Children’s Disciplemaking Leadership Certificate

If you've ever wished for more intensive training and education in the area of ministry to children and families, this Certificate of Children's Disciplemaking Leadership is for you! The certificate is designed to help you grow as a leader and to give you practical ideas and tools you can easily contextualize in your area of ministry.

What is it?

What will I learn and be able to do?

  • You will develop, and be able to apply, a philosophy of ministry to children within your own context
  • You’ll have a greater understanding of a child’s ability to experience God and the theology of ministry to children
  • You’ll receive access to tools to assist you in ministry to children

Who is this for?

  • Lay ministers
  • Part-time and full-time children’s directors
  • Family and senior pastors
  • College students
  • International Workers


  • A blend of online learning, one-on-one coaching, and on-site regional training
  • Focus on practical ministry tools
  • Focus on theology and philosophy of ministry


  • A CMAllianceU account (click on “sign-up” above to create one!)
  • Access to a computer or mobile computing device with internet access
  • A printer is helpful for some sections, but is not required
  • Payment for the program through our online enrollment system

Time Commitment

  • This certificate takes 12 months to complete. Assignments are due monthly.
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