· Evidences from Scripture that indicate God’s calling upon one’s life. This is a study of men and women in the Bible and how they were called. The questions how one knows and what one looks for will be answered.
· Taking valid risks.
· Servant leader qualities: Exodus 18, Acts 6, Galatians 5, 1 Timothy 3, and Titus 1.
· Public speaking: getting over fears.
· Civility and chivalry: proper conduct in private and public settings.
· How to share Jesus: practical evangelism.
· Sunday and midweek: 35+ morning and evening ministry opportunities that await God’s people.
· Building the message/sermon/teaching: how to assemble and present God’s Word.
· Finding your way around Israel and the Ancient Near East. Maps and testing.
· Term paper assignment (for ministerial and pastoral students, or those interested in writing a term paper).
· Christian education and Sunday School ministry.
· The 2-minute Student Sermon: an adventure in live presentation under different climatic conditions.
· Vacation Bible School: the fun camp of Bible learning.
· Hospital visits: do’s and dont’s. A session on proper etiquette when visiting an ill person in a care facility.
· Missions: brief consideration of the domestic and foreign fields.
· Premarital guidance and preparation: a treatment on God’s prized institution.
· The wedding service: assembling a beautiful ceremony.
· The homeless ministry: things to know when visiting those living on the streets.
· Dealing with discouragement and depression. We look at indications and encouraging Scriptures.
· Prison ministry: visiting the incarcerated.
· The Baby Dedication service: how to hold a baby and present these precious little prizes to Jesus.
· Giving guidance from God’s living word.
· When it is time to quit or move on in ministry.
· Worship: the ministry of music and praise to our Lord.
· Men’s and women’s ministries.
· Baptism: getting wet, and how to baptize.
· The funeral service: assembling the chapel and graveside services. Visiting the local mortuary/crematorium.
· Ministering to the terminally ill: things to say and not to say.
· Ministering and giving God’s comfort to you and others. Bearing grief and giving the comort of Jesus Christ.
· Ceremonies and church activities.
· Church plants.