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Church Leadership and Development

Today’s hurried, fragmented society calls for healthy, effective ministry leaders. This concentration provides students with education in practical ministry with particular focus on leadership development and spiritual formation, equipping ministers for the broad, multifaceted needs of the contemporary church. Concentration outcomes build on Azusa Pacific Seminary’s core competencies and MAPS program outcomes.

Concentration Outcomes


All students must compete the required core courses and choose one of the concentration areas (Church Leadership and Development, Urban Studies, Worship Leadership, or Youth and Family Ministry).

Required Courses16 units
GMIN 508
Church Leadership and Administration
GMIN 518
Pastoral Servant Leadership
Select two of the following:
GMIN 528
Contemporary Issues in Ministry
GMIN 538
Evangelism and Discipleship
GMIN 598
Growing Healthy Churches
Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.