Mount Calvary Baptist Church - North Bay
One Church two locations, A Multi-Ethnic Ministry

Dr. Jeffrey D. Curtis
Center Director

The Mount Calvary Baptist Church CLD Center is a school of training established under a cooperative agreement between Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary and our church. Our center has been approved by the Office of Academic Affairs of Golden Gate based upon our fulfillment of the standards mandated by the Seminary catalog and CLD Operations Manual. Our goal is to train leaders for MCBS and other churches by recruiting students, enlisting qualified instructor, and offering approved courses in the CLD certificate and diploma programs.
Essential Leadership Characteristics

Our faculty and core team work together through the Seminary's curriculum and co-curricular activities to shape leaders by encouraging and promoting personal, spiritual, and professional growth in the following arenas:

 

Leadership characteristics related to being a follower of JESUS:

  • Following Jesus -- A Christian leader understands the biblical, theological, historical, personal, and experiential foundations of being a follower of Jesus.
  • Spiritual Disciplines -- A Christian leader practices the spiritual disciplines of being a follower of Jesus.
  •    Christ Commitment -- A Christian leader demonstrates commitment to living as a follower of Jesus through knowing God through Jesus and knowing self.
  • Integrity -- A Christian leader demonstrates integrity, meaning he or she consistently applies biblical principles in character and actions.
  • Wisdom -- A Christian leader demonstrates wisdom, meaning he or she follows God’s Spirit to apply biblical principles to complex life situations.

Leadership characteristics related to being CONNECTED to other believers:

  • The Church -- A Christian leader understands the biblical, theological, historical, personal, and experiential foundations of the local church and the broader faith community.
  • Servanthood -- A Christian leader relates and serves effectively within his or her faith community.
  • Courage -- A Christian leader demonstrates courage, meaning he or she risks whatever is necessary to articulate and apply appropriate biblical principles for formative and corrective change.
  • Creativity -- A Christian leader demonstrates creativity, meaning he or she applies eternal principles in fresh and effective ways.
  • Relational Competency -- A Christian leader demonstrates relational competency, meaning he or she works with others in a Christ-like way to mobilize them to accomplish God’s purposes.

Leadership characteristics related to being FOCUSED on living out one's calling:

  • God’s Call -- A Christian leader understands the biblical, theological, historical, personal, and experiential foundations of joining God in His Kingdom purposes.
  • Focused Life -- A Christian leader focuses his or her life to live out a calling in accordance with God’s Kingdom purposes.
  • Obedience -- A Christian leader responds with active commitment to God’s call to join Him in His Kingdom purposes.
  • Passion -- A Christian leader demonstrates passion through his or her life toward the pursuit of God’s call.

Leadership characteristics related to being MISSIONAL in character and practice:

  • God’s Mission -- A Christian leader understands the biblical, theological, historical, personal, and experiential foundations of God’s redemptive purposes.
  • Mobilization -- A Christian leader influences and mobilizes others to accelerate the fulfillment of the Great Commission.
  • Missions Commitment -- A Christian leader demonstrates personal commitment to the fulfillment of the Great Commission.

Leadership characteristics related to being RELEVANT in one's ministry framework:

  • Relevance -- A Christian leader understands the biblical, theological, historical, personal, and experiential foundations of communicating the gospel in a meaningful way in context.
  • Contextual Ministry -- A Christian leader is capable of determining how to communicate the gospel effectively within different ministry contexts.
  • Relevance Commitment -- A Christian leader demonstrates a commitment to interpreting the gospel in his or her context of ministry.
  • Vision -- A Christian leader is capable of understanding and articulating the form of God’s mission for a particular ministry situation.

CLD Certificate Program Offerings

  • Bible Teaching Certificate-CLD
  • Missions Studies Certificate-CLD
  • Pastoral Ministries Certificate-CLD
  • Small Church Leadership Certificate-CLD
  • Educational Leadership Certificate-CLD
  • Church Planting Certificate-CLD

CLD Diploma Program OfferingsDiploma in Christian Ministry

  • Diploma in Theology

Fees:

  • Application fee $30.00
  • GGBTS support fee $75.00
  • Tuition per subject $250.00

 


Campus Location
1745 Enterprise Dr.
Fairfield, CA 94533

For more information, contact: Adrienne Edington, Registrar 707-399-2499

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