THE MISSION OF THE CI APOSTOLIC NETWORK (CIAN)
The Mission of the CIAN is to establish a continuing network of apostolic ministers based upon committed relationships, submission to Apostolic/Prophetic oversight, mutual accountability, and faithful financial support.
THE MISSION OF CIAN TO THE BODY OF CHRIST
Provide present-truth resources such as: books, teaching tapes, praise and worship songs, video presentations, etc.
Activating and equipping the saints through resources provided through Christian International Ministries such as the Manual for Ministering Spiritual Gifts and Prophets and Personal Prophecy Teaching Manual. These are just two examples of the tools available to the Body of Christ for teaching, training, activating, and maturing the saints in their gifts and callings. These tools advance believers toward functioning as members of specific ministry teams.
Provide regional and national conferences to demonstrate and teach present truth.
Provide specialty seminars for advanced training such as: Apostolic/Prophetic Training Module (APT’s); Prophetic Worship & Arts Conference; Apostolic Leadership Summits; Healing and Deliverance Seminars.
ciEquipping gives the opportunity for equipping leaders through variety of resources. Ministers can further their biblical education and earn an undergraduate or graduate degree in Theology or Ministry through our ciEquipping programs.
THE MISSION OF CIAN TO MINISTRIES OR CHURCHES
Ensure every CIAN ministry or church is firmly grounded upon the foundation of the Church, which is Apostles and Prophets, with Jesus Christ being the Chief Cornerstone (Eph.2:21).
To activate each CIAN ministry or church to become fulfilled and mature, enabling each of them to be a living demonstration of God’s purpose for His Church today. This activation would cause each church or ministry to send forth teams to demonstrate and minister Christ’s life and purpose to His corporate Body.
Assist in resolving differences or conflicts within the local church – through consultation with CIAN Leadership and Regional Apostolic/Prophetic Regional Teams (RAPT), ministry teams assigned to aid pastors; Apostolic/Prophetic advice and counsel and on-sight arbitration.
Provide a place of accountability, oversight, and relationship so that each local church body might be a place of safety, security, and blessing.
Provide a network that establishes Apostolic/Prophetic local churches in present truth ministry. An Apostolic/Prophetic church has the goal and dedication to train every church member to function on a ministry team thus enabling them to fulfill their membership ministry in the Body of Christ. Church Reformation for City Transformation.
THE MISSION OF CIAN TO MINISTERS
Provide a network for relating to and sharing with other ministers and churches.
Provide Regional CIAN Ministers Meetings (within each major geographical sector), by the Regional Apostolic/Prophetic Team Leader, as a method for oversight and accountability and where relationship and fellowship is encouraged and modeled.
Personal accountability and relationship – through personal contact and relationship with Apostolic/Prophetic Teams and other ministers- regional gatherings, conferences, and summits.
Offer various levels of affiliation and relationship to meet the needs of individual ministers.
Provide a means of restoration for pastors and trans-local ministers through covering, counseling, and support during restoration periods.
Provide a legal covering for those who make application for exemption through inclusion under CIAN group federal tax exemption (501(c)3) (Ordained ministers only)
Provide Network ministers with the latest revelation and present-truth understanding being activated within the Church.
Provide an opportunity for continued growth by reviewing each minister’s education and background experience to determine what course of study will best equip them in fulfilling their purpose. Provide courses of study which will aid ministers in developing greater people skills, more effective time management, and an increased understanding of the principles of God.