All Things Church Administration

The most thorough training you will find for church administration 

The highest quality of training in church administration

We provide training online, onsite, at conferences, and retreats --to include boards, office staff, deacons, and ministers

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Upcoming Trainings

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Church Administration Certification Programs

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Church Administration Resources 

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Training in Church Administration

About Us

We are a division of Equipping Ministries® and we endeavor to teach all things church administration related.

We work with churches of all denominations and sizes. We provide trainings in all areas of church administration from church secretary, church boards, deacon(nesses), ministerial team and more.  We have over 25 years experience in training and equipping churches' staffs.

To get a feel for some of our teachings you may read excerpts from our books--go to and click on "Books by Pamela R. Smith." You will find that our teachings are  scripturally sound.  You can also see previews of our trainings within this website.

Online Training

We offer the most detailed church administration training program across the globe. From start to finish - if you want your staff thoroughly trained in church administration, then enroll your staff in our Church Administrator Certification Program or Church Secretary Certification Program. You will have the most equipped staff that is well-balanced and effective in church administration.

Training Team Bios:

Kenny and PamelaKenny and Pamela Smith oversee Equipping Ministries® and all trainings. Kenny is the media ministry director and Pamela is the director of curriculum development. Kenny is a man of God with a passion to help edify the body of Christ. He is meticulous in his development of quality training media.

Pamela has worked with all denominations and is known as the church administration guru. She is a former paralegal, court reporter, church administrator, Christian education director, youth pastor, office coordinator for a politician, and grants manager. She received certification from the U.S. Department of Labor as a certified American Career Kit Trainer. Pamela has served as a volunteer drama teacher for children with learning disabilities and as an instructor for Adolescents and Adults Sharing Knowledge (A.A.S.K). She wrote Bachelor and Master degree programs for a college. She has over 23 years experience in training church staff. Her popular book, "Church Administration - Running a Church Office," is being used by churches across the globe. She has authored a number of books that are being used as Bible class tools for churches, including "I'm Saved Now What", "Called Alongside - Ministering in the Spirit of an Armorbearer", "Team Building in the Church - Becoming One", "Serving in the Church", "Soaring as a Leader" and more. Her plays have been produced by universities, schools, churches, and nonprofits across the globe. She has been on several television broadcasts, radio stations, and in newspapers and magazines, including Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) Your Church Magazine and Christianity Today International™ and they are included in one of its Building Church Leaders Online Study Guide. Pamela  is a highly sought out speaker for conferences, retreats, and church services.

Bishop EdmondsonBishop Steve Edmondson is the pastoral covering of the ministry. His dynamic preaching and teaching has impacted many lives. Bishop Edmondson has years of experience as an evangelist and then a pastor. His compassion and concern for the body of Christ is evident to all who know him.

Minister Carmen GreenCarmen Green is an awesome praise and worship leader, minister of the gospel, and dynamic teacher. She has 10 years experience in supervision and services delivery with North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and five years managing two regional centers serving individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing and the deaf and blind in 36 counties. She is certified in sign language and has a Master rating from the National Association of the Deaf. For the past 11 years she has served as the deputy director of Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Carmen has years of experience in leadership and brings seasoned knowledge to your staff. Carmen is on the board of Equipping Ministries®. She is a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church under the leadership of Bishop Alexis Thomas.

Pastor Carol Nash-LesterPastor Carol Nash-Lester is one of our lead trainers. She is the senior pastor of a thriving church in Miami, Florida. She is a member of the Potters House International Pastoral Alliance under the leadership of Bishop T.D. Jakes

She is the author of From Chaos to Clarity, Calling Your Life to Order, Pathways to Pentecost: Igniting the Power of God in Your Mind, Your Ministry and Your Marriage, The Joshua Anointing, and Increase!

Pastor Nash-Lester serves as director of the New Student Center for a college in Miami. She has a BA from the University of Denver in Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Psychology and a Master of Arts in Religion in Church Related Social Work, Pastoral Care and Counseling from the Iliff School of Theology.  She has also done graduate work in Divinity at the Iliff School of Theology at St. Thomas University in Marriage and Family Counseling, Florida International University in Adult Education and Human Resources Development and Trinity Theological Seminary in Church Leadership and Administration. 

personel bio picOther trainers:

LaJoyce Dennis

Pastor Gregory Harris

Jamie Davis-Harris

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