Pastors of Excellence Application
2013 - 2014 Program
Church Phone Number:
Home phone or Cell number
I am interested in receiving academic credit for PoE:
Continuing Education (CEU's)
Master level credit
D.Min program credit
None at this time
A. Your Career in Ministry
How long have you been a minister and in what capacities?
What is your present position and how long have you been there?
B. Your Current Ministry
What has been the growth/decline in your ministry in the last 5 years (particularly in worship, attendance, finances, leadership development adn facility expansion?)
How do you explain the growth/decline?
C. The Effectiveness of your Ministry
In what ways is your ministry effective?
In what ways are you seeking to increase effectiveness in your ministry?
D. The Future of the Ministry
What is your vision for your ministry in the next 5 years?
What else would you like to tell us about your ministry?
Part 2: YOUR LIFE IN CHRIST
A. Your spiritual life - Your private life of union with Christ
What is most satisfying about your personal life in Christ?
What would you like to change about your personal life in Christ?
B. Your Well-being - Your inner life of emotions and attitudes
How do you keep your inner being healthy and whole?
In what way have your personal wounds impacted your ministry?
C. Your Relationships - Your "safe place" to be yourself
Do you have relationships in which you can be open about your fears and failures? (if yes, describe them)
Do you have relationships that re-center you when life becomes chaotic? (If yes, describe them)
D. Your Growth - developing as a person and a minister
What have you done in the last year to enrich your personal growth?
What have you done in the last year to enrich your growth as a minister?
E. Your Leadership - authenticity that results in effectiveness
How would you describe your personal calling and giftedness?
F. Three Summary Questions
What is your greatest joy in ministry?
What is your greatest frustration in ministry?
What is your greatest fear in ministry?
Should be Empty: