Gelila International Seminarium College

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MASTER’S DEGREE IN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP
AND MANAGEMENT

The program is advanced concepts of Christian leadership and organizations. Students will become conversant in best organizational practices, understand how to do applied research, and implement strategic thinking to impact their own ministry context. The program includes an integral field-based component that provides students with an opportunity to develop or create bold new leadership endeavors that will have practical impact on ministry. 

Through coursework, students will develop a major leadership project (capstone) which will involve a deep exploration of their own calling, an understanding of the context of their chosen field of leadership, and the development of a strategic initiative for renewal of an existing ministry or the creation of a new endeavor.

Upon the successful completion

  1. Apply a biblical and theological perspective to leadership and ministry:
    • Summarize the theological and historical foundations for leadership in a ministry context.
    • Apply sound biblical hermeneutic to ministry practice.
    • Act in ways consistent with biblical ethical leadership and followership.

3. Evaluate organizational dynamics in order to effectively lead others        toward the achievement of strategic organizational and/or                        congregational and ministry objectives:

    • Explain organizational behavior and leadership theory from a biblical and theological perspective.
    • Manage personal, congregational and (organizational) conflict in a productive manner.
    • Exhibit interpersonal, organizational and congregational communication skills appropriate to the context.
    • Implement a strategic planning process in a Spirit-filled environment.

2. Relate research to diverse ministry contexts:

    • Evaluate contemporary approaches, issues, and trends in ministry
    • Analyze the impact of globalization on the church and society
    • Assess various cultural settings in order to effectively contextualize ministry

4. Display growth as an individual and help others toward their potential:

    • Build a leadership team, disciple, mentor and release future Christian leaders
    • Devote oneself to personal spiritual growth and lifelong learning.

Courses to be taken

MAJOR COURSES
COMMON COURSES CR.HR

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Enrolment Process

Our courses are relevant to the 21st Century Church and are an effective aid to the spiritual development of all believers and church leaders in Ethiopia.

7 +
Years
100 +
Graduates
6 +
Awards
30 +
Courses

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