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Frequently Asked Questions

Are There Ministry Opportunities Near Me Or Do I Need To Come To Nashville, TN?

Restoring the Foundations has many venues. Our Healing House Network has ministry teams located throughout the world. In addition, there are many churches which provide the shorter Issue-Focused Ministry format ministry.  You can search for ministry teams by location in the “Ministry Directory” section of our website. (top bar) 

Are There RTF Ministers & Ministry Training Events Near Me?

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.

How Do I Become A Trained RTF Minister & Help Others Find Hope, Healing, & Freedom?

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.

How Do I Receive Ministry For An Issue(s) I Am Facing?

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.

How Do I Schedule A Restoring The Foundations Ministry Week?

Go to the Ministry Directory on the website.  Go to the left of the page in the blue box to Search Ministers in your area or where you want to receive ministry. (Check the country, the state or region of your country and the ministry type – Issue-Focused – (IFM-3 hours)  or Thorough Format -(TFM- 15 hours)  Once you have selected a minister, click on the red request ministry button and fill out the form. Please identify your first, second and third choices of ministers. Each ministry team is uniquely gifted to serve you. Filling out the Request Ministry form will help us get to know you better and will help us determine which team is best suited to meet your needs. After we make the referral, the ministry team will contact you to set up the ministry. If your first choice is not available our ministry coordinator will reach out to you to help you find the right team.

What Makes RTF Different From Other Inner-Healing Ministries?

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.

Where are you located?

Restoring the Foundations International makes its home just outside Nashville, Tennessee in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. Healing House Network ministry teams are located throughout the world. We welcome you to explore our ministry team directory in the “Ministry Teams” section of our website. You can look for a ministry by location or from their ministry profile.  Contact the ministry team that you are drawn to or send an email Your email will be answered within 72 hours if possible.  Our office is open M-F 9:30-4:30pm CT. Thank you for your patience. 

Where Do I Stay When I Come For Ministry?

Each Healing House Network ministry team will be able to help you arrange for housing and meals while with them for ministry.  These details will be one of the things your ministry team will coordinate with you.