LD403 Leadership Essentials

This course examines biblical principles for leadership and the personal qualities essential in the life of a good leader.

Registration for the Spring 2024 online course is now CLOSED.
Registration for the Summer 2024 online course will open on March 13, 2024.

This eight-week course is focused on the student as a leader who is constantly growing and maturing in his or her walk with the Lord and with others. The course examines biblical principles for leadership and the personal qualities essential in the life of a good leader. Students will gain insights into the behavioral patterns that shape their leadership styles. Emphasis is placed on interpersonal relationships, conflict management, and the communication skills necessary for effective ministry.

You can download the Course Syllabus displayed below to take a look at the assignments for this course before deciding to enroll in this course.

All students must order their own course materials. You need to place your order early enough to allow time for your order to be delivered to you before the course begins. USA students please allow two weeks for processing and shipping. International students please allow four-six weeks for processing and shipping. (NOTE: Orders are not processed on weekends or holidays.) Order early so you can start reading these books right away!

Required Texts:

Leadership Essentials Student Manual
The Leadership Essentials Student Manual is available from CEF Press®. Once you click on the link below, you will be taken to the CEF Press® website. 

Click here to order the Leadership Essentials student manual.

Devotional notes for "The Sovereignty of God" are included at the front of your manual for your own spiritual development and do not have video class sessions included in this course.

You may order the other texts from the book provider of your choice.

Spiritual Leadership by Henry and Richard Blackaby (2011 version)
ISBN-13: 978-1-4336-6918-7
The assigned chapters of this book (chapters 2, 4, and 6) need to be read by the end of week one. 

Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Sanders (2017 version)
ISBN: 13:978-0-8024-1670-4
The assigned chapters of this book (chapters 1-14) need to be read by the end of week two.

The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict by Ken Sande
ISBN-13:978-0-8010-6485-2
The assigned reading of this book (parts 1-2) need to be read by the end of week six.

If you have questions about ordering your course materials, email the CMI Online Administrator or call 1.636.456.4321.

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Course Includes

  • 13 Lessons
  • 43 Topics
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