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CERTIFICATES

Our 2-year ministry certificates are based on a student-courseload of two courses per semester (12 total). 

Please Note: Some certificates are still in development and not all courses are available yet.
Courses still in development are marked with an asterisk (*).
Please refer to the
COURSE CATALOG for the most updated listing.

Apologtis

Apologetics

Learn to proficiently defend the validity and truths of the Bible against age-old and contemporary philosophies and beliefs.

REQUIRED COURSES: - Preaching Practicum - Rock Solid Relationships - Essential Doctrines - Ministry of Spiritual Things* - Theology of Worship* - Child Development & Ministry* - Organizational Leadership* - Legal Issues in Churches* - Basic BFAM Strategy Training (or current equivalent)* SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: Choose two from these courses: • Spiritual Gifts • Foundations of Women in Ministry Leadership • Spiritual Issues in Evangelism & Church Planting • Breaking Spiritual Strongholds

ELECTIVE OPTIONS (Choose two): • Pastoral Counseling* • Healing of the Soul* • The Theology and Practice of Weddings and Funerals • Financial Management & Biblical Giving* • Theology of Missions & Missions in the Local Church*

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Earth Projection

Missions and Global Christianity

Learn to be a missionary to a foreign land or across the street, to lead missions teams and to develop a church missions strategy.

REQUIRED COURSES: - Intro to Missions and Global Christianity - Biblical Foundations of Missions - The Exciting History of World Missions* - Skills of Cross-Cultural Ministry* - Fruitful Strategies of Missions* - Following the Holy Spirit with Contextual Skills* - Cultivating the Call of God on Your Life for the World* SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: • DLT - Discipleship Leadership Training: Using the Bible to Teach the Bible • Life on the Field • Preparing to Go – Financially, Emotionally, Spiritually • Effective Ministry in the Muslim World – Sam • FMI Course 1 • FMI Course 2 • FMI Course 3

ELECTIVE OPTIONS (Choose one): • Pastoral Counseling* • Healing of the Soul* • The Theology and Practice of Weddings and Funerals* • Financial Management and Biblical Giving* • Theology of Missions & Missions in the Local Church* • Positioned for the Gifts • Foundations of Women in Ministry Leadership • Spiritual Issues in Evangelism & Church Planting • Breaking Spiritual Strongholds • Essential Doctrines

Misions +

Movement Makers (Advanced Certificate)

Learn how disciple-making, church planting and apostolic movements get started and succeed.

*Must have a Pastoral Ministry Certificate*

REQUIRED COURSES: - From Church to Movement – God’s Call for Apostolic Pastors - Church History (and the origins of Disciple-Making Movements)* - Basic BFAM Strategy Training (or current equivalent) - The Calling of an Apostle* - Movement and Mentoring (Leading a Movement)*

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Moemt Makers
Conference Speaker

Pastoral Ministry

Learn how disciple-making, church planting and apostolic movements get started and succeed.

REQUIRED COURSES: - Preaching Practicum - Rock Solid Relationships - Essential Doctrines - Ministry of Spiritual Things* - Theology of Worship* - Child Development & Ministry* - Organizational Leadership* - Legal Issues in Churches* - Basic BFAM Strategy Training (or current equivalent)* SELECT TWO OF THE FOLLOWING: Choose two from these courses: • Spiritual Gifts • Foundations of Women in Ministry Leadership • Spiritual Issues in Evangelism & Church Planting • Breaking Spiritual Strongholds

ELECTIVE OPTIONS (Choose one): • Pastoral Counseling* • Healing of the Soul* • The Theology and Practice of Weddings and Funerals • Financial Management & Biblical Giving* • Theology of Missions & Missions in the Local Church*

Pastoral

Worship Ministry

Learn to develop and lead relevant and impactful Next Gen Ministry at all levelskids, youth, and young adults.

REQUIRED COURSES: - Worship Leadership Foundations - Worship Leading Practicum* - Music Theory* - Ear training* - Song Writing* - Theology of Worship* - Voice Fundamentals* - Beginning Instrument* (Guitar or Keyboard / On Demand / can test out and substitute) - Worship Technology and Tools* - Essential Doctrines - Rock Solid Relationships

ELECTIVE OPTIONS: Choose one additional course from the BFAM TC catalog.

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Worship

Coming Certificates

  • Next Gen Ministry

  • Administration and Finance

  • Business and Entrepreneurship

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