Understanding & Leading Church Systems

DETAILS

Program
D.Min
Field of Study
Ministry
Class #
M 722
Currently Offered?
Time
TBD
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.