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Introduction to Christian Leadership

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Course Summary

This introductory course unit equips students with the skills and knowledge required to understand and lead groups of people within Christian ministry. It focuses on explaining the character and practices required for effective Christian leadership and assists students to understand and work within teams. This serves as an introductory elective unit at diploma (AQF5) level within the sub-discipline of pastoral theology.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Describe the biblical foundations that underpin Christian leadership

  2. Explore the various functions of Christian leadership in pastoral ministry settings

  3. Identify opportunities for growth in skills and character with respect to leadership

  4. Use communication skills to transfer Christian leadership knowledge, skills and/or character to others 

  5. Apply leadership knowledge and skills to a specific ministry setting

Course Content

  1. The nature of leadership

  2. The biblical foundations of Christian Leadership

  3. The character of Christian leaders

  4. The practices of Christian leaders

  5. Systems, culture and cultural dynamics

  6. Working in teams in Christian ministry

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