Leadership & Pioneering DTS
July 20, 2020 - January 1, 2022
- What is the Fear of the Lord? What is it not?
- Blessings that come from the Fear of the Lord?
- How revelations of His holiness change and transform our lives
- The deep intimacy we walk into at the realization of His holiness
- Excelling in a foreign culture
- Gaining favour in a foreign culture
- Keeping yourself in an ungodly culture/traditions
- When the destination and culture is unknown
- Holding onto what is known: God and your Team.
- Finding stability in the Word of God. Proverbs 30:5
- Living and moving from a place of intercession
- Rebuilding a city practically
- Rebuilding a city spiritually
- Not letting our perceptions or ideas of a culture scare us away
- Understanding the weight of the Word of the Lord
- Efficiency in evangelism
- Overcoming the disbelief of others
- Growing in Godly character
- Understanding and trusting God’s timing
- Adventure and excitement
- Trials and hardship (Preparing the soil)
- Carrying zeal and passion with wisdom
- Looking at biblical leaders
- Being led before leading others
- Leading by example
- Learning to honor local culture in language, customs, etc.
- Finding aspects of God in cultures
- Worldview (Ethnocentrism)
- What to do when there is a language barrier
- When it is hard to share the Gospel with words
- Bringing and praying your gifts into action. Romans 12:6
DBS has been a fulfilled prayer for me. When I was home, I asked the Lord to bring me deeper into his word, and He put that desire on my heart. I knew I would come back to staff, and I thought I would dive into it on my own. I found myself not having the right tools needed to effectively study God’s word. Once DBS became an option, I went for it wholeheartedly. I have been enjoying my time, going deeper than I imagined. God has shown me new things, removed false perspectives of his word and brought me into a deeper understanding of who he is. I have been challenged in many ways during this course, helping me find my place in God’s kingdom. I’ve been able to build a strong foundation with the Word of God. Over all, the Lord created a new heart within me that desires to love, praise, share joy, and bring others into the family of God. I love this school for all that is provided from strong friendships to heart moving moments in small groups and the teachings. My life will never be the same after this school!
“For the past two years God has called me to go deeper in the word and not just let it be a surface level experience with Him. However I didn’t really have the tools, knowledge or understanding for how to go about this. God spoke to me months before I knew I would be able to do the DBS, during lockdown, that those who get into the word would see the face of Jesus. I am realizing that as I get into the word for hours a day with really helpful teachings to go alongside the readings, that is exactly what is happening. I am gaining such a deeper understanding of who God is and who I am, in relation to Him. There have been weeks where doing the homework assignments just completely wrecked me by seeing the love of God and in the moments of reflecting how God has moved so radically in my life. Even when I wasn’t walking closely with Him, He has always been drawing me back into a close relationship with Him by His love and mercy and grace.”
“Before DBS the Bible was a bit overwhelming to me and I wasn’t sure if I was capable of receiving understanding for myself; especially when it comes to the hard questions or more complex passages. After DBS, that questioning was stripped away and my relationship with my Heavenly Father has gone deeper than ever before.
DBS taught me how to see the Father heart of God. I learned to see God’s justice, faithfulness, and consistency from Genesis to Revelation. My life and relationship with Jesus will never be the same. When I read God’s Word it speaks loudly to me in full color. I cannot get enough of my Father’s words!! DBS equipped me to search out the scriptures for myself and empower me to share what I’ve learned with those around me. DBS was the sweetest time of my entire life.”
“I decided to do a DBS because I wanted to know as much about the Bible as I could. And yes, I learned a lot about the Bible, the historical background and so on. But my biggest gain from the DBS was to learn and see the Bible come alive and active in my own life. The Bible used to be a boring book to me, with a bunch of unrelatable stories and letters. During DBS I got to know how to apply God’s Word to my life and how to be discipled, transformed and guided by it. My life changed so much through that and is still changing. I believe that’s what the Bible is for, to lead us closer to God and to help us to become more like Him.”
Last year, I was part of the ALT course and throughout the year I have been continually reminded of the visual images of the course in the various scenarios of my life. Often in lectures I feel like I can only retain a portion of what the speaker has to say, but I felt in this course I was able to grab hold of so much. I am a very visual person and was very thankful to find a very visual outlet to learn more about leadership.
The ALT course challenged my perspective on leadership and really helped me to have a better understanding of how God wants me to lead others compared to how I naturally lead or had been modelled leadership by others. Each week the concepts discussed introduced a new angle to Christian leadership that I had really never heard before. I also loved the fellowship this course held by being able to meet weekly and reflect on what each of us was learning. I highly recommend that everyone takes this course!
I decided to do ALT in order to grow in my leadership. I came out of the course understanding that influence begins with myself. If I want transformation I need a heart revelation of how Jesus led, how to apply it to myself, and how to impart it into others.
The Applied leadership tract was a brilliant course for revealing ways in which my leadership was lacking but not only did it reveal that it also showed how to improve that. By the end of it I felt far more capable as a leader, of others but also of myself. I now feel more confident in my leadership and have a greater sense of knowing what the people I’m leading need.
The ALT course helps inspire vision and creates something new about leadership. This course helps you use management skills to guide yourself to the right decisions as a leader, and the Habitudes helped me personally and shaped my view of how to be a great leader for God.
“One of my highlights of staffing with Marine Reach has been completing ALT. The Habitudes material sparked excellent conversation inside and outside of the classroom, but more importantly, it gave me tools to apply immediately to my own leadership role. Even now, a year after completing the course, I often remind myself to ‘host the relationship’ in my interactions with others, which was one of the first lessons we looked at in ALT. Each week a simple yet profound leadership idea would be presented to me. As I’ve applied those ideas to my life, I feel much more prepared for leadership roles inside or outside of a ministry setting.”
18 Jan 2021
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Lectures $5495 NZD
Outreach $4495 NZD
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