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Transitional Interim Pastor Certification Training

January 5, 2021@10:00 am-11:30 am

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January 5, 2021
10:00 am-11:30 am

Church interim ministry comes in a variety of packages.  A Transitional Interim Pastor (TIP) helps a church to reconnect with their past, fully assess their present, and better understand their immediate future by looking deeply at their mission field.

Churches in periods without pastors need experienced, sanctified, and wise leadership. Their needs are unique, and their leadership must be specially qualified and willing to accept difficult challenges.

The methods proposed in our TIP certification training reflect understandings developed by formal, informal, and extensive research by LifeWay Christian Resources and others as to the unique needs of churches without pastors.

Prayerfully consider if the LORD of the Church is inviting you to consider this role in the coming years of your life and service!!

Our Guest Trainer: Dr. Dan Garland

Dr. Dan Garland is the former Director of Church Partnership and Pastoral Ministries for LifeWay Christian Resources. He has been a Chaplain, Associate Pastor, and Senior Pastor in various churches throughout Kentucky and Ohio. Additionally, he has served as an Interim/Transitional Pastor for 15 congregations. Dr. Garland has a Doctorate in Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He has been married to Charlene for over 43 years.


January 5, 2021 – Orientation to the Training, and The Transitional Period of the Church

January 12, 2021 – Leading Through the Transitional Period, and The Transitional Pastor

January 19. 2021 – Skills of the Transitional Pastor

January 26, 2021 – Engaging the Church & Developing a Covenant, and Viewing the Church’s History Through the Eyes of Christ

February 2, 2021 –  Assessing the Church’s Current Reality, and The Foundation of Corporate Prayer

February 9, 2021 – Affirming Biblical Principles, and Focusing on Kingdom Results

February 16, 2021 – Establishing Church Practice, and Refocusing the Church Around Mission

February 23, 2021 – Finding the Next Pastor, and Helping the New Pastor Get a Good Start


Total Cost = $99 (Includes all Materials and 8 Days of Online Training)