This unit explores issues of leadership within Christian communities, giving particular attention to missional contexts. Consideration is given to: understandings of leadership in conjunction with a missional vision and ecclesiology; leading in times of rapid change; modes of leadership and their impact; and the importance of the leader’s character and spirituality. Emphasis is placed on creative leadership in contemporary contexts.
Evaluate at least two modes of leadership highlighting inherent strengths and weaknesses
Discuss connections between character, spirituality, leaders and followers.
Analyse issues of change within a local church community and identify a leadership response.
Assess points of congruence and tension between leadership theories and faith based frameworks
Research and propose a model of missional leadership for a Christian community
Prohibited combinations: DA9105B Leadership in a Missional Context, code change for unit.
Lectures, group work, online forums, videos
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3000 word seminar paper
4000 word integrative essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 20 Jul, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-18 15:37:50 +1000