The Soul of Leadership: Developing the Spirituality of Influence

Regent College

This course is both a “how to” and a “how come” investigation of leadership in business, not-for-profits, and churches—in both large and small enterprises. Leadership is understood as a relationship of influence in which goals are accomplished and followership is gained. Building on a solid theological foundation, the professor will explore dimensions of leadership particularly …
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Inter-Generational Worship

Vancouver School Of Theology

Faith formation research is pointing us to focus on inter-generational ministry being the heart of the faith community. This short intensive will focus on specific spiritual practices and other rituals that sustain a worshipping community and nurture the faith formation of all ages. Students will spend time engaging in and leading spiritual practices. We will …
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Hybrid Forma Conference, 2024: A Way in the Wilderness

Virginia Theological Seminary

This year, Forma is taking inspiration from Isaiah 43:19: “Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert” (ESV). Forma leaders are working with Learning Forte to design and pilot an entirely new model of …
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Christian Foundations I From Abraham to Jesus

Niagara School for Missional Leadership

Many people are familiar with the concept of an overarching narrative (storyline) when looking at the history of our faith: from the Old Testament, through to the New and on into the history of the church, we can see God at work. However, when people think of, say, the Old Testament, disconnected images come to …
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Ministry from the Inside Out

Credence and Co.

“The success of an intervention depends on the interior condition of the intervener.” (William O’Brien) Is this true?  If it is, it could be read to say, “The success of a church depends on the interior condition of its leadership.”  How are we as leaders (whether paid or lay) – attending to our interior journeys of faith, …
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Abide: Certificate in Spiritual Formation

Leadership Transformations

Abide considers ten topics that are relevant to Christian spiritual formation. The topics are explored through readings, teachings, conversations with authors, group discussions and communal prayer. The curriculum offers an orientation for personal spiritual growth that is based on the fruit of the Holy Spirit that will be evidenced in the lives of those who …
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School for Lay Ministry Learning Community

Luther Seminary

Transform Your Ministry in Just One Year with Theologically-Sound Training & Leadership Development From preaching and teaching to providing pastoral care or designing worship, faith leaders, like you, serve their congregations in various roles. Often, you do so without the theological background or seminary degrees your colleagues may have. With the School for Lay Ministry, …
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Renovaré Institutes

Renovaré Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation

The Renovaré Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation is a two-year online and in-person school designed to plunge you into that life. Over the course of two years, students are guided in daily online studies, practice a variety of spiritual disciplines, develop a spiritual community with a small group of co-learners, and experience four week-long learning …
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Starting a Fresh Expression of Church

Luther Seminary

Unlocking the Future of Community Engagement with Fresh Expressions What you’ll learn What could it look like to nurture thriving, fully-developed faith communities that live somewhere permanently outside the confines of traditional church buildings? In “Starting a Fresh Expression of Church,” we invite you to embark on the transformative journey of redefining how you perceive …
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