D.C. Metro Area Fellows

The application period for the upcoming 2018-19 Fellows Program is open.

Complete application packet is due April 15th, 2018!


 

 

Year One Applications: You may complete the application using the web form (preferred) or the downloadable PDF (fill out by hand). If using the PDF, please print, then mail or fax the completed form to the Institute via the information listed below. Once your application has been submitted, please have your pastor and one non-related person who knows you well submit a Fellows Program Recommendation Form and return it directly to the Institute either via the web form or the information provided below.

YEAR ONE APPLICATION
YEAR ONE RECOMMENDATION

 

Year Two Applications: Along with your Year Two application, please submit an updated version of your year one application, being sure to address any questions found on the current year one application which were not on the previous version of the application you submitted. If you did not retain a copy of your year one application, you may contact the Institute to check if we have it on file. If original application is not available, please complete a new one. Once your application has been submitted, please have your pastor or CSLI mentor submit a Fellows Program Recommendation Form and return it directly to the Institute either via the web form or the information provided below.

YEAR TWO APPLICATION
YEAR TWO RECOMMENDATION

 

 

C.S. Lewis Institute - Washington DC
8001 Braddock Rd, Suite 301
Springfield, VA 22151
Email: fellows@cslewisinstitute.org
Phone: 703-914-5602, ext. 5114 / Fax: 703-894-1072


The C.S. Lewis Institute Fellows Program in the D.C. Metro Area is designed to develop disciples who can articulate, defend and live faith in Christ in public and personal life. The basis of the program is to help mature believers go deeper in their faith through a year-long training in discipleship of heart and mind. Through solid lectures, readings, small group discussions, Bible study, and one-on-one mentoring, the Fellows Program has proven to provide a transformational experience for those who go through the year-long program.

Michael Ramsden, Director of the Oxford Center for Christian Apologetics, calls the program “the most effective discipleship program I’ve seen anywhere in the world.” Gail Thompson, a Christian counselor and former Fellow, calls it “the single most effective resource I’ve experienced in my 34 years of ministry”.

For a full description of the elements of the Fellows Program, click here

The C.S. Lewis Institute in Washington D.C. began in 1976 and stresses discipleship of heart and mind. The Institute works in partnership with local churches to help believers glorify God by becoming mature disciples of Jesus Christ who impact the spheres of influence to which God has called them. We offer a variety of tools and resources for ongoing spiritual growth:

  • Apologetics and Discipleship Seminars, through which world respected authors and speakers instruct and encourage participants about important aspects of life in the Kingdom of God.
  • Pastors Network The Institute desires not only to assist churches in making disciples, but also to encourage and equip pastors. The C.S. Lewis Institute partners with One Heart DC, which fosters partnerships among DC area churches, to minister to the area pastors by providing timely and useful teaching, evangelistic training and instruction. 
  • Knowing & Doing - a quarterly publication with challenging articles, interviews, and reviews designed to nurture discipleship of heart and mind.
  • Reflections - Published monthly, Reflections presents an important message for daily living from the thoughts of C.S. Lewis in a one-page format.
  • The Dawn Treader News - monthly e-newsletter with activities and ideas geared to help parents disciple their children from preschool through the teen years.
  • Spiritual Check Up - a tool for assessing one's growth in Christ.
  • Bible Reading Plan - read through the whole Bible using a plan that has been helpful to many people connected with the Institute.
  • Our free audio library offers a variety of recordings from nationally recognized speakers, and our growing video library features free videos from past seminars, including names like John Stott, Ravi Zacharias, Greg Ogden, J.I. Packer and Chuck Colson. Please visit our Resources page for these and other materials. 

 


 

 

Thomas A. Tarrants, III, D. Min., Fellows Program Director
E-mail / ph. 703-914-5602

Tom Tarrants has lived in the Washington, D.C. area since 1978 and served as President of the C.S. Lewis Institute from 1998 to April 2010. Prior to coming to the Institute, he served as co-pastor of Christ Our Shepherd Church in Washington, D.C. He is the author of two books, and consults with churches and organizations seeking to develop discipleship programs and materials to strengthen the local church. Tom holds a Master of Divinity Degree, as well as a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Christian Spirituality. He is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Church Alliance.

 

 
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