2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

PDN 515 Leader's Life and Work

This course examines the pivotal issues leaders face as they balance personal lives with public lives, and personal convictions and values with the demands of their position. Included in this study are topics such as the leader’s call and competencies, life-long learning habits, critical values and choices, biblical servant leadership, use and abuse of authority, essential character qualities for effective leadership, and common stumbling blocks to leadership. Authentic, transformational, team, and servant leadership theories are studied in light of biblical examples, principles, and theological understandings of leadership.