Ministry Leadership

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Course Description

This course is designed especially for Christian leaders of ministry, but uses principles that apply to any leadership role. It shows why conviction is the foundation of leadership. A potential leader will learn how to develop his abilities and character and increase his influence before he is in an official position. Leaders will learn how to guide their organizations through the process of discovering values, realizing purpose, sharing vision, setting goals, planning strategy, taking action, and experiencing achievement.

Course Objectives

(1) To define leadership as personal influence.

(2) To recognize conviction as the foundation of leadership.

(3) To learn the biblical qualifications for leaders.

(4) To lead for the sake of those who are led.

(5) To manage personal priorities for success.

(6) To motivate people to fully commit to a goal.

(7) To prepare to develop and lead a team.

(8) To plan the vision, goals, and strategy of an organization.

(9) To under cultural perspectives on leadership.

(10) To apply principles regarding speaking, time, money, and dress.

Lesson Titles

Defining Leadership
Biblical Qualifications for Leadership
The Importance of Leadership
The Making of a Leader
Servant Leadership
Character-Based Leadership
Personal Priorities
Levels of Leadership
Connection and Engagement
Team Building
Ministry with Purpose
Leading Change
Developing Leaders
Crossing Cultures
Performance Response
Public Speaking
Personal Issues: Money, Time, and Dress

Instructions for Printing

Book Covers

The front and back covers are included in a single PDF file on separate pages. We recommend printing the front and back covers each on heavy cardstock. Printer settings: Single-sided, Portrait, full Color.

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Book Interior

The inside of the book is in a separate PDF file from the covers PDF. We recommend printing the inside of the book on regular weight paper. Printer settings: Double-sided, Flip on long edge, Black ink. After you have printed both the covers and the book interior, use comb binding or spiral binding to assemble the books.

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Shepherds Global Classroom Inc. exists to equip the body of Christ by providing curriculum for rising Christian leaders around the world. We aim to multiply indigenous training programs by placing a 20-course curriculum tool into the hands of spiritual trainers in every country of the world.

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