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Introduction to Christian Leadership

February 13, 2017
Introduction to Christian Leadership Article

This unit of study is designed to assist in the formation of effective Christian leaders.  Everyone is talking about leadership these days. A lot of this talk involves some strongly Christian language, e.g. servant leadership and leadership in love or with compassion and the like. But is this all that Christian leadership involves? Why should Christian leadership be any different from secular leadership? Would Old Testament leaders have anything to say on the topic of Christian leadership? Name some key Christian leaders of the last century. Are the leaders with the most followers the best leaders? How might Jesus have rated on Facebook likes and unlikes? On Twitter follower ratings?

Participants in this course will be asked to think deeply and ask hard questions about what it means to lead and to be Christian in leadership. There will be time for written reflection and wide reading, as well as some biblical studies.

Graham LeoLecturer: Graham Leo

Graham Leo is the former Principal of Emmanuel College, Gold Coast. Graham has just submitted a Doctor of Ministry thesis, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has written widely about Christian life and leadership.

This topic can be taken for credit toward a Diploma of Ministry, Bachelor of Ministry, Bachelor of Theology, or Master of Theological Studies. Alternatively you can audit this topic for $295.


This unit will be offered as three two day intensives held on Thursdays (9.30am -4.30pm) and Fridays (9.30am – 1:30pm)


Intensive 1: 23-24 Mar
Intensive 2: 20-21 Apr
Intensive 3: 18-19 May

Venue: Trinity College Queensland, Level 1, 60 Bayliss St, Auchenflower QLD 4066

Cost: contact

Parking: Onsite

Refreshments: Provided


Written by
Leigh Trevaskis

After finishing a PhD in Veterinary Science though the University of Sydney, Leigh completed a PhD in the Old Testament unåder the supervision of Gordon J. Wenham. His research on the Old Testament focuses on the literary artistry of Leviticus.

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