(12 week course $150 + Books)
I feel I am called to ministry.
Where do I start?
How do I prepare myself to
minister to others?
Recommended for the
Self Study is also available
Classes are taught by Dr. Gail BaileyT
Tuesday night from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.
The course includes:
Orientation to Ministry August 14, 2018
Christian Leadership I August 21, 2018
Using the Tabernacle in the Wilderness as a model, this course walks the student through the progression of the courtyard to the Holy Place, introduces the concepts of handling God's people in ministry, sanctification, and how to manage the life of a spiritual leader.
Christian Leadership II August 28, 2018
This class begins to develop people skillsl such as communiation, listening, and conflict resolution.
Ethics, Qualifications & Vision September 11, 2018
A Christian leader has no greater asset than a good reputation. What makes them different from world leaders? How do we evolve into a leader who honors God in how s/he leads? This lesson will help you understand personal responsibilities to leadership.
Church Finance I September 18, 2018
Overview of 501(c)(3) guidelines, collecting, counting and recording donations.
Church Structure September 25, 2018
It is important that the novice minister understand the structure of the church. This class explores the roles of ministry as set forth in Ephesians 4:11, the responsibility of each, and how the work of the Novice Minister is integrated to support the overall success of the church.
Organizing & Marketing Your Ministry October 9, 2018
This power-packed class helps students take a look at "Who AM I?.... now, and What I need to do to be a successful minister. The second half of this class leads the student through the process of developing a mission plan, setting goals, and marketing your ministry.
If the student has not taken the Spiritual Gifts Assessment test, they will take it, as part of this class.
The Call of God October 16, 2018
I Peter 2:9 describes the process of bringing people "from the power of darkness, into His marvellous light." The Novice Minister needs to understand the level of responsibility in handling souls, and realize the implications of the call of God on their life.
Interpersonal Skills for Ministry October 23, 2018
Every day ministers and volunteers must communicate effectively to the people that they serve in ministry. This class will explore the skills needed for successful relationships and interpersonal relationship.
Ministry Challenges October 30, 2018
Ministry is one of the greatest challenges of your life. To be successful, you must handle offenses and problems in a way that honors God. Ministry Challenges covers: How to recognize a true Spiritual leader, The Anointing, Bearing personal fruit, Spiritual fruit, Spiritual maturity, How to lead an existing team, Handling difficult situations and offenses.
Ministry Challenges (part 2) & Problem Solving November 13, 2018
Part two of Ministry Challenges includes problem solving skills to help you handle those difficult situations. It also includes: Dealing with Difficult People, Stepping down from Ministry, Emotional Roller Coaster of Ministry, When is it Time to leave a Ministry, and Problem Solving Skills.
Forgiveness November 20, 2018
If you hold bitterness and unforgiveness in your heart, you are not ready to lead. This lesson gives you the needed tools to walk through forgiveness and making amends to ensure your heart is pure as you lead others.
Graduation December 9, 2018