PC435/635 Principles of Leadership and Management

Where Christian organizations flourish there will be found a strength in leadership. Where Christian organizations fail to flourish there will be found a failure of leadership. This subject attempts to introduce Christians to some of the more theoretically and empirically sound leadership literature and assist the candidate to build theological foundations beneath effective leadership practices.

It would appear critical then that leaders are developed from the outset in the essential areas of character and competence required if one is to develop strong effective congregations and organisations.

Subject CodePC435 - Undergraduate
PC635 - Graduate
Study Mode5 Day Intensive
Next Available31 Jan - 2 Feb, 5 Feb - 6 Feb 2018

Rev. Tim Meyers

WHY study an intensive?

Intensives are a great way to add units to your studies as they are taught over a short time frame rather than over a semester. This means that the course work is compressed into a week or two, with the same lecturers and types of assessments as other subjects.

This may be of benefit to students who find themselves forgetting lessons from week to week, or for students who have limited time during semester due to work and family.

Anyone can study an Intensive as long as they meet enrolment and any pre-requisites required.


    The subject will be structured around THREE main areas of focus:

    a) Principles of Christian Leadership.

    b) Management of Christian institutions and organisations.

    c) Applied ‘field ministry’ tasks, relating to very practical areas of leadership and management, and the development of a personal leadership plan.


      This subject will be taught by Rev. Tim Meyers.


        Click on the below link to view the subject outline and assessments.

        Required Text Books

        Choose ONE of the following to purchase:

        o Lawrence, James, Growing Leaders (BRF, 2004).


        o Gibbs, Eddie, ChurchNext: Quantum Changes in How We Do Ministry (IVP, Downers Grove, Illinois, 2000), 237 pages.


        o Malphurs, Aubrey, Being Leaders (MI: Baker Books, 2003).

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