This course is designed for pastors, lay leaders, church planters or those just starting out in church ministry. Topics covered include: church leadership (disciplines and priorities of the leader, planning and management, contemporary leadership issues, identifying and developing leaders, basic biblical interpretation and pastoral counseling); church planting (principles, models, methods, stages of growth and multiplication); church renewal and growth; and spiritual gifts in church life. In some locations, this course has an emphasis on developing a Cell Church model for effective evangelism and discipleship. Students will not be able to use credit for this course in a degree program until both lecture and field assignments are satisfactorily completed.
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