Free Ministry Training for Pastors in Poverty & Under Persecution
A Light on a Thousand Hills has been established to provide untrained pastors who are living under persecution or in poverty with high-quality biblically-based effective ministry training, and leadership development programs that are trusted and accessible globally.
The Greatest Need in the Church Today is Training Majority World and Persecuted Pastors. A Light on a Thousand Hills has been designed to meet this need.
According to the Center for Study for Global Christianity, only 5% of the pastors in the church today are trained. 2.2 million pastoral leaders (and as many as 3.4 million by some estimates) presently minister with no training whatsoever.
- 95% of the world pastors have not received any structured training
- 70% of the world pastors have not had any training
- 3,000,000 pastors in the world today remain untrained
5 Reasons Why?
A Light on a Thousand Hills will:
- Build – Self-sustaining and self-propagating Churches
- Leadership Development – Established and emerging leaders
- Leadership Integrity – Leadership based on biblical principles
- Biblical Integrity – Churches based on a strong biblical position
- Cult Eradication – Stopping cults before they take root
How the A Light on a Thousand Hills Program Works
Step 1 – Make Sure you Qualify for Free Training
Check the list of countries below that qualify for A Light on a Thousand Hills free training.
Who qualifies for free training?
Our A Light on a Thousand Hills free training is for Pastors who are living in countries where Christians are under persecution or who are living in poorer countries that lack the opportunities for training.
Which countries qualify for free training?
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Cook Islands
- Costa Rica
- Côte d’Ivoire
- Czech Republic (Czechia)
- Dominican Republic
- DR Congo
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Marshall Islands
- North Korea
- North Macedonia
- Papua New Guinea
- Saint Kitts & Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- Sao Tome & Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St. Vincent & Grenadines
- State of Palestine
- Trinidad and Tobago
Which countries do not qualify for free training?
- Holy See
- New Zealand
- San Marino
- South Korea
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- United States
I believe I have special circumstances and I would like to request free training?
If you living in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Europe or North America or any of the other non-qualifying countries but have special circumstances you can request free training by emailing [email protected]
I am not a pastor can I still get free training?
A Light on a Thousand Hills mission is to train pastors or people preparing to be pastors. If you are preparing to be a pastor or are married to a pastor then you qualify. If you are unsure please email [email protected]
Step 2 – Choose One of Our Free Certified Pastor’s Training Qualifications
All individual qualifications are delivered online only.
Please choose from one of the following A Light on a Thousand Hills qualifications.
Certification of Church Planting
Certification of Pastoral Ministry
Step 3 – Follow all the Instructions
Please read all instructions on the enrolment page carefully. The following items are very important.
- Enter your name, email, church name, country accurately. This is very important for your acceptance and graduation.
- If these are entered incorrectly or left blank admission my be decline.
- You must complete the admissions course first, failure to do so may result in you being removed from the program.
- Check your email (including your spam or junk folder) for instructions about how to progress and complete the training.
- If you need help, read the frequently asked questions, join the community groups or email support once you have enrolled.
Step 4 – Start the Training & Finish the Training
Use your training to build the Kingdom of God
Find Out More About A Light on a Thousand Hills
The Axx Mission, Vision and Statement of Faith
Our Mission, Vision and Values and Statement of Faith
How do you fund the training?
Axx delivers its training by donations and funds raised from persons paying for the training. Each purchase helps train a Pastor in need. If you would like to support our mission to train Pastors who are living under persecution or in poverty then please click the giving button below to go to our secure giving page.
Can I partner with Axx to deliver training?
Axx is establishing a partnership model in the near future. If you would like to partner with Axx then please email [email protected]
Axx Endorsement & Testimonial
Pastor Wayne Swift
National Leader of Acts Global Churches
“Axx has already proved to have been of great benefit to our students studying all over Australia. The learning, the method of delivery and the interaction combine for an outstanding educational experience for men and women in ministry”.