Course Name:  Ministry Gifts “He Gave Gifts Unto Men – The Five Fold Ministry”

 Course Description:

This important course outlines the five ministry gifts that Jesus gave to the church as outlined in Eph. 4:11.  The purpose and function of the offices of the apostle, prophet, evangelist, pastor and teacher.  Your will learn the spiritual criteria and equipping needed for each calling as well as how to receive from those who hold those offices.

Course Texts:

The Ministry Gifts by Kenneth E. Hagin

Six Steps to Excellence In Ministry by Kenneth Copeland              

Costs:  $55.00

Location for On Campus Study World Harvest Church (770–643–9223)

Instructor: Pastor Mirek Hufton

                     Pastor Linda Hufton

Credits: 3 credit hours (1 credit hour for 3 hours of classroom instruction)

Course Requirements (see catalog for specific explanation of each requirement):

  1. Mandatory class attendance: 9 hours of instruction time
  2. Read required text(s), complete and turn in attached study guide   (20% of grade)
  3. Written assignment: 1 ½ – 2 typed pages/single spaced  (30% of grade)
  4. Overall summary of reading material (3 or more main ideas)
  5. Scripturally documented/supported
  6. Reflection: How will you apply what you have learned?
  7. Critique: What do you think about it (reading material)?
  8. 1 ½ – 2 typed pages, single spaced
  9. Written exam – final day    (50 % of grade)
    1. variety of questions: true/false, multiple choice, matching, short answer, etc.
    2. working knowledge of 8–10 important scripture verses (on back of syllabus)
    3. ratio of questions: 75 % from reading materials and 25 % from lecturesM

Scripture Verses for Ministry Gifts:  “He Gave Gifts Unto Men”   (NKJV)

John 10:11 – “I am the good shepherd.  The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.”

 

Romans 12:4 – For as we have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function.

 

I Corinthians 12:5 – There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord.

 

I Corinthians 12:28 – And God has appointed these in the church:  first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, varieties of tongues.

 

Ephesians 2:20 – having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone.

 

Ephesians 4:11 – And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers.

 

Ephesians 4:12 – for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ.

 

Philippians 3:14 – I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

 

I Thess. 5:20-21 – Do not despise prophecies.  Test all things; hold fast what is good.

 

2 Timothy 2:15 – Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the world of truth.