Foundation: Ministry Philosophy
Crosslands

Foundation: Ministry Philosophy

Explore what a gospel-centred, missionally-focused philosophy of local church ministry looks like in your context.

At a Glance

‘Philosophy of ministry’ or ‘ministry framework’ describes how you apply your theological principles to the issues you face. This course allows you to identify a philosophy of ministry that reflects your current church community, your missional context, and your theological or denominational distinctives.

Set aside 2-3 hours per week to read, reflect and pray your way through this Foundation Course.

Each lesson includes
  • Insightful articles on Bible passages, doctrine and application
  • Instructional videos and commentaries
  • Interactive reflection boxes to make and store your notes
This course is ideal for
  • Elders looking to develop firm foundations to lead gospel-centred, missionally-focussed churches
  • Trainee or new elders as part of their wider training and preparation for eldership
  • Leadership teams who want to establish a common theological, pastoral and missional vision
  • Existing church ministries who want to 'top-up' their theology with a course that has a strong missional, evangelical and reformational emphasis

Intermediate

20-25 hours

More Details

Explore what a gospel-centred, missionally-focused philosophy of local church ministry looks like in your context.

Brought to you by Crosslands, the Ministry Philosophy course is divided into 9 lessons:

  • Unit 1 – Gospel
  • Unit 2 – Word and Prayer
  • Unit 3 – Grace
  • Unit 4 – Mission
  • Unit 5 – Community
  • Unit 6 – Worship
  • Unit 7 – Disciple-making
  • Unit 8 – Children
  • Unit 9 – Culture-formation

Course Options

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