Module information




Guidlines for Leadership (Credit: 2 or 3 hours)

Average equivalent

ECTS 4 or 5


The selection and development of Christian leaders is one of the major challenges the church faces. This course provides students with a contemporary theology of Christian leadership. It discusses leadership theory, presents servant leadership as a model for Christian leaders, discusses biblical leadership principles, and provides practical help with major leadership functions.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: 1. Describe the characteristics of given leadership theories, styles, and power bases. 2. State from memory Clinton’s definition of Christian leadership. 3. Explain ways Clinton’s definition of a Christian leader differs from secular definitions of leadership. 4. Identify at least four styles of biblical leadership. 5. Analyze given situations to determine which base of spiritual authority is appropriate for each one. 6. Apply the biblical principles of servant leadership to your own life and ministry. 7. Relate to your own life and ministry the crucial values and priorities of servant leaders. 8. Describe principles of leadership demonstrated in the leadership styles of Nehemiah, Paul, and Barnabas. 9. Evaluate Jesus’ methods for training leaders as a model for leadership training today. 10. 10. Explain how a four-stage change model can be used to bring about effective change within a Christian organization. 11. Lead a small group according to given guidelines. 12. Discuss ways emerging leaders can be identified and developed. 13. Understand and apply the principles involved in developing and reaching your ministry objectives. 14. Describe your personal leadership style and evaluate it in terms of biblical leadership values. 15. Specify ways in which concepts learned through your study of this course will contribute to your leadership in your own field of service.

Mode of Study

Lecture Video (in progress) Student interaction Professor of Record Interaction Hands on


100 objective multiple choice questions Online or pencil and paper Project Collateral Reading Assignment (for 3 (USA) credit courses Student Learning Requirement Passmark 70%



MQF Level 6 Qualification

230 ECTS Credits


Grading Rubric

97 - 100 93 - 96
A+ A
90 - 92
87 - 89 83 - 86
B+ B
80 - 82 77 - 76 73 - 76
B- C+ B
70 - 72 67 - 69 63 - 66 60 - 62
C- D+ D C
0 - 59
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