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Christian Education and Leader Development Showcase

 

Friday Showcase: Higher Education and Leadership Training

The week the Alliance showcases higher education and organizations that offer academic degrees and  in-depth leadership training.  Christian Leadership Alliance exists to equip and unite leaders call to transform the world for Christ. For over 40 years, the Christian Leadership Alliance community has put its years of experience in the “business” of ministry to work for its members. The Alliance celebrates all professional development grounded in a Biblical worldview.

Biola University

As a leader in academic quality and innovation, Biola is consistently ranked among the nation’s foremost Christian universities, and was recently recognized as one of America’s top 10 “up and coming” national universities by U.S. News & World Report. Biola’s nine schools offer more than 150 academic programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, enrolling more than 6,000 students at the La Mirada campus, online and in distance programs throughout the world.

The Master of Management program — offered fully online, on campus or in a blend of both formats — is designed for leaders in nonprofit and faith-based organizations who want to increase their leadership and management skills, while also pursuing theological training and spiritual transformation. As a joint program between Biola’s Crowell School of Business and Talbot School of Theology, the program brings together elements of an MBA and a seminary degree — ideal for people serving in a range of leadership positions in churches, parachurch organizations, mission agencies or social enterprises.

Colorado Christian University

Colorado Christian University’s College of Adult and Graduate Studies offers online Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degree programs designed for adult learners. Courses are flexible and accelerated, helping students to complete a degree as quickly as possible and on their own schedule. Courses are also taught from a Biblical worldview, emphasizing how your personal values and ethics can impact your education, your life, and your work. A degree from CCU transforms students to impact the world with grace and truth. Your business can also partner with CCU to offer tuition discounts to your employees who may be considering further education.

Harrison Graduate School- SAGU

The Harrison Graduate School strategically maintains a high-quality educational standard while effectively integrating a biblical foundation. Individuals pursing their masters or doctoral degrees are fully prepared to impact their area of expertise. Operating from a biblical frame- work, they are powerfully equipped to facilitate the advancement of God’s Kingdom in their chosen career path. With degrees ranging from Theological Studies, History, and Education to Behavioral Sciences and Business Administration, a place in the Harrison Graduate School awaits you.

Los Angeles Pacific University

Los Angeles Pacific University (LAPU)  is California’s most affordable online Christian university. With no athletic departments, dorms, or buildings to maintain; we are able to keep tuition low and make a college degree a reality for everyone. Our resources are reserved for our expert staff and faculty who remain 100% focused on the main goal — delivering a high-quality education and supporting each student along the way.

York  College

The mission of York College is to transform lives through Christ-centered education and to equip students for lifelong service to God, family and society.

At York college students will:

  • intentionally be brought face to face with Jesus and his teachings, thereby encouraging a transformation into his likeness. (transform)
  • attain an institutional standard for written and oral communication that supports success in a variety of settings. (educate)
  • be introduced to the integration of knowledge through the traditions consistent with a liberal arts education. (educate)
  • be equipped to become life-long learners. (equip)
  • experience ongoing engagement in service opportunities (campus-based, local, regional, and global) and regular participation in organizations and activities that directly relate to their chosen academic discipline and career goals. (serve)

The InterVarsity Institute

Want to engage a diverse mission field or retain a diverse workforce? The InterVarsity Institute offers ministries, churches, and denominations training experiences and consulting insights gleaned from working with next-generation leaders on the most diverse communities in our country: the university campus.

We currently offer services in five focus areas:

  1. a week-long training program and six-month coaching experience which equips women and people of color to thrive as organizational leaders;
  2. assessments, coaching, and management consulting which enables organizations to become more diverse and inclusive;
  3. training and coaching to help men and women partner in mission more effectively;
  4. executive team/board consultation around SOGI issues; and
  5. certification programs for worship leaders serving in diverse contexts. Our programs are grounded in Scripture and the evangelical theological tradition.

Lead Like Jesus

Lead Like Jesus is a global leadership development organization that helps individuals, nonprofits, churches, universities, faith-based and faith-led organizations lead more effectively by following the model of Jesus. Their mission is to glorify God by inspiring and equipping people to lead like Jesus.

Lead Like Jesus believes that God is glorified when Jesus is lifted up and we allow Him to work freely in and through us. We are filled with a holy anticipation as we watch Lead Like Jesus’ reach expand around the globe. Lead Like Jesus is an international movement, not just another leadership program. They offer a wide variety of resources and solutions to help you become the effective Jesus-like leader God created you to be.

We encourage you to learn more by visiting the websites of those featured today.

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