Campus Missionary Qualities

  • Personal life of prayer, devotion, and spiritual disciplines.
  • A life with healthy boundaries and balance between ministry and family.
  • Character, including honesty, integrity and moral purity.
  • Self-motivation, self-starting and self-direction (especially important for pioneering).
  • Outward/Missionary mindset (as opposed to administrative, which is needed as well).
  • Commitment to continued growth through study, reading, classes, etc.
  • Strong sense of calling, self-awareness, and wisdom.

Personal Competencies

  • Ability to receive ministerial credentials with the Assemblies of God (AG) at the end of CMIT experience.
  • Ability to relate to the AG.
  • Ability to connect to Chi Alpha on a district, regional, and national level.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a support team.
  • Ability to prepare ministerial taxes.
  • Ability to apply Scripture to personal life.
  • Ability to relate personally to students, parents, staff, church leaders, college/university personnel, and AG officials.

Ministry Skill Competencies

  • Ability to implement missions/pioneering principles including but not limited to evaluating needs, developing appropriate evangelism strategies, marketing/promotion, and evaluation.
  • Ability to minister cross-culturally, including international students.
  • Ability to administrate including but not limited to planning events and the administration of time, financial, and human resources.
  • Ability to develop appropriate structures and training for student leadership development.
  • Ability to communicate verbally including preaching, teaching, and leading discussions in a variety of contexts.
  • Ability to provide leadership.
  • Ability to lead worship.
  • Ability to plan and execute a missions experience.
  • Ability to disciple students.
  • Ability to provide Biblical counseling.
  • Ability to communicate in writing, including but not limited to newsletters.
  • Ability to utilize computer software.
  • Ability to operate in the gifts of the Spirit.

Intellectual/Education Competencies

  • Ability to explain/defend core theological doctrines/issues.
  • Ability to explain/defend Pentecostal theology.
  • Ability to exegete the Bible properly.
  • Ability to articulate current collegiate culture.
  • Ability to express/defend issues concerning women in ministry.
  • Ability to identify, define, and explain various world religions.

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