Institute in Basic Life Principles

Giving the World a "New" Approach to Life!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Which seminars are available for renting?
The IBLP Seminar Office deals specifically with the Basic, Advanced, and Anger Resolution Seminars. The Financial Freedom Seminar and the Pineapple Story Series, along with hundreds of other messages from conferences and IBLP events can be found on our web store at or with a subscription on Embassy Media, our online media library.


Q: What are the requirements for renting a seminar?
Seminar rentals are available to anyone! For seminar events within the United States, you can contact our seminar office at
[email protected] or 630-323-9800 ext. 560. If you are in Canada, please contact the IBLP office in Toronto at [email protected] or 905-951-0001 with your rental request. For all other international needs, seminar events can be coordinated through our IBLP International Department at [email protected] or 630-323-9800.


Q: When can I contact your office to place my seminar rental order?
A:  Our office hours are 9am-12pm and 1:30pm-5 CT, Mondays through Fridays.


Q: What size group can attend my seminar event?
The size of your group is completely up to you. Because the seminars come on DVDs, you can show them to any size group at any facility. Larger seminars are often hosted at churches or schools while smaller groups usually gather to watch the seminars in private homes, Sunday school classes, small groups, or youth groups.


Q: What languages are available for each of the seminars?
A: Basic: English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Russian, German, Arabic, and ASL (for the deaf)

Advanced: English, Mandarin, and Spanish
Anger Resolution: English and Spanish


Q: Will my seminar event be posted on IBLP's website?
No, you are responsible for promoting your own seminar event.


Q: What are the rental options for a seminar DVD set?
$20/month for 1-5 months 

$15/month for 6-12 months

$10/month for 13+ months


Q:  Are there any additional materials needed for hosting my seminar event?
A: Workbooks and textbooks are available and recommended at $10 per workbook and $25 per textbook, plus shipping and handling.


Q: What schedule should I follow for showing the seminars?
A: You can arrange your schedule however best fits the needs of those attending your seminar.
Bible studies and other smaller groups often choose to meet once a week while larger groups sometimes organize week-long events. Here is an example of week-long schedules for each of the seminars:

Basic Seminar

Advanced Seminar

Anger Resolution Seminar

Mon-Thurs: 7 - 10 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM - 6 PM

Mon-Thurs: 7 - 10 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM

Friday: 7 - 10 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM