Details for Raising Christian Leaders

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: LEA403
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Duane Van Vuuren

Awards offering Raising Christian Leaders

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Appraise different definitions and theories of developing leaders.
  2. Critique the relationship between developing leaders and a theology of developing leaders.
  3. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of modelling, mentoring and the coaching of leaders.
  4. Analyse the relationship between the leader and those developed by the leader, in a local, regional, national, and global context.
  5. Articulate strategies for developing Christian leaders.
  6. Evaluate critically the link between developing leaders and spirituality, authenticity, and trust.
  7. Critically analyse how the development of Christian leaders can be enhanced by other perspectives and understandings of the broader community.
  8. Critique the various models of developing Christian leaders and design a working model for the developing of leaders.

Subject Content

  • Leadership and Leader Development: Definitions, Descriptions, and Relationship.
  • Theological Foundations of Leadership: Calling, Christian Worldview, and Christian Leadership.
  • A Biblical Theology of Leadership.
  • Biblical Insights into Leader Development: Moses, Jesus, and Paul; Discipleship and Leader Development.
  • Relational Dynamics in Leader Development: Spirituality, Authenticity, and Trust.
  • Modelling, Mentoring, and Coaching.
  • Facilitating Conditions for Leader Development.

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face (onsite)
  • eLearning (online)
  • Intensive
  • Extensives

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Forum Posts (10%)
  • Annotated Bibliography (25%)
  • Oral Presentation (15%)
  • Major Essay (50%)

Prescribed Text

  • Clinton, J.R. (2012). The making of a Christian leader: Recognizing the lessons and stages of leadership development. Colorado Springs, CO: Navpress.