"Let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest-time, if we will not give up." Galatians 6:9




Coming Fall 2013    

Certificate Program highlights:


  • For Pastors, Church Leaders and Officers, Christian Educators, Staff Ministers, Ministry Leaders, etc.
  • Weekend intensives in Denver + online component
  • Distinguished instructors
  • 2 yr program/1 class per quarter/Ttl 8 classes
  • Graduates will receive a certificate from ABSW and ABCRM
  • Admissions process details coming soon...


Church Leadership: Making Sense Out of Ministry

Dr. Paul M. Martin, Instructor

ABSW President/Professor of Pastoral Theology



Friday-Sunday, March 8-10, 2013

ABCRM Regional Office, Centennial, CO

Starts 12:00 PM Friday; Ends 12:00 PM Sunday

We will critically critique current trends of leadership in churches comparing them with the best principles from Scripture. Is God really pleased with current leadership trends in the church?

Let’s explore together successful leadership models for the church today from biblical perspectives in development of successful ministries for the 21st century.  Participants completing the course will receive documentation for 1.5 CEUs. 


(No credits will be given toward the new Academy Certificate Program, but students in the former MLC Program can inquire with the Region Office about receiving credits towards completion).



Cost: $275 (w/ housing); $125 (w/o housing). 

See registration form in the left-hand column for details on cost and registration.

Deadline: March 5, 2013




American Baptist Churches of the Rocky Mountains

Rev. Steven C. Van Ostran, D.Min, Exec. Minister 

9085 E. Mineral Circle, Suite 170

Centennial, CO  80112

Office: (303) 988.3900; Fax: (303) 988.0620


Empowering Churches, Equipping Leaders and Effecting Mission


American Baptist Seminary of the West

Dr. Paul M. Martin, President

2606 Dwight Way

Berkeley, CA 94807

Ph: (510) 841.1905; Fx: (510) 841. 2446


A Christ-centered school training men and women for leadership in the church of the 21st century...