundations, Intl.

Changing LIVES

Equipping you for Hope, Healing, & Freedom

Restoring Lives & Equipping Ministers Since 1990
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Want to Restore your life & relationships?

You Can—God’s Way

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Gain freedom & healing with Personal Ministry!

Restoring the Foundations International (RTF) invites you to discover the fullness and restoration that is available in Christ.

Whether it’s for personal healing, improving your marriage, or helping others to walk in life’s fullness, RTF is here to help!

Experience Hope, Healing & Freedom

Discover inner healing


Start ministry today and experience deep, lasting inner healing with personal ministry sessions. Trained RTF ministers world-wide use the RTF Integrated Approach to help you successfully break cycles and walk in Godly truths. 

Generational Sins & Curses

We know the pressure to sin inherited from our ancestors can be strong, but we know you can break the cycle.

Ungodly Beliefs

Find freedom from the lies that are easily believed about ourselves, others and God, that hold you back.

Life’s Hurts

As we journey through life, everyone experiences hurts & wounds, but healing and restoration are possible.

Demonic Oppression

Remove the oppression caused by demons with the RTF method, and experience freedom!

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About RTF

Find deep, lasting freedom in Christ

We are a biblically-based inner-healing ministry passionate about training and equipping ministers, so they can bring freedom, healing and wholeness to individuals world-wide.

Hearts for healing, Lives for Ministry

You have the heart to help people… but you need the right ministry tools! Be empowered to help others find deep and lasting freedom in Christ.

Whether you are just starting or continuing your minister training, RTF has equipping resources & courses perfect for you!

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Lifetime of Ministry Impact!

Restoring The Foundations is a non-profit ministry and relies on the generous support of donors like you. Thank you for considering supporting the mission of RTF. 

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multi-day ministers conference


Sept 2023

Join us Sept. 28th – 30th, 2023, as we focus on the power of Encountering the same Holy Spirit that raised Christ from the dead. Ministers find personal encouragement, dive deeper in biblical truths, and receive applicable tools for freedom in Christ.  We will also provide enhanced minister training sessions sure to make an impact personally and professionally.


Have questions about RTF? We are here to help! Check out our frequently asked questions for answers to common questions.


Restoring The Foundations is an international organization offering in-person and online ministry, as well as minister training world-wide. Search our ministry directory and event listing for ministers or training opportunities near you. Don’t see a minister in your area? No problem, many ministers offer online ZOOM ministry and continued ministry training. Checkout the  ministry directory to see options that fit your needs.
Thanks for taking the first step of asking about receiving personal ministry. We have witnessed first hand the transformative power of ministry and are confident that the integrated RTF method of inner-healing will help give you healing and freedom in your life. Our personal ministry section will help you choose the ministry format that is best for you. Plus, you can search our ministry directory of ministers world-wide that are extensively trained in the RTF integrated approach. Some even offer online Zoom sessions to work with your busy life-style.

Restoring the Foundations, International is a world-wide, non-profit inner-healing ministry, and minister training and resource provider established over 30 years ago, by founders Chester and Betsy Kylstra.

While many inner-healing ministries focus on one area of healing, Restoring The Foundations offers both individual Issue-Format and Thorough-Format ministry that utilizes a specialized, biblically-based integrated approach to help individuals find hope, healing and freedom in their lives through Christ.

Do you want to help people experience the abundant life that Jesus came to give? Has RTF made an impact in your life and want to help others find freedom and healing from life’s wounds through a biblically-based ministry? Then God might be calling you to change the world by becoming an RTF minister. We have created training that can fit your busy lifestyle! Part of the training is done online in the privacy of your own home and on your schedule. Checkout our training page to learn more about becoming an ordained RTF minister.

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Check out these popular products and more for all your ministry preparation and equipping needs at the myRTF store.

RTF Featured on The Shawn Bolz Show

On the second half of this week’s episode (May 20th 2024) of “The Shawn Bolz Show”  RTF directors, Lee and Cindi Whitman, were the guests. Watch for powerful insight and two special listener offers on products to help bring hope, healing, and freedom.