This course forms the student’s identity as pastoral leader and change agent in congregations, The United Methodist Church, and the world.
Students will be able to:
Identify and understand the attributes of good leaders, biblically and theologically.
Evaluate and strengthen their own identities and skills as pastoral leaders.
Explain and reflect on the nature of change in the local congregation and wider society.
Implement visioning, strategizing, and planning processes in their local congregations.
Instructor: Dr. Robert W. Winstead, Assistant Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology, Candler School of Theology, Atlanta, Georgia
Prerequisite: COS 121 & COS 122