Understanding of and adherence to pastoral ethics and practices

Demonstrate understanding, skill and compassion in caring for persons and congregations. The candidate shall give evidence of appropriate care and empathy toward persons in various crises. show a grasp of the challenges and opportunities emerging in the various stages of life. exhibit an understanding of the psychological and social forces that shape human behavior. demonstrate…

Capability to minister within the church

Demonstrate the understanding and skill required to lead the people of God in faithfulness to their mission, including the areas of discipleship, evangelism, and leadership. The candidate shall give evidence of an understanding of approaches to discipleship and capacity discipling individuals toward multiplication and maturity of faith in Christ. demonstrate, either through personal experience or…

Perspective

Our participation in the present humanity of this world drives us often toward distinctions, separations, bigotry, and racism—even in the church. That was powerfully brought home to me during our time as missionaries in Nigeria. We were received with openness and love by our friends in the Church of Christ in the Sudan among the…

Commissioned Pastors Defined

Commissioned Pastors are individuals who have demonstrated spiritual giftedness and church leadership. Their calling and competencies have been confirmed so that they are credentialed as pastoral leaders in churches and church-related ministries. Commissioned Pastors serve in positions such as worship leaders, youth pastors, church planters, ministers of congregational care, lead pastors, directors of discipleship, bi-vocational…

COMMISSIONED PASTOR

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CHURCH PLANTING

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CHURCH VISIONING

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