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DM9705B Leadership in a Missional Context

  • Unit Code & NameDM9705B Leadership in a Missional Context
  • Cross CodeDP9705B
  • DescriptionThis 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.
  • FieldD - Theology: Mission and Ministry
  • DisciplineDM - Missiology
  • LevelPostgraduate
  • Semester1, 2018
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • PrerequisitesNil
  • Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:

    1. Evaluate at least two modes of leadership highlighting inherent strengths and weaknesses
    2. Discuss connections between character, spirituality, leaders and followers.
    3. Analyse issues of change within a local church community and identify a leadership response.
    4. Assess points of congruence and tension between leadership theories and faith based frameworks
    5. Research and propose a model of missional leadership for a Christian community