Certificate in Biblical Leadership (Ministry Internship)
This 15 unit Certificate in Biblical Leadership (Ministry Internship) can be offered at your local church in partnership with VI. The program is aimed at those who desire to gain practical ministry experience while learning, and obtain insight into various ministry leadership roles within the church. Through the coursework and the hands-on practical experience, you will develop the skills and gifting required for your role in ministry. This certificate is a combination of 9 units of coursework and 6 units of service activity. Ideally, the certificate should be completed within 1 year. However, the “course work” element can be extended up to 2 years.
To graduate with the Certificate in Biblical Leadership (Ministry Internship), you must complete 9 units of course work and 6 units of service activity, with the latter being completed through your local church.
Kingdom of God Track - 5 Units
|The Kingdom of God Track - 5 Units|
|Story of the Kingdom||VIKTB-1000|
|Understanding the Kingdom||VIKTB-1006|
|Demonstrating the Kingdom||VIKTB-1200|
|Capstone: Kingdom of God||VICAP-1600|
Ministry Internship Courses (1.5 units per course) - 6 Units
Students are required to pass all 4 Ministry Internship courses, 1 Each quarter.
|Ministry Internship Course: VIMIN-0300|
|Must be completed over a 1 year period – 4 consecutive quarters|
|67.5 hours of service each quarter - totaling 270 hours|
|Recommendations and guidelines to assist pastor/s with running the Ministry Internship|
|Pastor determined and directed service in the local church across different areas of ministry|
|Journals must be kept throughout the quarter then submitted to VI at the end of each quarter|
Choice of Courses - 4 Units
You may select any 4 courses not previously completed from the catalog. However, below we have made some recommendations for which courses might fit well with your calling:
|Ministry to the Poor||VIMIN-1010|
|Pastoral Care and Small Groups||VIMIN-1050|
We have designed a checklist that will help you lay out your course plan for the next 2 to 3 years so you can track your progress and know what classes you need to take next.
For Students starting Q4 2018 September: CBL MI Certificate Checklist (pdf)