Four “Church Questions” That Have Reached Their Sell-By Date… There are ways we talk in church that exist largely unchallenged. They are part of the “background wallpaper” of churches. However, as Continue Reading →
The mission of Macedonian Ministry is to make a positive impact in communities by developing pastors and congregations for faithful, adaptive, and collaborative leadership.Learn More
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There are ways we talk in and around church that have existed for years largely unchallenged. They are so common—among congregants and church leaders—that they are part of the “background Continue Reading →
Dr. Willie Jennings Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies at Yale Divinity School The western world and especially America is bound up in a history of racism and Continue Reading →
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Our newest Atlanta cohort not only represents the rapidly growing diversity of the city, but also the necessity of experimenting, innovating, and adapting ministry to complex communities…urban, suburban, refugee, homeless, seekers, searchers, skeptics, podcasters, old, young, and in-between! Continue reading
The Oxford North Carolina Cohort, located in the upper piedmont region of the State, is nestled between a rural and urban setting. We show respect to Oxford’s past, as we spend much time in more progressive Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. Continue reading
Our proven method of pastor renewal includes...
Cohorts are made up of 10-15 ministry leaders that represent the diversity of a local community and who are committed the development of their personal and professional lives as well as their congregations’ engagement beyond the walls of their church. A cohort is a supportive learning community of practice and an incubator for developing leaders.
Facilitators plan and lead cohort development, serving as a pastor to the pastors throughout their journey. Macedonian Ministry Facilitators are carefully selected and uniquely trained to lead the cohort for their three-year journey. They promote an environment where pastor’s spiritual health and leadership capacity can thrive.
Contextualized Peer Learning
Facilitators and cohorts engage in a highly contextualized process-oriented curriculum, designed to develop creative, adaptive, and collaborative leaders for the church and surrounding community.
Community Engaged Congregations
Engaging lay leaders through faculty-led seminars and other avenues for lay leader development is essential for healthy congregations and flourishing communities. Cohorts intermittently host these opportunities thorough the duration of the three-year program.
Access to Leading Voices
Macedonian Ministry cohorts are members of a larger learning community that include renowned faculty, expert led workshops, engaging seminars, and timely webinars.
Pilgrimage and Formative Immersion
Recognizing that sustained learning takes place in communities of practice where there are deep bonds and shared, hands-on experiences, Macedonian Ministry offers cohorts a Holy Land Pilgrimage as well as state-side immersion opportunities in a variety of unique ministry contexts.
During the night, Paul had a vision: there stood a man of Macedonia pleading with him, “Come over to Macedonia and help us."~ Acts 16:9