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CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP

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CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP

Degree: BA

Campus: On Campus (Columbus), Online, Distance Learning

Credits: 120 hours

This program is designed to acquaint these students, as well as pastors, chaplains, educators, church workers with a model of healthy Christian leadership as well as a clear understanding of both servant and abusive leadership. Particular focus is given to the centrality of Christ in Christian leadership.

 

In this leadership program, students will learn to:

  1. Apply Christian leadership concepts in order to creatively solve organizational problems and promote healthy organizational development.

  2. Facilitate the use of change-agent skills in the areas of program design, implementation, and evaluation.

  3. Work with the design and development of strategies that promote personal development and enhance the functioning of organizations.

  4. Develop an understanding of leadership from a structural, human resource, theological, and symbolic framework.

  5. Investigate current research on leadership.

  6. Review leadership models currently in organizations and investigate new models.

  7. Analyze and critique leadership behaviors.

  8. Practice leadership techniques and report on leadership experience.

Curriculum

 Courses

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  • BI 100: Hermeneutics: Introduction to Bible Study

  • BI 101: Old Testament Survey

  • BI 102: New Testament Survey

  • RS 101: Dynamic Christian Foundations

  • RS 102: Christian Life

  • RS 109: Spiritual Formation: Journey to Wholeness

  • RS 110: Spiritual Warfare

  • CC 101: Marriage and Family Life

  • ED 101: Dynamics of Teaching

  • GE 112: Introduction to Management

  • PC 100: Practicum: Servanthood in the Church

        YEAR ONE COURSES

  • RS 201: Authority of the Believer

  • CC 201: Introduction to Psychology: Christian Counseling Perspectives

  • GE 201: Cultural Anthropology: A Christian Perspective 

  • RS 202: Cults and the Occult

  • RS 205: The Healing Covenant

  • RS 212: Speech and Communication: Homiletics 

  • GE 220: Financial Integrity and Stewardship 

  • RS 219: Christian Character Development

  • PC 200: Practicum: Stewards in God's House

       YEAR TWO COURSES

  • CC 301: Self-Concept: Studies in Biblical Inner Healing

  • CC 303: Assessment in Christian Counseling

  • RS 304: Intro to Leadership 
  • CC 305: Human Sexuality from a Biblical Perspective
  • RS 372: Christian Life and Ministry Leadership
  • PC 300: Practicum: Practical Ministry for Church and Community

       YEAR THREE COURSES

  • BI 400: Advanced Hermeneutics

  • BI 405: Authenticity and Authority of the Bible

  • RS 435: Christian Theology I

  • RS 438: Eschatology

  • Rs 442; Church Growth and Development

  • RS 444: Advanced Christian Worldview Studies

        CORE COURSES

  • OL 460: Ethics in Leadership 

  • CC 415: Human Development 

  • OL 440: Conflict Management and Resolution 

  • RS 440: The Challenge of Leadership 

  • CI 420: Biblical Foundations of Business 

  • CI 422: Business Management from a Biblical Worldview 

  • CI 424: Principles of Transformation in the Workplace 

  • CI 426: Communication and Spirituality in the Workplace 

  • CI 428: Marketing for Business and Ministry 

       EMPHASIS IN LEADERSHIP COURSES

  • 3 credit hours for each course

Program Objectives

  • To empower students for transformational leadership within their ministry context.

  • To provide students with advanced competencies in organizational theory, management, and leadership skills in practice and in research.

  • To enable students to integrate personal, biblical ethics, integrity, moral values and practice with sound management theory in leadership vocations including business, community, and faith-based service.

  • To expose students to business laws that influence leadership, management, and financial practices.

  • To develop students who are competent in the techniques and practices necessary for business vocations, community organizations and other non-profit organizational management.

  • To enable students to demonstrate that ethics, integrity, and morality are in harmonious synergy with sound Leadership and Management theory and practice.

  • To prepare students for advanced studies in leadership and/or professional ministry.