Leadership Development Communities
A two-year journey of growth, challenge and maturing for vocational Christian leaders and counsellors seeking deeper character development in their walk with the Lord.
Each community is a group of no more than 10 people willing to commit to a two-year engagement of growth with the aim of creating more fruitfulness in our work and mission.
The commitment includes
- Monthly meetings of 1.5 hours as a group for teaching and prayer
Reading assignments and quarterly reflection papers (reviewed by the program leader)
Reading: 500 – 1000 pages per quarter
Reflection papers: 1000 – 1500 words
- Monthly one-on-one with the program leader
Two retreats annually (one in the winter/spring and one in the fall).
Retreats will be Wednesday dinner time until Saturday noon)
Held in Montreal
The program is designed for people to be engaged with it remotely (except for the retreats).
The content includes
One for vocational Christian leaders and one for Christian counsellors
Four tools for making disciples
- Confession and forgiveness
- Compassion and prayer
- Challenge to growth
Barriers to the growth of disciples including
- Truth avoidance
- Authority ambivalence
- Personal demons (besetting sins)
- Relational idolatry
- Emotional, intellection and attitudinal boundaries
And other topics