Understanding & Leading Church Systems


Program D.Min
Field of Study Ministry
Class# M 722
Location TBD
Time TBD
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Core/Elective Elective

Church leaders carry out their ministries within a field of complex, interrelated organizational systems. Students will analyze the church systems in which they participate through a number of theoretical perspectives: structure, human relations, political, open systems, and symbolic. Students will explore the interaction between organizational theory, theological perspectives, and the practice of ministry.