Religious Innovation (RS-603)
Who would have thought that all those stagnant congregations would have so quickly adapted to handle the realities of the Pandemic with such success? It is possible to learn from that traumatic situation and uncover the dynamics of innovative and creative ministry to effect change in any organizational context. This course will explore the dynamics of innovative and entrepreneurial leadership in businesses and then translate those learnings into insights for religious leadership. The final project for the course will be to create an actionable plan to continue the flexible adaptation evidenced throughout the past year in many communities of faith.
Course will fulfill the following curricular requirements:
MAIRS - Ministerial Studies: Beliefs and Practices