Foundations: Minister’s Development Program

Instructor Manuals

The Minister and God’s Word

You will gain a greater knowledge of the Bible and foundational Christian doctrines, become more skilled in the hermeneutical process, and strengthen your understanding of apologetics.

The Minister’s Personal Life

You will explore a variety of issues related to the minister’s personal life, including spiritual formation, the minister’s marriage and family, and the importance of developing habits that lead to a lifetime of growth and effectiveness.

The Miniter and Practical Ministry

You will learn the “nuts and bolts” of pastoral ministry: how to preach, teach, counsel, plan worship services, celebrate the sacraments, launch small groups, lead evangelistic outreaches, and develop programs for children, youth, and families.

The Minister’s Role as Leader

You will develop a greater awareness of the critical need for godly leadership as you learn practical skills for fulfilling the key leadership responsibilities essential for sustaining the health and fruitfulness of the local church.

The Minister’s Commitment to Evangelism and Discipleship

You will dig deep into the most significant aspects of the local church’s mission: evangelism and discipleship! Each lesson provides a biblical foundation along with practical tools to help you lead others in accomplishing these two urgent tasks.

The Minister and the Church of God of Prophecy

You will become better acquainted with the history of Christianity and the Church of God of Prophecy, including the church’s structure, polity, and practices. Lessons provide guidance in aligning the ministries of the local church with the organization’s structure. 

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