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Campus Missionary Qualities
- Personal life of prayer, devotion, and spiritual disciplines.
- A life with healthy boundaries and balance between ministry and family.
- Character, including honesty, integrity and moral purity.
- Self-motivation, self-starting and self-direction (especially important for pioneering).
- Outward/Missionary mindset (as opposed to administrative, which is needed as well).
- Commitment to continued growth through study, reading, classes, etc.
- Strong sense of calling, self-awareness, and wisdom.
- Ability to receive ministerial credentials with the Assemblies of God (AG) at the end of CMIT experience.
- Ability to relate to the AG.
- Ability to connect to Chi Alpha on a district, regional, and national level.
- Ability to develop and maintain a support team.
- Ability to prepare ministerial taxes.
- Ability to apply Scripture to personal life.
- Ability to relate personally to students, parents, staff, church leaders, college/university personnel, and AG officials.
Ministry Skill Competencies
- Ability to implement missions/pioneering principles including but not limited to evaluating needs, developing appropriate evangelism strategies, marketing/promotion, and evaluation.
- Ability to minister cross-culturally, including international students.
- Ability to administrate including but not limited to planning events and the administration of time, financial, and human resources.
- Ability to develop appropriate structures and training for student leadership development.
- Ability to communicate verbally including preaching, teaching, and leading discussions in a variety of contexts.
- Ability to provide leadership.
- Ability to lead worship.
- Ability to plan and execute a missions experience.
- Ability to disciple students.
- Ability to provide Biblical counseling.
- Ability to communicate in writing, including but not limited to newsletters.
- Ability to utilize computer software.
- Ability to operate in the gifts of the Spirit.
- Ability to explain/defend core theological doctrines/issues.
- Ability to explain/defend Pentecostal theology.
- Ability to exegete the Bible properly.
- Ability to articulate current collegiate culture.
- Ability to express/defend issues concerning women in ministry.
- Ability to identify, define, and explain various world religions.