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Mobile Ed: LD111 Foundations of Christian Leadership (2 hour course)
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Runs on Windows, Mac and mobile.


LD111 Foundations of Christian Leadership is presented by a team of six respected Mobile Ed speakers—Justin Irving, Greg Ogden, Bev Hislop, Jeff Struecker, Michael W. Goheen, and Timothy Sisk—who write and teach on leadership, discipleship, pastoral care, chaplaincy, missiology, and church planting. This course introduces Christian leadership, insights on how to grow as a leader and disciple leaders, and leadership across the contexts of chaplaincy, shepherding women, and the mission field.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion you should be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of trained leaders within the missional church
  • Apply biblical models of discipleship and team ministry that share the leadership burden
  • Grow in awareness of the dynamics of self-leadership
  • Understand leadership characteristics and functions needed to serve in chaplaincy, ministry to women, and missional contexts

Course Outline


  • Introducing the Speakers and the Course
  • Why Leadership, Why Now? by Justin Irving
  • Importance of Leadership by Michael W. Goheen
  • Components of Effective Teams by Justin Irving
  • Leadership Training by Michael W. Goheen
  • Transactional vs. a Transformational Leadership by Justin Irving

Unit 1: Discipling Church Leaders by Greg Ogden

  • Focus on a Few: Internalization
  • Focus on a Few: Multiplication
  • Sharing the Leadership

Unit 2: Shepherding Women by Beverly Hislop

  • What Makes a Good Shepherd?
  • Women as Shepherds
  • Effective Biblical Shepherding

Unit 3: Leading as a Chaplain by Jeff Struecker

  • What Is Chaplaincy?
  • Traits of a Chaplain

Unit 4: Missions Leadership by Timothy Sisk

  • Leading in Different Cultures or Communities
  • Characteristics of a Successful Church Planter, Part 1
  • Characteristics of a Successful Church Planter, Part 2

Unit 5: Growing as a Leader by Justin Irving

  • Biblical Foundations for Self-Leadership
  • Increasing Emotional Intelligence
  • The Dark Side of Leadership
  • Spiritual Gifts


  • Leaving a Legacy

Product Details

Getting the most out of Mobile Ed

Logos Mobile Education is a highly effective cross-platform learning environment that integrates world class teaching with the powerful study tools and theological libraries available in Logos Bible Software. Every course provides links to additional resources and suggested readings that supplement the lecture material at the end of every transcript segment.

This course comes with an Activities resource that functions as a type of “workbook” for the course. This resource includes learning activities such as: places for you to respond to reflection questions, exercises that will challenge and show you how deepen your understanding of this course by using specific Logos tools and resources, tutorial videos on different features of Logos Bible Software, and links to relevant Logos guides and tools. A link to open the Activities resource is conveniently placed at the end of every segment.