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MAST 6356 (3-3-0) Developing Student Ministry Lay Leaders (S-L)
This course will give strong focus to developing a theology of service for church members and leaders that includes polity and the way a church, specifically a student ministry, organizes for its work. Areas covered are discovering student ministry leaders through their spiritual gifts assessment, effective ways for enlisting people to serve, establishing a climate for service, providing training for service, evaluating service, and providing support for those who serve. At least half of the course will focus on developing adolescent and collegiate leaders and equipping them in biblical leadership skills for future and current leadership opportunities. This course contains a field-based service-learning component. Online.