If you are wanting to make changes in your life, discover your God given purpose, and see God use you in ways you never imagined then this program is for you. The CORE Leadership Development Program is designed to provide the experience, exposure, and character development necessary to build a solid foundation for your calling.
In this program you will learn directly from the pastors and staff leadership at Christ Central on a variety of topics that will stretch, grow, and equip you to succeed. We want to help you develop your gifts, talents and push you past your comfort zone with leadership teachings from Pastor Lonnie Johns and assignments designed to sharpen your unique gifts.
When most people think of an internship program, they have visions of busy work-fetching coffee, picking up dry cleaning, making copies. But at Christ Central, we’re looking for contributing members for the Kingdom of God. Oh don’t worry, you’ll work hard! After all, changing the world is hard work, but you’ll also get to see the Kingdom of God advanced because of your efforts.
Ministry is a calling, ministry is a privilege, and above all, it’s a chance to be empowered. We have no desire to raise up a generation of great coffee makers. We want to raise up a generation of world changers and leaders. People who are awakened to the God-given potential inside of them to make an impact for the glory of God using whatever gifts God has placed inside of them.
As we begin the process of raising young leaders, our first agenda is building your character. Character is a necessity in ministry. You will fail if you do not build your life around character and integrity. This is first on our list so you will be prepared to handle the demands that ministry will bring to you. Secondly, we want to develop your knowledge of the Bible and and give you a strong foundation to help you live the life that Christ intended for all of us. We will go through both Old & New Testament Survey along with many other important Biblical foundations. Third, we want to help you develop your gifting. If you’re into producing videos, we want to teach you what it looks like to make the best videos for the glory of God. If you have a passion for leading worship? We want to help you grow in the understanding of what worship is and why we do what we do. If you’re gifted in administration, we need you to get in here and help us manage the details that make our processes flow with excellence. Maybe you’re great with kids—we’ve got them, and they need to be raised to life in Christ.