Church Leadership Graduate (CLSG)

CLSG-502  Intro/Grad Stud/Ldrsh/Hisp Pas  3 Credits  
CLSG-505  Intro/Church Ldrshp Studies  4 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

CLSG-508  Foundations/Leadership Studies  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-515  Church/Contemp. Moral Issues  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-518  Church Leadership Mgt Theory  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-519  Crit Thinking/Writing/Minister  3 Credits  
CLSG-520  System Anal/Church Organiz  3 Credits  
CLSG-521  Disciplines of Spiritual Life  3 Credits  
CLSG-522  Conflict Management  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

CLSG-523  Sociology of Religion  3 Credits  
CLSG-524  Pentecost-Charismat Mvmnts  3 Credits  
CLSG-525  Prin/Church Revitzn/Grth  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-526  Small Group Ministry  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-528  Current Issues/Latin America  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-530  Adv. Pastoral Counseling  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-532  History of Pentecostalism  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

CLSG-535  Issues/Pastoral Leadership  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-538  Church Financial Admin.  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

CLSG-545  Lay Ministry Development  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-546  Parables for Preaching  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-550  Independent Study/Church Ldshp  1-3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-554  Prin/Meth/Inter-Cult. Ministry  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

CLSG-555  Theol Educ/3rd World  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Summer.

CLSG-556  Current Issues/Youth Ministry  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

CLSG-557  Church Growth  3 Credits  
CLSG-564  Religion/Culture/Latin America  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-565  Leadership Dev/Cultr Context  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Summer.

CLSG-566  Introduction to Judaism  4 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

CLSG-570  Special Topic:  1-3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

CLSG-585  Current Issues in Missiology  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-586  Relign,Crisis/Change/Latin Am  2-4 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-601  History of Spirituality  3 Credits  

An exploration of Spirituality throughout church history that includes examples from Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Protestant (including Pentecostal) traditions.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring and Summer.

CLSG-605  Church/Theology Perspective  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-606  Spiritual Formation  3 Credits  

An examination of the theological foundation for spiritual formation and an exploration of the spiritual practices as a means of grace for personal growth, communal spirituality, and faithful service.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring and Summer.

CLSG-607  Spiritual Direction  3 Credits  

The course introduces and develops foundational understandings and resources necessary to explore the practice of spiritual direction, and seeks to assist persons in discerning the ways that God is present and at work in their lives.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Summer.

CLSG-610  Appreciative Inquiry  3 Credits  
CLSG-611  Leadership and the New Science  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-615  Church/Contemp Moral Issues  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring and Summer.

CLSG-618  Church Leadership Mgt. Theory  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

CLSG-620  Change in Christian Organiztns  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Summer.

CLSG-621  Mission/Mrktg/Chrstn Organiztn  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring and Summer.

CLSG-622  Team Development and Conflict Management  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-623  Marketing in Christian Organzt  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Summer.

CLSG-624  Change and Strategic Planning  3 Credits  

An examination of change within congregations and religious organizations with a view toward understanding systematically the relationship between the organization and its environment. Alternate strategic planning, problem solving and program evaluation models will be explored in light of intentional mission and ministry.

Terms Typically Offered: Summer.

CLSG-625  Prin/Church Revitzn & Renewal  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Summer.

CLSG-626  Soul and Spirit of the Leader  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-627  New Forms of Preaching in a Postmodern World  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-630  Pastoral Counseling/Chrstn Org  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

CLSG-632  Team Development & Conflict Management  3 Credits  

An exploration of team development and conflict management in relation to leadership effectiveness with an emphasis on team dynamics, the nature of conflict, and strategies of assessment and intervention.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring and Summer.

CLSG-635  Iss/Pastoral Leadership  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring and Summer.

CLSG-638  Leadership/Global Issues  3 Credits  

This course focuses on leadership in global and intercultural contexts with an emphasis on the interdisciplinary and interlocking themes of culture, theology and the church. The course explores dimensions of social and organizational identities and examines how cultural perspective impacts both theology and practice. Cultural competence across a range of domains equips leaders to be relevant and innovative in theological reflection and ministry practices.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-642  Soul Care of Others  3 Credits  

A practical and theological exploration of the nature of the soul and of soul care, and the partnering relationship between pastoral care and other forms of counseling.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Summer.

CLSG-645  Contem Iss/Wrldwd Pentec Ldrsh  3 Credits  
CLSG-646  Leadership/Character Developmt  3 Credits  

This course examines how character development and spirituality can enable leaders to become more authentic in their working relationships and more effective as transformational leaders through their organizations.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-650  Indep Studies/Church Leadershp  1-4 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

CLSG-655  Theo/Educ/Third World  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

CLSG-665  Leadership Dev/Cultr Context  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Summer.

CLSG-670  Special Topic:  1-3 Credits  

Study in a special topic in leadership studies.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

CLSG-680  Ind Study: Leadership Studies  1-3 Credits  

An individualized study initiated by the student who must develop a written prospectus of the proposed study and secure an appropriate sponsoring faculty member to supervise and evaluate the study. Up to a maximum of three units may be applied toward the degree requirements.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-690  Seminar in Leadership Studies  1-3 Credits  

Mutual investigation of one topic in cross-cultural ministry of particular relevance to graduate students in leadership studies.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

CLSG-705  Church/Theol Perspective  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

CLSG-710  Mission/Culture in Theo Persp  3 Credits  

This interdisciplinary study, integrating theology and praxis, seeks to develop a theology of mission based on the premise that the unifying theme of Scripture is embodied in the concept of the Kingdom of God introduced in the Old Testament, fulfilled in the ministry of Jesus Christ in the New Testament, and demonstrated to the world through the life and actions of a believing community empowered by the Holy Spirit.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Summer.

CLSG-715  Church/Contemporary Moral Issues  3 Credits  

This course aims to develop a constructive Christian ethic as a basis from which to address the moral problems confronting leaders in the contemporary church. The course explores the relationship between theological reflection and ethical thinking and examines how cultural perspective and context impact ethical decision-making.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-720  Theology/Theory of Leadership  3 Credits  

An examination of leadership, including theological and theoretical frameworks, that will enable students to assess their own mental models and inform their leadership practices in organizational settings.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

CLSG-741  Expository Preaching  3 Credits  

Building on coursework in either Old or New Testament Interpretation, this course teaches the development of a biblical text and the practical delivery of a sermon. While focused primarily on expository preaching, narrative and topical sermon structures will also be explored.

Terms Typically Offered: Summer.

CLSG-780  Ind. Stud:  1-3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.