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The equipping of persons for, as well as the doing of the ministry of Pastoral Coaching, Care, Teaching, and Evangelism as an act of Worship unto God.
Yes, we are interdenominational and focus on what binds the Body of Christ.
Our general recognition lies outside South Africa, which makes our ministry training non-formal. Currently, Filadelfia is approved by the Miami International Seminary (MINTS) www.mints.edu, who also issue the qualifications. MINTS is a Florida Department of Education registered Presbyterian Seminary.
Filadelfia is currently not a provider of Private Higher Education.
Filadelfia commenced in 1994 as a support group for depression sufferers. Out of this grew the need for a pastoral equipping ministry.
Not at present.
MINTS & Filadelfia cannot speak on behalf of a National University but can report as follows:
Yes. There are two intakes per annum, and the option is available to extend matters.
Most students, however, manage to complete training in one year.
We will gladly evaluate such. We will require an academic CV, transcriptions and we may request a portfolio of evidence if needed.
Together with the study material is an administrative manual with all contact particulars.
Membership is recommended by Filadelfia to the following organisations, who are reputable, representative of and carry the best interest of the ministry of Pastoral care:
Filadelfia will ordain persons into the ministry of Pastoral Care, functioning under Filadelfia Ministries, after successful application.
“Individuals studying to fulfil educational requirements for ministerial credentials at their denomination should refer to the credentialing information of their Church Denomination or Fellowship.”
Persons should contact their Church’s district or regional office to determine the appropriate requirements and to ensure that the program they wish to complete will assist them in qualifying to receive credentials.