Monday Nights 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Starts September 10th
Wayland Baptist University Certificate of Christian Ministry
The Certificate of Christian Ministry program offers studies in both the Old and New Testaments, Christian doctrine, biblical interpretations, preaching and teaching, church administration, church history, Christian leadership and personal discipleship. Also included are studies in Christian ethics, different areas of Christian ministry, bi-vocational ministry, worship, missions and evangelism.

Completion of this program can earn up to 18 hours of undergraduate credit toward Wayland’s Bachelor of Christian Ministry degree if they earn a C or higher, apply to and are accepted for undergraduate study and pass a challenged exam for each course. Prospective participants must complete an application and registration form through SABA 2 weeks prior to the start date of the term.

CM 0115 Developing a Kingdom Vision - A study of the biblical basis of a world-wide kingdom vision and how to lead a church to have such a vision. Attention will be given to past, current, and future strategies in today’s world.

CM 0121 Educational Ministry in the Local Church - A study of the biblical basis for the principle involved in, and the implementation of, an effective educational ministry in the local church.
One time application fee of $35. Tuition and $100 per course; includes study materials. For more information, email: Angelac@sanantoniobaptist.org
Deacon Training Classes
Monday Nights 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Sharpening Deacon Unity Skills Sept 10th - Oct 8th
Blake Coffee
Using Biblical principles we will enable deacons to lead through relationships, to recognize relationship issues at the heart of every unhealthy conflict, to keep a congregation focused on Christ even in the midst of conflict, and to be peacemakers by speaking Biblical truth into the conflict.
Click here to register online for this class

Sharpening Deacon Caring Skills Oct 15th - Nov 19th
Will Bearden
These five weeks will focus on improving skills such as building trust, listening, determining needs, improving communication, finding solutions, referring and follow up. Discover how to minister to the: unemployed, financially stressed, elderly, widowed, separated & divorced and other life situations.
For registration, email: angelac@sanantoniobaptist.org. or call 210.525.9954
Continuing Education for Deacons/Church Leaders
Biblical Life Skills Leadership
Monday Nights 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Based on 25 years of ministry experience and research, these leadership development courses will educate, train and empower maturing deacons to assist their pastors. Deacons and church leaders will be equipped to coach others to live a faith-based, peaceful and productive life in a fallen angry world.
Cost: SABA provides a scholarship to cover the cost for materials. Cost to each participant is $50.

Course Instructors: certified leaders from lifeskillsforliving.org
Dates and Description:

September 4 - October 1 (First night on Tuesday due to the Labor Day)
Participants will gain a thorough understanding of their God-given emotion of stress and review appropriate scripture references. Subject matter will include the real causes, physical and behavioral effects of negative stress and life role-playing. The course provides positive coping methods and skill sets to reduce personal stressful thinking, stressful feelings and stressful actions based on God's Word.

November 5 - December 11
Participants will receive a godly insightful awareness of enhancing relationships in their love circles. All will embrace biblical, agape relationship enhancements, which require productive personal communications. Effective, Holy Spirit encouraged dialogue requires members to be assertive in dealings with others. Productive communication also requires each believer to use active listening skills in their daily dialogue with others as they practice the art of daily compliments in a real Christ-like manner.
For registration, email: Albertd@sanantoniobaptist.org. or call 210.525.9954
San Antonio Baptist Association
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