LEADING THE PRESENCE-DRIVEN CHURCH
RENEWAL SCHOOL OF MINISTRY
Instructor – John Piippo, PhD (Northwestern University)
Purpose: The purpose of this class is to introduce students to Presence-Driven Church Leadership.
Method: I will teach out of my book Leading the Presence-DrivenChurch. Please purchase this book and read it prior to the class. (Or, begin reading it.)
The class will include individual times of praying. I have written about prayer in my book Praying: Reflections on 40 Years of Solitary Conversations with God.
The class will be interactive lecture, using powerpoint slides, to include discussion and questions. I will email students my presentations.
My home church is a Presence-Driven Church. I will share examples of leadership from my church context.
Attend the class.
Read the book as supplemental to the class.
Throughout the class – memorize Ps. 23, and meditate on it in your praying times.
Write a one-page paper describing your experience of God’s presence in our class, and in your times of praying. Type the paper and send to me in a Word file. Due date – .Monday, Feb. 22.
Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evaluation (pass/fail) based on class attendance, participation, taking the times of prayer, and the one-page paper.
johnpiippo.com (my blog)
REGISTRATION COMING SOON AT hsrm.org.