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Leadership Training

The Leadership Training Acadcemy is a resource for local churches to use in training current and future leaders. The program contains 10 quarterly units and is intended to be completed in 2.5 years. Each topic below is taught in three, 30-minute sessions and has an assigned book to read to complement the online teaching.

LTA promotional video

Introduction for pastors about how to use the LTA

Video introduction to the purpose and structure of the LTA

Curriculum:

Click on each topic for the course syllabus and on each session for a link to the video.

Topic Professor Text Book

Spiritual Leadership Terry Smith "Courageous Leadership" by Bill Hybels

Session 1 / Powerpoint

Session 2 / Powerpoint

Session 3 / Powerpoint

Spiritual Disciplines/Prayer Randy and Linda Corbin "Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership" by Ruth Haley Barton

Session 1 / Powerpoint

Session 2 / Powerpoint

Session 3 / Powerpoint

Emotionally Healthy Leadership Joel Smith "The Emotionally Healthy Leader" by Pete Scazzero

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Powerpoint for all three sessions

How to Study the Bible Doug Coleman "How to Read the Bible For All It's Worth" by Fee and Stuart

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Powerpoint for all three sessions

Theology 101 Bruce Overstreet "Know What You Believe" by Paul E. Little

Session 1 / Powerpoint

Session 2 / Powerpoint

Session 3 / Powerpoint

This presenter has also shared a number of papers you might find helpful to the topic: We Believe in One God; We Believe in Jesus and the Holy Spirit; We Believe in the Trinity; We Believe God Has a Plan for Man; We Believe the Bible Is the Word of God; We Believe in Salvation By Grace; We Believe in God's Plan for the Church; We Believe in the Resurrection; and We Believe Jesus Will Return.

Person and Ministry of the Holy Spirit Jim Rudd "How To Be Filled With The Holy Spirit," A.W. Tozer and

Session 1 / Powerpoint "Alliance Statement in Spiritual Gifts"

Session 2 / Powerpoint

Session 3 / Powerpoint

Available summer 2017

Alliance Distinctives Jim Grumbine "All for Jesus" by Nicklaus, Sawin, and Stoesz

Personal Evangelism Brian Kannel "Just Walk Across the Room" by Bill Hybels

Available fall 2017

Shepherding in Christ's Church Tim Allen "Dangerous Calling" by Paul David Tripp

Preaching and Teaching Tim Keller "Preaching: Communicating Faith in an Age of Skepticism" Timothy

Keller

If you plan to use the Leadership Training Academy in your church, please contact beth.lorow@epdcma.org. We want to know simply so we can check in with you occasionally to see what you think of the materials.

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