1 Corinthians 12:12-27
Touch by the Word Ministries takes a slightly different approach to its core ministries. Our goal is to impact and empower the partners of the ministry. Each aspect of ministry is focused on the “team ministry” concept. Each partner has a part to play. Everyone isn’t called to a position within the Five-fold ministry ascension gift(s). Nevertheless, everyone has gifts, talents and abilities, which if consecrated to the Lord, can be used for the glory of God and the advancement of the Kingdom. This is our approach to ministry.
Five-fold Ministry Ascension Gifts: (Ephesians 4:11-13)
Touch by the Word Ministries functions as a Five-fold ministry ascension gifts ministry. The Bible lists five specific ministerial offices.
Ephesians 4:11 Authorized (AKJV)
11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
Touch by the Word Ministries endeavors to adhere to sound biblical principles. The Five-fold ministry ascension gifts offer insight on God’s perspective concerning team ministry. Jesus operated in each specific office during His earthly tenure. The Bible states that Jesus “gave!”
First Step: New Partners’ Orientation: Matthew 28:18-20
First Step is the foundational course geared toward the partners of Touch by the Word Ministries. The course serves as an integrated process to bring our partners into alignment with the basic core doctrines of the ministry. First Step brings partners in at the ground level concept of the ministries’ core doctrinal beliefs. Touch by the Word Ministries is a non-denominational apostolic ministry. The ministry has terminology, concepts and doctrinal beliefs which are slightly different. This class serves to authenticate the mandate God has placed upon this ministry. Upon completion of the course our partners will be empowered and equipped to assist the ministry in advancing the kingdom of God.
Keepers’ of the Flame Ministerial Alliance: 2 Timothy 2:1-2
Ministry duplication and multiplication is imperative for kingdom advancement. The ministry alliance is utilized to prepare individuals called to ministry to preach and/or teach the Word of God. The course consists of a robust and intense curriculum of instruction whereby the candidate is equipped to articulate the Word of God across generational, denominational and ethnic lines. The curriculum is used to validate an individual’s call into the ministry. Upon successful completion of the Ministerial Alliance course, the candidate is fully equipped and prepared to teach and preach the Word of God soundly and biblically.
The CCC (Men’s Ministry): Judges 7:7-22
The ministry of the whole man is crucial to understanding the awesome responsibility God requires of all men. For years many men have abdicated their priestly responsibilities for frivolous and in many cases irresponsible pursuits and behaviors. God is calling men to return to their original position of ruling, reigning and exercising authority. God is calling 300 men and/or male youth to arise and to attain their rightful places as men of integrity and purpose.