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Ministry Partnerships

Bring Deploy To Your Ministry

Churches stand in constant need of developing competent and credentialed leaders. In the past, ministries had to send their best and brightest away to seminary for several years of off-site education.

Grace Seminary’s Deploy program has changed that. Deploy gives you the tools you need to train and develop those in your leadership pipeline.

At Grace Seminary, we believe God has called churches to identify and train ministry leaders–Grace Seminary exists to serve and resource local congregations. We do this by partnering with churches and ministry agencies to offer seminary degrees through a combination of online and on-site training through the Deploy program.

By partnering with Grace through Deploy, your staff and lay people can remain in their current community and ministry while receiving accredited, graduate theological training. Throughout the program, they will be mentored by key leaders in their context. In other words, you shape the DNA of your leaders through competency-based training, as we help educate and equip them for a lifetime of faithful ministry.

How does this work?

Grace Seminary provides online courses where qualified professors serve as academic mentors for each Deploy student. Meanwhile, Deploy students engage in ministry opportunities within the local church where they document, discuss, and dissect their real-life training experiences with an approved and experienced ministry mentor. This happens while those same students receive personalized spiritual guidance and coaching from a formation mentor. As a result, students sharpen their discipleship and interpersonal skills, while leading, teaching, speaking, and serving in ways that build up the body of Christ.

We believe the Deploy method is the future of Seminary education because it involves genuine partnership with churches and ministry agencies.

Are you interested in pursuing a Deploy partnership?

Email Gabe Tribbett at to learn more about how easy it is to launch your own Deploy partnership.