The Crucible: Kingdom Leadership Training

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What does it mean to be a Shepherd in the Kingdom of God? How do you study the Bible deeply in preparation for small group ministry? How can I adequately shepherd the souls of my family and neighbors? All these questions and more are answered in this Kingdom Leadership Training weekend course. Come with us as we discuss the implications of being a leader in the Kingdom of God.

For more information about attending or hosting The Crucible: Kingdom Leadership Training, follow the link to our website or contact us directly through this course.


Your Instructor


Matt Parker
Matt Parker

In 25 years of bi-vocational pastoral ministry, Matt has always carried a passion for making disciples and bringing the Word of God to life, encouraging and equipping the church to train disciples of Jesus who are willing to Learn. Teach. Repeat.

Matt currently works as a software engineer and serves in his local church. He also spent 8 years in the public school classroom and is a Certified Principal. He and his wife, Tammy, have four biological children, three adopted children, one granddaughter, and serve as foster parents.

He is the author of the ministry's flagship publication, The Crucible's Fire: A Story of God's Faithfulness which chronicles how the Lord used their special needs daughter to mold and shape them into a clearer reflection of Christ. He also authors the ministry's blog and develops personal and group discipleship curriculum. He is also the author of The 3x5 Bible Study Guide for Him and for Her and FOUNDATIONS Small Group Guide.

Matt is available for speaking engagements, leadership training, pulpit supply, or friendly conversation. Please visit our site at www.thecruciblesfire.org for more information, or contact him directly at [email protected]


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Thank you for the opportunity to partner with you on our journey to LEARN. TEACH. REPEAT.

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