The student will learn the principles of biblical
leadership, including, servant leadership, Spirit-anointed leadership,
and how to manage others.
"Leadership is automatically transferred to those
who remain optimistic."
The courses listed below may be taken as a certificate or applied as
a major concentration toward an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or
Doctoral degree. Additional work is required when an undergraduate-level
course is taken on the graduate level. Course substitutions and combining
major concentrations are possible when working toward a degree. Discuss
these options with the Dean. The key is to follow God’s passion within
your heart. Students in the Master’s and Doctoral programs earn approximately 30
credits for each degree from specific courses,
and the remaining 10 credits by doing practical ministry work and earning “practica” credits.
The following courses may be purchased individually or as a total package.
If purchased as a pre-paid package, the cost of tuition is reduced by 20%. Two to
five courses are sent at a time, as the student requests. Prices are
subject to change without notice. Payment may be made by credit card.
To receive a certificate a student must
complete a minimum of 10 of the courses below. One of them must be Communion
REN503 Communion With God (Graduate
Syllabus) 4 credits
Have you ever wished you could sit down and have a
long talk with the Lord? When you're worried or confused, wouldn't
you love to see the situation from His perspective and hear how He
wants you to respond? When things don't seem to be going your way and
your prayers aren't answered the way you had hoped, wouldn't it be
great to hear Him tell you where He is in the midst of it, and what
He is working out in your life?
Jesus promised that "My sheep hear My voice" (Jn. 10:27).
If you are one of His sheep, then He is speaking to you and you are
hearing His voice! The problem is that we have not learned how to recognize
His voice and differentiate it from all of the other voices that bombard
our hearts and minds. This course will help you discern
the voice of the Lord within your heart, clearly and consistently, leading to a
deeper intimacy with Him as well as greater faith, hope and joy. Your
life will be transformed!
LEA303 Developing the Leader Within (Course
This course is designed to help you develop the attitudes,
skills and character traits you will need to become the leader God has
called you to be. You may need to establish new patterns of thought and
action, and break old habits that have been keeping you back. If you
truly devote yourself to the requirements of this course, you will be
a more effective and successful leader at the end of it.
LEA310 Apprenticed to Leadership (Course
Mentoring or apprenticeship was Jesus’ style of training. He committed
Himself to twelve intense relationships for about a year and a half, raising
up leaders after Him who turned the world upside down for His sake. In this
course, we will explore the mentoring relationship from both sides: as an apprentice
who is learning from a leader and as a leader who is developing his team. (It
is possible and beneficial to be in both positions at the same time – continuing
to grow and learn from those who are ahead of us while leading and developing
others into their potential.) We will discuss what is involved in a good mentoring
relationship, responsibilities of the mentor and the apprentice, how one enters
and terminates such relationships, and very practical steps for developing
leaders who will stand with you, help carry your load, and continue your vision
after you are gone. “There is no success without a successor.”
"To each of us grace has been given according to the measure of Christ's
gift...And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists,
and some as pastors and teachers for the equipping of the saints." Do you
know which of these heart motivations God has given to you? Is God asking you
to express this heart motivation within or outside the structured church, or
both? Which ministry or vocation is He asking you to express yourself through?
What kinds of people do you need next to you to make you most effective? These
questions and many others will be answered.
REN204 Naturally Supernatural (Course
Through the working of Almighty God, He has joined His Spirit to our
spirits. We will study and experience the glory of Christ (through
the Holy Spirit)
living within us, as well as ways of approaching Him and releasing His
indwelling presence. We abide in Christ to the extent that we know
that Christ abides
in us. We will also learn how to allow the gifts and fruit of the Holy
Spirit within us to flow out through us. Prerequisite: REN103 Communion
BUS102 Fulfill Your Financial Destiny (Course
BUS502 Fulfill Your Financial Destiny (Graduate Level) (Course
Syllabus) 4 credits $416.80
This course will give you Scriptural support for the belief that God
delights in the prosperity of His children (Ps. 35:27). It is His desire
that we lend
and not borrow. We are to be the head and not the tail, above and not underneath
(Deut. 28:12,13). God Himself teaches us to profit (Is. 48:17) and has given
us the power to make wealth (Deut. 8:18). Several hundred verses on silver
and gold will be examined, along with a philosophy concerning money, showing
that we are to create and release wealth into the kingdom of God.
HEA102 Take Charge of Your Health (Course
We have a covenant of health with our God, which is based on four prerequisites
(Ex. 15:26). One of these is to keep all His statutes. In this course, we
will learn the statutes of God which will keep us from cancer and the other "Black
Plagues" of our century. We need not die prematurely if we become responsible
by keeping God's simple health commands.
LEA201 Creative Problem Solving (Course
Spirit-born creativity is no accident; it requires purposeful activity.
This study will open the doors of your understanding so that the
God can flow through you continuously in ways such as you may have only
dreamed. You will examine step-by-step how God progressively fills
each of the five
senses of your spirit with Himself, until His creative miracle is released
into the natural realm.
LEA205 Creating Your Mission Statement (Course
In a world in which we are daily forced to make decisions that lead
us either closer to or further from our goals, no tool is as valuable
direction as a mission statement - a brief, succinct, and focused statement
of purpose that can be used to initiate, evaluate, and refine all of life's
activities. People or groups with carefully defined missions have always
led and surpassed those who have none. In this course you will be guided
through every step of both defining and fulfilling a mission.
COU203 Cornerstones of Communication (Course
Communication is the center of all relationships, yet most of us are
untaught on the dynamics of great communication skills. This course
will teach you
these skills. With practice, every relationship you enter into will be
much more effective, including relationships with your spouse and
yourself the gift of outstanding communication skills.
REN206 Increasing the Anointing (Course
The key to the successful Christian life is walking and living in the
anointing of the Holy Spirit. This course has three emphases: First
it is designed
to help you become aware of your spirit. All 1400 verses of Scripture that
deal with the heart and spirit of man are closely considered with the one
supreme objective of learning to sense your spirit and the Spirit of Christ
within your spirit. From there you go on to examine the anointing of the
Holy Spirit and how the anointing can be increased in your life. Finally,
you will try to get to know the Holy Spirit as a Person.
MIN211 Building Dynamic Teams (Course
"...they ordained them elders in every church…" (Acts 14:23). Biblical
precedent indicates that local churches were governed by a team of elders. God
never let the rulership of the body rest on the shoulders of one man, knowing
that each of us has weaknesses and limitations, and that no one man can completely
represent full truth, wisdom and power as Jesus did. This course will help local
church leadership function more effectively as a team, honoring the gifts of
all. Prerequisites: LEA103 Gifted to Succeed (required); MIN210 Five Fold Ministry
Gifts (recommended). This course will be most useful if you are currently part
of a leadership team.
BUS320 New Trends in Management (Course
Everyone manages someone, whether you are a business person, a pastor,
or a homemaker. What are God's rules for successful management, which
the release of His blessing? We have discovered twenty biblical principles
for effective management. These are being used by the most successful corporations
around the world. We ground each one in Scripture and provide worksheets
so you can easily evaluate your management style. May God's maximum blessing
be released in our homes, churches, and businesses. Leaders manage people
Jesus' leadership approach with His "staff" ran counter to most of
the management styles and techniques employed today. In this course, you will
explore the three categories of strengths behind Jesus' leadership techniques:
the strength of self-mastery, the strength of action, and the strength of relationships.
You will learn a plan to heighten your awareness level in each category and
to assist you in the process of mastering them all, which is necessary for
you to become an empowered leader in this millennium.