Aspiring Men

Aspiring Men is part of Faith Bible Church’s commitment to train up the next generation of spiritual leaders in the local church.

The ministry takes its name from 1 Timothy 3:1, where Paul unpacks what an elder/pastor is to be and do: “The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.” Spiritual leadership in the church includes the wholesome desire with pure motives to lead God’s people. Aspiring Men helps identify and refine this ambition according to the Word of God, with hands-on training and mentoring in the local church.

Aspiring Men is an entry-level training for spiritual leadership ministry. During a period of 3 to 5 years, each man will receive:

  • training for spiritual leadership ministry through monthly meetings that include the role of and qualifications for spiritual leaders, expository preaching and teaching preparation, discussion of theological issues, and insights into pastoral ministry themes.
  • evaluation of growth in character, calling, doctrine, and giftedness through input from a mentoring team of elder-qualified men.
  • counsel to determine the next steps for ministry and training with a view toward vocational pastoral ministry, lay eldership, or cross-cultural ministry in an international setting.

To apply, contact Dan jarms at or call 509.326.9455.

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