PACT was formally started as a 501C3 Ministry in 1996. The ministry is 21 years old.
Prayer, Accountability, Care, and Training
The primary audience of PACT Ministry are full-time youth pastors across the United States.
The purpose of PACT Ministry is to encourage youth pastors in their personal walk with God, family life, and strategic ministry.
PACT is unique in that its only desire is to provide highly effective paraclectic coaching to youth pastors with “no deals attached.”
Paraclectic Coaching is to value someone by coming alongside them to spiritually edify and mentor through understanding, nurturing, shepherding, equipping and coaching.
- What type of issues can PACT Coaches address?
The following list are some of the typical issues that PACT Coaches address…
- Personal understanding and application of the Gospel
- Daily Disciplines (means of Grace)
- Life Management (exercise/ hobbies/ weight)
- Habit Systems (Addictive Behavior)
- Background Challenges
- Balance of Family and Ministry
- Relationship with Spouse and Children
- Resolving Conflicts
- Financial Challenges
- Interpersonal Skills
- Strategic Planning
- Execution Skills
- Staff Relations
- Leadership Skills
- Speaking Skills
- Developing Adult Leadership Volunteers
- Student Leadership
The cost of coaching has already been paid. A faithful team of contributors made up of individuals, churches, businesses, and foundations provide the annual budget to provide this ministry.
There are currently over 35 PACT Coaches in 17 states across the country. Where possible, our coaches love to coach in person. However, many are coached via telephone. Look at our coaching list on the website for the coach nearest you.
Other vital information about the ministry can be found in the section of the website… “About PACT.”