- Develop a biblical theology of work and workers
- Discover tangible ways to live out and help others live out the New Testament’s “one another’s” in the workplace
- Learn how to be an effective “steward” of human resources and commit to doing so
- Grow in understanding of biblical examples of “people care”
- Become familiar with the foundational knowledge areas related to Human Resources for Christian leaders
This module will consider the unique call of a Christian leader in stewarding an organization’s people, its “greatest asset.” The module will cover a range of topics, including a Christian perspective on work, living out the New Testament’s “one another’s” in the workplace, the discipleship of employees, and key biblical examples of the importance of effective mobilization of human giftedness in furthering kingdom purposes.
Requirements for Receiving Credit
Credit for the module will be determined on the following criteria:
- Successful completion and submission of five Reflection assignments demonstrating that participant has read required resources and reviewed the presentation content.
- Engage in forum discussions for all five sessions.
- The Bible. In this module we will primarily use the New International Version.
- Christian Reflections on the Leadership Challenge, by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, editors, Jossey-Bass, 2006
- Leadership is an Art, by Max DePree, Random House, 2004
- Management: A Biblical Approach, by Myron Rush, SP Publications, 2002.
- Bringing Out the Best in People, by Alan Loy McGinnis, Augsburg Publishing House, 1985