Certificate of Leadership

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Overview of the Leadership Certificate at BTS

The Leadership Certificate program at Birmingham Theological Seminary (BTS) is an intensive course grounded in biblical teachings, designed for those seeking to base their leadership skills in Scripture. This program is one of the diverse Learning Certificates at BTS, each tailored to challenge and grow students in personal and spiritual aspects.

Program Overview and Integration

The Leadership Certificate program:

  • Combines Biblical Wisdom and Contemporary Leadership: Integrates the timeless teachings of the Bible with modern leadership practices.
  • Advanced Theological Focus: Offers advanced theological education with an emphasis on applying biblical principles to leadership scenarios.
  • Biblically Based Curriculum: Ensures all teachings are rooted in Scripture and aligned with theological principles.
Course Objectives and Educational Approach

The program aims to:

  • Equip with Biblical Leadership Foundations: Provide a solid biblical base for leadership.
  • Foster Theologically Informed Leadership Practices: Develop an understanding of leadership informed by theology.
  • Encourage Real-World Application: Apply biblical truths to contemporary leadership challenges.
  • Promote Historical Awareness: Avoid repeating past leadership mistakes.
  • Cultivate Evaluative Skills: Assess personal and social conditions through a biblical lens.
Dynamic Learning Experience

Participants will engage in:

  • Biblical Theology Studies: Focused on leadership.
  • Systematic, Historical, and Applied Theology: From a leadership perspective.
  • Contemporary Leadership Analysis: Through the lens of the Holy Spirit.
  • Practical Application Projects: Translating knowledge into action.
Program Outcomes

Graduates will:

  • Emerge as informed, effective leaders guided by biblical truth.
  • Be capable of leading in various contexts, applying learning to personal growth and societal impact.
  • Embody the call to be doers of God's word.
Admission and Flexibility

The program welcomes:

  • Individuals aspiring to deepen their understanding of biblical leadership.
  • Flexible class options for full credit, accommodating different schedules and commitments.

Join the Leadership Certificate program at BTS to transform your leadership skills, aligning your practices with the enduring truth of Scripture.

Interested in Taking a Course?

As part of a diverse community of learners, you will be taught courses by pastor/professors that are academically excellent, biblically faithful, and ministry-oriented, equipping you for a life of ministry and humble leadership in Christ.