Each participant has the following study and ministry requirements:
- Ministry: Needs to be a pastor or leader active in ministry in his church, living the requirements of I Tim 3:1-7
- Weekly Sessions: 2 hours each week of Group Study (Study of the Word)
- Personal Preparation: 6-8 hours each week in personal study (Preparation)
- Accountability Groups: 1/2 hour of personal discipleship in accountability groups at the end of each session (Character development)
- Ministry: Participate in ministry in his church where he can be observed and evaluated. (Ministry)
- Fee: $10.00 per module commitment that each participant is expected to pay.
- Failure to attend: If a participant fails to attend more than 3 sessions per Module, or fails to complete assignments, or fails to meet acceptable standards in weekly exams, they will be asked to leave ESI and return the books