Profile of a Gospel Minister!

By: Loren Due, Ph.D.

http://www.lorendue.com

Article 13

 

 

  1. Born: Know where you were born, your parents and family and learn about your history
  2. Receive Jesus as Lord and Savior: How did you receive the Lord – what is your testimony
  3. Life/Work: School, Business, Work on a job
  4. Status: Single/Married/Divorced
  5. Call to be a minister: Remember the time, date and how it all came to you; what is your specialty, are you practicing your calling (Church or Outreach or Market Center)
  6. Behavior of a minister including financial support: I Timothy 3:1 -7, I Timothy 5:1, 17 -20, II Timothy 4:1-5, Titus 1:6 – 9, 2:1 – 2, Malachi 3:8 -12,Luke 6:38, II Corinthians 9:5 – 10
  7. Things to know as a minister: THE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT, THE DOCTRINE OF GOD, VIRGIN BIRTH, THE DOCTRINE OF JESUS CHRIST, THE DOCTRINE OF THE HOLY GHOST(SPIRIT), THE PURPOSE OF THE HOLY GHOST, BAPTISM OF THE HOLY GHOST(SPIRIT), THE DOCTRINE OF ANGELS,THE DOCTRINE OF DEMONS,THE DOCTRINE OF MAN,THE DOCTRINE OF SIN, THE DOCTRINE OF SALVATION, THE DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH, THE DOCTRINE OF LAST THINGS and THE ORDINANCES OF THE CHURCH
  8. Doctrine: DOCTRINE OF CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST and other doctrines
  9. Local Church: Structure of the local church
  10. Church Service: Commitment to returning tithes and giving offerings with regular attendance, Know Order of services, Be active, know requirements from Pastor
  11. Community Service: Consider serving in some capacity
  12. General Interest:
    1. Character
    2. College
    3. Counseling protocol (Men when ministering to a female by herself or single mother or married woman, always have your wife or another minister with you), Always inform Pastor of whatever you are doing when it comes to counseling.
    4. Current Events
    5. Dress
    6. Entertainment
    7. Family Planning
    8. Gifting
    9. Giving – Support of our organization – Minister/Elders Board
    10. Health
    11. Junior College
    12. Money
    13. Politics
    14. Self-Study
    15. Seminary
    16. Skills
    17. Talent
    18. Talents
    19. Vacation