At least 5 years of:
- Active, fruitful ministry, participation, and full cooperation.
- Faithful relational, attitudinal, and leadership integrity with family, church, community, and Open Bible Churches.
No application. Ordination, upon recommendation of a region and approval by the Board of Credentials is conferred, in recognition of and affirmation of demonstrated qualifications. Credential renewal after conferral continues each year, as an ordained minister.