Why Many Churches Are Becoming Mini-Seminaries

Episode #776
November 22, 2022
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More churches are providing ministry and theological training for their staff and lay leaders. Thom and Sam look at the reasons for this major development. They also interview two pastors, Tyrone Barnette and Matt McCraw, who have built ministry training centers at their own churches.

  • The intersections of the digital revolution, denominational decline, and strategic partnerships
  • The desire for the on-the-field training
  • The people we know  are the people we raise up
  • The growth of internships
  • The growth of co-vocational ministers
  • The training of lay leaders is becoming more serious




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