This unit will explore the socio-cultural context in which ecclesial and educational leadership operates. Focusing on the importance of a shared vision that guides a faith community, it will explore the following issues: biblical foundations, approaches to and styles of leadership, ethical issues, goal setting, collaborative partnerships, spirituality, self-care, communication, management and conflict resolution skills, the identification and formation of aspiring leaders, professional development and client outcomes.
Unit Code: DP3481Y
Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3
Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: Yarra Theological UnionShow when this Unit is running
Articulate a vision for and an appropriate approach to leadership in a faith community
Identify biblical foundations for contemporary approaches to faith leadership
Identify and address a range of issues that a person in leadership must confront
Critically evaluate the tensions of leadership from a Christian perspective
Identify the core responsibilities of Christian leadership
Lecture, discussion, individual presentations
Class presentation of 30 minutes on one of the issues concerning leadership and leadership of a 15 minute discussion. Normally, presentation in weeks 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 of the unit with a 2,000 word paper due the following week.
Essay of 3,000 words on an approved topic Possible essay options for Leadership in a Faith Community 1. Develop a biblically based foundation for leadership in a contemporary faith community. 2. The resolution of a critical leadership issue in a faith community. 3. A framework for collaborative
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2014
Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-18 11:52:09 +1000