Conference Details

Pastoral Leadership Training (PLT) is divided into three conferences with five modules each.

  • Instruction is primarily through lecture and discussion with occasional group activities.
  • To start a new site, there should be at least 30 students.
  • Schedule formats are flexible to suit the needs of students in a particular site.
    • Two-week conference, three-month break
    • Once a week (whole day), three-month conference
    • Once a week (two-hour sessions), nine-month conference
    • Flexible schedules
  • Registration fee is Php1,200 per conference per student (includes class notes)

For more information, conference bookings, or FCL presentations, please contact Mr. Tani Holgado (Administrator) at (02) 3454-4546 to 49 (loc 237) or send an email to /

PLT 1 Curriculum

Conference 1

Understanding the Church (15 hrs)Biblical view and images of the church for the appreciation of its role and ministries
Mobilizing Small Groups (15 hrs)Biblical perspective and practical steps in developing small groups in the local church
Reaching Your Area (7 hrs)Strategies for outreach, future growth and expansion through spiritual multiplication
Transforming Bible Study (20 hrs)Principles of Inductive Bible Study
Preaching Biblically (15 hrs)Process of movement from studying to preaching a story or teaching passage

Conference 2

Leading the Church (15 hrs)Practical steps for pastoring a church
Knowing the Old Testament (20 hrs)Broad introduction to the OT books and authors including historical survey and basic teachings
Winning in Spiritual Warfare (12 hrs)Basic principles and benefits of several approaches to spiritual warfare
Ministry of Management (15 hrs)Principles and steps on handling a ministry to accomplish what God wants
Building Foundations for Life (15 hrs)Biblical doctrines surveyed for comprehension and practical applications in life and ministry

Conference 3

Knowing the New Testament (20 hrs)Broad introduction to the NT books and authors including historical survey and basic teachings
Leading the Leaders (15 hrs)Principles on equipping leaders with the understanding of the different leadership styles
Facing Church Issues (15 hrs)Forum on how to cope and overcome issues while exercising spiritual leadership
Growing as a Leader (15 hrs)Steps for growth and maturity in faith, personal management and family life
Building a Spiritual Movement (6 hrs)Principles on building a vision for spiritual reproduction and movement

NOTE: Iron-Sharpening Group (ISG) is part of the training.

Iron-Sharpening Group (ISG), is an intimate community within the bigger group intended to provide students an avenue for accountability, continuing discipleship, and time to encourage one another.  It also provides a forum for discussing personal issues, interacting in an informal situation with faculty who is leading the group, and developing closer relationships with fellow students. As part of the personal development aspect of the curriculum, these groups form an integral part of the growth and training of FCL students.

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