LDR 615 Leadership Theology of Process and Action - Cohort 1

In this course, the role and nature of process, program, and planning that lead to effective ministry are discussed. Students explore precedents to spiritual action, the nature of such action, and the results that one can expect. The goal is to assist students in avoiding ineffective actions and enhancing spiritual returns on efforts.


LDR610 Leadership Theology of Mission-Cohort 1

Authentic mission always derives from vision and leads to action. Beginning with these connections, this course exposes the student to the origins, characteristics, and methods that are revealed biblically for mission with the goal of equipping the student for effective missional activities.

LDR 605 Leadership Theology of Vision - Cohort 1b

All effective ministry begins with vision. Nothing is more foundational. In this course, students explore both the ethereal and the practical aspects of vision—what it is, how it comes, and its primacy of place in effective ministry. The course also includes discussion of the contrasts and interplay between visionary and managerial ministry. Biblical as well as historical models are researched, with emphasis on applicability to the individual.

LDR 600 Leadership Theology of Human Spirituality - Cohort 1b

This course introduces students to the seminal subject of “being.” Students examine God as “Being,” explore human “being” and its implications, and examine ideal human “being” as found in the resurrected Christ. Students also analyze the remarkable journey inward and outward in personal development, including the role of courage, decision making, and interaction with the inward and outward world of the individual.

LDR 605 Leadership Theology of Vision - Cohort 1

All effective ministry begins with vision. Nothing is more foundational. In this course, students explore both the ethereal and the practical aspects of vision—what it is, how it comes, and its primacy of place in effective ministry. The course also includes discussion of the contrasts and interplay between visionary and managerial ministry. Biblical as well as historical models are researched, with emphasis on applicability to the individual.

LDR 600 Leadership Theology of Human Spirituality - Cohort 1

This course introduces students to the seminal subject of “being.” Students examine God as “Being,” explore human “being” and its implications, and examine ideal human “being” as found in the resurrected Christ. Students also analyze the remarkable journey inward and outward in personal development, including the role of courage, decision making, and interaction with the inward and outward world of the individual.

BBL 615 Bible Study Methods & Tools

This course develops students’ ability to interpret the Bible with confidence and accuracy. It introduces students to the basic principles of exegesis and hermeneutics as well as the tools and resources for studying the Bible. It provides a systematic method for studying the Bible in its historical and literary context.

Teacher: Paul Elder

LDR 600 Leadership Theology of Human Spirituality - Cohort 2

This course introduces students to the seminal subject of “being.” Students examine God as “Being,” explore human “being” and its implications, and examine ideal human “being” as found in the resurrected Christ. Students also analyze the remarkable journey inward and outward in personal development, including the role of courage, decision making, and interaction with the inward and outward world of the individual.