9 Core Competencies

 

In addition to completing a Master's Degree and receiving practical, hands-on training in a number of different ministry areas, you'll also leave our program specifically equipped in these 9 key disciplines.

 

 

Operations

What does it take to run a church or ministry day-in and day-out? We'll dive deep to answer that question, looking at budgets, recruiting and retaining volunteers, building strong systems and how to hire.

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Pastoral Care

The everyday work of those in ministry extends far beyond the Sunday service. Weddings, funerals, baptisms, hospital visits, and counseling sessions. Here, we'll dissect the intricacies of the pastoral enterprise.

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Preaching and Teaching  

It is a great privilege to teach the Bible. How do you structure a sermon? How do you exegete a text? How do you find "your voice" as a communicator? In our preaching lab, you'll learn the ins and outs of teaching.

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Theological Formation

It's critical that leaders can articulate their theological convictions in a compelling, winsome manner. We'll help you both formulate and defend your beliefs on some of the most important theological issues.

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Multiethnic Ministry Philosophy

Multiethnic ministry is the heart of what we do at Fellowship Memphis, and we see it as a natural outworking of the gospel. We'll give you the practical tools to understand and build a multiethnic ministry.

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Leadership Formation

Our program trains leaders - those who take initiative for the benefit of others. For us, leadership is an attitude not a position. We'll walk alongside you to help you discover what kind of leader God has made you to be.

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Self-Awareness

God has uniquely wired you with a specific personality and set of abilities that He intends to use in unique ways. We'll spend a season diving deep into who you are to help you be the most effective leader possible.

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Planting and Multisite Models

We have helped train and launch dozens of church planters, and many of them, like us, rent worship space and/or meet in multiple locations. We'll unpack the "Why" and "How" of these unique pieces of our DNA.

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Self-Care and Soul-Care

Every leader feels the struggle of constantly pouring out. The healthiest are those who "refill" daily. We'll help you build rhythms of Sabbath into your life that will ensure your ministry has a joyful longevity.

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