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Standards for Pastors

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Ordination Standards

[Download Word doc: Ordination Standards, edited] SUGGESTED ORDINATION STANDARDS PRE-EXAMINATION RECOMMENDATIONS I. EVIDENCE OF GOD’S CALL When God calls a man, He will indicate that fact in some way. Therefore, we deem it of major importance to withhold ordination, however worthy of it a man may seem to be, until the Lord has indicated His call through a call from some mission board…

Ethics Standards for Pastoral Candidates

Ethics Standards for Pastoral Candidates Ethics is defined as: “A system of moral principles.” As pastors we insist that our system of moral principles must be firmly fixed upon the truth of the Word of God. Contending with ardor for such qualities as honesty, truth, and Christ- likeness will not be effective, however, unless we practice ethical behavior. That practice of ethical…

Standard of Pastoral Ethics

These standards are recommended in an effort to create a professional understanding within IFCA International and Northwest Independent Church Extension and to preserve the dignity, maintain the discipline, and promote the integrity of our calling – the ministry of Jesus Christ. MY PERSON I will endeavor to pray regularly, to read, study and meditate upon God’s Word and to maintain extended times…