Certification in Mentoring & Coaching for Pentecostal Ministry
This certificate program is designed to provide students with a basic orientation to mentoring and coaching for Pentecostal leadership development. Contemporary practices of coaching and mentoring will be evaluated from biblical-historical, theological, and formational perspectives. Various discipleship strategies and ministry development processes employed in coaching and mentoring will be examined. Participants will assess their current coaching/mentoring practice and design and implement a personal coach/mentor development plan. Involvement in some coaching/mentoring relationship or experience is required for this course (12 credit hours).
- To articulate the cultural, formational, and ministry realities contributing to the contemporary need for mentoring/coaching.
- To integrate biblical-historical, theological, and formational resources in their personal model of mentoring/coaching.
- To implement effective discipleship strategies and ministry leadership development processes in their practice of mentoring/coaching.
- To evaluate their personal coach/mentoring practice and that of others.
- To design, implement, and evaluate a personal plan for people development involving the practice of mentoring/coaching.
Candidates for the CMCPM must complete 12 credits of prescribed coursework to be completed in two semesters with two sessions in each semester. Courses must be completed in sequence. Upon Completion of program, the graduates are invited to an in-person seminar as the Capstone experience of the program. The completion of the seminar would allow the participants to be Certified Coaches and Mentors by PTS.
ML 120 Leadership Development for Mentoring and Coaching (3 Credits). Six weeks of classes will cover the following topics:Theological Foundations on Calling, Worldview and Biblical Theology of Leadership, Leadership Theory, Communication, Conflict & Negotiation, Differentiated Leadership.
ML 121 Assessments for Mentoring and Coaching (3 Credits). Six weeks of classes will cover the following topics: Emotional Intelligence, Resilience, Personality and Leadership.
ML 122 The Practice of Mentoring and Coaching (3 Credits). Six weeks of classes will cover the following topics: Introduction to Mentoring/Coaching, Understanding Contexts for Mentoring/Coaching, Foundations for Mentoring/Coaching, Vision & Strategies for Mentoring/Coaching, Skills & Practices for Mentoring/Coaching, Dialogue on Coaching and Mentoring in Ministry Practices.
ML 123 Supervised Practice in Mentoring and Coaching (3 Credits). Six weeks of classes would involve a dialogical process of consultation.The certificate student will be required to establish a mentoring/coaching cohort in their ministerial context, and her/his practice in coaching and mentoring will be supervised. Overall, through the duration of the course, the student is expected to document six consultations for supervised practice in coaching and mentoring.
Upon completion of the above Certification program, the graduates are invited to an in-person seminar that would serve as the capstone experience of the program. The completion of the seminary would allow the participants to be “certified coaches and mentors” by Pentecostal Theological Seminary.
Is this certification accredited?
PTS is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the Southern Association for Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
How much will this cost?
Tuition is $100 per credit, which means the total tuition for the certification program is $1200 (plus books). Tuition is payable upon registration.
Who will benefit from this certification?
- Regional Ministerial Development Leaders
- Ministerial Intern Supervision Pastors
- Pastors interested in leadership development
- Student Pastors developing apprenticeship programs for teens
- Anyone interested in mentoring and coaching.
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