Spirit-led Leadership

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: LEA503
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Duane Van Vuuren


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Spirit-led Leadership

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

Unit Content


  1. Appraise different Pentecostal contexts and perspectives
  2. Critique relationships between the various facets of Pentecostal ministry praxis
  3. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of global Pentecostal church dynamics and practices
  4. Analyse the relationship between the spiritual leader and those served by leadership, within and outside cultural and institutional contexts.
  5. Evaluate critically the link between Pentecostal spiritual disciplines and spiritual discernment
  6. Articulate strategies for developing Pentecostal spiritual maturity in the context of self and others
  7. Critically analyse how Pentecostal and Charismatic expressions of social and global engagement can be enhanced by other perspectives and understandings of the broader community.
  8. Critique the various models of spiritual leadership and develop a working model for their own faith community (Pentecostal Ministry)

Subject Content

  • Understanding the Holy Spirit & the Work of the Holy Spirit
  • Pentecostalism and a Changing World
  • Spirit Empowered Leadership
  • Hearing the Voice of God and Spirit-led Leaders
  • Gifts of the Holy Spirit (Overview)
  • Gifts of the Holy Spirit (Operating)
  • Equipping Others in the Gifts
  • Everyday Leadership & the Holy Spirit
  • Dear Leader, what now?
  • Leadership with Balance
  • Spirit-led Leaders and the Anointing
  • Raising Empowered Leaders & People
  • Taking This Beyond Me

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face (On site)
  • E-learning (Online)
  • Intensive
  • Extemsive

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 (20%)
  • Annotated Bibliography & Reflective Summary (30%)
  • Major Essay (50%)

Prescribed Text

Fee, G.D. (1996) Paul, The Spirit and the People of God. Hendrickson Publishers.