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Pastoral & Missionary Course - Levels 1, 2 & 3

Our pastoral & missionary courses are tailor made for those seeking to serve as pastors & ministers in the mission field. The course is very practical intensive, very much hands on and designed for those who are willing to roll their sleeves up and serve the needy, the broken and the poor. The course has a strong practical element requiring students to serve in various outreach ministries including: The Homeless Ministry, Street Ministry, medical Care & Outreach Ministry, Counselling Ministry, Prayer Ministry, childcare ministry, elderly care Ministry, Women's ministry, Domestic Violence Ministry, Drug Addiction & Rehabilitation Ministry, mission support & logistics Ministry, church administration and much more. This course or calling is not for everyone!

Course Content/Modules - Level 1:

1. Pastoral Foundation 1
2. Pastoral Foundations 2
3. Ministry of the Holy Spirit
4. Bible Study, How & Methods - OT/NT
5. Prayers & Intercessory Prayers
6. Knowing God's Voice
7. Evangelism/Discipleship
8. Mission Motivation & Outreach (Practical)
9. Confronting Crisis
10. Management Objectives
11. Practical Missions 1&2
12. Church Planting
13. Stewardship & Partnership Development

Course Content/Modules - Level 2:
1. Leadership Skills/Team Dynamics
2. Biblical Management Principles
3. Management Objectives
4. Power Principles
5. Strategic /Spiritual Warfare
6. Confronting Crisis
7. Management Objectives
8. Methodology & Multiplication
9. Singles & Marriage Ministry
10. Strategy of Spiritual Harvest
11. Communities Transformation
12. Biblical Women/Role Of Women
13. Biblical Men of Faith
14. World language, Cultures & Religions

Practical Internship Modules - Level 3:
1. The Homeless Ministry,
2. Street Ministry,
3. Medical Care & Outreach Ministry,
4. Counselling/Conflict Resolution Ministry,
5. Prayer Ministry,
6. Childcare ministry,
7. Youth Ministry,
8. Marriage Counselling Ministry,
9. Elderly care Ministry,
10. Women's ministry,
11. Domestic Violence Ministry,
12. Drug Addiction & Rehabilitation Ministry,
13. Detention & Prison ministry & support,
14. Church logistics/Church administration,
15. Independent Internships (Tailor made)

Course Composition:

Duration: One Year Minimum/Longer Allowed
Breakdown: 12 months in local church & 12 months in missions/internships (Home /Abroad)
International Internship Options: Kenya/India
Total Internship Hours Required: 1,200 Hours
Mode: Theory 40% - Practical-60%
Instructor Led: Yes, with constant supervision.
Tuition: FREE
Scholarship: Subject to qualification
Overseas & Local Travels: Cost borne by student.
Accommodation (Local & International): Borne by Student.

Available in other Languages:

Some of the above listed modules/courses are also available in the following languages: Cebuano (Philippines), Chichewa, Chinese, French, Portugese, Russian, Sinhala, Spanish, tagalog, tamil, Thai & Urdu. Courses in Other languages are under development at this time.

Course Duration:

Tenure: Minimum of One Year
Pace of Study: Student may study at their own pace.
Overall Time Limit: 3 years Maximum. Fast Track Program: Accelerated format available - subject to qualification.


Tuiton Fee: FREE for all courses
Course Admin Fee Per Course: £250/€290/$330 USD
Internship Admin Fee: £250/ €290/$330 USD
All administration fees are due payable at the onset of the course
Books: Student will pay for their own books/Other resources are provided free.

Multiple Studies Option

Students may enrol for several modules at the same time as per their ability and time available for studies. All students must ensure that carry our all the practical assignments associated with their course(s).


Theory: 40%
Practical: 60%
Passmark: 70% & Above.

Certificates Issued

Certificate of completion is issued to all participants/students upon completion of each course and having satisfactorily met all the specified course requirements. All examinations, report and assignments must be submitted to the Apostolic examiner's office. Certificates are issued upon completion.

Ordinary & Missions Diploma Issued:

Ordinary Diplomas are issued upon completion the modules set out at each level.
Missions Diplomas are issued upon completion of the courses set out at Levels 1,2 & 3 plus internships..

Moderator/Mentor Assignment:

Each student is assigned a course moderator or mentor who will guide, direct, support and assist students in their chosen course or courses. The mentor will offer support via email, Skype, WhatsApp or via other available media format at the mutual convenience of the student & mentor. Students are expected to be self driven and have local support at their own church/ministry to assist them in their educational pursuit.

Course Sponsor/Modules

All our courses are offered by Faith Life Academy and SFF Global in partnership with other Christian educational resource providers. Course materials produced by Harvettime International forms a significant part of the theory course materials offered. SFF collegiate members uses the same academic materials. The course content are copyright restricted.

General Requirement:

Students must be age 18 years and over. Must be literate and have a sound understanding/command of the English language for ease of tutorial support. Courses are available in other languages with limited tutorial support.
Student must have the financial ability to self-fund and to meet all the expenses relating to this course.

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