What makes a good candidate?

Residents will sense a call to vocational ministry.

Residents must be college graduates.

Residents will abide by BASOM’s Core Values and Doctrinal Statement.

Residents will provide references, complete an application and a personal interview.

Residents must be accepted by both the Residency Director and Ministry Mentor.

On the Job Experience

Local Church Setting

2 Year Program

Components of the two-year Pastoral Residency Program

Equipping in a Mentored Ministry

Student Ministry


Children Ministry


Men’s / Women’s Ministry

Education Through Program Courses

Biblical Exegesis

Biblical Preaching

Biblical Theology

The Church

Spiritual Formation

Christian Leadership

Personal Ministry Assessment

Pastoral Toolbox