SWORD (Soul-Winning Outreach Discipleship) A Bible Worker Certification Program
Buster Swoopes, Program Supervisor
Tony Correa, Field Coordinator
A Bible Worker Certification Program that combines college-based classwork with practical training in literature evangelism, outreach, public evangelism, discipleship, and church planting.
Certificates will be awarded to students who complete all course requirements and maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Candidates must submit a Certificate Completion contract to the Records Office. A $25 certificate fee is required at the time the certificate is completed.
Residency Requirement: courses must be taken on campus | maximum 1 transfer course
Minimum Age: 18 [must have a valid driver’s license to participate]
Housing & Meals: participant’s responsibility (see housing list for recommendations)
2. Apply: www.swau.edu/
a. Application form (www.swau.edu/SWORD)
b. 3 recommendations (pastor, church member, non-family) to Pastor Swoopes
c. 2-page essay to Dr. Azevedo, with the following 4 elements:
1) Your conversion story
2) Your current involvement in ministry
3) Your goals in relation to this program
4) If your ZIP code was the last one to be reached for Jesus, what would you do?
4. Contact Tony Correa to arrange outreach activity (labs).