MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy

"Without wise leadership, a nation falls; there is safety in having many advisers."
— PROVERBS 11:14
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Academic Level

Masters/Doctorate

Duration

Flexible

Assessment

Yes. Self Reflections

Study Method

Online

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“Axx ministry training & online Bible College courses has already proved to have been of great benefit to our students studying all over Australia. The learning, the method of delivery and the interaction combine for an outstanding educational experience for men and women in ministry”
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MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy Overview

The MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy is designed and developed for pastors and ministry leaders who are looking for a practical and empowering leadership development program.

The Axx MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy brings together a group of ministry experts who will give you the tools to grow your ministry.

You will be equipped with the tools and skills you need to minister at the highest levels for life long fruitful ministry. You will be equipped with mentoring, conflict and learn the skills to build an intercultural ministry.

All courses in the Axx MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy are taught at Masters and Doctorate levels.

It is expected that people undertaking the MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy have a substantial background in ministry, biblical studies and theology.

This qualification builds on the Axx Biblical Leadership Stream.

Who is the MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy for

  • This MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy is designed for pastors and leaders who are very experienced in ministry who are wanting to take their ministry to the next level.
  • It is ideal for those who are taking on a new senior role in a Church or ministry.
  • Those pastors and leaders seeking to take time to reflect on their ministry practice.
  • It enables the leader to refresh a ministry and in a positive and empowering manner.
  • It enables the leader to refresh their knowledge of the Leadership and Strategy at a graduate level without the hassle of attending classes and writing long research papers.

What you will learn

Minister’s Personal Development: Ministry MasterClass – Part 1

  • How to reflect on your unique ministry environment. Ministry health will be considered from a holistic perspective.

Minister’s Personal Development: Ministry MasterClass – Part 2

  • Continues to build the foundation of spiritual disciplines and relationship practices including; boundaries, success, failure and assertiveness.

Conflict Management in the Pastorate Part 1: Ministry MasterClass

  • How to create a theological framework encompassing the inevitability and purpose of conflict and how to positively resolve conflict and potential conflicts in societal and church settings.

Conflict Management in the Pastorate Part 2: Ministry MasterClass

  • Conflict management and resolution models with an application of the collaborative approach and the development of an integrative model of mediation. A foundational understanding of the need for self-awareness will be established, incorporating the practical application of communication skills and reflective listening in the development of a conflict resolution model.

Coaching & Mentoring: Ministry MasterClass – Part 1

  • This course examines the key theoretical concepts of coaching and mentoring in the light of Christian leadership. It examines coaching and mentoring as a philosophy of training and developing people in a local church or mission organisation.

Coaching & Mentoring: Ministry MasterClass – Part 2

  • How to conduct an evaluation of participants in a coaching or mentoring situation. Develop a plan to promote a culture that enhances ethical coaching methodology in your setting.

Intercultural Communication & Strategies for Ministry Part 1: Ministry MasterClass

  • How to use communication as a key skill for every follower of Jesus. You will learn how great communication is strategic to take the gospel message into intercultural settings.

Intercultural Communication & Strategies for Ministry Part 2: Ministry MasterClass

  • How to use meaning through verbal and non-verbal communication. You will learn how to use communication cross-culturally and develop meaning full strategies. great communication is strategic to take the gospel message into intercultural settings.

Included Courses

Preview Minister’s Personal Development: Ministry MasterClass

The course aims to provide pastors and ministry leaders with a unique learning environment that deals with the spiritual, mental and emotional health and growth of ministers. Ministry health will be considered from a holistic perspective.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Introduction
  3. Wisdom & the 7 Q’s
  4. MLS Journal
  5. IQ
  6. Life-Long Learning
  7. Emotional Intelligence
  8. Depression
  9. Guilt & Shame
  10. The Self
  11. Stress
  12. Burnout
  13. Appraisals
  14. Coping

About your instructor

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Dr Nigel Pegram

Nigel completed his Master of Theology, focusing on Old Testament Prophets. He has continued his study and completed his Doctor of Ministry, writing a dissertation on emotional intelligence and prevention of ministry burnout.

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22 November 2022

This has been a eye opener and very interesting course.

Adrian
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Educational

19 November 2022

This has been a eye opener and blessing.

Adrian
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A myriad of wisdom

10 October 2022

I enjoyed this module and must say that it was actually a self discovery mission. With the help of God, I plan to impart all this good principles in my life and ministry.

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Preview Minister’s Personal Development: Ministry MasterClass

The course aims to provide pastors and ministry leaders with a unique learning environment that deals with the spiritual, mental and emotional relationship practices including; boundaries, success, failure and assertiveness.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Passion
  2. Relationships
  3. Boundaries
  4. Sexuality
  5. Singleness
  6. Failure &Sin
  7. Interview with Graham Cann (1)
  8. Interview with Graham Cann (2)
  9. Interview with Graham Cann (3)
  10. Interview with Dr Steve Chao (1)
  11. Interview with Dr Steve Chao (2)
  12. Interview with Dr Steve Chao (3)
  13. Theology of Success & Failure
  14. Aggression & Assertiveness
  15. Leaving & Finishing Well
  16. AQ Adaptability
  17. A Model of Change
  18. Life Changes & Retirement
  19. Triangulation & Dysfunction

About your instructor

Nigel Pegram 150 x 150 opt

Dr Nigel Pegram

Nigel completed his Master of Theology, focusing on Old Testament Prophets. He has continued his study and completed his Doctor of Ministry, writing a dissertation on emotional intelligence and prevention of ministry burnout.

Course Reviews

4.9
Rated 4.9 out of 5
4.9 out of 5 stars (based on 8 reviews)
Excellent88%
Very good12%
Average0%
Poor0%
Terrible0%

Excellent

22 November 2022

This has been a eye opener and very interesting course.

Adrian
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Educational

19 November 2022

This has been a eye opener and blessing.

Adrian
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A myriad of wisdom

10 October 2022

I enjoyed this module and must say that it was actually a self discovery mission. With the help of God, I plan to impart all this good principles in my life and ministry.

A.E.H. Keith-Bandath
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Preview Conflict Management in the Pastorate: Ministry MasterClass

These courses are designed to will address four major areas. Firstly, a theological framework encompassing the inevitability and purpose of conflict will be explored. This will be followed by an examination of various conflict theories and their implications in societal and church settings.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description & Additional Resource
  2. First Experiences of Conflict
  3. Defining Conflict (1)
  4. Defining Conflict (2)
  5. Defining Conflict (3)
  6. Conflict: Exploring its Roots
  7. The Dialectical Nature in a Fallen World (1)
  8. The Dialectical Nature in a Fallen World (2)
  9. The Dialectical Nature in a Fallen World (3)
  10. Social Sciences in the Pastorate (1)
  11. Social Sciences in the Pastorate (2)
  12. Social Control & Maslow’s Hierarchy of Human Needs (1)
  13. Social Control & Maslow’s Hierarchy of Human Needs (2)
  14. Using Conflict Theory
  15. de Bono & Covey on Conflict Resolution (1)
  16. de Bono & Covey on Conflict Resolution (2)
  17. Correlations between Conflict Theories & Church Life (1)
  18. Correlations between Conflict Theories & Church Life (2)
  19. The Scope for Conflict in the Pastorate (1)
  20. The Scope for Conflict in the Pastorate (2)

About your instructor

Adrian Turner

Dr Adrian Turner

Adrian Turner has been involved in church planting and senior church leadership for just over 30 years, with a primary interest in Missions, including 20 short-term mission trips to over 12 different countries at last count. He completed his doctoral studies at Melbourne School of Theology focusing on spiritual transformation, and loves the opportunity to challenge Pastors and congregations to rise to their Kingdom responsibilities of mission and justice, and explore the possibilities of creating ‘organic relationships’ with other congregations through child sponsorships in the developing world.

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Preview Conflict Management in the Pastorate: Ministry MasterClass

Conflict management and resolution models will be examined with analysis and application of the collaborative approach and the development of an integrative model of mediation. Finally, a foundational understanding of the need for self-awareness will be established, incorporating the practical application of communication skills and reflective listening in the development of a conflict resolution model.

Skills of communication, reflective listening, paraphrasing, empathy, assertiveness, and body language, together with techniques for dealing with anger and negotiating.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description & Additional Resource
  2. Counselling, Conflict Resolution, Mediation & Arbitration
  3. Transformational Opportunities (1)
  4. Transformational Opportunities (2)
  5. Conflict in Teams (1)
  6. Conflict in Teams (2)
  7. Conflict in Teams (3)
  8. Conflict in Teams (4)
  9. Conflict in Teams (5)
  10. Augsburger’s Matrix (1)
  11. Augsburger’s Matrix (2)
  12. Understanding People (1)
  13. Understanding People (2)
  14. Understanding People (3)
  15. Understanding People (4)
  16. Fighting Fair to Resolve Conflict (1)
  17. Fighting Fair to Resolve Conflict (2)
  18. Developing a Third Alternative (1)
  19. Developing a Third Alternative (2) & Self-Awareness (1)
  20. Self-Awareness (2)
  21. The Power of Forgiveness (1)
  22. The Power of Forgiveness (2)

About your instructor

Adrian Turner

Dr Adrian Turner

Adrian Turner has been involved in church planting and senior church leadership for just over 30 years, with a primary interest in Missions, including 20 short-term mission trips to over 12 different countries at last count. He completed his doctoral studies at Melbourne School of Theology focusing on spiritual transformation, and loves the opportunity to challenge Pastors and congregations to rise to their Kingdom responsibilities of mission and justice, and explore the possibilities of creating ‘organic relationships’ with other congregations through child sponsorships in the developing world.

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Preview Coaching and Mentoring

This course examines the key theoretical concepts of coaching and mentoring in the light of Christian leadership. It examines coaching and mentoring as a philosophy of training and developing people in a local church or mission organisation.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Introduction to Coaching
  3. Coaching Continued
  4. Using Numbers, Leadership & Your Personality
  5. Cognitive Process & Personal Constraint
  6. Empowerment

About your instructor

Scott Wilson

Dr Scott Wilson

Based in Denmark for over 20 years, Scott has been a leadership trainer and coach to church leaders. He is the President of Eurolead.net, a network of churches in Europe. He is also the founder and Director of the Institute for Creativity, Leadership and Management (ICLM). Scott travels extensively, teaching and training leaders on building a great church. He holds two masters degrees, one in theology and the other in organisational development. He also holds a doctorate through an adjunct college of Liverpool University, England. He has authored eight books, is married to Linda who pastors churches in Denmark.

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This course examines the key theoretical concepts of coaching and mentoring in the light of Christian leadership. It examines coaching and mentoring as a philosophy of training and developing people in a local church or mission organisation.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Clarity, Growth & Predestination
  3. Coaching Programs
  4. Coaching Sessions
  5. Goals
  6. Coaching Models

About your instructor

Scott Wilson

Dr Scott Wilson

Based in Denmark for over 20 years, Scott has been a leadership trainer and coach to church leaders. He is the President of Eurolead.net, a network of churches in Europe. He is also the founder and Director of the Institute for Creativity, Leadership and Management (ICLM). Scott travels extensively, teaching and training leaders on building a great church. He holds two masters degrees, one in theology and the other in organisational development. He also holds a doctorate through an adjunct college of Liverpool University, England. He has authored eight books, is married to Linda who pastors churches in Denmark.

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Preview Intercultural Communication & Strategies for Ministry

Communication is a key skill for every follower of Jesus. In this course, you’ll learn some of the key theory behind great communication as you discover how to strategically take the gospel message into intercultural settings.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Welcome & Introduction
  2. Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  3. What is God’s Communication Strategy?
  4. Reality, Perception & Mental Mapping (1)
  5. Reality, Perception & Mental Mapping (2)
  6. Understanding Culture’s Influence on Communication (1)
  7. Understanding Culture’s Influence on Communication (2)
  8. Models of Cross-Cultural Communication
  9. God’s Approach: Communicating with Impact
  10. Some Insights into Interpersonal Communication
  11. An Inductive Interpersonal Model
  12. Understanding Your Personal Culture
  13. Understanding Your Personal Cultural Responses
  14. Understanding the Unique Patterns of Different Cultures (1)
  15. Understanding the Unique Patterns of Different Cultures (2)
  16. Following Jesus’ Example (1)
  17. Following Jesus’ Example (2)
  18. What is the Receptor up to? (1)
  19. What is the Receptor up to? (2)
  20. What Role Does Context Play?
  21. How does ‘Meaning’ Happen? (1)
  22. How does ‘Meaning’ Happen? (2)
  23. Verbal Communication & Language
  24. Characteristics of Non-Literates & Oral Preference People
  25. Orality: Some False Assumptions
  26. Ten Myths Concerning Communication (1)
  27. Ten Myths Concerning Communication (2)
  28. Social Structures, Relationships & Influences (1)
  29. Social Structures, Relationships & Influences (2)
  30. Social Structures, Relationships & Influences (3)
  31. Social Influence & Intercultural Competence (1)
  32. Social Influence & Intercultural Competence (2)
  33. Adapting to Context: Message & Messenger
  34. Communicating Cross-Culturally with Power (1)
  35. Communicating Cross-Culturally with Power (2)
  36. Why Strategies?
  37. Strategies (1)
  38. Strategies (2)
  39. Integration & Closure

About your instructor

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Dr Ian Grant

Ian is an experienced Vice-President Emeritus with a demonstrated history of executive leadership, curriculum development, postgraduate teaching and accreditation, in theological education and ministry training in Australian and international contexts, including in the e-learning industry. He is skilled in Lecturing, Coaching, Managing Teams, Conflict Resolution. Ian holds a PhD focused on cultural intelligence, anthropology, contextualised leadership, cultural and religious change, intercultural communication and Majority World Christianity from Monash University.

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Communication is a key skill for every follower of Jesus. In this course, you’ll learn some of the key theory behind great communication as you discover how to strategically take the gospel message into intercultural settings.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Welcome & Introduction
  2. Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  3. What is God’s Communication Strategy?
  4. Reality, Perception & Mental Mapping (1)
  5. Reality, Perception & Mental Mapping (2)
  6. Understanding Culture’s Influence on Communication (1)
  7. Understanding Culture’s Influence on Communication (2)
  8. Models of Cross-Cultural Communication
  9. God’s Approach: Communicating with Impact
  10. Some Insights into Interpersonal Communication
  11. An Inductive Interpersonal Model
  12. Understanding Your Personal Culture
  13. Understanding Your Personal Cultural Responses
  14. Understanding the Unique Patterns of Different Cultures (1)
  15. Understanding the Unique Patterns of Different Cultures (2)
  16. Following Jesus’ Example (1)
  17. Following Jesus’ Example (2)
  18. What is the Receptor up to? (1)
  19. What is the Receptor up to? (2)
  20. What Role Does Context Play?
  21. How does ‘Meaning’ Happen? (1)
  22. How does ‘Meaning’ Happen? (2)
  23. Verbal Communication & Language
  24. Characteristics of Non-Literates & Oral Preference People
  25. Orality: Some False Assumptions
  26. Ten Myths Concerning Communication (1)
  27. Ten Myths Concerning Communication (2)
  28. Social Structures, Relationships & Influences (1)
  29. Social Structures, Relationships & Influences (2)
  30. Social Structures, Relationships & Influences (3)
  31. Social Influence & Intercultural Competence (1)
  32. Social Influence & Intercultural Competence (2)
  33. Adapting to Context: Message & Messenger
  34. Communicating Cross-Culturally with Power (1)
  35. Communicating Cross-Culturally with Power (2)
  36. Why Strategies?
  37. Strategies (1)
  38. Strategies (2)
  39. Integration & Closure

About your instructor

Ian Grant 150 x 150 opt

Dr Ian Grant

Ian is an experienced Vice-President Emeritus with a demonstrated history of executive leadership, curriculum development, postgraduate teaching and accreditation, in theological education and ministry training in Australian and international contexts, including in the e-learning industry. He is skilled in Lecturing, Coaching, Managing Teams, Conflict Resolution. Ian holds a PhD focused on cultural intelligence, anthropology, contextualised leadership, cultural and religious change, intercultural communication and Majority World Christianity from Monash University.

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MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy Snapshot

  • 8 specifically designed courses
  • 160 lessons
  • 54 hours on-demand video
  • Dozens of articles and resources preloaded and sorted by topic.
  • Certification
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on computer, mobile devices and TV
  • All learning resources, handouts and E-library at no extra cost
  • Personalised Certified Certificate of Completion

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MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy Requirements

  • This MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy is best done after the completion of one of the lower-level ministry certifications to ensure adequate preparation for these Master’s and Doctorate level courses.
  • If you have relevant ministry experience or previous training then you can commence this qualification immediately. If you would like to course advice on this qualification please contact us on courseadvice@axx.global or book a phone call
  • The MasterClass of Ministry Leadership and Strategy requires a desire to learn the high-level ministry and leadership principles and a desire to apply them strategically to ministry inside and outside of the Church.
  • Have a desire to be a lifelong ministry leader.
  • Learners are welcome to commence this qualification at any time
  • A computer, tablet or smartphone is required
  • No additional software is required
  • Internet connection is required
  • Lessons are presented in English

All assessment tasks must be completed to be certified

  • Learners are required to complete all video lessons
  • Each lesson has a short multiple choice quiz
  • There are no essays to be written in this qualification
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