Leadership Institute

Training our next generation leaders

Providing hands-on experience and leadership training for college students and graduates

As part of our mission to equip, we at FBCG believe it is our responsibility to train and mentor future Christian leaders. Leadership Institute includes ministry experience, one-on-one mentoring, and weekly classes on Christian leadership and discipleship.


Dates, Hours, and Pay

Leadership Institute 2017

May 30th – August 14th

LI students will work in their ministry area an average of 30-35 hrs/week. In addition to their ministry area students will also attend weekly LI classes 5 hrs/week.

Time Off: The internship runs for 11 weeks (orientation week + 10 LI programming weeks), and all students are allowed up to one week of vacation time if pre-approved by the LI team before the start of the program. LI students may be given additional time for mission trips upon approval of their ministry coach and LI Coordinator.

LI students will receive a summer stipend of $2000.

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Admission Process

Open to anyone interested in ministry experience and leadership training that will have completed their first year of college by Summer of 2017

We have a two-tiered admission process. Our early admission date is January 1st. By applying early students will know if they are accepted into the program by late-January. However, applications for Summer of 2017 will be accepted until April 1st. Students that apply before January 01 may be deferred to the second application deadline. Please note that we are only able to accept a limited number of students each summer. An online application for the Summer of 2017 is now available at the bottom of this page.


More details on the 2017 internship areas.

2016 Internship Areas

  • Children’s Ministry
  • Middle School Ministries
  • High School Ministries
  • College Ministry
  • Worship and Production
  • Communications

2017 Internship Areas

  • Children’s & Special Needs Ministry
  • Middle School Ministries
  • High School Ministries
  • Worship & Production
  • Communication
  • Shepherd’s Heart (Compassion & Justice)

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