Leadership Development Course (LDC)

Preparing Yourself To Be The Leader God Wants You To Be

What is the LDC?

The leadership development course is 6 weeks of teaching input, discussion in class and mentoring groups, modeling, practical application and prayer into effective leadership. It’s all about you as a leader developing yourself and then others on your team.

LDC 2015

Location: Near Kelowna, BC, Canada
Dates: September 27 to November 7, 2015
Cost: Not more than CDN$1800
Application: Contact:
Course Requirements: DTS graduate, and a minimum of 4 years of leadership experience
Leader: This LDC will be led by Rob Westwood.

LDC Overview

"The disciples had 40 days of preparation for the start of their ministry after Jesus ascended and before the Holy Spirit was poured out at Pentecost. I figure that 40 days is a good time for leaders to come away to reflect, receive input and get prepared for the next season of their leadership. So the Leadership Development Course (LDC) was launched - a 40 day (six-week) residential course for leaders of at least four-to-five years experience."
- Stephen Mayers, LDC co-founder

LDC 2015

During the course of the LDC, we will experience and examine these seven aspects of leadership:

1. Self Leadership: leading with integrity
2. Servant Leadership: leading to develop others
3. Shared Leadership: leading as a team
4. Strategic Leadership: planning with the end in mind
5. Spiritual Leadership: living by the Spirit and leading out of a passion for God
6. Structural Leadership: structuring and implementing vision
7. Sensorial Leadership: generating a creative environment for maximum growth

Each week in the LDC is dedicated to a specific theme (or themes), and these goals are presented, processed, exercised, and evaluated through a variety of means including teaching times, peer mentoring groups, small groups, spiritual leadership workshops, one-on-one discussion with a staff member, intercession times, personal ministry times, creative journaling, and worship.

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LDC 2015

Following is a general overview of each of the weekly themes:

• Week 1: Understanding Yourself and Others - How to value each individual's unique personality and giftings
• Week 2: The Time Line of a Leader - How God develops a leader over time through experience and circumstances
• Week 3: Developing Mentoring Relationships based on Jesus' model - The how to and importance of building others up and releasing them into God's purposes for their lives
• Week 4: Inner Healing and Freedom - How to find freedom for ourselves and lead others into freedom by being honest with God and responding to the Spirit
• Week 5: Values and Goals/Team Leadership - How to organize your personal life and utilize team leadership for maximum effectiveness in ministry
• Week 6: Different Leadership Styles - Examining different leadership styles; accountability and evaluation in leadership

LDC 2015

The LDC is intended to be a time where we can be inspired, encouraged, equipped, healed, and grow in our calling as leaders. It is not intended to be just a school, but a living community experience. We warmly invite you to join with us for this season of renewal in the arms of the Father, following the example of Jesus, and led by the Spirit. The LDC is an accredited course with the University of the Nations and has been conducted in many locations around the world since 1994.

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