TCNN exists to provide training for Christian Ministry in the service of the Kingdom of God and relevant to the needs of the proprietor denominations, striving equally for the highest spiritual and academic standards.
- To train students for a pastoral, teaching and evangelistic ministry, particularly related to the African context.
- To prepare students for a variety of other Christian ministries
- To foster interdenominational co-operation in a way which does not conflict with our evangelical principles.
- To help meet the needs of the proprietor denominations.
- To help serving ministers continue to study and maintain their pastoral and evangelistic vision.
- To contribute theologically to the development of the Church, particularly in the areas of theological education and Christian literature.
- To serve the Churches and the Gospel in the area in which TCNN is situated and beyond.