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Equipping servants of the Gospel for full-time ministry

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What is it?

A one-year paid program that enables men and women to learn and gain experience working in the church.

 

 

Why we have an intern program

To equip young men and women with the tools, resources, and experience they need for full-time ministry.

 

 

Why you should join

The internship is a great fit for anyone who aspires to full time vocational ministry service. Interns at the Met will see what working in ministry is really like and will gain valuable knowledge and experience. Applicants with university-level education preferred.

 

 

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Features

We appreciate the work our interns do so we want to give them the best experience possible. We expect our interns to work hard, so we work hard to give them valuable resources for ministry and life.

Seminary level training course in bible interpretation, exposition, theology, leadership and team building, with the Timothy Trust

Participation in a reading group, with books provided by the church, in order to develop theologically.

Meaningful and significant ministry exposure and teaching opportunities.

Mentoring in the areas of personal, spiritual, vocational, and theological growth and development.

 

 

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Endorsments

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Alistair Begg

Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland Ohio, President of Truth for Life Ministries

As a Pastor committed to expository Bible teaching and preaching, I’m delighted to hear about The Met’s internship training program and the potential it has to equip people for significant gospel impact in Canada and beyond!

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D.A. Carson

Emeritus Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Founder and Theologian-at-Large of the Gospel Coalition

A good pastoral internship program provides not only supervised quality readings and courses, but modelling: interns need to observe a healthy, functioning church, from the inside. They need to become involved in supervised ministry, with mentors to help them reflect on what they are doing. And they must learn with their whole being what an enormous privilege it is to serve King Jesus in this way -- even while they discover that their best efforts still mark them out as "unprofitable servants." I believe that the Metropolitan Bible Church is pulling together the necessary ingredients of such a program.

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Jen Pollock Michel

Author, Speaker, TGC Blogger, Member, Grace Church in Toronto

How I wish I’d had a program like this one when I was a young woman with ministry interests and gifts. Even now, years into informal lay ministry, I can imagine the benefit I’d receive from this kind of intentional ministry training. I’m so glad to see a program of this kind being offered to both men and women!

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Josh Moody

Senior Pastor at College Church in Wheaton President, God Centered Life Ministries

God’s means of identifying, training and equipping ministers of the gospel is the local church. Over time, the local church has resourced and established excellent Bible training colleges and seminaries of various kinds to support this calling of the local church to train future gospel workers. But the mandate still falls on the local church. And there are still aspects of being a minister that cannot be learned in a classroom. Much of pastoral work is more like learning to be a surgeon than learning mathematics: you need to see how someone does it for yourself, have them watch you while you do it, and then be given the room to do it yourself where failure does not have cataclysmic consequences. For all these reasons, I am delighted to hear of the Met’s internship program. May God bless it and all who participate to the furthering of His kingdom and to His great glory.

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Dr. Rick Reed

President of Heritage College and Seminary

Dr. Linda Reed

Heritage Centre for Women in Ministry

Developing men and women for ministry has always been a priority at the Met. Over the years, God has used the Met to raise up pastors, missionaries and ministry leaders for Canada and the world. If you are looking for an internship that combines solid biblical teaching with guided ministry experience in the context of a vibrant local church, you will want to explore the Met’s Intern Program. We highly recommend it.

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Dane Ortlund

Senior Pastor of Naperville Presbyterian Church, Editor for Crossway’s Knowing the Bible Series and Short Studies in Biblical Theology, Author of Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for sinners and Sufferers

It is heartening to see the robust training enterprise at the Met raise up ministers of the gospel. May God bless this wonderful endeavor for many years to come!

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Deadline: March 1, 2023

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