Shift Today Ministries Licensing Program is an advanced 9 month program designed to empower and equip ministry leaders that are biblically sound, serving in their perspective ministries and callings, and have cultivated a godly lifestyle. Our ministerial credentials may include, but is not limited to, online and in-house training, volunteer community services with partnering ministries and organizations locally and abroad, as well as ministries hands-on ministry opportunities with Shift Today Ministries. At Shift Today Ministries, our intent is that every ministry leader in our program go deeper to discover, develop and deploy their spiritual gifts and callings, and embody faith and excellence in ministry.
The cost of our Shift Today Ministries Licensing Program is $1250.00 excluding books and materials. For all applying candidates, we require a $100.00 non-refundable application fee to process your application and to help cover the cost of licenses and certificates. This will also provide a good record of each candidates contact information in case of an emergency or if needed for future contact should the relationship end. Lastly, this creates an opportunity for our leadership and governing bodies of the association to once more confirm that each candidate agrees with the sincerely held doctrines and beliefs of Shift Today Ministries. By having each applicant complete and sign an application for licensing and or ordination, the ministry will have record of each applicant acknowledging that he/she has read and is familiar with our written doctrines and beliefs.
We believe that as a ministry, it is important to have records showing that our ministry leaders are qualified based on our ministerial credentials. Requiring (48) community service hours, (87.5) hours of training, (30) hours per semester of ministry practicum which is fulfilled through various areas of Shift Today Ministries, and a exam be taken and passed with a minimum requirement score of 80% does just that. In addition, requiring candidates to take and pass an exam helps to establish that candidates go through a “considered, deliberate, and responsible act.” The exam will be issued upon the completion of our required criteria. These questions test each candidate’s familiarity with the Word of God, class and training materials, and Shift Today Ministries internal governing documents, such as our written doctrines and beliefs. To begin our Shift Today Ministries Licensing Program complete the licensing and ordination application above and submit the licensing fee to process your application.