Church Leadership 101 -Bob Whitesel PhD - Leadership.church
What you'll learn
- The essentials of church leadership for staff, pastors & volunteers.
- Good leadership begins by discovering your God-given leadership style.
- How to surround yourself with those who complement your style.
- Which leadership opportunities you will enjoy (and which you won’t).
- Contemporary and Biblical stories that illustrate each leadership style.
- Once you’ve discovered your mixture of three “natural” styles of leadership (strategic, tactical & relational - 3-STRand Leadership) you will lead with more joy, less conflict and more unity.
- No requirements, this is an introductory course. But it is still packed with ideas you can apply today to maximize your leadership impact.
In his energetic and insightful style, award-winning church leadership expert and author, Bob Whitesel D.Min., Ph.D., shows that good leadership begins by knowing the style of leadership you most enjoy. Dr. Whitesel introduces the student to the three “natural’ or 3 STRand leadership styles: strategic, tactical & relational leadership. The student will discover their preferred style (and sub-styles) through an included questionnaire. Finally, the student will learn how to better lead others by surrounding themselves with leaders who have complementary styles.
Who this course is for:
- Church volunteers, staff, pastors, denominational leaders, students or anyone interested in the results of research into 30 years of church leadership.
With 30+ years teaching and coaching experience, Bob Whitesel D.Min. Ph.D. is a nationally recognized speaker, teacher and award-winning writer (13 books & hundreds of articles) on church leadership and church growth. He holds two earned doctorates (D.Min. & Ph.D.) from Fuller Theological Seminary where he was awarded the Donald McGavran Award for “Outstanding Scholarship in Church Growth.” He continues an active practice of teaching and advising leaders from micro-churches to mega-churches and has been called by a national magazine, “the key spokesperson on change theory in the church today.”