Pastoral Training Report – MTS
From Moscow: March 2021
At the end of February, the final sessions of the pastoral, Christian education and theological groups took place. Students prepared for the active defense of their graduation theses in September. It was good to be together after a long absence due to the pandemic restrictions.
Professors met personally with each candidate for graduation. They reviewed their finances, their homework and the plan for defending their final project to complete their program.
The faculty presented lectures focusing on church administration, religion and law, English, world religions and cults, pedagogical design, and music ministry, and homiletics. The students have access again to our fine seminary library.
Several evenings were devoted to much needed fellowship sharing experiences of ministry in local churches. They discussed their challenges spent time in prayer for each other’s needs.
We are grateful for your financial and prayer support!
Here is a collection of photos from our time together.
Celebration of Diplomas Awarded in Chelyabinsk
Posted January 15, 2021
Just last month, students in the Moscow Theological Seminary branch in Chelyabinsk defended and then were awarded their Bachelors in Pastoral Ministry. Eleven students passed the exam in homiletics (preaching). The student programs lasted as long as five years. It was a time to celebrate.
Others received their diplomas in –
- Local Church Organization: Evangelism and Discipleship
- Counseling those with Disabilities and their Families
- Church and Personal Finance – Generosity in Biblical Perspective
- Family Crisis Counseling – care and biblical solutions
- Church Development – growth through small group ministries
The students were greeted by the President of the Moscow theological seminary- Peter Mitskevich, and seminary teachers.
Graduates remember years of study as a blessing!
RLM Annual Report
Annual Report 2020 Available Now
The Annual Report for Russian Leadership Ministries is now ready for your review. It will give you a bird’s eye view of our work: the challenges we’ve addressed, the goals we’ve set for 2021, and the wide range of accomplishments – all by God’s grace.
Download your copy: RLM Annual Report 2020
Enjoy! And praise God with us for students trained, faculty engaged, graduates on the field, churches alive and standing as witness to the life-changing power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
We are grateful for your continued prayers and support.
Your brother in Christ,
Board Chairman and President
Russian Leadership Ministries
POSTED: November 25, 2020