PASTORAL TRACK PROJECTS

TRACK PROJECT 1

PASTORAL TRACK

In this project, you will be learning some basic principles of building a sermon. There are numerous ways and techniques you can use. However, we found these 5 steps to be one of the most practical applications in building a sermon. 

Please use the provided material to complete the worksheet below.  

TRACK PROJECT 2

PASTORAL TRACK

In this project, you will be learning how to effectively use a Strong's Concordance. Many times we quote scripture and un-intentionally interpret them incorrectly. Learning to use a Strong's is of great benefit when preparing a sermon. We as leaders must always do our best to deliver God's Word with accuracy.

Please use the provided material to complete the worksheet below.  

TRACK PROJECT 3

PASTORAL TRACK

Edith Montgomery

 

This is your first of three scenarios. Below is an overview of Ms. Edith Montgomery. Please read this scenario carefully and then follow the instructions below. ​

 

Scenario: An elderly woman of God who has lived a long beautiful life has passed away. She was sweet, kind, and caring. She was a wonderful example of a life well lived. She served in the church for many years. She was a wonderful mother, wife, and grandmother. She mentored many young women throughout her life, went on numerous mission trips, and made incredible casseroles for the senior luncheons. Her passing is truly a celebration for this dear woman of God, who is now with Jesus. ​

 

Part 1: How do you minister to this family? What would you say to them? What kind of scripture would you use to encourage them in this time of loss? ​

 

Part 2: You are ministering at her funeral service. Please write a message that would include an opportunity for a salvation call.

Please write this project in a Word or Pages document and then turn it in using the Core level 2 Assignment Submission Form

TRACK PROJECT 4

PASTORAL TRACK

Brock LaRue

 

In this scenario is an overview of Mr. Brock LaRue. Please read this scenario carefully and then follow the instructions below. ​

 

Scenario: Brock LaRue is a 45-year-old Christian man who committed suicide. He was diagnosed with M.S. disease and was having physical symptoms of fatigue and severe joint pain. They also found substantial lesions on his brain. He was married but recently separated and they both attended church.  He had three daughters, ages 22, 18 & 14. He also recently became a grandfather. He loved the Lord and was faithful in his church attendance. He took a walk in the woods, took out a pistol, and shot himself.  ​

 

Part 1: How do you minister to this family? What would you say to them? What kind of scripture would you use to encourage them in this time of loss? ​

 

Part 2: You are ministering at his funeral service. Please write a message that would include an opportunity for a salvation call.

Please write this project in a Word or Pages document and then turn it in using the Core level 2 Assignment Submission Form

TRACK PROJECT 5

PASTORAL TRACK

Faith McGinnis

 

In this scenario is an overview of Faith McGinnis. Please read this scenario carefully and then follow the instructions below. ​

 

Scenario: A Christian young couple has been trying for years to have a baby...7 years to be exact. After a time of prayer and fasting, Mrs. McGinus found out she was expecting a baby girl. They knew right away what they wanted to name her. Her name was to be Faith. Everything was perfect throughout the 9 month period while little Faith was growing in the womb. The time came when Faith was ready to enter into this world. The delivery was as smooth as it could be and little baby Faith came into this world strong and healthy.  ​ Three months later Mr. & Mrs. McGinus woke up realizing that baby Faith had not woke up crying to be fed. They ran into the room to check on her to find that she was not breathing. She cannot be revived and she dies. The couple and family are devastated and confused. You are their pastor.

 

Part 1: How do you minister to this family? What would you say to them? What kind of scripture would you use to encourage them in this time of loss? ​

 

Part 2: You are ministering at her funeral service. Please write a message that would include an opportunity for a salvation call.

Please write this project in a Word or Pages document and then turn it in using the Core level 2 Assignment Submission Form

TRACK PROJECT 6

PASTORAL TRACK

Over the next few assignments, you will be building messages focusing on multiple, important topics. Each message should have the following key ingredients. ​

 

A. Introduction

B. Body

C. Conclusion ​

 

Each message should also include the following elements. ​

 

1. A clear takeaway, thought, or revelation.

2. In light of this truth. What needs to change in the person?

3. What actions are needed to facilitate this change or transformation? ​

 

Please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. 

 

Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

Subject:

Salvation - (A message leading people to Christ. The Gospel)

TRACK PROJECT 7

PASTORAL TRACK

Using the same guidelines as the previous project, please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

A. Introduction

B. Body

C. Conclusion ​

 

Each message should also include the following elements. ​

 

1. A clear takeaway, thought, or revelation.

2. In light of this truth. What needs to change in the person?

3. What actions are needed to facilitate this change or transformation? ​

 

Please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. 

 

Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

Subject:

Grace vs. Sanctification (The tension between Grace, Perfection, and Purity)

TRACK PROJECT 8

PASTORAL TRACK

Using the same guidelines as the previous project, please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

A. Introduction

B. Body

C. Conclusion ​

 

Each message should also include the following elements. ​

 

1. A clear takeaway, thought, or revelation.

2. In light of this truth. What needs to change in the person?

3. What actions are needed to facilitate this change or transformation? ​

 

Please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. 

 

Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

Subject:

The Role Of Discipleship (The Necessity Of Growth)

TRACK PROJECT 9

PASTORAL TRACK

Using the same guidelines as the previous project, please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

A. Introduction

B. Body

C. Conclusion ​

 

Each message should also include the following elements. ​

 

1. A clear takeaway, thought, or revelation.

2. In light of this truth. What needs to change in the person?

3. What actions are needed to facilitate this change or transformation? ​

 

Please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. 

 

Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

Subject:

 The Trinity (The Distinction Of The Father, Son & Holy Spirit)

TRACK PROJECT 10

PASTORAL TRACK

Using the same guidelines as the previous project, please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

A. Introduction

B. Body

C. Conclusion ​

 

Each message should also include the following elements. ​

 

1. A clear takeaway, thought, or revelation.

2. In light of this truth. What needs to change in the person?

3. What actions are needed to facilitate this change or transformation? ​

 

Please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. 

 

Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

Subject:

 The Baptism Of The Holy Ghost (How To Recieve And It's Purpose)

TRACK PROJECT 11

PASTORAL TRACK

Using the same guidelines as the previous project, please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

A. Introduction

B. Body

C. Conclusion ​

 

Each message should also include the following elements. ​

 

1. A clear takeaway, thought, or revelation.

2. In light of this truth. What needs to change in the person?

3. What actions are needed to facilitate this change or transformation? ​

 

Please write a 30-minute message/outline on the topic below. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. 

 

Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

Subject:

The Kingdom (Teach On The Different Aspects Of The Kingdom of God)

TRACK PROJECT 12

PASTORAL TRACK

In this final project, you will be required to write and preach a sermon based on any topic you prefer. The sermon needs to be at least 35 minutes in length, and no more than 45 minutes. Don't worry, you do not have to deliver this message in front of anyone live, but you will be required to video yourself and turn it in, along with your written notes. Use what you have learned in the previous track projects. Please be sure to include an interesting title for this message. ​

 

Your Sermon Outline should include the following:

 

A. Introduction

B. Body

C. Conclusion ​

 

Each message should also include the following elements. ​

 

1. A clear takeaway thought or revelation.

 

2. In light of this truth. What needs to change in the person?

 

3. What actions are needed to facilitate this change or transformation?

Please use the Level 2 Assignment Submission form to submit the outline as well as the video of you preaching the message.

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