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CEM4133 - Leadership of Christian Educational Ministries

Course Description

A study of the role of Christian educational ministries in developing mature and healthy believers and congregations with a particular focus on the key leadership tasks of directing an effective educational ministry in a local congregation.

Course Objectives

The following learning objectives will be achieved by this course:

  1. Identify, understand, and implement critical elements of an educational ministry that enable a local church to lead its members to Christian maturity.
  2. Implement key principles and practices in leading an educational ministry to fulfill its purpose in a local church.
  3. Develop an organization that will facilitate effective educational ministry in the local church and in cooperative denominational programs of education.

The following competencies as outlined in the (Sourcebook) to meet the educational requirements for Ordination within the Church of the Nazarene will be achieved by completing this course:

  • Ability to oversee ministry using management skills including servant leadership, conflict resolution, administration, and team building. (CP2)
  • Ability to cultivate, cast and strategically implement vision. (CP3)
  • Ability to lead congregations in the biblical stewardship of life resources. (CP4)
  • Ability to reason logically for discernment, assessment, and problem solving. (CP5)
  • Ability to describe and apply knowledge of human development in leading people to Christian maturity. (CP9)
  • Ability to prepare and lead discipleship ministries that are biblically sound, age-appropriate, intergenerational, and culturally sensitive.(CP15)
  • Ability to discern sociological dynamics, (including the power dynamics of gender, age and ethnicity) and to apply that information to specific ministry settings.(CX3)
  • Ability to understand and articulate the biblical, historical, and theological bases for Christian mission.(CX7)

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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