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Courses – Masters in Christian Leadership

Students wanting to enter the 36-credit Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership program must have completed a Bachelor Degree or an equivalent of 138 credit hours. The Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership prepares students for advanced professional competence in a Christian community.

Upon the successful completion of the Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership, the students should be able to:

  • demonstrate competence in communicating the Word effectively in a variety of settings

  • articulate a ministry vision with the related goals and strategic planning to ensure it’s practical success

  • exercise skill in managing conflict

  • communicate God’s truth clearly, accurately, and convincingly

  • prepare men and women to serve the church in a variety of leadership positions

  • provide a solid understanding of Biblical leadership principles and strategies

  • provide an in-depth Biblical foundation to supply the values, knowledge and skills needed to effectively serve in church ministry

  • understand and develop own leadership style and philosophy of leadership and ministry based on solid theological, philosophical and leadership principles

  • justify Biblical lay leadership development in a ministry setting

  • compare and contrast from a historical and theological basis the various theories of management and leadership within the context of contemporary scholarship

  • determine the best practices of management and leadership for the contemporary Christian ministry or organization

  • analyse practical managerial scenarios identifying the administrative skills and leadership abilities needed for the most successful outcome

  • discover and evaluate various practical principles and procedures for dealing with conflict situations and difficult people

  • differentiate between the various interpersonal abilities which allow a leader to become a successful change agent in a ministry or organizational setting

  • formulate the stages of leadership development

  • acquire an ability to lead out of the model and example of Jesus as a servant leader

  • acquire practical knowledge and experience of team dynamics and the ability to develop and lead a team toward mutual accomplishment of God-given goals

  • use research methods and resources in the discipline

  • formulate appropriate research questions

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