MINISTRY LEADERSHIP COURSES

MINISTRY PURPOSE

This course examines the major elements of discovering and keeping one’s ministry purpose and personal calling. Special attention is given to the understanding and discerning of God’s Will, discovering the unique gifts and personality of each individual, and realizing their personal role in advancing the Kingdom of God.


SEMESTER 1 – TERM A

PERSONAL LEADERSHIP

This course examines major elements of personal or self-leadership in the pursuit of a Christ-centered life. Special attention is given to grasping God’s order and design for our personal lives. Students will explore the self as spirit, soul, and body. The learning outcome of this class is for students to discover how to lead themselves in the pursuit of a Christ-centered life: spirit, soul, and body.

SEMESTER 1 – TERM B

PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP

This course is taken in the student’s second semester in Elevate College. Leadership examines the components of a biblical worldview as a necessary component of Christian professionalism. Students will also gain skills in emotional intelligence, time management, and professional communication.

SEMESTER 2 – TERM A

TEAM LEADERSHIP

Team Leadership examines major elements of how to lead others and teamwork. Students will gain an understanding of ministry leadership practices, developing leaders, and successfully leading teams in a ministry setting.


SEMESTER 2 – TERM B

MINISTRY PHILOSOPHY

This course examines major elements of ministry philosophy. Special attention is given to understanding effective ministry principles, discovering life-giving culture, and grasping the biblical vision for the ministry purpose of the local church and practical systems that result in a healthy ministry philosophy.

SEMESTER 3 – TERM A

MINISTRY PRACTICES I

This course examines the creative process and creating ministry moments in a weekend service. Students will gain understanding and skills to create ministry moments for Sunday services and effectively engage the creative process.


SEMESTER 3 – TERM B

MINISTRY PRACTICES II

Ministry Practices II examines major elements of pastoral practices in the local church. Students will gain an understanding of ministry principles concerning pastoral care for attendees and members.

SEMESTER 4 – TERM A

LEADERSHIP COMPREHENSIVE

Leadership Comprehensive is designed for students to demonstrate their grasp and reflect on overall program goals: the authority of Scripture, pursuit of a Christ-centered life, passion of lifelong learning, calling of ministry leadership, and advancement of the kingdom.

SEMESTER 4 – TERM B

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