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GRACE INSTITUTE OF MINISTRY & LEADERSHIP

We offer 5 challenging certification programs of advanced biblical education designed to develop leaders for effective Christian ministry in the church and marketplace.

MINISTERIAL LICENSURE
Students completing the Licensure Track Certification
will be eligible for Ministerial License and Credentials for
the Preaching Ministry through Grace Church International.

Required Coursework:
-Systematic Theology I, II, and III
-Introduction to the Old & the New Testament
-Biblical Interpretation/Hermeneutics
-Inductive Bible Study
-Dynamics of Biblical Leadership
-Introduction to Counseling
-Fundamentals of Biblical Teaching
-Cross Cultural Communication
-Marriage and Family
-Missions/Evangelism Elective
-The Art of Preaching or Expository Preaching
-Spiritual Formation
-Foundations of Christian Ministry
-Participation in the Annual TGCC Leadership Summit
-Regular/Active involvement in a TGCC Ministry
-Participation in Grace Fellowship of Churches Synod


DIACONAL MINISTRY
Upon successful completion of the Practical Ministry Track,
the student will be eligible for consideration of advanced
leadership and diaconal service through Grace Church International.

Required Coursework:
-The Ministry of The Deacon
-Cross-cultural Communication
-Introduction to the Old & the New Testament
-Inductive Bible Study
-Dynamics of Biblical Leadership
-Introduction to Counseling
-Fundamentals of Biblical Teaching
-Spiritual Formation
-1 Speech Elective
-Foundations of Christian Ministry
-Participation in the Annual TGCC Leadership Summit
-Regular/Active involvement in a TGCC Ministry
-Participation in Grace Fellowship of Churches Synod.


WORLD MISSIONS & EVANGELISM

Students completing the World Missions & Evangelism Track
will be eligible for evangelist/missionary credentials and
commissioning through Grace Church International.


Required Coursework:
-Biblical Theology of Missions
-Systematic Theology I & II
-Cross-cultural Communication
-Equipping for Spiritual Warfare
-Spiritual Formation
-Strategies for Evangelism & Church Planting
-Building & Leading Effective Ministry Teams
-World Religions
-Foundations of Christian Ministry
-Participation on a minimum of 2 short term mission trip
-Participation in the Annual TGCC Leadership Summit
-Regular/Active involvement in TGCC World Missions & Evangelism
-Participation in Grace Fellowship of Churches Synod


GENERALIST
Students successfully completing the Generalist Track
receive advanced instructional training.

Required Coursework:

-Cross-cultural Communication
-Introduction to the Old Testament
-Introduction to the New Testament
-Systematic Theology I & II
-Developing Mentoring Relationships
-Dynamics of Biblical Leadership
-Introduction to Counseling
-Foundations of Christian Ministry


MINISTERIAL PRACTICUM
These courses will be offered for practices of ministry
and services to include:

-Liturgical Leadership
-Scripture Reading
-Prayers
-Benedictions
-Communion
-Weddings
-Funerals
-Baby Dedications
-Visitation (Hospital, Convalescent Home, Jail, and Prison)
-Pastoral & Family Counseling




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