- Recognition of God’s calling to and gifting for ministry
- Interdependency between the local church, the district and the national office – to ensure commitment to and alignment of beliefs (Statement of Faith) and ethos
- Accountability to the local church and to the denomination, both doctrinally and morally
- Development educationally and personally
- Confirmed legal status by the IRS (through EFCA)
A more thorough explanation of each of these points is included in this resource.