WHAT IS THE PROGRAM LENGTH?

12-36 months. You go at your pace.

WHO WILL I BE LEARNING FROM?

You will spend time with our pastors, staff members and other qualified leaders.

AM I TOO YOUNG (OR TOO OLD)?

We welcome all ages to apply.

WILL I RECEIVE A SEMINARY DEGREE?

You will take some theology courses offered in seminary and recognized by Life Church as requirements for pastoral credentialing. You will not receive a Bachelors or Masters degree.

DO I NEED EXPERIENCE WORKING AT A CHURCH?

No. Having prior experience working in ministry may be a benefit to you, but is not a requirement. Serving on Sunday or Wednesday at Life Church is part of the program.

CAN I WORK WHILE IN THE PROGRAM?

Classes are only at night, and accelerated. This program is designed with those working full-time in mind.

WILL MY SPOUSE BE INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM?

We desire that you and your spouse participate in this experience together. Therefore, your spouse is invited but not required to be part of the experience and may audit at no additional charge.

IS THERE AN APPLICATION DEADLINE?

August 1st is the deadline for applications.

 

IS THERE AN APPLICATION FEE?

Yes! Please submit applications with a nonrefundable $25 application fee.


    CLASSES INCLUDE:

    • Emotionally Healthy Inner and Outer Life
    • Survey of the Old Testament
    • Survey of the New Testament
    • Leadership Development (Personal Life of Leader and Development of Ministers)
    • The Holy Spirit
    • and electives (not listed)
    • Christian History
    • Survey of Major Religions
    • Prayer & Fasting
     

    CLASSES IN NEXT LEVEL PASTORAL TRACK:

    • Systematic Theology I
    • Systematic Theology Il
    • Marriage and Family
    • Apologetics
    • Exegetical Bible Study
    • Eschatology
    • Bible Sermon Preparation & Presentation
    • Pastoral Leadership
    • Expository Preaching
    • Hermeneutics
    • and electives (not listed)