Biblical Foundations for People Management & Care

Content Contributor: John Baugus, Adjunct Professor, Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology, and Dr. Wendi Dykes, Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology and Program Director, Azusa Pacific University
Facilitator: Joelle Peelgren - Founder/Principal, DeGenaro Peelgren Associates
Category: People Management & Care

Last Day to Register: Sep 21, 2020
Module Start Date: Sep 28, 2020

Learning Objectives

  • 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

Module Overview

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.

Required Textbooks

Optional Resources:

Facilitator Bio

Joelle Peelgren - Founder/Principal, DeGenaro Peelgren Associates
Joelle Peelgren’s entire professional career has been dedicated to faith-based, not-for-profit organizations, serving 16 years with World Vision US and 16 years with English Language Institute/China. Her Masters work in Human Resource Leadership and Organizational Development from Azusa Pacific University has provided Joelle with a strong understanding – both operationally and theoretically – in areas of organizational development, adult learning, and human resources. DeGenaro Peelgren Associates: Seven years ago, Jim and Joelle co-founded DeGenaro Peelgren Associates to provide consulting services to organizations – small and large – in the areas of organizational development, technology assessment and management, change management, interim executive positions, and human resources