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Ministerial Student Writing Contest

Ministry, International Journal for Pastors, announces its fifth Ministerial Student Writing Contest. All students enrolled in a full-time ministerial preparation program on the undergraduate or graduate level may participate.

Grand prize: $750      First prize: $500      Second prize (five possible): $400      Third prize (five possible): $300     

The evaluation panel will determine if all prizes will be awarded. The decisions of this panel are final.

Submision requirements

  1. Writers must choose a category from the list below for their submission.
    • Biblical studies
    • Historical studies
    • Theological studies (including ethics)
    • Applied Religion (preaching, leadership, counseling, evangelism, etc.)
    • World missions
  2. Submit your manuscript in MS Word by using the form below. If you experience any problems, contact us at MinistryMagazine@gc.adventist.org.
  3. Ministry will accept only one submission per writer. Submissions should be 2,000-2,500 words long.


1. All submissions become the property of Ministry and will not be returned.

2. Writers who are awarded a prize give the rights to Ministry as outlined in the Writer’s Guidelines. While the editors intend to publish such manuscripts, publication is not guaranteed.

3. Manuscripts that are not awarded a prize may be purchased at a price to be negotiated.

Submission deadline

All submissions must be received no later than June 30, 2016.

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