Become a Centurion!
The Centurions Program prepares you to navigate today’s culture with a Christian perspective. Join an ongoing and growing network of Christ-followers to develop your inner faith in a way that results in outward action. Gain confidence, understanding and knowledge as you apply biblical truth to every aspect of your life.
What makes the Centurions Program unique?
Students will learn through:
A focus on inward formation that results in outward actions. Discover how your Christian faith not only guides your own personal beliefs and decisions, but how it can guide your actions to make a positive, meaningful impact on those around you.
- The combination of intellectual and spiritual formation. Centurions develop critical thinking skills, but also gain a deeper understanding of who God is, what it means to be made in the Image of God, and a broader understanding of the Gospel of the Kingdom.
- Access to the large and growing network of Centurions, Centurions Program staff and faculty, and ministry collaborators
- Emphasis on ongoing ministry engagement, collaboration and growth.
- Two weekend resident training sessions - one in Pittsburgh and one outside of Washington, DC
- Webinars and teleconferences
- Online forum discussions
- Daily devotionals
- Reading books
- Watching films
This is an affiliate program of the national Centurions Program of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Leaders of the affiliate program include instructors and Centurions certified through the national program. Participants will study with leading thinkers and teachers personally selected by program founder Chuck Colson including Chris Brooks, Bob Lynn, TM Moore, John Stonestreet, Glenn Sunshine, Joni Eareckson Tada, and others.
What is the result?
Participants who successfully complete all requirements of the Pittsburgh Centurions Program will be certified as Centurions by the national Centurions Program and connected to the wider regional and national network of certified Centurions, Centurions Program faculty, and Colson Center staff for ongoing training, networking, ministry collaboration, and coalition building.
What does it cost?
Tuition is $350. Additional costs include transportation to and from the two weekend resident training conferences in Pittsburgh and outside Washington, DC, including overnight accommodations and meals, and the cost of books and movie rentals. Books and films costs average around $200.
How do I start?
Take the first step and read the FAQs linked below. Then, between January and May 2014 download, complete and submit the application and reference form for consideration for the 2014-2015 program that begins in June 2014.Open to residents of the Pittsburgh area.
Navigate culture with Christian faith.
Frequently Asked Questions FAQs
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