2019 Trimester 1 class, Hebrew and OT Exegesis, is now in progress Feb-May!
The Timothy Pastoral Apprenticeship is a church-based theological training program designed to prepare men for pastoral ministry. There are two components of the program:
Thus the TPA is not a chiefly academic enterprise with “supervised ministry” as a peripheral requirement or option. It is a truly church-centered training. Under the loving care of a local church and mentor pastor, students learn and grow in ministry by doing everything: preaching, teaching, praying, discipling, worshiping, leading, visiting, counseling, organizing, suffering
Mentored service and learning in a local church are the very heart of the TPA. As such the TPA is a revolutionary paradigm for theological training with countless advantages over the traditional seminary model in the United States (see the Propositions).