Future Preachers

Future Preachers is a local church ministry of purposeful discipleship and training for junior high and senior high young men who sense God may be calling them into ministry. Dr. James D. Maxwell III, the president of Faith, developed this program and used it successfully in his last two pastoral ministries.
Purpose
Most churches have in them young men whom God may be calling to ministry. Future Preachers is a program to help you identify these young men and train them for ministry. This program enables you to fulfill the instruction Paul gave Timothy in 2 Timothy 2:2. "And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also." In Future Preachers you are taking the things you have learned and passing them on to the young men so they can minister to others as well.
Resources
The Future Preachers notebook contains 30 lessons you will teach the young men in your program. You will need a Leader's Notebook for yourself and a Student Notebook for all the young men in your program. Future Preachers also features specially-designed ties for you and the young men. Order these resources at the Faith Bookstore (800.352.0146).
Charter
Churches that want to use Future Preachers are to complete an application so they can be chartered. There is no fee for the chartering process. Upon approval, your church will be sent a certificate of charter and you can initiate an official Future Preachers program. A church needs to charter with Future Preachers to be able to purchase the Future Preachers notebooks and ties.
Dr. Maxwell's Message
Dr. James D. Maxwell III, the developer of Future Preachers, wrote his doctoral dissertation on "Seven Characteristics of Churches That Produce Godly Leaders." He condensed the seven characteristics of these churches. Click here to download this message.

Faith Reps

Summer Ministry Teams
Throughout the year our music and camp teams travel to churches, schools and camps. Click here to e-mail to request a Summer Ministry Team.
jamesmaxwell James Maxwell, D.Min.
President

• Over 40 years of pastoral ministry.
• Special love for churches, missions, and college students
• Available for Sunday services, camps, retreats, and conferences.
• Contact Info
      (515) 964-0601
      E-mail Dr. Maxwell

markdavis Mark Davis
Director of Admissions

• Heart for teens.
• Available for camps, retreats, conferences, and churches.
• Contact Info
      (515) 210-3576
      E-mail Mark

 

Faculty Members
Faculty members are often available upon request to preach. Click here to e-mail to request a faculty member.

 

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