Special Training Program

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The Special Training program consists of elective courses designed to give training in certain ministry skills: visitation, basic counseling, Bible study methods for preparing studies and sermons, and the history, doctrine, and government of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Special Training courses are designed for the training of elders, deacons, deaconesses and other church leaders.

To use these courses, the church does not need to enroll as a “learning center,” nor does the student have to have studied in the Basic Training program. These courses are designed to be used by themselves to develop certain ministry skills. If you have a question about whether you are ordering the correct item for a course, you can contact Pamela Cubas at [email protected] or at 719-265-2178.

Special Training Course Descriptions

Preparing to Lead God’s People

Designed to prepare elders and deacons for their ministry in the church. This course focuses on character qualities of church leaders and teaches how the pastor and the elders should work together. This course reviews Biblical requirements and points out the responsibilities of elders and deacons. 10 lessons with a leader’s guide.

What We Believe

Designed to teach church leaders the doctrinal position of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Each lesson in this study focuses on one of the sections of the C&MA Statement of Faith and analyzes phrase by phrase to see how Scripture supports what we believe. This is also a course in how to mark a person’s Bible with different colors which represent different aspects of doctrine. 12 lessons with a leader’s guide.

How to Preach

This is a basic course in how to prepare a sermon or Bible study outline. This is a programmed text with 10 lessons, designed to be done in a 13-week period. It also has a leader’s guide.

Basic Training Program

Ministerial Study Program

Special Training Program



Ordination Books

Ministry Studies EssentialsBooks that are required for ordination within the Alliance may be ordered through the Alliance Store. Please note that by clicking the following link, you will be leaving cmalliance.org website.

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