Integrated whole-of-life focus
TRANS:mission aims to provide effective, integrated and
whole-of-life preparation for Gospel ministry by developing student
competencies in the areas of knowledge acquisition, character
formation and skills development (See our Programs page for more
In order to effectively achieve this goal , all TRANS:mission
programs areChurch-based, in-service oriented, mentor supported and
founded on a Biblical Wisdom tradition.
Local churches in the same area co-operate and share resources
for ministry training.
Local churches identify, train and entrust the responsibility
for gospel ministry to faithful leaders from their midst. (2 Tim
Students remain under the care and active oversight of their
local churches during their studies.
Students continue to serve in ministry activities assigned to
them by their pastors and church bodies.
Students can develop and hone their ministry skills in real life
situations under the guidance of experienced pastors and elders
Students in part- or full-time ministry can work towards a
formal qualification, while remaining in ministry.
Our dedicated mentorship program is designed to support the
character formation of students, that they may truly become men of
God, having the mind of Christ (1Co 2:16).
Mentors are mature believers with sufficient ministry and
pastoral experience to guide students in their life and ministry
development and provide general oversight of their study program.
Biblical Wisdom tradition
Seeks to transform the human soul (intellect, affections and
will) through the intentional and life-long pursuit and acquisition
of Biblical wisdom aimed towards holy living before God as well as
wise and skilful living in a broken world.