Complete a rigorous series of assessments, in-person trainings, and coaching sessions to equip you with the entrepreneurial skills for 21st century ministry. You will not only sharpen your skills, but you will connect with a cohort of supportive colleagues on the same journey.

The certification process includes:

  • Initial Assessment: Discover your strengths as well as challenges you may encounter as a church leader.

  • MissionInsite Report of Community: Understand your local church community demographics with the data normally only accessible to denominational leadership.

  • Online Curriculum:

    • Required Church Planting or Renewal 1.0 and 2.0 sequence

    • Two electives chosen from our offerings in topics ranging from post-modern Socially Networked Ministry to traditional Spiritual Formation

    • 12 one-hour webinars on new church sustainability from some of today’s leading experts

  • A Year-Long Coaching Cohort: Participate in a content-rich coaching group led by an experienced church pastor. This includes an opening one-on-one coaching session, monthly group coaching calls and closed online interactive forum.

  • End-of-Year Assessment: Reflect on the year with a phone session from one of our consultants to co-assess your Leadership Portfolio



Claire Bamberg

Director of Coaching

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