Our competency-based approach provides a one-year, interactive experience designed to complement and enhance your theological education:Small cohorts (24–30 people)
“For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
Thought leaders from North America are curated exclusively for your context and made accessible through GCI’s Korean program.
President of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary,
Professor of Missiology
Dean of Gordon-Conwell Institute,
Professor of Intercultural Studies
Vice President of Cohort
Dean of the Doctor
of Ministry Program,
Professor of Pastoral Theology
Chair of Preaching & Communication
Our Program Advisors (PAs) will ensure that you have access to wisdom & guidance specific to your context. To achieve this, PAs will:
Our Program Mentors (PMs) also ensure you have access to wisdom & guidance specific to your ministry context. To achieve this, PMs will:
The Program Director will be your the first point of contact and will be responsible for maximizing your learning experience. To achieve this, he will:
Provide you with the administrative services.
Ensure that you have access to the learning materials and resources.
Conduct a pre- and post-assessment of your experience of the program.
Provide quarterly training and organization of program advisors and mentors.
Self-directed Study with Gordon-Conwell Faculty
Each quarter, you will learn with Gordon-Conwell Faculty who will help you grow in . . .
For this learning to be enriched, GCI will have self-directed learning materials broken into 8 sessions for you.
Want to sample a session? Soon you will be able to check out a competency-based preaching course with Dr. Pat Batten.
Communal Learning with GCI Korean Advisor
Each quarter, you will have an in-person communal learning opportunity facilitated by a trusted expert. This 1.5 day of communal learning is designed to provide you with a community of practitioners with whom you can forge long-lasting relationships and partnerships. You will not only interact with and learn from an expert but also add your expertise to help problem-solve and create new innovative ideas with peers in a dynamic and trusting learning community. You will lock into a unique opportunity to contextualize principles learned and apply Biblical truth in your peer mentor groups.
We need you to be a part of this vibrant network of Kingdom leaders!
Each quarter, you will be given a suggested reading list which will help you deepen your understanding of the subject matter. In addition, transcriptions of each Gordon-Conwell Faculty session will be provided both in English and Korean for your future reference.
Each quarter, a program mentor will provide you with the time, resources, and comradery needed to enrich your journey in this program. The cohort will be divided into two groups with a mentor assigned for each, and the mentor will walk with you individually as you reflect upon and self-assess your learning, provide mentor feedback, and help you achieve the desired competency development. These mentor interactions will nurture you to continue your formation beyond the parameters of formal education.
The Capstone Project provides time and space for you to pilot competencies pursued and measured in this program in a way that is meaningful to your unique, God-given responsibilities. The pilot plan— and its execution—will be reflected communally with peers and mentors in the final in-person communal learning for it to be further adjusted. The Capstone Project will thus help you to embed the rhythm of “Pursuing, Reflecting, and Adjusting” competencies so that they can be possessed in increasing measure for the church to flourish in the gospel.
Open to Leaders with 3+ Years of Ministry Experience.
Application Deadline: August 25, 2023
Program Schedule for 2022-23:
|In-Person Communal Learning||Oct. 17-18, 2022||Jan. 30-31, 2023||April 24-25, 2023||Aug. 7-8, 2023|
|Subject Matter Experts||
Dr. Scott Sunquist &
Dr. Eun Ah Cho
|Dr. Jeff Arthurs||Dr. David Currie|
|Advisors||Dr. Eun Ah Cho||Rev. Jungmin Cho||Rev. Ki Sung Yoo|
The program is open to leaders with 3+ years of ministry experience.
The application includes:
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team with any questions you have about this exciting opportunity through Gordon-Conwell Institute.
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A global, Christian learning community and incubator of new ideas for God’s missionary people, Gordon-Conwell Institute (GCI) is part of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, a leading theological seminary in North America. GCI helps the church flourish in the gospel by providing strength and renewal for those who are new to their missionary calling as well those who are long-established.