Local Government Ministries is building steam with former U.S. Secretary Rick Perry leading the effort, and as a result Capitol Ministries is seeking Bible teachers to create ministries in the neighborhoods of America.
A new Local Government Ministries (LGM) brochure has been published to explain CapMin’s most recent endeavor and to recruit men who are interested in teaching the Word of God every week to city and county leaders in their neighborhoods.
When COVID-19 restrictions ease, the brochure will be distributed at political and faith-based conferences and conventions to spread the word about the ministry.
CapMin’s effort to reach local government leaders with Bible weekly studies is “critically important,” said former Secretary Perry in the brochure. “America’s ideological future hangs in the balance.”
Former Secretary Perry launched LGM earlier this year with invitations to local political officials to participate in a year-long on-line Bible study. Demand has been high and CapMin is moving into the next phase of establishing formal face-to-face weekly Bible studies that are led by Bible teachers.
CapMin is seeking Bible teachers to create discipleship Bible study ministries to city and county officials from mayors and commissioners to judges and school board members in their neighborhoods across America.
The curriculum for LGM is Ralph Drollinger’s book, Oaks in Office: Biblical Essays for Political Leaders which contains 52 of the most pertinent studies Drollinger has written specifically to meet the spiritual, professional, and personal needs of public servants over more than 30 years of ministry. The Bible study material is offered free of charge to participants.
Ministry leader posts are self-supporting missionary positions. For information about requirements and how to apply, click here.
Some 500,000 elected and appointed political leaders work in civil government in the 40,000 incorporated communities in the United States. A long-term CapMin goal is to establish discipleship Bible-teaching ministries in each one.
Also supporting LGM is Dr. Benjamin Carson who was quoted in the brochure as saying that local government is often the birthplace of state and national leaders.
“Providing a firm foundation early in their careers will not only benefit policies in our bedrock communities but will also set these leaders on a firm path as they move to higher office,” he said.
“We live in troubling times as many try to replace the values and principles that are foundational to the success of our nation. The aforementioned endeavors to engage with civic leaders at the local level right through to the White House will pay tremendous dividends for us and for those who come after us.”