Christian Education Goals

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Why I Want to Become a Certified Dean of Christian Education
I was approached a few years ago about directing the teaching and learning for my local church. I was hesitant, but I am delighted that I answered the call. I have spent four (4) years of study in the Certificate of Progress (COPP) Program and my biblical knowledge and spiritual growth have been a blessing. I have realized that although I have spent my life in the church, My work was limited to serving on committees and proudly be a member in good standing. Being a member in good standing may have merit, but it is not what we are called to do as Christians. Although I regularly attended Sunday School and Vacation Bible School, I realized that my biblical knowledge was seriously lacking.
Now that I have completed my COPP studies, I have been asked to assist with administering future Christian Leadership Schools. As a Christian educator, I see my purpose in helping to inform and to help believers to understand the Bible. Understanding that the local church exists to honor God by making and maturing disciples, I know that this can happen through organized Christian Education programming. I want to help Bible
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I have found that the more I share with others, the more I am able to grow. Teaching is a calling and as the Director of Christian Education at my local church, I am committed to growing the teaching and learning in First Baptist Church. I am aware that the most effective teachers are those who are willing and are committed to continuous study. They study to understand and they share their learning to grow disciples. In an effort to promote evangelism and discipleship and to strengthen Christian Education in my local church and church community, I am willing to avail myself to helping to coordinate and plan future Christian Leadership Schools by working with other Deans and Instructors to add to the
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