Examines the biblical nature of leadership by exploring scripture and relevant leadership theories. Students gain a theological, theoretical, and historical understanding of leadership. They examine their leadership traits and skills to improve their own leadership performance.
Christian believers are called to lead themselves and others. In this class, students examine biblical leadership, evaluate secular leadership theories through scriptural principles, and explore their own leadership traits and skills.
Global leaders understand the spiritual principles that guide effective leadership practices and are aware of how culture and context impact leadership needs. Effective leadership allows missional Christians to influence others.
The Bible provides a variety of leadership examples, including Jesus, the ultimate model of a biblical leader.
Christian believers are called and sent to influence those where they live, work, and play through biblically grounded leadership.
Effective leaders discern the relevant needs of different relational, organizational, and cultural environments.
Leadership practice is shaped and influenced by culture. Students must be aware of these influences and able to operate effectively across cultures to lead in a global context.
Students develop an understanding of spiritual and secular models of leadership, evaluate their own leadership traits and skills, and write a personal leadership development plan.
Students compare and contrast leadership models, apply leadership practices to case studies, write a biblical leadership profile, and evaluate their own leadership development.