All The Skills You Need To Be Successful In Your Ministry
—For Pastors and Lay Ministry Leaders—
These courses are currently being scheduled as in-person seminars hosted in the Peace Country region of Alberta, Canada.
Times are changing in the North American church.
More and more churches are finding themselves without a pastor for extended periods of time or permanently. This is forcing lay leaders to take up the challenge of meeting the pastoral needs of their congregation.
The Certificate of Ministry is designed to provide lay leaders and pastors with skill training in 10 key areas of ministry.
The main focus is increased competency for day-to-day ministry demands. The trainings are provided in a seminar format with in-person or sometimes online attendance options.
Learn a step by step process to developing and delivering a biblical sermon that impacts those who hear the message. This seminar is delivered in an informative and active learning format. Registration is limited so to facilitate interaction with the instructor.Register for the 27-28 October Seminar
Do you struggle with your life of prayer? Prayer is a key to increasing your impact for God's kingdom in the lives of others. Understanding the "why" of prayer and hindrances to prayer can open the way to a more joyful experience of God and greater influence in the lives of others. This seminar will explore the #1 reason why we don't pray and how to pray with greater confidence.
The first priority of leadership is keeping a healthy and vitalized walk with God. Learning from the example of Jesus, three significant threats to our spiritual vitality and how to overcome them are considered and applied. Practical steps for keeping your walk with God fresh and strong will be explored.Register for the 27 September Thrive Seminar: "Burnout Prevention and Recovery"
Using the ministry of Elisha as a template, this seminar reveals 10 laws of ministry that maximize the impact of your ministry. Topics include how your personality affects your calling, handling crisis, successful transitions, and more will be addressed. This teaching brings practical ministry skills to your specific role and equips you to serve with greater wisdom and effectiveness.
Do you have aspirations for service in God's kingdom? God puts ambitions in our heart for his glory, but often we feel guilty for wanting to be a person of impact. This seminar will help you discern, nurture and skillfully develop your God-given ambitions and then develop a clear path forward to carry out your godly dreams.
Do you want to have more confidence in your leadership role? This seminar will help you understand the role, responsibilities, and character of giving spiritual leadership to a congregation. Practical application will be paired with solid biblical content. This seminar will be helpful for prospective elders as well as those who are currently in the role.