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KSOM 2013 Catalog

KSOM 2013 Catalog

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The 2013 KSOM catalog
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Published by: Kentucky Assemblies of God on Jan 07, 2013
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The Kentucky School of Ministry Course Catalog2013 
Preparing People For Ministry
Las clases en Español en páginas 19 y 20
Kentucky School  of Ministry 
Kentucky School of Ministry - 2013 Catalog
7206 Clore Ln | Crestwood, KY 40014 | 502-241-7111 | www.kyag.org/ksom 
What a pleasure to welcome you to the Kentucky District School of Ministry. As a part of therapidly growing KSOM family, you’ve joined a fellowship of faithful and dedicated students, fromHigh-Schoolers to College Students, and certainly a host of Bi-vocational ministry students ranging
from Senior Pastors, Staff Ministers, to singles or husbands/wives raising children and nding
themselves called to God’s work with a passion for learning to do it more creatively and effectively.There’s even some you’ll become friends with who already hold Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate
degrees in other elds of study.
Having had the privilege of previously serving on the national committee of the Association of 
District Schools of Ministry, I can attest rst-hand to the phenomenal opportunities ahead for
students committed to bible knowledge or the pursuit of ministerial credentials with the Assemblies of God. Now with 65million members around the world and with missionaries and mission organizations in 212 nations across the globe, thisgreat Church is honored to help you pursue His purposes in your life and ministry. It’s a joy to partner with you. May theLord richly bless your work and efforts for Him.Pastor JoeJoseph S. GirdlerKentucky District SuperintendentWelcome to the Kentucky School of Ministry. We are honored that you are joining our learningcommunity. Our faculty and administration are dedicated to helping our students develop theskills and understanding needed to become more effective in ministry.KSOM is especially designed with two kinds of students in mind: those who are preparing topursue ministry credentials with the Assemblies of God, and those who simply desire to gain adeeper understanding of Biblical concepts and ministry principles. For ministerial candidates,KSOM provides the required classes that satisfy the academic requirements for ministry
applicants for each level of Assembly of God ministry credentials – Certied, Licensed and
Ordained. KSOM is also a wonderful resource for equipping church leaders, deacons, teachers,volunteers, etc. – those people who are so vital to the spiritual health of every church.Wherever you may be in your ministry journey, we are committed to helping you become a better equipped servant of ourLord.Sincerely,Stanley E. HolderKSOM Director, District Secretary/TreasurerWe are excited to say that the ideas of Schools of Ministry are increasing across the United States.Individuals sensing the call of God to ministry are able to complete the academic requirements inorder to pursue that calling. Many of our students are no longer college age and need to supporttheir families. KSOM gives these individuals the opportunity to focus on their studies at anaffordable alternative to going to Bible College. In addition, our faculty pour into the lives of thestudents, and the students gain an understanding of ministry from these ministers who are and havebeen active in their call for many years.As the KSOM coordinator, I am available to answer your questions regarding the school, assist youin ordering class materials, determine what courses you need to take, handle transcript requests andaid you in the internship process. Please feel free to contact me with your questions at
djb@kyag.org or 502-241-7111 Ext. 22.Furthering the Kingdom,Debbie Brown
KSOM Coordinator, District Ofce Administrative Assistant
Kentucky School  of Ministry 
Kentucky School of Ministry - 2013 Catalog
7206 Clore Ln | Crestwood, KY 40014 | 502-241-7111 | www.kyag.org/ksom 
The Kentucky School of Ministry (KSOM) is an important part of the ministry endeavors of churches and pastors.Knowledge gleaned from the classroom experience becomes a valuable tool that the Holy Spirit can use to further the purposes of God.KSOM integrates spiritual formation, relationship building, and academic achievement to provide a unique learningexperience. Students not only acquire knowledge necessary for obtaining ministerial credentials, but also develop character and skills essential for effective ministry.
Kentucky School of Ministry exists to facilitate the mission of the church by promoting and enabling the training of ministers and Christian workers. The school provides training for those sensing a call to ministry, whether as credentialedministers or as equipped laypersons within the local church. The school strives to give doctrinal and practical instruction based upon common core values and shared ministry goals.Kentucky School of Ministry fully subscribes to the Statement of Fundamental Truths of the Assemblies of God and iscommitted to proclaim and support the principles and polity of the Assemblies of God. The school is committed to providetraining that meets District and General Council educational requirements for ministerial credentials. This training shall be equivalent to criteria adopted by the General Presbytery of the Assemblies of God and complies with the guidelinesestablished by the Association of Assemblies of God District Schools of Ministry.Classes offered are professional and practical training at an institute level. Unless offered through an accredited college or university, courses are not for college credit and are not transferable as college credit.
Kentucky School of Ministry adopts the Statement of Fundamental Truths, as adopted by the General Council of theAssemblies of God, as its statement of faith.
The Kentucky School of Ministry (KSOM) has been recognized and endorsed by the Executive Presbytery of The GeneralCouncil of the Assemblies of God as a District-based Bible Institute. This is a charter member of the Association of DistrictSchools of Ministry.The Kentucky School of Ministry has also been recognized and endorsed by the Executive Presbytery of the Kentucky
District Council of the Assemblies of God as an ofcial ministerial training program for those seeking credentials through
the Kentucky District Council of the Assemblies of God.

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