GROWTH POINTS

Evangel is excited to announce a new study opportunity!  OnTuesday evening Sept. 14th, we launched a 10 - week study called "Growth Points". 

During the study you will:

(1) Gain a greater understanding of the Bible

(2) Develop a more intimate relationship with the Holy Spirit

                                     (3) Grow in Leadership skills and development

This class will be held at Grace Covenant Church in Harrisonburg., VA. with an opportunity to join the class through lve streaming for people in the U.S. If you missed the first class, there is still time to join!

Investing In You

For less than the price of a meal out once a week, you can invst in your growth as a folower of Ghrst. The 10 week "Growth Points" instruction is $99, plus the course study material is $25. That's it; a wealth of materail that will strengthen your walk with Christ at an affordable price....AND if you are a registered student, we are offering a 50% discount off of the instruction price.

For additional information, please email us at: info@ets.edu and put "Growth Points" in the subject line.  

Evangel developed the School of Practical Ministry (SOPM) in 2007 to provide Biblical instruction for people who didn’t want to pursue a seminary degree. The program includes 7 Learning Modules along with 3 Learning projects that give the program a dimension of practical application not found in many Biblical studies programs.

 

In 2009, Evangel was asked to teach this program in Kenya to a small group of students who desired to be in full time ministry. This successful venture then opened the doors for Evangel to say “yes” to additional requests from Sierra Leone and Cameroon to partner with established ministries in those countries to help train pastors and church leaders. In addition, Evangel has had the opportunity to teach the SOPM program in the nations of Madagascar and Guinea.

 

Because sound Biblical training is either non-existent or too expensive for most pastors in developing nations, God is using the SOPM to help meet a very real need and Evangel is delighted to be an instrument to bring this much needed assistance. To date, we have had the privilege of training over 1,300 men and women in these developing nations. This next generation of pastors and church leaders are making a significant impact in their communities and nations as they plant churches, lead people to Christ and provide practical assistance to thousands who are broken and needy.

 

All of this is done at no charge to the students, but there is a cost for providing this program. Therefore, all of the funding for this endeavor is raised here in the U.S.  If you would like to partner with Evangel in this great work, we invite you to click on the donate button below to make a secure on-line donation to Evangel’s international School of Practical Ministry.  

SOPM Impact - Cameroon Africa

Dr. Julius Esunge, who oversees Hope Outreach International Ministries, our ministry partner in Cameroon, told us of the amazing impact Evangel's School of Practical Ministry is having in his nation.

He stated,"Among national leaders and across denominations in Cameroon, ETS is a towering testimony of dedication to the Lord. Indeed, through their ministry, there is an ongoing importation of Christlike character, conduct and speech......  click or tap here for more.

Desert Banquet - 2021

Entrust is not a word used very often however, it is the theme of Evangel’s annual Desert Banquet this year! You see, in II Tim. 2:2 Paul instructs Timothy with these words – and the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses, entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others.

 

We are delighted to announce that we will once again be able to meet in person* to enjoy some fabulous desserts, including gluten free options, as we learn how God has been moving in the Developing Nations we serve, in spite of these difficult times.

Rev. Frank Kelly, a graduate of Evangel Seminary and senior pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Northern, Va. is our guest speaker this year.

 

While the world is being assaulted with fear and hopelessness, over 1,300 men and women trained by Evangel in nations such as Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Guinea, Madagascar and Kenya are ever present sharing the hope and encouragement found in Christ with their communities and nations.

 

You are cordially invited to join us for this special evening to learn more about Evangel’s international School of Practical Ministry and to discover how your partnership can have an eternal impact in thousands of lives in these nations and beyond.

The Desert Banquet will be held at Grace Covenant Church in Harrisonburg, Va.

*Appropriate measures are being followed to insure the safety of those attending.

 

Help Us Say YES

It is the friends and partners of Evangel Seminary who make it possible to provide sound Biblical training through our School of Practical Ministry (SOPM) for pastors and church leaders in developing nations in Africa and beyond. This is often the only formal training any of these people have ever received. 

For the overwhelming majority of these precious men and women, they have no other training options. Because of the generosity of our partners here in the U.S., we provide this training "Free of Charge". Every time an SOPM class is held, there is a waiting list of pastors who would like to attend. 

This is why your partnership is so vital! With your support of any amount, you are helping us say "YES" to bring the SOPM training at "no charge" to these precious saints of God. Your gift not only impacts their lives, but all those that they minister to as well. 

Click or tap on the icon below  to make a secure one time or a re-occurring donation.

 

 

Like Us On Facebook

We would love to have you as a "friend" on facebook. Our page contains up-to-date information on happenings in and around ETS, plus, you'll discover consistent refreshment for your spirit through our regular feature called: "Today's Encouraging WORD".   Simply click on the icon above.