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CPAS enables churches to help every person hear and discover the good news of Jesus

Running the course


Overview of the course

Growing Leaders is run over ten months with one session a month. There are three parts to the course, each one having a particular focus:

Part 1: Firm foundations for Christian leadership

Part 2: Key skills for Christian leadership

Part 3: Keeping faithful in Christian leadership

Between sessions, participants meet with their mentors to help them integrate what they are learning into their life and leadership.

Download the more detailed course overview here.

The focus

GL leadership diagramTo be led more by Jesus, knowing him and understanding his will - Christian leadership is rooted in relationship with Jesus. To be a good leader you first need to be a good follower.

To lead more like Jesus, enabling his people to be a reconciling community - There are some key skills to develop as leaders and Jesus is the ultimate leadership model.

To lead more to Jesus, serving his redemptive purposes in our generation - The focus of all Christian leadership is not on the leader, but on servant leadership that enables God's people to fulfil kingdom purposes in God's world.


Click here to find out the most common obstacles to using the Growing Leaders course and how you can overcome them!

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