Spiritual Leadership Formation (2023)

Class Dates:
Day/Time: Mondays 6-8 PM (Pacific)
Length: 4 Weeks / 8 Hours
Instructor: Rev. Tim Bayer
Cost: $150

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Course Description


This course focuses on spiritual leadership development for the student and future leadership utilizing faith nurturing experiences including regular use of the Scriptures, sacraments, prayer, meditation, personal Bible Study, service, corporate activities, and mentoring.

4 weeks / 8 hours

Goals and Objectives

Being Objectives (Spiritual Formation): The student will

  1. exhibit characteristics of a spiritual missionary, whose habit for life and ministry centers in the Lord Jesus Christ found in Scripture;
  2. be a leader who is continuous in Bible study;
  3. recognize that leaders develop the essentials of spiritual authority based in Jesus Christ for outreach and mission;
  4. be a leader who prays;
  5. acquire a devout appreciation for the redeeming and sanctifying activity of God in preparation of oneself and others as spiritual leaders in Christ’s Church;
  6. appreciate the vital role pastors and Christian leaders play as trainers of spiritual leaders;
  7. continually mature in the ability to lead God’s people and develop an approach that learns vicariously from the lives of others.

Knowing Objectives (Cognitive Formation): The student will

  1. be sensitive to and appreciate the skills involved in identifying, forming, and releasing spiritual leaders into ministry responsibilities;
  2. demonstrate a basic knowledge of the Scriptural direction and intent regarding leadership formation, especially as it pertains to the missio Dei;
  3. acquire a basic understanding of the leadership theory, principles, and terminology developed in the literature;
  4. express an understanding of a number of training strategies designed to develop effective spiritual leadership at various levels in the congregation.

Doing Objectives (Conative Formation): The student will

  1. develop and maintain effective skills and interpersonal relationships with future leaders within the context of Law and Gospel;
  2. develop a strategy for identifying, developing, and releasing future leaders into ministry;
  3. develop an individualized plan which intends to shape and form the student to be more Christ-like.

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