Pastoral Internship

I am excited to start a 9 week internship with a few guys next week. They'll put in around 10 hours a week doing various ministry tasks and meet with me for 90 minutes a week working through the following:

Week 1: The Man

  • Discuss “The Utter Necessity of a Godly Life” chapter by Beeke (23 pgs)

  • Discuss “Love Your Family” chapter by Tripp (13 pgs)

  • Talk personal disciplines (see intern notes), family worship, marriage, finances

Week 2: The Church

  • Discuss Prodigal Church by Jared Wilson Ch. 1-2 (31 pgs)

  • Discuss "9 Marks of Healthy Church" article by Challies (4 pgs)

  • Discuss “Church Discipline: The Missing Mark" article by Mohler (10 pgs)

  • Talk Church government, complementarianism

Week 3: The Church

  • Discuss Prodigal Church Ch. 3-4 (43 pgs)

  • Talk preaching: primacy, prep, exegesis, commentaries, notes, delivery

Week 4: The Message

  • Discuss Prodigal Church Ch. 5 (29 pgs)

  • Discuss “The Heart of the Gospel" chapter by Packer (20 pgs)

  • Talk Gospel-Centrality

Week 5: The Message

  • Discuss Prodigal Church Ch. 6-7 (32 pgs)

  • Discuss What is NCT article (9 pgs)

  • Talk covenantal structure of Scripture

Week 6: The Mission

  • Discuss Prodigal Church Ch. 8-9 (36 pgs) 

  • Discuss Master Plan of Evangelism summary by Bill Glad (6 pgs)

  • Talk D-Groups (attend)

  • Talk Discipling Book summary

Week 7: The Mission

  • Discuss Prodigal Church Ch. 10 and Conclusion (27 pgs)

  • Discuss “The Cross and Criticism” article by Poirier (5 pgs)

  • Discuss “Apostolic Model of Christian Ministry” article by Zaspel (13 pgs)

  • Discuss “What is Biblical Counseling, Anyway” article by Powlison (4 pgs)

  • Talk Counseling

  • Talk Pastor and Counseling Book outline

Week 8: The Mission

  • Discuss Expositional Preaching by David Helm Intro and 1-2 (48 pgs)

  • Discuss “16 Keys to Effective Elder’s Meetings” article by Strauch (1 page)

  • Talk Elder Meeting

Week 9: The Man

  • Discuss Expositional Preaching Ch. 3-4 and Conclusion (51 pgs)