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 ModeOn-Campus
Next AvailableSemester 1, 2019

Rev. Tim Meyers


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.


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      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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