PAST 0668 (3)
Explores what makes for vital congregations. The normative form of Christian existence is the local congregation where God’s people are gathered, built up in faith, and sent into the world as witnesses to God’s reconciling action in Jesus Christ. Topics include the critical role of pastoral leadership and practices that contribute to pastoral spirituality; understanding congregations through the lens of theology, social science and family systems theory; the necessity of team leadership; and critical elements that contribute to congregational vitality. Same as LEAD 0668. Prerequisite: LEAD 0510.
Course Code: PAST 0668 | Credit Hours: 3 | Seminary Graduate Course