Planting and Growing Churches 2017-02-08T22:07:33+00:00

Project Description

Church of God School of Ministry

Planting and Growing Churches

Course Description:

This course is a study of practical strategies for church planting such as networking, small groups, home visitation, cross-cultural, and media usage.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to…

  1. Discuss several practical strategies for church planting, including the following:
    1. Networking
    2. Small groups
    3. Home visitation
    4. Cross-cultural ministry
    5. Media usage
  2. Describe the profile of a church planter.
  3. Discuss the process of church growth as well as the different kinds of growth.
  4. Describe how to grow the smaller church.

Meet the instructors:

Dr. Bill Sheeks
(Deceased)
Church of God

Dr. Raymond F. Culpepper
Church of God
International Executive Committee

Dr. Bryan Cutshall
Church of God

Dr. Loran Livingston
Church of God

Dr. Jeremy Robinson
Church of God

Dr. Ray Sanders
Church of God

Video Lessons Table of Contents:

  1. Leadership Development Presuppositions and Principles
  2. Ten Essential Skills in Leadership Development
  3. Essential Skill #1: Integrity of Heart: Part 1
  4. Essential Skill #1: Integrity of Heart: Part 2
  5. Essential Skill #2: Self-Awareness: Part 1
  6. Essential Skill #2: Self-Awareness: Part 2
  7. Essential Skill #3: Servant Leadership: Part 1
  8. Essential Skill #3: Servant Leadership: Part 2
  9. Images of Christian Leadership: Part 1
  10. Images of Christian Leadership: Part 2
  11. Essential Skill #4: Situational Leadership: Part 1
  12. Essential Skill #4: Situational Leadership: Part 2
  13. Essential Skill #4: Situational Leadership: Part 3
  14. Essential Skill #5: Exemplary Leadership: Part 1
  15. Essential Skill #5: Exemplary Leadership: Part 2
  16. Essential Skill #6: Leading Change: Part 1
  17. Essential Skill #6: Leading Change: Part 2
  18. Essential Skill #6: Leading Change: Part 3
  19. Essential Skill #7: Managing (Leading) Conflict: Part 1
  20. Essential Skill #7: Managing (Leading) Conflict: Part 2
  21. Essential Skill #7: Managing (Leading) Conflict: Part 3
  22. Essential Skill #8: Organizational Culture: Part 1
  23. Essential Skill #8: Organizational Culture: Part 2
  24. Essential Skill #9: Self-Development—The Road Ahead
  25. Essential Skill #10: Developing a Bench—Global Leadership
  26. Essential Skill #10: Developing a Bench—Team Building: Part 1
  27. Essential Skill #10: Developing a Bench—Team Building: Part 2
  28. Summary
  • CIMS Credit: 2
  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Subject: Pastoral
  • Venues: DVD, Internet, Distance Learning
  • Language: English

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