Ministerial Ethics and Etiquette

Ministerial Ethics and Etiquette

  1. All ministers shall be agreeable with The GPF Apostolic Missions Network Inc. in matters of doctrine, conduct, Pledge of integrity and ministry.
  2. All ministers affiliated with The GPF Apostolic Missions Network Inc are expected to work and cooperate with The Apostolic Missions Network programs and policies. Failure to do so may bring his/her ministry and affiliation under review.
  3. Ministers must renew their credentials annually with the specified time in order to maintain affiliation with The GPF Apostolic Missions Network Inc.
  4. Minister shall refrain from identifying with any secrete orders or societies, cults, etc.
  5. Normal and widely accepted standard of ethical conduct is expected. The Scriptures prevail whenever questions arise.
  6. In 1 Timothy 4, the Apostle Paul encourages young Timothy to put the brethren in remembrance of these things:
  1. Be a good minister of Jesus Christ nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained. (1 Tim. 4:6-11)
  2. Be thou an example of the believers in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith. (1 Tim 4:12)
  • Give attendance to reading, exhortation, to doctrine (1 Tim. 4:13-16)
  1. Neglect not the gift that is in thee
  2. Meditate on these things (reading, exhortation & doctrine)
  3. Take heed unto thyself, and unto thy doctrine; continue in them
  • Rebuke not an elder, but entreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren. The elder women as mothers; the younger women as sisters, with all purity (1Tim. 5:1-2)
    1. Purpose of the Work of the Ministry
  1. For the perfecting of the saints (Eph. 4:11-16)
  2. For the work of the ministry
  • For the edifying of the Body of Christ.