George W. Truett Seminary's Certificate of Ministry Program for Small Church and Bivocational Pastors is a home study program designed to improve your skills and help you become a more effective minister of Christ. It is a working out of the admonition of the Apostle Paul to Timothy, "Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed" (2 Timothy 2:15).
The program curriculum is written by a small church pastor who knows and understands the special needs of the small church and bivocational pastor. The curriculum is divided into five sessions:
Course 1 Baptist Doctrine & Church History
Course 2 Old Testament Survey
Course 1 Pastoring in a Small Church
Course 2 New Testament Survey
Third Session - June 10-14, 2013 (This is a one week course that requires attendance)
Preaching for Small Church and Bivocational Pastors. Click here for more details.
Course 1 Church Administration
Course 2 The Life of Christ
Course 1 Introduction to Counseling
Course 2 The Life of Paul
This program is designed to be completed in 2 years. The cost is $150 per course, plus the cost of the text. All study materials are included. There is a one-time non-refundable enrollment fee of $25. You may enroll and begin your studies at any time. All courses are completed by correspondence except Session Three.
When you have completed all courses you will receive a Certificate of Ministry from Truett Seminary.
For more information on the Small Church and Bivocational Pastor Certificate of Ministry program, please e-mail Francisco Espinoza or call (254) 710-6351 or (800) BAYLOR-U option #5.