What makes a good candidate?

Residents will sense a call to vocational ministry.

Residents will be college graduates or demonstrate competency in college level education.

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

Introduction to Christian Theology

Soul Care

Christian Leadership

History of Redemption

The Church

Pastoral Toolbox